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Media’s legislative coverage requires two-step maneuvering

 By Kay Braddock

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Vying to be heard – lobbyists’ position in Montana politics

  Between committee hearings, floor sessions and hallway conversations inside the Capitol building, there’s little doubt an extensive amount of talking goes on among those directly involved in the 2009 Montana Legislature – and it’s not all hot air. Just what do those discussion lead to and who are the participating players?  What is their role in determining which bills die and which materialize into new laws effecting citizens statewide?  

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Vine ripened tomatoes in January... Local greenhouse displays novel winter produce

By Kay Braddock 

      With sub-zero temperatures and snow-covered gardens, January is not your typical Eastern Montana harvest season. But local greenhouse aficionado Clinton Mittlieder may just be in the process of altering that defined notion.

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Not the easy way out...Locals share their experience with bariatric surgery and their reasons behind choosing the procedure

By Kay Braddock

  It wasn’t an easy decision. But nearly 18 months after choosing to undergo gastric bypass surgery, 38-year-old Patty Davis now readily shares its one choice she’s glad she made.

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