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Classical Concerts Focus On Underserved Rural Idaho Communities

You’ve likely heard of food deserts — maybe you've even heard of news deserts. But classical music deserts? The New York City-based Piatigorsky Foundation has made it their mission to bring classical music to underserved communities, including in rural Idaho.

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At an engineering and science festival in Boise in February, Jake Sadovich was showing children how to build a rocket ship.

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Idaho Republican senators have signed off on a bill that would expand legal cover for those who hurt or kill someone in self-defense.


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Idaho screenwriter and director Samantha Silva has just completed her film, The Big Burn, the winner of the One Potato screenwriting competition.

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The City of Trees can add yet another accolade to numerous “Best of” and “Hot” lists it’s been featured on in recent years.

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Thursday, the Idaho Senate passed Governor Butch Otter’s massive tax cut bill on a vote of 26-9. It had already passed the House and now just needs Otter's signature to become law. The bill cut taxes for some in Idaho and creates a $130 dollar child tax credit.

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The Idaho House passed a bill Thursday to force school districts to wait to run a “repeat” bond issue.

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

A new satellite from NASA launching soon will look for exoplanets in our universe. One of the scientists involved in the search is coming to Boise.

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A bill that would’ve made it illegal to operate a handheld device while driving failed to pass in the Idaho Senate following a lengthy debate.

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Despite a handful competing tax bills, Gov. Butch Otter will get his $200 million tax cut proposal after all following a two-hour debate by Idaho senators.


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Right now, Idaho homeowners who install rooftop solar panels receive credits for any extra energy they generate. But Idaho Power is looking to change that system, setting up a fight between the company and solar power advocates.


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