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Festive Feast Prices Down; Thanksgiving Dinner Cheapest In 5 Years

The cost of the traditional Thanksgiving meal is down. Food prices are at the lowest level in five years. Let’s start with the turkey. The cost of a bird this year is down 2 cents per pound, making for a going rate of about $1.40 per pound. According to the American Farm Bureau , the cost of a big, beautiful 16-pound turkey is $22.38.

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University of Idaho President Chuck Staben will not be moving to New Mexico, but will instead stay on in Moscow.

 

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A military judge on Thursday began deliberating the punishment for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after defense attorneys asked for no prison time while prosecutors sought more than a decade behind bars.

Boise City Hall Steps
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Boise Mayor Dave Bieter made a controversial flight mission at Gowen Field and other projects the focal point of his vision for 2018.


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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's difficult childhood and his washout from Coast Guard boot camp stoked serious psychiatric disorders that helped spur him to walk off his remote post in Afghanistan in 2009, a psychiatrist testified Wednesday.

FEMA, Idaho Clash Over Flood Insurance Law

Nov 1, 2017
Idaho Fish and Game

The state of Idaho and the Federal government are trying to work out an agreement to avoid jeopardizing flood insurance in the state.


Ted Cruz Endorses Raul Labrador For Governor

Nov 1, 2017
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First District Representative Raul Labrador has picked up a couple of high profile conservative supporters in his attempt to become Idaho’s next governor.


Your Health Idaho

Open enrollment for health care plans through Your Health Idaho, the state’s insurance marketplace, starts Nov. 1. As questions swirl at the federal level about the future of the Affordable Care Act, Pat Kelly, the director of Your Health Idaho, says there’s nothing to worry about.


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State records show former Idaho State Representative Brandon Hixon is under investigation for sexual abuse.

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The iconic (and wonderfully kitschy) six-ton potato that travels the country representing the Idaho Potato Commission is going into retirement.

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Ketchum has been named an official “dark sky community.” The designation by the International Dark Sky Association strengthens an effort by the Sawtooth region to land the first International Dark Sky Reserve in the country.

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