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New programs aim to prevent domestic violence

Several events are taking place this week and next related to the issue of domestic violence, with some placing a new focus on the issue - prevention of violence, rather than reaction to it.

"You have awareness and prevention. People are trying to move in that direction," said Beth Satre of the Montana Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence. "This idea is new and revolutionary, stopping violence before it starts."

Satre and Karen Lane of the coalition were in Havre to present $30,000 to a Hill County group to start a program to prevent domestic violence in Havre. Lane is the state coor...


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