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Battle's 19 lead Montana State past Portland State 75-66

Jan. 27, 2023 00:44 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Raequan Battle scored 19 points as Montana State beat Portland State 75-66 on Thursday. Battle shot 6 for 15 (4 for 6 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free throw line for the Bobcats (14-8, 7-2 Big Sky Conference). Caleb Fuller scored 18 points while...

Mawein's 16 help Sacramento State take down Montana 67-48

Jan. 27, 2023 00:39 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Akolda Mawein scored 16 points as Sacramento State beat Montana 67-48 on Thursday. Mawein added seven rebounds for the Hornets (12-9, 5-3 Big Sky Conference). Cameron Wilbon scored 16 points, going 7 of 9 from the field. Callum McRae shot 5 of 13 from the...

Montana governor wants tax rebates, cuts with budget surplus

Jan. 25, 2023 23:51 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Greg Gianforte reiterated his administration's priorities to improve Montana's economy in his State of the State address delivered Wednesday to the Legislature, whose job over the next few months will include determining how to allocate an unprecedented...

Military probing whether cancers linked to nuclear silo work

Jan. 22, 2023 19:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nine military officers who had worked decades ago at a nuclear missile base in Montana have been diagnosed with blood cancer and there are “indications” the disease may be linked to their service, according to military briefing slides obtained by The Associated Press. One of...

Jones sends Weber State to 50-48 win over Sacramento State

Jan. 22, 2023 01:05 AM EST

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Dillon Jones finished with 18 points and 14 rebounds to lead Weber State over Sacramento State 50-48 on Saturday night. Dyson Koehler scored 12 points with five rebounds for the Wildcats (10-10, 5-2 Big Sky Conference). Steven Verplancken Jr. scored 10. ...

Montana State knocks off Montana 67-64

Jan. 22, 2023 00:56 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Darius Brown II scored 23 points as Montana State beat Montana 67-64 on Saturday night. Brown shot 9 for 13 from the floor (2 for 3 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free-throw line for the Bobcats (13-8, 6-2 Big Sky Conference). Raequan Battle scored...

Confidential document reveals key human role in gunshot tech

Jan. 20, 2023 15:34 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — In more than 140 cities across the United States, ShotSpotter’s artificial intelligence algorithm and intricate network of microphones evaluate hundreds of thousands of sounds a year to determine if they are gunfire, generating data now being used in criminal cases nationwide. ...

Montana lawmaker seeks to overturn abortion ruling

Jan. 17, 2023 20:04 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana legislature is considering a proposal that would interpret the state’s constitutional right to privacy to mean that it does not protect the right to an abortion, a move that would echo others in several states to severely restrict or ban abortion. ...

Moving species emerges as last resort as climate warms

Jan. 17, 2023 12:44 PM EST

In a desperate effort to save a seabird species in Hawaii from rising ocean waters, scientists are moving chicks to a new island hundreds of miles away. Moving species to save them — once considered taboo — is quickly gaining traction as climate change upends habitats. Similar...

Moffitt scores 32, Idaho beats Montana State 74-70

Jan. 17, 2023 01:59 AM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Divant'e Moffitt scored 32 points and Idaho held off Montana State 74-70 on Monday night. Moffitt had seven assists for the Vandals (7-12, 1-5 Big Sky Conference), who snapped a six-game losing streak. Dominique Ford hit four 3-pointers and scored 16. ...