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  1. Report: One in four Idaho kids receives child supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Spokesman-Review

    In advances of Monday's special session of the Idaho Legislature, Idaho Voices for Children has released a two-page "policy perspective" report on child support in Idaho, reporting that nearly one in four Idaho children receives child support payments. "In Idaho, both parents, whether legally married or not, are required to support their children," the report says.

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  2. Outdoor IdahoRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    OUTDOOR IDAHO explores the beauty, the drama, and the science of nature, while examining the significant environmental and resource issues facing the west. An intrepid group of adventurers hikes up slot canyons and rappels across hidden pools in wild country few Idahoans visit.

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  3. Idaho AARP Backs Child SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho AARP is contacting members to sign an online petition in favor of Child Support Enforcement legislation that will be discussed by a special session of the Idaho Legislature, beginning Monday. In the petition, AARP writes: "Please support Governor Otter's efforts to preserve Idaho's child support enforcement program by signing our petition.

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  4. U.S. Senate Holds Hearing on Boulder-White Clouds Wilderness Bill May 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Boise Weekly

    Next week, a subcommittee of the U.S. Senate will hear arguments for a new Wilderness bill to garner protection for the Boulder-White Cloud mountain ranges After introducing a bill to the U.S. Senate on designating sections of the Boulder-White Clouds area Wilderness, the bill was assigned to a senate subcommittee and on Thursday, May 21, it will get its first hearing. The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining will hold the hearing on S. 583-the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act at 12:15 p.m., mountain daylight time.

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  5. Idaho D's Back Hillary, GOP SplitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    With about a year until Idaho's political parties choose their presidential candidates, the Republican field looks pretty open, and Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming early favorite on the Democratic side, according to the latest poll from Idaho Politics Weekly . The fields are very different, of course - there are a number of candidates with roughly equal name recognition on the Republican side, while Clinton, who has been known to just about everyone in America for more than 20 years from her time as first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state, has been pretty much the only candidate getting substantial attention on the Democratic side.

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  6. Idaho Community Action Network Calls on IDLEG to Address Medicaid Expansion During Special SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Boise Weekly

    Next week, the Idaho Legislature is set to meet in a special session to address a bill that would allow the Gem State to continue using the federal tracking system for child support payments. Idaho processes about $200 million in child support payments every year.

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  7. Armstrong: 'Child support bill is about personal responsibility'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    Dick Armstrong, director of the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare, has sent out an op-ed piece to Idaho newspapers urging support for child support enforcement legislation to be taken up in a sepcial session of the Idaho Legislature on Monday. "It is critical that we uphold the values that make Idaho great," he writes.

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  8. Lawmakers say they're doing their homework on special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | KBCI CBS 2

    With the special session closing in, lawmakers and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare are making sure they are all on the same page on the child support bill. What's at stake is more than $40 million in federal funding to Idaho's child support program.

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  9. Edit: Medicaid Is Exception To RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    Contrary to what you may have heard -- or even read on this page -- the GOP-led Idaho Legislature is not totally enslaved to rigid ideology. rational, humane choices.

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  10. Outdoor IdahoRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    OUTDOOR IDAHO explores the beauty, the drama, and the science of nature, while examining the significant environmental and resource issues facing the west. An intrepid group of adventurers hikes up slot canyons and rappels across hidden pools in wild country few Idahoans visit.

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  11. City Of Twin falls Prepares For The Future Of Public TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KMVT Twin Falls

    Twin Falls, Idaho The city of Twin Falls is taking an active approach in planning for the future of public transportation. Monday night the city council voted unanimously to enter into a funding agreement with the Idaho Transportation Department.

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  12. North Idahoans To Coach Nat'l TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Spokesman-Review

    Bruce Burnett retired to Dover, Idaho, but now has returned as the freestyle coach for the national wrestling team. Look outside his newly built home in an idyllic resort community here and it's easy to understand why Bruce Burnett yearns to spend most of his time enjoying the outdoors.

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  13. Foodbank Drive Successful But Still Too Many Empty Plates in IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Boise Weekly

    While the Idaho Foodbank reports that donors contributed more than 100,000 pounds of canned and packaged goods this past weekend for the annual "Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive," where letter carriers pick up nonperishable food while delivering the Saturday mail, the need for Idaho's hungriest people continues to grow. Preliminary estimates counted more than 110,000 pounds of food donated in the Boise area May 9, the 23rd year of the food drive, in which Treasure Valley residents contribute canned vegetables, juice, tuna, cereal and soups.

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  14. Third annual 'Idaho Gives' brings in more than $1MRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | KBCI CBS 2

    More than 650 nonprofits and charities across Idaho collected more than $1 million in just 24 hours as part of the third annual "Idaho Gives." Organizers say nearly 8,900 Idahoans participated in the online fundraising blitz to make donations to hundreds of nonprofits statewide.

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  15. Actor Sean Hayes is proud mama's boy in lip sync videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    WATCH: Actor Sean Hayes is proud mama's boy in lip sync video - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com In a video posted Tuesday, the Two and a Half Men actor and his husband, Scott Icenogle, team up to lip sync the LunchMoney Lewis hit "Mama," complete with costume changes. The video has become something of a viral sensation for the holiday, but it's not the first time Hayes and his husband have shown off their syncing skills.

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  16. Junior Lilac Parade Winners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The winners of Saturday's Spokane Junior Lilac Parade have been announced. The parade is hosted each year by a group of volunteers from the Spokane Rotoract organization and is one of the largest youth parades in the country.

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  17. M. Night Shyamalan and Matt Dillon bring movie-star status to 'Wayward Pines'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Star Tribune

    The director behind the brain-twister films "Unbreakable" and "The Sixth Sense" makes his TV debut with "Wayward Pines," a 10-episode network drama that takes place in the weirdest town this side of Twin Peaks. Even Shyamalan's head started spinning after getting through the pilot script, written by Chad Hodge and based on a series of books by Blake Crouch.

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  18. Third annual 'Idaho Gives' bring in more than $1MRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | KSL-TV

    More than 650 nonprofits and charities across Idaho collected more than $1 million in just 24 hours as part of the third annual "Idaho Gives." Organizers say nearly 8,900 Idahoans participated in the online fundraising blitz to make donations to hundreds of nonprofits statewide.

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  19. ID take note: WA child custody law signedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Spokesman-Review

    OLYMPIA Obeying federal requirements to make state law conform to an international treaty on child support rulings is forcing a special session in Idaho. But on Friday, a bill that allows Washington to meet those requirements was signed into law with little fanfare.

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Post Register

    A spat appears to be growing between farmers market vendors regarding proposed increased regulations on cottage foods, such as baked goods. A group of Boise-area vendors approached the Legislature earlier this years and proposed that all "cottage" or low-risk foods cooked at home and then sold or distributed to the public would have to be cooked in commercial kitchens.

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