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Idaho legislators have torpedoed Governor Butch Otter's proposed health care bill, which would have expanded medical care to some of the state's poorest residents.

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An Idaho senate committee gave the green light Monday to a bill that would add extra protections for those who harm or kill someone in self-defense.

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A bill that would outlaw repeat bond elections passed the House State Affairs Committee Monday morning. It was the second time the legislation came before the panel.

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Idaho Fish and Game sells almost two million hunting and fishing licenses every year. Since 2007, they’ve contracted with Active Network, a vendor based in Texas. According to Administration Bureau Chief Michael Pearson, the department began looking into other options a couple years ago.

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A bill that would legalize CBD oil got unanimous support from a committee in the Idaho House this week. Derived from cannabis and used for therapeutic purposes, the oil has been contentious given Idaho’s zero-tolerance policy on marijuana.

Kate Bosworth has starred in every possible genre of film -- big budget superhero films, romantic comedies, thrillers, independent projects. She has portrayed everyone from Lois Lane to Sandra Dee.

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As state lawmakers sift through the nearly 400 bills introduced this session, two of them have been moving quickly, but quietly, through the chambers.

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President Donald Trump has suggested arming teachers around the country after last week’s mass shooting at a Florida high school.

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An Idaho Senate panel voted to retain all references to man-made climate change in proposed science standards for K-12 education, which could end a three-year fight over the rules.

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Following the school shooting in Florida that claimed seventeen lives, threats of violence on high school campuses in Idaho have spiked. A new proposal introduced in the legislature would make threatening a school a felony.

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In the spring of 1942, official posters went up across the West Coast and Arizona. All people of Japanese ancestry had one week to report to assembly centers.

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A longtime state Attorney General and Idaho Supreme Court Justice will be honored Thursday by the Idaho Humanities Council.

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Billy Graham, the longtime spokesperson for American evangelicals, died on Wednesday, at age 99.

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Idaho Sen. Jim Risch (R) will be at the closing Olympic ceremony this Sunday, despite his recent comments on North Korea.

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This week, a proposal to ban the use of handheld mobile devices while driving passed the Idaho Senate Transportation Committee overwhelmingly.

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