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3 hrs ago | KTVB Boise

N. Idaho man collecting every VHS copy of Speed

One local man said he dedicates his free time to collecting copies of the movie Speed.

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Related Topix: Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, History Movies, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Russia Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Moscow, Russia Travel, Celebrities, Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Boise, ID

12 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Otter appoints new public records ombudsman - Wed, 23 Apr 2014 PST

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter today signed an executive order creating an Idaho public records ombudsman's office under his office, charged with collecting information and compiling concerns and complaints about state agencies' compliance with Idaho laws requiring disclosure of public records, and working with the governor, stakeholders and the public to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, C. Otter, Idaho Government, Boise, ID

Wed Apr 23, 2014

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Understanding Alzheimer's disease talk at Wedgewood Terrace

Did you know someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease every 67-seconds.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Idaho Government

KHQ-TV Spokane

Jury Finds Arteaga Guilty Of Murder

SPOKANE, Wash. - The jury has found Daniel Arteaga guilty of murdering Kim Schmidt.

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Related Topix: Coeur d'Alene, ID, Plummer, ID, Education Etc.

Boise Weekly

Idaho Foodbank Relies on Upcoming Food Drive to Feed Thousands

In the Treasure Valley, 86,610 people are considered "food insecure," meaning they don't know where their next meal will come from.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government

Wisconsin Gazette

Dairy group wants to defend Idaho 'ag gag' law against filming animal abuse

The Idaho Dairymen's Association is asking a federal judge to allow the industry group to intervene in a lawsuit against a new law that makes it illegal to secretly film animal abuse at agricultural facilities.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Idaho Government, Animal Rights, Agriculture, Science, Activism, Prison

Boise Weekly

Idaho Says No to Final Resting Place for Veteran and Spouse

It's entirely possible that Madelynn Taylor is the best reason for Idaho to add the words.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, US Military, US Navy, Life, Veteran Affairs, Gay/Lesbian

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KLEW-TV Lewiston

ID. State representative Shirley Ringo runs for 1st Congressional Dist. Seat

She's spent 14-years in the Idaho Legislature and now she's running for Congress.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Lewis-Clark State College

KIDK CBS 3

Eastern Idaho deals with power outages

Power has been restored to customers in the Idaho Falls, Iona, Ririe, Ammon and Malad areas, Rocky Mountain Power said, but not all of eastern Idaho is in the clear.

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Related Topix: Idaho Falls, ID, Iona, ID, Ririe, ID, Ammon, ID, Malad City, ID

KMVT Twin Falls

Work Continues On Idaho 75 Near Ketchum

Following a five-month hiatus from construction activities, work is set to resume on Idaho 75 between East Fork Road and the Big Wood River Bridge, the Idaho Transportation Department announced.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Ketchum, ID, Shoshone, ID

The Spokesman-Review

Hillman Changes GOP Oath Response

Shauna Hillman, a candidate for the House District 7A seat now held by Shannon McMillan, has revised her response to the Idaho GOPlatform loyalty oath.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, US Supreme Court, US News

The Spokesman-Review

Sen. Hill lauds Idaho insurance exchange

Senate President Pro-Tem Brent Hill, R-Rexburg, has a guest opinion in the Idaho Falls Post Register today lauding Idaho's decision to establish a state health insurance exchange.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Health Insurance, Health, US News, US Supreme Court

The Spokesman-Review

Bedke joins Utah public lands summit

Idaho House Speaker Scott Bedke was among 50 politicians from nine states who gathered at the Utah state Capitol on Friday to discuss ways states can take over management of federal lands, reporter Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News reports.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government

KBCI CBS 2

Letter to senator demands he stop statements about cow abuse video

Sen. Jim Rice made news last legislative session when the Caldwell Republican said abuse of cows at an Idaho dairy in 2012 was orchestrated and directed by an animal rights activist while filming with a hidden camera.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

KMVT Twin Falls

Time To Remove Those Studded Tires

Drivers can still use studded tires on Idaho roadways, but only for a few days longer, the Idaho Transportation Department announced.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Washington, UT

KTVB Boise

Meridian surpasses Nampa for second most populated city in Idaho

New numbers show that the city of Meridian is now the second most populated city in Idaho, surpassing Nampa with over 85,000 residents.

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Related Topix: Meridian, ID, Nampa, ID, Ada County, ID, Canyon County, ID

The Spokesman-Review

Trib: Tax Shift Is All Risch Has

In this newspaper Sunday and elsewhere, Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, is defending his 2006 scheme to cut the $260 million school maintenance and operation property tax levy and replace about $210 million by raising Idaho's sales tax from five to six cents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch, Republican, Idaho Government, Larry Craig, W.

KMVT Twin Falls

Idaho 24 Work Near Rupert Underway

The Idaho Transportation Department said that crews will begin reconstructing the railroad crossing on Idaho 24 between Rupert and Interstate 84 Monday April 21 as part of a highway resurfacing project expected to continue in May, Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction across the railroad tracks south of the 200 South Road ... (more)

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KMVT Twin Falls

Idaho's March Jobless Rate Hits 5A1 2-Year Low

Idaho employers hired at or above their normal pace for March, pushing total employment to an unprecedented 736,000.

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Related Topix: Bannock County, ID, Kootenai County, ID

KHQ-TV Spokane

Motorist hits barrel on southeast Idaho interstate

Idaho State Police are investigating after a motorist on Interstate 15 struck a barrel in the road near Inkom in southeast Idaho.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government

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