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French Open Updates | Frenchman Simon wins after 1am in 5

Spectators make their way to the courts during French Open tennis first round matches at Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, May 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) Christophe Ena PA PARIS The latest news on the Roland-Garros tennis tournament (all local times): 1h10 Gilles Simon’s latest French Open will continue into the second round […]

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Indiana lawmakers set to override veto on trans sports ban

FILE – People gather to protest HB1041, a bill to ban transgender women and girls from participating in school sports that match their gender identity, during a rally at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. The Republican-dominated Indiana Legislature meets Tuesday. On May 24, 2022, to override the GOP governor’s veto of […]

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Housing market: These towns in Idaho are ‘high risk’ while Utah is ‘low risk’

As rising mortgage rates continue to put pressure on the U.S. housing market and the broader economy, economists and housing researchers are seeing early signs of a market slowdown, but one question remains. . Is a generalized correction occurring after more than two years of extraordinary acceleration in house prices? And if so, what would […]

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Idaho Community Foundation awards $140,000 in eastern and southeast Idaho

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – The Community Foundation of Idaho is awarding grants totaling more than $140,000 for educational efforts in eastern and southeast Idaho and for landscaping, beautification and public recreation in the area. The scholarships come from the Idaho Future Fund of the Idaho Community Foundation and total $98,000. The recipients are: Challis […]

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PGA Updates | Zalatoris makes big bogey to stay in PGA mix

Mito Pereira of Chile salutes after puttingt on the 18th hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Southern Hills Country Club, Saturday, May 21, 2022, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) Sue Ogrocki PA TULSA, Oklahoma. The latest on the final round of the PGA Championship (all times local): ___ […]

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US, Korea consider expanding military exercises against Korea

US President Joe Biden, right, shakes hands with Samsung Electronics Co. Vice President Lee Jae-yong at the Samsung Electronic Pyeongtaek Campus in Pyeongtaek, South Korea on Friday. May 20, 2022. (Kim Min-hee/Pool Photo via AP) Kim Min Hee PA Seoul, South Korea US President Joe Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said after […]

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Greater Idaho measures fall short in 2 of Oregon’s 3 counties; efforts to adjust the border continue in November

On Tuesday, voters in Oregon slowed the momentum of the Greater Idaho movement. Preliminary results show that Douglas and Josephine counties have rejected moves to study the relocation of these jurisdictions to Idaho. Voters in Klamath County, however, backed the idea, meaning nine of Oregon’s 36 counties have so far voted to consider adjusting the […]

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Man killed in California church shooting is branded a hero

Flowers and a message honoring the victims of Sunday’s shooting at Geneva Presbyterian Church are placed outside the church in Laguna Woods, Calif., Monday, May 16, 2022. Authorities say a man armed in a fatal attack at the church was a Chinese immigrant motivated by hatred for Taiwanese. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Jae C. Hong […]

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Idaho Rep. Simpson says the record speaks for itself. His challenger calls him a “fossil”

BOISE (Idaho Statesman) — Republican voters in eastern Idaho may feel like they’re experiencing deja vu as they cast their ballots in the May 17 primaries for the 2nd congressional district. , which includes a repeat match between longtime incumbent Mike Simpson and challenger Bryan Smith. Simpson, 71, and Smith, 59, an Idaho Falls attorney, […]

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Expensive tortillas: Latin America’s poor struggle to afford basics

A vegetable seller gives change to a customer at the Medellin market in Mexico City, Monday, May 9, 2022. Inflation in Mexico accelerated in April, bringing the annual rate to 7.68 percent, the highest in two decades. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano) Fernando Llano PA MEXICO CITY No item is more essential to Mexican tables than the […]

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Wind and drought combine to make western US fires unstoppable

A firefighter works to extinguish a burning structure during a wildfire Wednesday, May 11, 2022 in Laguna Niguel, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio J. Sanchez) Marcio J. Sanchez PA Flames from a wildfire in northern New Mexico have grown unstoppable as the largest blaze in the United States scorches trees sucked in by moisture during decades of […]

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European stocks gain, Asia mixed ahead of US inflation data

People wearing face masks walk past a bank’s electronic board showing the Hong Kong stock index in Hong Kong, Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Stocks were mixed in Asia on Wednesday, with Chinese benchmarks rising after a a rally in tech companies helped reverse most of an early slide on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) Kin […]

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Idaho Towns League announces Lewiston’s mental health tour shutdown

WOOD – The League of Idaho Cities is proud to announce that the Tandem Tour for Mental Health will take place at the Lewiston Community Center at 1424 Main Street on Wednesday, May 11 beginning at 4:30 p.m. The tour is a series of presentations around the state for youth involved in Mayor’s Youth Advisory […]

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Column: The PGA Championship offers the strongest field for the majors

FILE – Lanto Griffin hits from a bunker on the 17th fairway during the first round of play at the Players Championship golf tournament, Thursday, March 10, 2022, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Griffin’s final round Sunday, May 8, 2022, at the Wells Fargo Championship secured him a spot in the PGA Championship next week. […]

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Biden announces internet discounts for low-income families

The Biden administration announced May 9 that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to low-income Americans under a program that could make tens of millions of households eligible for free service. Andre Harnik PA President Joe Biden’s administration says 20 internet service providers have agreed to cut high-speed internet costs for tens […]

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‘Unforgettable’: Community Comes Together to Dedicate Pole to Bob Rynbrand | Southern Idaho Community News

TWIN FALLS — Describing Bob Rynbrand in one word is almost impossible. If you ask people whose lives he touched, they will tell you that he was passionate, dependable, loyal, understanding, empathetic, selfless, caring and funny. “To paraphrase Nat King Cole – Unforgettable,” said his wife Christine. Although U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer, Kiwanis Club […]

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Rangers locate the body of a climber on Denali in Alaska

FILE – In this Oct. 1, 2017 photo, North America’s tallest peak, Denali, is seen from a turnout in Denali State Park, Alaska. On Friday, May 6, 2022, Alaska National Park rangers resumed an aerial search for the first recorded mountaineer of the year on North America’s highest peak after he failed to check in […]

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Idaho first responders gather for mental health conference

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) – Whether it’s responding to a house fire, a car accident or helping a woman give birth, first responders are there for people during many different emergencies. Often that means helping someone through their worst day. “All of us, whether firefighters, law enforcement officers, emergency communications officers or emergency room personnel, […]

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Northern Colorado softball splits day one of Idaho State Series

The day was filled with errors, a home run and a single stoppage at bat. What a way to start the last home series of the season. UNC (21-28, 9-8 Big Sky) split Thursday afternoon against Idaho State (24-24, 8-9 Big Sky) at home. Game 1 Defensive issues were again a problem for the Bears, […]

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Idaho Must Strengthen Cybersecurity, Task Force Says | Idaho News

By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho needs to be better prepared to defend against inevitable cyberattacks that could harm individuals, businesses and critical infrastructure, the governor’s cybersecurity task force said in a report released Wednesday. . The 34-page report contains 18 major recommendations that include providing active cyber deterrence, increasing cybersecurity […]

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Wall Street down ahead of Fed meeting

A forex trader walks past screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the exchange rate of the South Korean won to the US dollar, center, in the foreign exchange trading room of KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Asian stocks are mixed in light ‘Golden […]

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Candidates test skipping debates without upsetting voters

FILE – Herschel Walker, favorite of the party’s U.S. Senate candidate, speaks during a rally for Georgia GOP candidates at Banks County Dragway in Commerce, Ga., Saturday, March 26, 2022. In his race for the Senate American in Georgia, former football great Herschel Walker has gone to great lengths so far to dodge tough questions. […]