Montana Gov. Steve Bullock puts on a mask following a meeting with an economic recovery group in Billings, Montana on Thursday, July 23, 2020. Opponents of masks have been pushing back against public health mandates to wear them to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)

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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