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Montana governor builds surplus by 'running government like ranch'

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Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer has given out coins made of Montana palladium worth more than $600 to people who suggest ways for the state to save money.

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His favorite idea: quit printing government telephone directories.

"If you ain't smart enough to figure out how to find someone online, you probably got no information that we needed anyway," Schweitzer said in an interview.

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