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The Worm is a daily news podcast for early bird listeners rounding up stories from around Montana and the region. Available online and on podcasting apps by 7 A.M. weekdays.

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The Worm is a daily news podcast for early bird listeners rounding up stories from around Montana and the region. Available online and on podcasting apps by 7 A.M. weekdays.

Twitter:

@YPRadioNews

Language:

English

Contact:

406-657-2988


Episodes
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The Worm for July 19, 2024

7/19/2024
Montana’s Attorney General asks the state Supreme Court to take over a case about who can sign issue ballot petitions, a fishing closure is in effect on a stretch of the Madison River in southwest Montana and RiverStone Health in Billings is offering free lead testing for children. Hear about that and more on today's Worm.

Duration:00:07:31

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The Worm for July 18, 2024

7/18/2024
A Montana jail under scrutiny after three inmate deaths in less than two weeks, a conversation with the new person in charge of keeping the state’s environment clean, tools we use to cover wildfires that are also available to you, and a stegosaurus skeleton sets a record for dinosaur fossil sales. Any guesses on the cost?

Duration:00:21:35

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The Worm for July 17, 2024

7/17/2024
Signatures gathered for ballot initiatives will be allowed according a judge’s decision, a former leader of the DEQ reflects on success and concerns for the agency, and a preview of Montana’s amateur Olympics.

Duration:00:17:43

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The Worm for July 16, 2024

7/16/2024
Evacuation warnings in place as two wildfires combine for the state’s largest, Wyoming pushes for a decision on federal protections for grizzly bears, and Montanans share thoughts on the assassination attempt on former president Donald Trump.

Duration:00:08:48

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The Worm for July 15, 2024

7/15/2024
More turnover at the state’s mental hospital strikes concern, a call for a two year ban on new marijuana dispensaries lights up, and removing barriers pronghorn in Montana a top priority.

Duration:00:16:32

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The Worm for July 12, 2024

7/12/2024
More evacuations ordered near Helena due to a fast moving wildfire, a way to increase education flexibility in the state considered, and a Montana teacher who taught refugees from Vietnam shares why it was the best year of her career.

Duration:00:15:19

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The Worm for July 11, 2024

7/11/2024
A firefighter dies and more evacuations ordered in Montana’s first major wildfire of the season, the Held climate case hits the high court, and our series on the Vietnam War looks at the smallest city for refugee resettlement after the war, which was in Montana.

Duration:00:15:12

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The Worm for July 10, 2024

7/10/2024
Senator Tester not yet confirming if he will stand behind President Biden’s reelection campaign, efforts revving up to drive tourism to eastern Montana, and our series on the Vietnam war continues with conversations from Montanans who witnessed the chaos as the US left Vietnam.

Duration:00:17:31

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The Worm for July 9, 2024

7/9/2024
The man killed in a shootout in Yellowstone Park is identified, awareness of heat related illnesses ramps up as temperatures rise, and our series on the Vietnam War continues with conversations from Montana women affected during that time.

Duration:00:13:54

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The Worm for July 8, 2024

7/8/2024
A plan to build electric vehicle charging stations loses power, a land purchase near Helena preserves thousands of acres for the public and the military, and our series on Montana survivors of the Vietnam War begins this morning.

Duration:00:13:17

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The Worm for July 5, 2024

7/5/2024
A Montana man serving time for January 6 insurrection crimes has his sentenced reduced, a partnership rallies public support for a new wilderness designation in southwest Montana, and new drought predictions for much of Montana.

Duration:00:07:47

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The Worm for July 3, 2024

7/3/2024
A new ruling on travel in grizzly bear and trout country, Montana Republicans outline what their party stands for, and we meet the Bone Biddies who are helping preserve some famous fossil finds in Wyoming.

Duration:00:17:58

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The Worm for July 2, 2024

7/2/2024
A candidate for U.S. senate steps down from his company, Montana’s congressional delegation reacts to the ruling shielding presidents from prosecution and how to help your pets survive holiday fireworks.

Duration:00:10:50

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The Worm for July 1,2024

7/1/2024
Montana homeless advocates weigh in on how a new supreme court ruling affects the state, a feedlot near Billings moves to raise more environmentally friendly beef, and we take you to the naming ceremony for a rare white bison born in Yellowstone.

Duration:00:12:30

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The Worm for June 28, 2024

6/28/2024
A win for forests as mining claims get turned into public lands, employees in the graduate program at UM get approval to form their own union, and advocates ask the state for more money for movies.

Duration:00:09:30

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The Worm for June 27, 2024

6/27/2024
Changes in hunting tags possible as mule deer numbers continue to decline, one of Montana’s only residential homes for young families is expanding, and we head to Wyoming on a dinosaur dig that’s uncovering the mysteries old bones have to offer.

Duration:00:12:12

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The Worm for June 26, 2024

6/26/2024
Havre residents flush out ways to keep water quality drinkable, Montana gains national support for a plan to reduce wildlife and vehicle collisions, and a big Montana marathon will make for a crowded city this weekend.

Duration:00:07:37

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The Worm for June 25, 2024

6/25/2024
Thousands of acres temporarily reserved for prairie conservation, some residents get a property tax refund, and why it is especially important to keep an eye on kids during extreme heat.

Duration:00:06:28

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The Worm for June 24, 2024

6/24/2024
Help to protect rural hospitals from cyber attacks announced, signatures gathered to protect abortion access but it may not be a done deal, and a medicine wheel now tops a popular hiking spot in Bozeman.

Duration:00:12:41

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The Worm for June 21, 2024

6/21/2024
Montana joins a multi state plan to manage grizzly bears, a major effort begins to detect pesticides in the state's rivers, and the wait for a new book is over for Longmire fans.

Duration:00:12:15