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Regional Headlines: Rising Food Prices; Horror Film Shooting in Montana; Murder Trial Continues

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Here are some stories making headlines around the region:

Menus Could Change Due To Rising Food Prices - Economists say the price of some types of food is more than 10% higher than what they were at this time last year. http://bit.ly/1nt2XU9

President Obama Signs Relief Declaration - After last month's flooding created wide spread damage across Montana President Obama has signed a declaration for federal aid. The funding will help 15 counties and will supplement state and local relief efforts. http://bit.ly/1hRxICY

Paranormal Horror Film Shooting in Yellowstone County - The Writer's Ghost is a paranormal horror film that is shooting just twenty minutes outside of Billings. The film's producer, Gia Franzia, says it's a thriller and not your typical slasher film. She's very excited to be working on it and excited about the direction the director is taking the film. http://bit.ly/1tgjmj6

Gruesome Murder Trial Continues In Spokane - The murder trial for suspected killer Daniel Arteaga continued at the Spokane County Courthouse on Thursday as one of the lead investigators took the stand discussing evidence found the night of Kim Schmidt's death. http://bit.ly/1ldMYIj

Witnesses Take Stand in Richland Teen's Murder Trial - The first witnesses took the stand Wednesday in John Young's murder trial. Young is accused of killing 17-year-old Joshua Snapp in the desert near Horn Rapids last 4th of July. http://bit.ly/1jP4CTa

 

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