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  1. 2016 Idaho Hometown Heroes announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | Local NEWS 8

    The JRM Foundation for Humanity has announced its 2016 Idaho Hometown Heroes. The family foundation was established in 2011 and follows a philanthropic mission established by Doctors Naeem and Fahim Rahim of Pocatello.

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  2. Firearms found at TSA checkpoints at two Idaho airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    The guns were found in the carry on bags of two different passengers, one at the Magic Valley Regional Airport and one at the Boise Airport. TSA officers discovered the first firearm around 6 a.m. MDT at Magic Valley Regional Airport in Twin Falls.

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  3. Workshops set for Idaho transition to 2nd area codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    Idaho officials have announced workshops throughout the state to help telephone customers transition to a second area code and the resulting need for 10-digit dialing. The Idaho Public Utilities Commission in a statement Wednesday says voluntary 10-digit dialing begins in November and mandatory 10-digit dialing starts in August 2017.

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  4. U.S. Attorney issues statement on assault of Twin Falls 5-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    The Unites States Attorney's Office is responding to the situation surrounding the case of a five-year-old victim of assault in Twin Falls. Today they issued the following statement: The United States Attorney's Office extends its support to the five-year-old victim of assault, and her family, at the Fawnbrook Apartments in Twin Falls. 4 comments

  5. Families of boys involved in assault of 5-year-old served eviction noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    TWIN FALLS, Idaho - A Twin Falls apartment complex has confirmed to 6 On Your Side that they are evicting the families of three boys involved in the alleged sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl. Twin Falls Police has confirmed that three boys, age 14,10, and 7, assaulted a 5-year-old girl at the Fawnbrook Apartments, while the 7-year-old is the only one to have made physical contact with the child.

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  6. Idaho's 1st crisis center successful; 2 more on horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    Times-News reports that Twin Falls and Boise are planning to open the state's third and fourth crisis centers. People can stay at the centers for up to a day and begin to get help for addiction or mental illness.

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  7. Officials deny allegations Syrians raped Idaho girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    A prosecutor in south-central Idaho is refuting a widespread rumor that three young Syrian refugees raped a girl at knifepoint. Twin Falls County Prosecutor Grant Loebs says that no gang rape involving Syrian refugees or a knife took place despite allegations currently circulating on social media and conspiracy-oriented websites.

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  8. Information sought on black sedan after drive-by shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | KIDK CBS 3

    Authorities in south-central Idaho say a 16-year-old boy killed in a drive-by shooting while riding his bike was targeted. Twin Falls Police Chief Craig Kingsbury says police are looking for a black sedan believed to be involved in the Saturday slaying of Vason Widaman.

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  9. Twin Falls boy killed in drive-by shooting identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    Authorities have released the identity of a 16-year-old boy killed in a drive-by shooting in south-central Idaho. The Twin Falls County coroner says Vason Widaman of Twin Falls died Saturday afternoon.

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  10. Charity movie screening for two families who lost parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    A local producer and director's movie is helping the families whose parents were killed in a plane crash back in March. "When I heard about this terrible tragedy, the first thing I thought was what can I do to help?" said Rocco DeVilliers.

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  11. Aeorpostle files for bankruptcy, will close two Idaho storesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    As part of its announcement of bankruptcy filing today Aeropostale announced that it will be closing all of its Canada stores and 113 American stores including its Chubbuck and Twin Falls locations.

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  12. Police: Pipe bomb turns out to be geocache containerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | KIDK CBS 3

    The discovery of a suspected pipe bomb in south-central Idaho that caused the partial lockdown of schools in Buhl and drew the Twin Falls Police Bomb Squad turned out to be a geocache. Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Lori Stewart says that a high-pressure shot of water on Wednesday burst open the pipe that contained signatures of geocache hunters dating back to 2011.

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  13. Idaho House approves bill to allow Bible in public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    A bill that explicitly allows the Bible to be used in public schools passed its final legislative hurdle Monday, despite concerns about whether the measure is legal. According to the legislation, the Bible can be used for reference purposes in subjects like literature, history, music and world geography in public schools, but not scientific subjects.

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  14. Man rescued after dump truck rolls over cliff in IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | KIDK CBS 3

    TV reports that Twin Falls Sheriff's Department Lt. Daron Brown says the truck rolled off a narrow canal road and down an embankment just southwest of Buhl on Monday evening.

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  15. Faith-healing bill dead for the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    A key Republican lawmaker says he won't allow legislation seeking to modify Idaho's faith-healing exemption to be introduced during this year's legislative session. Senate Health and Welfare Chairman Lee Heider, a Republican from Twin Falls, had previously said he would allow a hearing on modifying the law, which currently allows families to cite religious reasons for medical decisions without fear of being charged with neglect or abuse.

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  16. Police investigate possible homicide in Twin FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    The Times-News reports that police found Joseph Lee Mohlman injured inside a home when they responded to a noise disturbance early Tuesday. Mohlman died at the scene.

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  17. Idaho Water Resource board lays out aquifer recharge plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    The Idaho Water Resource Board hopes to recharge 80,000 acre-feet of water into the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer this winter. Since October, approximately 36,000 acre-feet has been returned to the aquifer.

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  18. Lawmaker moves to get rid of front license platesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    An Idaho lawmaker is looking to eliminate the use of front-facing license plates on vehicles registered in the state. KIVI-TV reports that Republican Sen. Jim Patrick of Twin Falls has introduced a bill to the Senate Transportation Committee.

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  19. Idaho Legislature schedules Medicaid expansion hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Local NEWS 8

    A key Idaho Republican lawmaker has announced a surprising change of course for the Idaho Legislature, saying he has scheduled the first-ever hearing on a Medicaid expansion bill. Senate Health and Welfare Committee Chairman Lee Heider, R-Twin Falls, told the Lewiston Tribune that he will allow a hearing to take place on February 2. The proposal would expand Medicaid eligibility to cover everyone who earns less than 138 percent of the federal poverty level.

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  20. Police: Idaho church, nonprofit burglaries may be connectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | KIDK CBS 3

    The Times-News reports that a church employee says someone stole a sound board and two TVs from the Amazing Grace Fellowship in Twin Falls on Wednesday. In the past few months, thieves and vandals also targeted the Islamic Center of Twin Falls, the Monastery of the Ascension in Jerome and two Mormon church buildings.

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