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Let's Stay Together all week for a Journey Through the Past while we Listen to the Music of 1972! Keep it Mellow with the Folk Show or crank up the volume on Freeforms. From Puppy Love to Burnin' Love, it's a musical Cornucopia of songs from '72. Tell us your favorite for the listener request show.
Text showing  Section 10 of the Montana Constitution, Right of Privacy. "The right of individual privacy is essential to the well-being of a free society and shall not be infringed without the showing of a compelling state interest."
The state constitution says the right of privacy is essential to the well being of a free society. Privacy affects many issues, from electronic data to abortion, and has been applied in decisions by the state Supreme Court. So how and why did Montana end up with such strong privacy protections?
Answers to your questions — big or small — about anything under the Big Sky.
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An open field at sunset with a stream running through it and mountains off in the distance
Recently, I have been thinking about the food chain that sustains the wildlife here. Where does it begin? When did it begin? What if I looked more deeply than what I can see with my eye? I want to learn about the microbiome of this wonderful area.
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North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore, a Republican, speaks Wednesday to reporters in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. State Republicans want the court to overturn a decision by the state Supreme Court that ruled that the Republican legislature, in drawing new congressional district lines after the 2020 Census, had violated the state constitution with an extreme partisan gerrymander.
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If adopted the so-called independent state legislature theory would give state legislatures the power to put in place all manner of election laws and rules, without any review by the state courts.
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