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GOP candidates for governor not optimistic about 4 for 2

Four Republican candidates for governor said Sunday they support widening U.S. Highway 2 to four lanes but a lack of funds would keep them from making it a priority project.

Bob Brown, who is currently secretary of state, said Highway 2 is important to the region and widening it would help the economy.

"But I can't stand here and promise I can get it done, especially in a four-year term," he said. "I'm open to it, but I can't stand here and promise I can make it happen."

Brown and fellow candidates Pat Davison, Ken Miller and Tom Keating, all of Billings, were in Havre for the annual Hill Coun...


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