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Regional Headlines: Cramer Sentenced to Life; Gray Wolf Numbers; Dog Attacked by Two Pit Bulls

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Here are some stories making headlines around the region:

Cramer Sentenced to Life - Cramer is sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for killing his three-year-old-son. http://bit.ly/1ilsons

The University of Great Falls Hires then Fires New S.I.D. - Just after 4 PM today, we received an email from Todd Brittingham announcing himself as the new Sports Information and marketing Director at the University of Great Falls. Just a few hours later, KFBB learned that Brittingham had been fired. http://bit.ly/1gvtWc6

Gray Wolf Numbers Hold Steady - The wolf population is holding steady in our area and the northern Rockies. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks released their annual report on gray wolves as part as a national study. They counted 627 wolves in Montana at the end of 2013 -- compared to 625 from 2012. http://bit.ly/1jMwbgF

WARNING GRAPHIC PHOTOS: 150 Pound Bernese Mountain Dog Attacked By Two Pit Bulls - KHQ received a call into our newsroom from a viewer who was very upset with the way SCRAPS has handled her dog getting attacked by two pit bulls in their own front yard. http://bit.ly/1kxX6eC

Boy Battling Leukemia Thanks Tieton Mayor for Donating a Special Gift - A little boy battling leukemia and remaining one of the truest Seahawks fans. His story touched Tieton Mayor Stanley Hall, and the mayor gave Julian a once in a lifetime gift. http://bit.ly/1mQWnt5

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