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REPORT: Billings, MT rushes to install red-light camera before new state law bans them

According to TheNewspaper.com, the city council in Billings, Montana, voted last week to hurriedly approve new automated red-light cameras – conveniently just before they are scheduled to be banned by the state legislature. With a potential clause allowing existing cameras to be grandfathered into legality still in negotiations, Billings would appear to be attempting to load up on the devices before the revenue-enhancing opportunity closes.

Montana raises NEV speed limit to 35 mph

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Off-roading in a McLaren F1

Normally one doesn't intend to take his $1.2 million McLaren F1 off the beaten path, but road trips often present obstacles that require extreme fortitude to overcome. Such a road block, or rather a construction zone, blocked the path of Miles Collier while he and his wife were traveling from their Montana ranch to Glacier National Park in their slightly used but brand-new-to-them McLaren F1.

Montana governor promotes coal-to-fuel technology

Democratic governor Brian Schweitzer of Montana told the Washington press corp that the states are taking the lead in finding solutions to global warming and the nation's energy problems. Backing up his statement is a $1.3 billion coal-to-liquid-fuel facility that will be built in central Montana. He sees the plant as a source of new jobs and reducing dependence on foreign oil. He promised th