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    14 hrs ago | 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. This retrospective is filled with fascinating people and places, history and humor, issues and wildlife.

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    17 hrs ago | Window on the Clearwater

    As a precautionary measure during extensive and severe fire activity, the Forests have issued an area closure prohibiting "human entry" into lands managed by the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, with the exception of the Palouse Ranger District. Many of the widespread wildfires on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests made significant runs Saturday, pushed by gusty winds and low relative humidities.

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  3. Uncomfortable optionsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ridenbaugh Press

    This month, the Idaho Republican Party said it will change once again its method of participating in the presidential nomination contest by holding a primary election on March 8. Last time, in 2012, the party held caucuses, which is what the Democrats have done for many years. While the Democrats have stuck with the caucuses for a while, largely because that's a method for safely ensuring the state's delegates will be accepted at the national convention, Republicans have wrestled with their system like Houdini trying to escape a straitjacket.

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  4. Kernels - Friday, August 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNN

    The Court ruled the NSA program was within the bounds of the Patriot Act. If you recall the program was brought to light by revelations from expatriot Edward Snowden, who fled to Russia.

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  5. Idaho school tells student Confederate flag is a gang symbolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    An Idaho high school student faced expulsion this week for displaying a Confederate flag that school officials said was a gang symbol. Jordan Beattie, a student at the COSSA academy, an alternative school in Wilder, removed the flag from his pickup truck rather than be expelled.

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  6. A persistent waste issueRead the original story

    Friday | Ridenbaugh Press

    A guest opinion about the Department of Energy's Two Proposed shipments of spent nuclear fuel and nuclear waste, by Tami Thatcher . The two proposed shipments of spent nuclear fuel for research at the Idaho National Laboratory are small compared to 308 metric tons of SNF at INL.

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  7. State Sen. Rodr guez announces re-election kickoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | El Paso Times

    As a Democrat in heavily Democratic El Paso, the real action for Rodriguez's seat, and most, if not all, of the county's five House members, will be in the March 1 primary. Rodriguez, a three-term incumbent, who also represents Hudspeth, Culberson, Presidio and Jeff Davis counties, so far has not drawn a challenger.

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  8. LCPD plans checkpoints, saturation patrols for SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> The Las Cruces Police Department will conduct at least three sobriety checkpoints and three saturation patrols within city limits during the next four weeks, according to a news release from LCPD. Police also plan additional traffic safety activities for September, including Operation Buckle Down seatbelt operations and enforcement of the city's cellphone ordinance, which prohibits using a cellphone while operating a motor vehicle.

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  9. Rand Paul stops in Boise along Western campaign tourRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | KSL-TV

    Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul stopped in Boise as part of his Western tour to rally support and attract voters in a red-dominated state that is likely to have its pick of candidates during the GOP primary election. Paul spoke to nearly 300 people at Boise State University on Thursday.

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  10. Idaho Food Bank breaks ground with a mission to stop local hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KLEW-TV Lewiston

    Here in the LC Valley, the largest distributor of free food in Idaho is helping to solve the growing needs of people who are hungry. KLEW News Reporter Suzette Reynoso tells us more.

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  11. D's don't need another cheerleaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Spokesman-Review

    Bert Marley, the affable former state senator from Pocatello who took over the reins of Idaho's Democratic Party, sounded too much like too many of his predecessors when the Tribune's "I really think we're trending in the right direction," the newly elected Democratic Party chairman told Spence. "A lot of Idahoans identify as independents, rather than Republicans, and I think we're going to start seeing more of them lean toward Democrats."

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  12. Confederate Flag Flap at Wilder School, Plus N. Idaho Lawmakers Whistle Dixie in ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    Earlier this summer, Boise Weekly chronicled Idaho's deep Southern roots and reported how some Gem State residents still embrace the Confederate battle flag, in spite of the growing national debate over the flag's impact. "I see them all over," said Dr. Todd Shallat, Boise State professor and director of the university's Center for Idaho History and Politics.

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  13. Teenager Sage Patchin Wins Sing It On 2015 Vocal Competition at Carmus JamboreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    It is announced today that Sage Patchin is the winner of Carmus Jamboree 2015 Sing It On Competition. She made it through the preliminaries, competing with fifteen other individuals, and taking the stage for the final Sing It On Win.

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  14. Her Last Breath Band Wins Carmus Jamboree 2015 Band Jam BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Her Last Breath Band took the stage for the final Carmus Jamboree 2015 Band Jam Battle Competition with only acoustical instruments, including a box used for drums, whereas the other competing bands used electric instruments. Their strategy worked, as well as their talent.

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  15. Health insurance rates on Idaho exchange to rise from 7% to 26% next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Spokesman-Review

    Health insurance plans in Idaho will see rate increases next year, the AP reports, ranging from 7 percent to 26 percent. Idaho Department of Insurance Director Dean Cameron said he did not find any proposed rate changes to be unreasonable.

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  16. Idaho exchange rates to rise 7-26%Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Spokesman-Review

    Health insurance plans in Idaho will see rate increases next year, the AP reports, ranging from 7 percent to 26 percent. Idaho Department of Insurance Director Dean Cameron said he did not find any proposed rate changes to be unreasonable.

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  17. I-90 overpass work will close lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Spokesman-Review

    Motorists on Interstate 90 in Post Falls can expect lane closures over night on Thursday and Friday as crews begin the next stage of work on a new overpass. One westbound lane will be closed beginning at 8:30 p.m. Thursday and lasting until 5 a.m. Friday, an Idaho Transportation Department news release said.

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  18. Overpass work will cause lane closures on I-90 in Post Falls - Wed, 26 Aug 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Spokesman-Review

    Motorists on Interstate 90 in Post Falls can expect land closures over night on Thursday and Friday as crews begin the next stage of work on a new overpass. One westbound lane will be closed beginning at 8:30 p.m. Thursday and lasting until 5 a.m. Friday, an Motorists on Interstate 90 in Post Falls can expect land closures over night on Thursday and Friday as crews begin the next stage of work on a new overpass.

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  19. Church's wildernessRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Ridenbaugh Press

    Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson has been receiving well deserved accolades for his tireless efforts during the last 16 years to have major portions of the Boulder- White Cloud mountains preserved as wilderness. The resulting legislation, now signed into law, creates three new Idaho wilderness areas: the White Clouds Wilderness, the Jim McClure-Jerry Peak Wilderness, and the Hemingway-Boulders Wilderness.

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    Wednesday Aug 26 | 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. This retrospective is filled with fascinating people and places, history and humor, issues and wildlife.

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