Bruce Leibold of Deer Lodge, Mont., waves a flag in front of the Mike Mansfield Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Butte, Mont., Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Kimberly and Rick Buck hold rolled flags, as they prepare to file a tort claim against Montana Gov. Steve Bullock's face mask order. The group's actions reflect discontent over state and local mask mandates. (Meagan Thompson/The Montana Standard via AP)

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As mask rules get tighter in U.S. West, opposition gets loud
July 25, 2020 1 a.m.

As mask rules get tighter in U.S. West, opposition gets loud

A Montana county became the latest battleground in the debate over face masks after residents pushed back against stricter rules in a virtual face-off with local health officials