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  1. Protecting And Replacing 80 Year Old RoadwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KMVT Twin Falls

    The more weight you put on a road, the more potential damage there is. Load limits are set on Idaho roads to extend the life of roadways.

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  2. Lawmaker Asks if Swallowed Camera can be Used for Female ExamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Surgical Products

    An Idaho lawmaker received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam. The question Monday from Republican state Rep. Vito Barbieri came as the House State Affairs Committee heard nearly three hours of testimony on a bill that would ban doctors from prescribing abortion-inducing medication through telemedicine.

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  3. Idaho Legislature's Anatomical Ignoramus Is, Not Shockingly, An Ignoramus About A Lot Of ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Crooks and Liars

    In case you haven't figured it out, all bills in Republican-controlled legislators must do one of three things: shift the tax burden from the rich to the poor, ease restrictions on traditional energy, or tighten access to reproductive services. In category , Idaho legislators are now in the process of approving a bill that will prevent doctors from prescribing abortifacients via telemedicine, because what could possibly be a more pressing issue? An Idaho lawmaker received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam.

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  4. Idaho pol gets lesson on female anatomy after asking if swallowed cam can be used for examRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Fox News

    An Idaho lawmaker received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam. The question Monday from Republican state Rep. Vito Barbieri came as the House State Affairs Committee heard nearly three hours of testimony on a bill that would ban doctors from prescribing abortion-inducing medication through telemedicine.

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  5. ITD Will Be Conducting Maintenance Work In Twin FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | KMVT Twin Falls

    Twin Falls, Idaho this spring the Idaho Transportation Department will be conducting maintenance work at the intersection of Blue Lakes and Heyburn. This evening the Twin Falls City Council approved an agreement between the city and ITD.

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  6. 'Add The Words' Protesters ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Spokesman-Review

    "Add the Words" protesters have returned to the Idaho Capitol, holding silent vigils in the rotunda outside the House and Senate chambers each morning until the morning floor session adjourns; the vigils started late last week. The protesters, who stand silently with their hands over their mouths, want Idaho to add the words "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" to the Idaho Human Rights Act, to prohibit discrimination on those bases.

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  7. AM Headlines -- 2.23.15Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Spokesman-Review

    Representative to District 4A in the Idaho Legislature, Luke Malek, addresses matters such as Idaho schools, taking care of state veterans, and what to do about public transit on Saturday during the town hall meeting at the Coeur d'Alene Public Library. Story here.

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  8. Divided JFAC votes 12-8 to finish off work on old Ada courthouse for law centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Spokesman-Review

    A divided legislative budget committee has voted 12-8 this morning to approve the final payment to renovate the old Ada County Courthouse across from the Capitol into the Idaho Law & Justice Learning Center, which will house the state law library, University of Idaho law school programs and educational programs for judges, school students and the public. The final $1.15 million payment from the state's Permanent Building Fund will finish off work designed to allow UI law students to start attending classes there in August.

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  9. History, archaeology preserved in award-winning Sandpoint projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | CE News

    Coeur D'Alene, Idaho - The construction of an alternate route for U.S. 95 through Sandpoint, Idaho, several years ago has already been recognized numerous times. On Jan. 7, another award was added to the list - this time for the archaeological work initiated before construction even began.

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  10. Conservatives Warm To Gas TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Spokesman-Review

    But when it comes to upgrading infrastructure, they are willing to put all ideas on the table - including raising the gas tax, if necessary. Palmer, who chairs the House Transportation Committee, says he'd take a tax bill to the floor if that ends up being the Legislature's end game.

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  11. Showdown Looming Between Northwest States, Feds Over Driver's LicensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Washington, Oregon and Idaho are trying to figure out how to keep their state driver's licenses from becoming obsolete in the eyes of the federal government. On Friday, the Idaho House passed a bill that would ask the feds for more time to come into compliance with federal ID security standards.

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  12. Minimum wage increase proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | KIVI

    The debate over minimum wage in Idaho continues this week as Rep. Mat Erpelding has a new bill that would raise the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.25. If the bill were to pass, the changes would go into effect July 1 of this year.

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  13. Reentry Center walkaway Virginia Scott is now in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | KIVI

    UPDATE: Reentry Center walkaway Virginia Scott is now in custody. She was taken into custody late Friday afternoon in Boise without incident.

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  14. Loophole makes some ID speed limits unenforceableRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | KREM-TV Spokane

    At least one judge has been forced to dismiss a case because of the way the law is currently written. Loophole makes some ID speed limits unenforceable At least one judge has been forced to dismiss a case because of the way the law is currently written.

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  15. Twin Falls CPA Becomes Certified by the National Association of Certified Evaluators and AnalystsRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | PR Leap

    February 21, 2015 - Twin Falls, ID - Deagle, Ames & Co. is pleased to announce that certified public accountant, Cole Parker, has recently become certified by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.

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  16. Study Shows Tax Burden For Idahoans Is The 9th Lowest In The NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KMVT Twin Falls

    Boise, Idaho A new study by the State Tax Commission shows Idahoans have the 9th lowest tax burden in the nation. The report states income taxes have swayed from close to 14 percent above the national average in 2008,to just over two percent below average in 2012.

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  17. Idaho Department Of Corrections Look For Missing WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KMVT Twin Falls

    The Idaho Department Of Correction is searching for a woman who they say is not violent. Virginia Scott, 37, walked away from her workplace Friday, February 20. She was last seen at 11 a.m., in the 8800 block of Fairview Avenue in Boise.

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  18. Idaho Lawmakers Vote To Drop Laws On Sheriff's Posses, DuelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    An Idaho House panel on Thursday passed a spate of bills that would trim certain criminal offenses from Idaho law. One bill would eliminate the crime of refusing to join the sheriff's posse .

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  19. Bill would shift some property taxes from new construction to schools, away from local gov'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Spokesman-Review

    Legislation from House Majority Leader Mike Moyle would shift half of the roughly $20 million a year in property taxes from new construction that's now collected by counties, cities, local highway districts and others to local school districts for bond repayment and addressing building safety issues. "It's bonus money, it's outside of the 3 percent cap and it grows those budgets," Moyle told the House Revenue & Taxation Committee yesterday.

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  20. Investigator: Prison medical records may have been destroyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KBCI CBS 2

    Reports from a state investigator and three staffers at an Idaho prison suggest that inmates' medical records may have been intentionally changed or destroyed in violation of a federal court order. The reports surfaced in connection with a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former mental health care provider at the Idaho State Correctional Institution.

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