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One Line Monday: On a Scale of 1 to 10, How Would You Rate the Average American Citizen?

For this week's One Line Monday topic, the Flakes wanted to know how you would rate the average American citizen's aptitude on a scale of 1 to 10.  Based on the calls we got, the grades weren't good

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Intense 50-Foot Slip ‘N Slide Is Summer Done Right

Now, this is the way to celebrate summer.

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This Chilling Video Is Guaranteed to Make You Stop Speeding

We all know speeding is a giant no-no, but if you need a reminder, here's a sobering one.

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14 Signs You’re Playing Too Many Video Games

If you're starting to show the following symptoms, then you might want to put the controller down and go for a stroll around the block or call up some friends. Remember, some of your best friends don't need a power cord. Here are some clear signs you're playing far too many video games.

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Kenny Chesney, ‘American Kids’ – ToC Critic’s Pick [Listen]

Kenny Chesney proves he’s not ready to give up his King of Summertime crown just yet with ‘American Kids,’ a funky new song from his upcoming album. It’s a flavorful mix of imagery and nostalgia wrapped up

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Former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer Transforms Himself Into “Babbling Brian”

Finally the great state of Montana was going to have a national voice. The Treasure State which all but gets ignored by the national media (except when former Senator Max Baucus spearheaded Obamacare or when they filmed "A River Runs Through It" near Bozeman) was about to have its day.

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The Clintons Delight The Crowd at Alive After Five

It's never a dull moment when the Clintons are involved. This Montana band knows how to have a great time and they make sure their audience does too. Alive After Five was at The Depot this week and thankfully Mother Nature decided to play nice with us. The only downside was there was no room for dancing! The Clintons always packs a great crowd and this was certainly no exception. So instead of dancing this week we have a video of The Clintons performing live at Alive After Five.

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Killer Ad in Movie Theater Absolutely Nails Dangers of Texting While Driving

One automaker is attempting to shock drivers with a killer ad designed to stop texting while driving.

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Go Big or Go Home with Big and Rich at Headwaters Country Jam

Headwaters Country Jam is coming up next week and we have one last chance for you to score Friday night tickets and backstage passes and meet one of country music’s all-time greatest duos. It's time to go big or or go home with Big and Rich!

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A Fatal Stabbing Reported in Downtown Billings [UPDATE]

UPDATE 10:48 am

Yellowstone County Sheriff's Deputy Coroner Chad Fehr has identified the stabbing victim as Michael S. Sample, 66. County Attorney Scott Twito told the Billings Gazette that it's very likely that the the stabbing suspect, Zachariah James Wiseman, will be in court to face charges early next week.

The Billings Gazette reports that Michael Sample was a well known photographer here in Billings. Mr. Sample and Billings Gazette Chief Photographer Larry Mayer collaborated on a book , "Montana on My Mind," which was published in 1987.

UPDATE 9:21 am

Q2 News is now reporting that the victim, a 66 year old man, has died from his wounds sustained in the stabbing. Police Lt. Jeremy House says 23 year old Zachariah Wiseman is now facing charges of deliberate homicide and is being detained in the Yellowstone County jail.

Q2 News reports that Wiseman has previous charges of felony robbery and misdemeanor assault in Missoula.

According to a report from Q2 News police and emergency medical personel responded to calls of an altercation in downtown Billings. Upon arrival they found an older gentleman suffering from a stab wound to the chest. The altercation took place in a parking lot behind The Rex restaurant.

Lt. Jeremy House told Q2 news that the victim is in serious condition.

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BREAKING: Traffic Being Rerouted at Airport Due to Construction Crews Hitting Gas Pipeline

Update 06/16/2014 @ 4:07 pm

Kevin Ploehn, Assistant Director of Aviation and Transit for Billings Logan International Field spoke with NewsTalk 95.5 to explain what's happening currently at the airport. A gas line was

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Meet Dr. Joe Thomas

Dr. Thomas, DDS

Joseph P. Thomas, DDS
Dr. Joe Thomas isn’t just experienced — he’s at the top of his field in continuing education and advanced training
Taking Continuing Education to the Extreme

Dr. Joe Thomas is a

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