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Montana News - AP

Here is the latest Montana news from The Associated Press 

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Six veterans are being laid to rest Friday after their unclaimed remains were discovered at a Great Falls funeral home. The Great Falls Tribune reports the veterans will be interred at the Montana State Veterans Cemetery at Fort Harrison in Helena as part of a national effort to locate veterans who have died and are eligible for a military funeral.

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Gallatin County judge today is expected to sentence a 46-year-old man convicted of raping an 8-year-old girl. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports prosecutors want a 100-year prison term for Russell Wayne Bullock. Prosecutors say Bullock went into a garage in 2013 and raped the girl who was sleeping in her mother's vehicle. The girl had spent the night at a fair celebrating her birthday.

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife officials are trying to catch a grizzly bear that killed five of a rancher's sheep. The Great Falls Tribune reports the grizzly attacked and killed the animals at Jay Skoog's ranch in Fort Shaw, about 25 miles outside of Great Falls. The bear eluded a wildlife official's first attempt to trap it. Two humane traps are currently in place.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Billings authorities have identified a 33-year-old woman who was killed after being struck by a pickup truck last week. Yellowstone County Coroner Bill Jones told the Billings Gazette the woman was Staci Huvinen of Billings.

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