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Wall Street heads for declines as the ruble plunges

The New York Stock Exchange is seen in New York, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. Markets open mostly higher on Wall Street on Friday after a wild ride a day earlier. The S&P 500 gained 0.4% early on, after even bigger gains in Europe. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Seth Wenig PA NEW YORK US markets pointed to […]

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Galloway and ex-NBA star Johnson lead USA against Mexico in rematch

WASHINGTON Langston Galloway scored 16 points and seven-time NBA star Joe Johnson added 14 as the United States cruised to an 89-67 victory over Mexico in Sunday’s World Cup qualifier. The Americans (3-1) avenged their only defeat of this qualifying round, routing the previously undefeated Mexican team in a game that was not close after […]

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UMass-Lowell take on Vermont after Hikim’s 20-point exit

UMass-Lowell River Hawks (14-13, 6-9 America East) at Vermont Catamounts (23-5, 15-1 America East) Burlington, Vermont; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTS BETTING LINE: Vermont -16.5; plus/minus is 134.5 BOTTOM LINE: UMass-Lowell takes on the Vermont Catamounts after Ayinde Hikim scored 20 points in UMass-Lowell’s 67-50 win over the Stony Brook Seawolves. The Catamounts are […]

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Gergiev, friend of Putin, out of the US tour of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

FILE – In this Wednesday, May 1, 2013 file photo, Valery Gergiev attends a ‘pre-premiere’ performance, presented to theater veterans and senior executives at the new Mariinsky Theater on the eve of its official opening in St. Petersburg, Russia . Gergiev, a conductor close to Russian President Vladimir Putin, will not lead the Vienna Philharmonic […]

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Idaho Senate Passes Resolution Against Critical Race Theory Teachings

The Idaho Senate on Wednesday passed a concurrent resolution encouraging schools in Idaho to teach a complete and accurate history of the United States as well as the principles of liberty and individual liberty. Concurrent Senate Resolution 118 says, “divisive content is appearing in school curricula across the country”, and says the content seeks to […]

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Two adjacent small towns in Idaho in a legal battle over borders

Faced with major growth and development, two Boise suburbs are battling in court over which city can annex valuable building land in between. The towns of Middleton and Star are fighting over land west of Can Ada Road in Canyon County. Middleton said the land is for annexation. But Star has already annexed the property […]

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World leaders focus on how to punish Russia over Ukraine

In this image made from UNTV video, Ukraine’s Ambassador to the United Nations Sergiy Kyslytsya speaks during an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council at the headquarters from the UN, Monday, February 21, 2022. (UNTV via AP) PA BRUSSELS With the smell of war in the air over Europe, world leaders weathered the shock […]

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14 Houston edges out Wichita State 76-74 in double OT

Houston defenders, from left, Fabian White, Jr., Taze More and Reggie Chaney try to stop Wichita State’s Kenny Pohto during the first half of a college basketball game on Sunday, February 20 2022 in Wichita, Kan. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle via AP) Hey Travis PA WICHITA, Kan. J’Wan Roberts’ dunk with 1.3 seconds left in […]

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US stocks fall, heading for second straight weekly loss

Currency traders watch monitors in the foreign exchange trading room at the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 18, 2022. Asian stocks fell on Friday after a retreat on Wall Street as stocks Growing concerns that Russia could invade Ukraine have rattled global financial markets. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) Ahn Young Joon […]

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‘We will never be silent’: North Idaho community prepares for Aryan Freedom Network rally

February 18, 2022 7:26 p.m. Job : February 18, 2022 7:26 p.m. HAYDEN LAKE, Idaho – More than two decades after Aryan Nations went bankrupt and finally left northern Idaho, a new group is targeting the area. The Aryan Freedom Network announced that it would hold a rally in March in Hayden Lake. Not much […]

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Legislation Supporting Idaho Dyslexic Students Passes Senate

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho is one of the few states that does not have laws identifying or addressing dyslexia as a specific learning disability. Now two bills hope to change that – and a has just cleared the floor of the Senate. It’s a mission Robin Zikmund has led for more than four years, inspired […]

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Bill banning vaccination requirements for employees makes its way to the Idaho House floor

Idaho’s House Business Committee on Tuesday introduced a bill that would prohibit employers from requiring workers to be vaccinated or asking an employee or potential employee about their vaccination status. The bill’s sponsor, Charlie Shepherd (R-Pollock), says the legislation protects individual freedoms. “If protecting an individual is to make a class, it is problematic in […]

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Mountain Mike’s opens first Idaho location in Meridian

Mountain Mike’s, a pizza chain famous for its 20-inch pizzas, just opened its first Idaho location in Meridian. Mountain Mike’s is located at 3340 N. Eagle Rd #104, the former Rumbi Island Grill spot. The chain has been around for nearly 40 years and plans to open more locations in Idaho. The press release indicates […]

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Winter Olympians stand up for climate, peace amid muted activism

FILE – Taylor Gold of the United States competes in the men’s halfpipe final at the 2022 Winter Olympics Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, file) Gregory Bull PA BEIJING After a morning training session at the Big Air Shougang site of the Winter Olympics, British snowboarder Katie Ormerod stopped by […]

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Mountain Mike’s Pizza proudly opens its first location in Idaho

Mountain Mike’s Pizza is opening Idaho’s first location in Meridian! The popular family-style pizza chain is now serving Meridian residents in the first of five planned locations in Treasure Valley Newport Beach, California (RestaurantNews.com) Pizza Mike of the Mountain, a leading family pizza chain for more than 40 years, known for its legendary crispy, curly […]

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Idaho Water Supply Board: Record January, ‘gloomy’ drought outlook

TWIN FALLS (KIVI) – After a nearly “perfect” start to the season, Idaho Water Supply Committee officials say a record January and dry forecast aren’t ideal for the widespread drought in Idaho. Nearly 50% of Idaho is in drought conditions, with the remaining half of the state approaching drought conditions, according to David Hoekema of […]

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The United States wants to counter China by opening an embassy in the Solomon Islands

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a joint press briefing with Acting Prime Minister of Fiji Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum during his visit to Nadi, Fiji on Saturday, February 12, 2022. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool Photo via AP) Kevin Lamarque PA WELLINGTON, New Zealand The United States has said it will open an embassy in the Solomon […]

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TCM’s Jacqueline Stewart Highlights Black Film History

This image released by TCM shows Jacqueline Stewart who will co-host a collection of films honoring Black History Month. (John Nowak/TCM via AP) Jean Nowak PA LOS ANGELES Film expert Jacqueline Stewart makes a rich contribution to TCM for Black History Month, leading discussions on “Selma” with its star, David Oyelowo, and highlighting the work […]

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In Olympic curling gold medal rematch, Sweden defeats USA

Christopher Plys of the United States smiles during a men’s curling match against Sweden at the Beijing Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/=03372652=) Brynn Anderson PA BEIJING The US men’s curling team doesn’t dwell on the last time it faced Sweden at the Olympics. It’s thinking about next time. In a […]

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The Mexican skater is a rare Latin American in the Winter Olympics

Donovan Carrillo of Mexico competes in the men’s short program figure skating competition at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) Natasha Pisarenko PA BEIJING They said he should play football. They said figure skating was for girls only. They said winter sports made no sense in the temperate […]

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Mental Health Resources Demand Idaho’s Attention | Opinion

This editorial was published by the Idaho Press of Nampa. Most of us are tired of hearing the phrase “unprecedented challenges” or any of its other iterations that have been repeated frequently since March 2020. But sadly, the challenges that many Americans, including residents of Idaho, are facing have no precedent, and they are taking […]

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Idaho cities could issue property tax refunds under proposed bill

A new bill introduced in the Legislature on Monday would allow Idaho cities to issue property tax refunds. The measure is co-sponsored by House Majority Leader Mike Moyle (R-Star) and Rep. John Gannon (D-Boise), who took it to the House Revenue and Taxation Committee. Gannon said the bill allows cities to refund property taxes by […]

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Para-Nordic skiers in Idaho prepare for the 2022 Paralympic Games

IDAHO – We are less than a month away from the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Games, and when the US Para-Nordic Team recently announced its roster, it included three athletes from Idaho, Josh Sweeney, Dani Aravich and Jake Adicoff with guide Sam Wood. “It’s so amazing to have qualified for Beijing,” Aravich said. “Especially considering that […]

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Defense and QBs shine in 20-10 National Bowl win

Team USA running back Dameon Pierce of Florida (27) heads the ball during the first half of an NCAA Senior Bowl college football game, Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022, in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) Butch Dill PA MOBILE, Ala. The passers did their best to steal the show from quarterbacks Desmond Ridder and Kenny Pickett […]

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Nathan Chen, US figure skating team at the Beijing Olympics

Wang Shiyue and Liu Xinyu of China compete in the ice dance team program of the figure skating competition at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) Natasha Pisarenko PA BEIJING It was supposed to be a foregone conclusion that Russia’s mighty stable of figure skaters, including world champions […]

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Tribes: Settling the opioid case will promote healing

Shawna Priest, a member of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, sits in the child care area of ​​the Jamestown Healing Clinic where she works as a medical assistant, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, in Sequim, Wash., as she talks about the battles her son and daughter have had with opioid addiction. The tribe is building a full-service […]

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Chloe’s change: Olympic champion Kim aims for second gold on her terms

FILE – Chloe Kim of the United States celebrates her gold medal after the women’s halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, February 13, 2018. Kim is eyeing a second gold medal in the halfpipe on his terms at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Kim claimed […]

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The Idaho Community Foundation expands the Neighborly project to eastern Idaho

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – The Community Foundation of Idaho has expanded its highly successful Project Neighborly grant program to communities in eastern Idaho. The program funds hyperlocal projects such as block parties, acts of kindness, and neighborhood cleanups that encourage the creation of welcoming communities that include new people who have different perspectives or […]

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Antetokounmpo’s triple-double helps Bucks beat Wizards 112-98

Montrezl Harrell (6) of the Washington Wizards heads for the basket against Wesley Matthews of the Milwaukee Bucks during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022 in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash) Aaron Gash PA MILWAUKEE Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists for his fourth triple-double of […]