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  1. Idaho voters approve Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this July 6, 2018, file photo, Dr. Kathleen Romito, M.D. hands a box full of signatures from Ada County to Kelly Goughnour, both of Boise, Idaho, at the Idaho Statehouse in Boise, Idaho. In a bucket-brigade-style delivery of more than 70,000 voter petitions from 44 counties, Idahoans For Healthcare volunteers delivered signatures to the Idaho Secretary of State calling for placement of a Medicaid expansion initiative the ballot.

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  2. One person killed, three injured in explosion at waste site near Grand ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KBMT

    One man has died and three people are injured following an explosion that occurred Saturday morning inside a building at the U.S. Ecology Idaho hazardous waste disposal site. The body of Monty "Alex" Green of Grand View was found Saturday afternoon.

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  3. How Medicaid broke through in three deep-red states, and could do the same in moreRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... that passing Medicaid expansion just wasn't politically feasible here," he recalled. Today, Morfeld and advocates in Idaho and Utah are celebrating the unthinkable: Voters in these three deeply red states backed ballot measures in this month's ...

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  4. ARRAY(0x188a24c8)Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Porterville Recorder

    ... that passing Medicaid expansion just wasn't politically feasible here," he recalled. Today, Morfeld and advocates in Idaho and Utah are celebrating the unthinkable: Voters in these three deeply red states backed ballot measures in this month's ...

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  5. Blackburn, Gayle G.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Post Register

    Gayle George Blackburn, 84, of Idaho Falls, passed away November 16, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. He was under the care of Hospice of Eastern Idaho and Visiting Angels.

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  6. Idaho Weekly Briefing - November 19Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Ridenbaugh Press

    This is a summary of a few items in the Idaho Weekly Briefing for November 19. Would you like to know more? Send us a note at stapilus@ridenbaugh.com . We're at work trying to make the Briefing a free-access publication through contributions.

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  7. The Latest: Employee at waste site killed in explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Officials say an employee at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho was killed after an explosion Saturday that also injured three workers and heavily damaged a building. US Ecology, which runs the site, says Monte "Alex" Green of Grand View, Idaho, died of his injuries from the explosion at 9:23 a.m. inside one of the buildings at the facility.

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  8. Girl's severe illness rallies communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Post Register

    ... fatal and lead to complications including acute kidney injury, her parents had Quincy flown by air ambulance to East Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. There a pediatrician saw that Quincy was developing a condition in which the toxins ...

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  9. Medicaid expansion is actual compassionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Post Register

    ... those billions of dollars worth of volunteer hours and donated dollars so generously given by Americans and our own Idaho citizens are most often given to recipients the donor and often the volunteer never sees or knows their identity. That too is ...

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  10. With perk gone, leave PERSI aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Post Register

    It would look exceptionally odd if lawmakers pushed systematic changes to the state pension system now that they've lost access to the PERSI perk. PERSI is a well-funded defined benefit pension program - meaning police, firefighters, teachers and others who have given many years of service to the people of Idaho can count on a specified payment after they retire.

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  11. Good riddance to PERSI perkRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Post Register

    Idaho's Citizens Commission on Legislative Compensation, from left, Eva Gay Yost, Reed Larsen, Bruce Newcomb, John Goedde, Dennis Johnson and Bill Daniels, meets Thursday at the state Capitol in Boise. Idaho's Citizens Commission on Legislative Compensation, from left, Eva Gay Yost, Reed Larsen, Bruce Newcomb, John Goedde, Dennis Johnson and Bill Daniels, meets Thursday at the state Capitol in Boise.

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  12. Looking back: The week in eastern Idaho historyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Post Register

    As the Spanish Influenza pandemic kept Idahoans on edge this week in 1918, Idaho Falls' Red Cross Community Kitchen got a laudatory write up in the Boise Statesman, reprinted in the Idaho Register. "Mrs. G.Q. Wright organized the motor corps girls and all an afflicted family had to do was to telephone the community kitchen and a hot meal would be dispatched by the motor corps girls, free of charge to the place it was needed.

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  13. Explosion at Idaho waste site injures 3, leaves 1 missingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | 680News

    An explosion Saturday at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho heavily damaged a building, injured three workers and left one man missing, officials said. The company US Ecology said 15 employees were working at the time of the explosion, which occurred in a building at the facility about 50 miles south of Boise.

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  14. Eye on Boise: Why the Ada recount will take a month or more - Sun, 18 Nov 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    With recounts pending both for the College of Western Idaho levy, which failed by just 144 votes in Ada and Canyon counties combined, and the District 15 state Senate seat, in which incumbent Sen. Fred Martin, R-Boise, edged his Democratic challenger Jim Bratnober by just six votes, Ada County has a lengthy process ahead of it. That's because of the process it'll have to go through, the systems in place, and the sheer number of ballots involved.

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  15. Hillcrest football wins first 4A title since '08Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post Register

    ... Oakley Hussey (12) finds a seam to run down on rushing play in Saturday's 4A State Championship. Chris Bronson / Idaho Press Members of the Hillcrest High School football team celebrate with the 4A state championship trophy and banner after ...

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  16. News deserts a part of eastern Idaho and across the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post Register

    ... 171 counties across the United States that are "news deserts," places without a local newspaper. Seven of them are in Idaho. One of them is Clark County. The study, called " The Expanding News Desert ," produced by the University of North Carolina ...

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  17. Director of Wyoming Untrapped lives in a veritable animal menagerieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Gillette News-Record

    ... new director of Wyoming Untrapped, a nonprofit that aims to reform trapping laws - lives over Teton Pass in Victor, Idaho. Her home is full of the animals she and her husband consider theirs. And on top of those are the dogs she boards and the ...

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  18. Museum of Idaho announces 2019 traveling exhibitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Post Register

    Scientific innovation and dinosaurs will be the themes for the Museum of Idaho's 2019 traveling exhibits, the museum announced Friday. "Archimedes: Science & Innovations," will run from January to September, and "Darwin & Dinosaurs" will premiere in September and run through May 2020.

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  19. Little needs his own teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Ridenbaugh Press

    Idaho Gov.-elect Brad Little has some big decisions to make. In the next few weeks, he'll need to put his stamp on a state budget that will spell out how he proposes to implement the Medicaid expansion initiative supported overwhelmingly by the state's voters last week.

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  20. Another Lewiston airport employee is out - Sat, 17 Nov 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... airport Manager Stephanie Morgan. She made $90,000 a year in the position she had held since May 2017. "Employment in Idaho is 'at will,' and so we exercised our right," said board member Chris Clemens after Friday's meeting. Clemens voted with ...

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