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Depression-Era Workers Found Strange Fossilized Beasts in 'Texas Serengeti'

About 12 million years ago, antelopes with slingshot-like horns and beasts that weren't quite elephants but that had long trunks and tusks tramped across the "Texas Serengeti" searching for food and caring for their babies.Little was known about this ancient menagerie until, during the Great Depression, the government created the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and tasked some of the organization's employees with finding and preserving thousands of fossils from the Miocene, an epoch ...
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APNewsBreak: US easing land restrictions across US West

The Trump administration is finalizing plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other industries that were meant to protect an imperiled bird species that ranges across the American West, federal officials said Thursday.
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This Week In Trailers: The American Meme, Bleed Out, The Price of Everything, My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes, Maine

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we take a hike, buy overpriced art, find our dad’s secret stash, get reminded how troubled our healthcare system is in America, and ...
Tags: Movies, Uncategorized, US, America, This Week In Trailers, Maine, Movie Trailers, Matthew Brown, Thomas Mann, Appalachian Trail, David Wain, Movie Marketing, BlueBird, Nathaniel Kahn, Mary Queen, Charlie Tyrell


Montana mine expansion advances amid owner's bankruptcy

A major coal mine expansion in southeastern Montana received a preliminary green light from state and federal officials on Friday even as the mine's owner remains tied up in bankruptcy proceedings with plans to sell the property.
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Choosing the Best Help Desk Software for Your Business | By Matthew Brown

Far too often, companies are forced into a solution that doesn't meet the needs of their business. You don't want to use an exhaustive enterprise tax software for your individual filing, nor does a corporate audit business want to be forced into using software focused on personal finance. The needs of a consumer and business are unique and very different.
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Laia Costa & Thomas Mann in Trailer for Romantic Hiking Film 'Maine'

"I don't know, I've never felt like that…" Orion Pictures has released an official trailer for an indie romantic drama titled Maine, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year. While solo thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, a married woman from Spain's journey to reclaim her identity becomes sidetracked when a lone American hiker pursues her. Laia Costa (from Victoria, Newness, Life Itself) stars in the film, with Thomas Mann, and a small cast including Pete Burris, Jeremy...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Spain, Maine, Matthew Brown, Indies, Tribeca Film Festival, Thomas Mann, Appalachian Trail, To Watch, Orion Pictures, Laia Costa


This week’s best deals include AAA savings on Halloween attractions, free national park admission and more

Autumn is officially here, bringing with it football season and Halloween. You are probably already seeing chips, beer and other game day foods and beverages on sale at your local market, as well coupons for the various haunt attractions on the counters of fast food eateries and drug stores. This is also a good time to look for the last of the end-of-summer and back-to-school sales. HAUNTING SAVINGS AAA members can get big discounts on fun during the Halloween season. There is 30 percent off o...
Tags: Deals, Los Angeles, Sport, Aldi, Things To Do, Soccer, Grand Canyon, AAA, Samuel Adams, Albany, National Park, Mediterranean, Yellowstone National Park, Taco Bell, Matthew Brown, Mary


Trump says Russia investigation is ‘really unfair for our midterms’

By KEN THOMAS and DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Associated Press FARGO, N.D. — President Donald Trump said Friday that the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential is not only bad for the country, “it’s really unfair for our midterms.” Trump also said special counsel Robert Mueller should have wrapped up the inquiry a “long time ago.” Asked about the investigation, which he has repeatedly denounced as a “witch hunt,” Trump reiterated to reporters that there was no collusio...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Montana, Washington, Senate, White House, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Gop, North Dakota, Fox News, Republican, Air Force


US accused of planning crackdown on pipeline protests

Civil liberties advocates sued the U.S. government Tuesday, alleging law enforcement agencies have been making preparations to crack down on anticipated protests over the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
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Court: Montana minimizes impact of mining near Yellowstone

A gold exploration proposal just north of Yellowstone National Park has suffered a significant setback with a court ruling released Friday that faulted Montana officials for understating mining's potential harm to land, water and wildlife.
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Trump administration defends Keystone XL pipeline in court

Attorneys for the Trump administration were due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline against environmental groups that want to derail the project.
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Disputed pipeline backed by Trump is focus of court hearing

Attorneys for the Trump administration were due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline against environmental groups that want to derail the project.
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Trump reversal of mining pollution rule challenged in court

Environmental groups are challenging the Trump administration's rejection of an Obama-era rule that would have required mining companies to prove they have enough money to clean up pollution.
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‘Maine’ Review: A Wilderness Journey About Neither the Destination Nor the Journey [Tribeca]

If you see Maine features a woman hiking a trail alone and assume you’re in for a retread of Wild, think again. In upstart director Matthew Brown’s sophomore feature, we see people fleeing the burdens of their life in the great outdoors in search of escape and fulfillment – but ultimately finding neither. The answers to life’s problems do not simply appear out of thin air in the woods, as much as the film’s two hikers might try to will them into existence. And yet, there’s catharsis in the film...
Tags: Movies, Features, Movie Reviews, Maine, Lake, Tribeca, Matthew Brown, Brown, Mann, Film Festivals, Thomas Mann, Appalachian Trail, BlueBird, Featured Stories Sidebar, Laia Costa, Lake Costa


Lawsuits target oil, gas leases in imperiled bird's habitat

Environmental groups are suing the Trump administration for selling oil and gas leases on huge swaths of Western U.S. public lands while allegedly ignoring policies meant to protect an imperiled bird.
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Smoke from Wisconsin refinery explosion poses health risk

An explosion and asphalt fire at a Wisconsin oil refinery on Thursday sent huge plumes of smoke into the air that pollution experts said almost certainly contains large amounts of toxins, posing a serious health risk to those living downwind.
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Mining company fights 'bad actor' polluter label in Montana

An Idaho mining company was due in a Montana courtroom on Thursday to challenge its designation by state officials as an industry "bad actor" because of pollution tied to its CEO.
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Senators Push For Leadership At Indian Health Service

President Trump first nominee to lead the Indian Health Service is out of the picture. Montana's senators are urging the administration to name a new nominee quickly. (Image credit: Matthew Brown/AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
Tags: News, Montana, Trump, Matthew Brown, Indian Health Service, Leadership At Indian Health Service


Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees.
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Montana company sues over payments for Puerto Rico grid work

A small Montana company that landed and lost a $300 million contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid is suing a subcontractor for allegedly interfering with tens of millions of dollars in payments.
Tags: Montana, Finance, Article, Associated Press, Puerto Rico, Matthew Brown, FBN, Fbn/markets, FOX BUSINESS/MARKETS, FOX BUSINESS/INDUSTRIES, FOX BUSINESS/INDUSTRIES/Energy, FOX BUSINESS/INDUSTRIES/Industrials, Fox-business/features, 6424009d-2ab8-4384-93d8-452ca0925981


China's largest online retailer to buy Montana beef

China's largest online retailer has agreed to buy $200 million worth of Montana beef over the next three years — representing as many as 90,000 head of cattle — and potentially invest $100 million more in a new slaughterhouse in the state under the terms of a trade deal disclosed Wednesday.
Tags: Montana, Finance, China, Article, Associated Press, Matthew Brown, FBN, Fbn/markets, FOX BUSINESS/MARKETS, FOX BUSINESS/INDUSTRIES, FOX BUSINESS/INDUSTRIES/Retail, Fox-business/features, 25927c1f-8f51-4207-96fa-03ddce5e029f


Trump administration: Court can't suspend pipeline decision

The Trump administration says a federal court has no authority to second-guess a presidential permit for the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada.
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Zinke Seems To Carve Out Exception For Home State On Shrinking Monuments

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has closely followed his boss’ playbook, encouraging mining and drilling on public lands and reducing the size of national monuments that President Donald Trump called a “massive land grab” by his Democratic predecessors. Except, that is, in Montana. In Zinke’s home state, the former congressman who has long harbored higher political ambitions is recommending Trump create a new national monument out of the forests bordering Glacier Nation...
Tags: Utah, News, Mississippi, Obama, California, Montana, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, West, Missouri, Maine, Bill Clinton, John Boehner, Ohio, Nevada


Interior Sec.: Changes To 'Handful' Of National Monuments, None Eliminated

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said he’s recommending that none of 27 national monuments carved from wilderness and ocean and under review by the Trump administration be eliminated. But there would be changes to a “handful,” he said. Zinke told The Associated Press that unspecified boundary adjustments for some monuments carved out of wilderness and ocean over the past four decades will be included in the recommendations he planned to give President Donald Trump on Thursday...
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APNewsBreak: Yellowstone park cracks down on sex harassment

As many as 10 workers in Yellowstone National Park's maintenance division will be disciplined after an investigation found they subjected female employees to derogatory comments and other sexual harassment, the park's superintendent told The Associated Press.
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APNewsBreak: Yellowstone to punish workers for misconduct

As many as 10 workers in Yellowstone National Park's maintenance division will be disciplined after an investigation found they subjected female employees to derogatory comments and other sexual harassment, the park's superintendent told The Associated Press.
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APNewsBreak: Penalties for Yellowstone workers in misconduct

As many as 10 workers in Yellowstone National Park's maintenance division will be disciplined after an investigation found they subjected female employees to derogatory comments and other sexual harassment, the park's superintendent told The Associated Press.
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"Appeals court backs wildlife activist in free speech case"

"Appeals court backs wildlife activist in free speech case": Matthew Brown of The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.
Tags: Law, Associated Press, Matthew Brown, U S Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


California, China sign climate deal after Trump's Paris exit

California Gov. Jerry Brown predicts that President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord will prove temporary because of the urgency of the issue.
Tags: California, Finance, Article, Paris, Associated Press, Jerry Brown, Donald Trump, Trump, Matthew Brown, FBN, Fbn/markets, FOX BUSINESS/MARKETS, FOX BUSINESS/INDUSTRIES, FOX BUSINESS/INDUSTRIES/Energy, FOX BUSINESS/ECONOMIC INDICATORS, Fox-business/features


North Korea Issues Direct Criticism Of China Amid Nuke Dispute

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has issued a rare direct criticism of China through a commentary saying its “reckless remarks” on the North’s nuclear program are testing its patience and could trigger unspecified “grave” consequences. China, North Korea’s largest trading partner and main benefactor, suspended imports of North Korean coal in line with U.N. sanctions earlier this year and has recently been urging its traditional ally to stop nuclear and missile activities amid U.S. pressure ...
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