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Deal reached in UM sex-assault probe

MISSOULA — Federal officials reached agreements with the University of Montana after a yearlong investigation into mishandled sexual assault reports on campus that require the university to revise its policies and adequately respond to allegations, federal officials said Thursday.

University and Missoula police officials previously said they implemented new policies and training on sexual assault awareness and prevention even before the Justice Department investigation.

The investigation began after 11 assaults involving university students were reported over an 18-month period. Federal attorn...


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