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  1. Traffic Slowed On U.S. 93 through HollisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | KMVT Twin Falls

    Traffic on U.S. 93 will be reduced to one lane Monday and Tuesday Sept. 8-9 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. as crews perform ground testing in an area where some oil and other contaminants were uncovered earlier this year, the Idaho Transportation Department announced.

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  2. Study: Idaho obesity rate on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Post Register

    In 2013, 29.6 percent of Idaho's adult population had a body mass index above 30, making the Gem State's population the 23rd most obese in the nation. At least that was the finding of a study released Thursday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a New Jersey-based nonprofit that funds efforts to improve the health of Americans.

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  3. Cowboy Church: Finding God at the fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Post Register

    When it's held at the Twin Falls County Fair, it also draws 4-H participants, fair-goers, carnival workers and performers. Rev. Pat Branch, who has been holding cowboy church at the fair for 15 years, said often people from the carnival will thank him and tell him they haven't been to church in years because they are always on the road.

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  4. Blast below Teton Dam site causes little commotionRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 6 | Post Register

    Months before the Department of Defense ignited 225 pounds of explosives Thursday deep below the site of the former Teton Dam, nearby residents and officials worried about what the blast might trigger. The experiment by the department's Defense Threat Reduction Agency occurred Thursday morning.

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  5. Outdoor IdahoRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | 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. The Gem State's story is written in stone, which reveals the forces that produced a landscape that unites, divides and binds together Idahoans.

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  6. Not always food on the table for 15% of employed IdahoansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | KLEW-TV Lewiston

    More Idahoans are struggling with hunger...that's according to new information released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In its annual report one in seven, or 15%, of Idaho households struggled with hunger through 2011 to 2013.

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  7. Judge orders shutdown of CdA Tribe's poker room at casino - Fri, 05 Sep 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - U.S. District Judge Lynn Winmill issued an injunction today ordering a halt to "Texas Hold 'Em" poker tournaments at the Coeur d'Alene Casino at Worley, saying the tourneys violate Idaho's ban on poker.

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  8. Judge Keeps Challenge to 'Ag-Gag' Law AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Boise Weekly

    U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill has preserved Animal Legal Defense Fund's First Amendment challenges to the so-called "ag-gag" law, allowing the contest over the heart of the law to move forward, Food Safety News reports . However, Winmill did dismiss other parts of ALDF's challenge.

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  9. Idaho rejects oil company request to exclude fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Boise, Idaho a Idaho officials have rejected a Texas company's request to exclude federal lands and potential royalties from what is believed to be a profitable natural gas field in the southwest part of the state. The five-member Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission struggled on Thursday before voting 3-2 in a decision that went against Houston-based oil company Alta Mesa's petition to omit 187 acres of Bureau of Land Management land from a 615-acre drilling unit.

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  10. Ceremony scheduled to honor Idaho's fallen military personnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | KNIN-TV Boise

    Idaho Governor "Butch" Otter and Lieutenant Governor Brad Little will read the names of the 67 Idaho military personnel who have lost their lives since September 11, 2001 at the ceremony scheduled to be held Thursday, September 11th at the Idaho Fallen Soldier Memorial in Boise. "It's important that we take the time to remember the fallen, to express our gratitude, and to recommit ourselves to the cause of freedom for which these brave Idahoans gave their lives," Otter said.

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  11. Little improvement in U.S. obesity rates, report showsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | Star-Telegram.com

    While childhood obesity rates in the U.S. appear to be stabilizing, the rate among adults remains stubbornly high, reaching new peaks in several states over the past year. That's according to the latest annual report on obesity in America published Thursday by the Trust for America's Health, a health advocacy and research group, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a philanthropy focused on public health issues.

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  12. Idaho GOP hopeful removes campaign website material copied from Dem rival - Thu, 04 Sep 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - Sherri Ybarra, the GOP candidate for Idaho state superintendent of schools, said Thursday that she took "responsibility" for sections of her campaign website that apparently were copied word-for-word from that of Democratic rival Jana Jones, whose campaign website was posted months before Ybarra entered the race.

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  13. Latest on website-plagiarism dustup: Ybarra changes site, Jones calls ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here's the latest on the website-plagiarism dustup in the Idaho state superintendent of schools' race: Republican candidate Sherri Ybarra has removed both paragraphs from her campaign website that matched wording posted months earlier on Democratic rival Jana Jones' campaign website. Now, the "Join Team Ybarra" page on Ybarra's site has very little wording at all.

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  14. Ybarra says she takes 'responsibility' for website...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Spokesman-Review

    Sherri Ybarra, GOP candidate for Idaho state superintendent of schools, has now issued a statement about her campaign website's apparent copying of Democratic rival Jana Jones' campaign website, but hasn't addressed whether she'll change her site; the duplication was reported today by Idaho Education News. Here is Ybarra's statement: "I was surprised to learn of the similarity in language on the websites on the contact pages.

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  15. Ybarra Accepts Blame ... SortaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Spokesman-Review

    Sherri Ybarra, Republican candidate for superintendent of schools, has issued the following statement re: language or her campaign site that duplications language on site of Democratic opponent Jana Jones: "I was surprised to learn of the similarity in language on the websites on the contact pages. The contact copy page was posted 6 months ago for the primary election in March.

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  16. In need of a place for the wild thingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Philly.com

    This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, and I can think of few laws that are more worthy of celebration. The Wilderness Act may be the most hopeful piece of legislation ever passed, based on one of the noblest ideas humanity has ever conjured: Our wild lands have value in and of themselves; they are not simply commodities to be cut up and sold.

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  17. Candidate used foe's words on websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Post Register

    The campaign websites for Idaho's two candidates running for state schools chief contained nearly the exact same language, causing the Democratic candidate to accuse her opponent of plagiarism. The GOP candidate has taken full responsibility for what happened.

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  18. Idaho State University professor: Concealed-carry prof shoots himself, in classRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Examiner.com

    An Idaho State University professor, in the middle of his chemistry class, blasted himself in the foot after the professor's concealed-carry weapon accidentally discharged in a classroom full of kids. The armed teacher, allowed to carry the weapon under campus regs that went into effect a few months ago, was toting the semiautomatic handgun in his pocket when he mistakenly pulled the trigger.

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  19. BlueFire Wilderness Therapy Announces Grand OpeningRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | PRWeb

    We are, at our core, an adventure therapy program with a family-centered approach, and we are confident that this combination will help reconnect families. BlueFire Wilderness Therapy has announced that they are actively accepting students and will officially open on Monday, September 8, 2014.

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  20. Company of Fools' Denise Simone Among 2014 Governor's...Read the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Company of Fools and Sun Valley Center for the Arts are pleased to announce that Core Company Artist Denise Simone is among the 2014 recipients of the Governor's Awards in the Arts.

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