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A spending bill slated for a vote in Congress includes a bipartisan plan to create a wildfire disaster fund to help combat increasingly severe wildfires that have devastated the West in recent years.

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Mar 21, 2018--Idaho Virtual Academy (IDVA), an online public charter school, is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2018-19 school year. IDVA is open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade statewide.

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A proposal reducing the penalties for driving with an expired license is on its way to the Idaho governor's desk for consideration.

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A proposal reversing a contentious 2016 law that made it easier for Idaho employers to sue former employees over non-compete agreements is headed to the governor's desk for consideration.

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An Idaho health care proposal to provide insurance to the needy that was deemed dead for the year by legislative leaders has been given a second chance at life.

Courtesy: Hy Kloc

Since getting diagnosed with cancer, issues like being a Democrat struggling through Republican-dominated legislatives sessions just aren't as important anymore to Idaho state Rep. Hy Kloc. The third-term lawmaker says he's retiring from the Legislature as he battles cancer.

Idaho State University
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The Idaho State Board of Education has narrowed the number of finalists for the president's post at Idaho State University down to three.

Authorities are investigating reports a teacher fed a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in a rural Idaho town that was the setting for the teenage cult classic film "Napoleon Dynamite."

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House has spiked a budget proposal for Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra's office due to ongoing disagreements over the state's reading assessment for young students.

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Idaho's House has advanced legislation cracking down on people who make threats against schools.

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Idaho's move to let companies offer health insurance plans that don't meet Affordable Care Act standards is illegal, U.S. officials said Thursday.

Medical, Health Care
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Idaho House on Wednesday signaled they have little desire this year to consider legislation that would provide low-income women access to key health and family planning services.

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An Idaho Senate panel on Tuesday vacated a decision that halted a proposal to legalize oil extracted from cannabis plants because it was held after an open meeting violation.

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A proposal to legalize oil extracted from cannabis plants is likely dead for the year after a group of lawmakers on Monday broke out in turmoil during a last-minute attempt to advance the bill.

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A University of Idaho law professor is suing the Idaho Department of Correction under the state's Public Records Act for refusing to hand over documents about its use of execution drugs.

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