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Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88

FILE – Legendary Boston Celtics center Bill Russell has a moment of relaxation while answering questions from members of the media after a Celtics team practice in Waltham, Mass. on October 11, 1999. The great Bill Russell of the NBA died at 88. His family said on social media that Russell died on Sunday, July […]

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How to recession proof your life in times of economic uncertainty

Vanessa Correa, left, and Gigi Fiske, right, distribute gallons of milk during a food giveaway hosted by the Farm Share food bank, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Miami. Long lines are back at food banks across the United States as American workers overwhelmed by inflation turn to donations to help feed their families. (AP Photo/Lynne […]

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The U.S. economy likely grew modestly, if at all, in the last quarter

A man shops at a supermarket on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 in New York. The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate by three-quarters of a point for the second consecutive time in its most aggressive campaign in three decades to tame high inflation. The Fed is tightening credit even as the economy […]

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Concerns Over Reclaim Idaho’s Quality Education Act Ballot Initiative

IDAHO — After months of collecting signatures across the state, the group Reclaim Idaho has gathered enough signatures to have its ballot initiative, the Quality Education Act, certified by the Secretary of State’s office. But some concerns have been raised, forcing state officials to dig deeper into the initiative’s language and intentions. An article by […]

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Mountain America Center Announces First Act at New Venue

The following is a press release from the Mountain America Center. IDAHO FALLS — The Mountain America Center is thrilled to announce that Mannheim Steamroller Christmas will dazzle audiences this holiday season at the venue, which will soon open on December 13. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Wednesday, August 10 at […]

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Red Sox place 3B Devers on injured reserve for hamstring injury

Boston Red Sox Rafael Devers dodges a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Sunday, July 17, 2022, in New York City. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson) Julia Nikhinson PA BOSTON The Boston Red Sox placed All-Star third baseman Rafael Devers on the 10-day injured list on Saturday with an […]

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East Idaho Eats: Twisted Sugar puts a “twist” on classic cookies

IDAHO FALLS – Twisted Sugar revisits all the classics. From lemon raspberry sugar cookies, to swizzle sugar cookies, a sugar cookie with coconut frosting, raspberry drizzle and fresh lime, Twisted Sugar cooks up all kinds of new favorites for you and your family. “Twisted Sugar is a bakery, first and foremost,” says Elise Munk, owner […]

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Team Idaho wins big in Fargo

FARGO, North Dakota — Bonners Ferry wrestlers Eli Richards and Savannah Rickter and the rest of Team Idaho’s National Wrestling Team compete in Fargo, North Dakota at the Nationals 16U and juniors of the US Marine Corps 2022. The freestyle portion of the tournament took place on July 16. Richards competed in the Junior Freestyle […]

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A community in Idaho helps a boy who suddenly became paralyzed and unable to speak

A community comes together to raise money for a 12-year-old boy and his family after he goes from active and happy to suddenly paralyzed and unable to speak. (Brennon Baker) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes REXBURG, Idaho — A community comes together to raise money for a 12-year-old boy and his family after he went […]

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American rabbi revives his Jewish roots in his family’s Italian hometown

A view of the parish church ‘Maria Santissima del Perpetuo Soccorso’ and the main street ‘Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi’ of Serrastretta, southern Italy, Saturday July 9, 2022. From a small rustic synagogue that she fashioned from his family’s ancestral home in this mountain village, American Rabbi Aiello is keeping a promise made to his Italian-born father: […]

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Frequent lockdowns may have slowed Uvalde’s response

A Texas State Trooper and other law enforcement members listen to the Texas House Committee of Investigation during a press conference after releasing a full report into the shooting at Robb Elementary School, Sunday, July 17, 2022 , in Uvalde, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Eric Gay PA UVALDE, TX Teachers and students at Robb Elementary […]

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Nine Idaho cities, including Lewiston and Nez Perce, will participate in the Community Health Academy

WOOD – Nine cities in Idaho participate in the Community Health Academy, a program of the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health that provides expertise and funding to help build healthier communities. The Community Health Academy is a learning collaboration where mayors and city staff collaborate and learn from local and national experts. Academy […]

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6 members of white supremacist group expected in Idaho court

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Six of 31 members of a white supremacist group who were arrested near a pride event in northern Idaho last month will be in court Monday afternoon, facing misdemeanor conspiracy charges of riot. Patriot Front members were arrested June 11 with riot gear after a tipster reported seeing people loading into […]

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Biz ‘Bite:’ 360 Behavioral Health cuts the ribbon for Idaho’s first location

By: IBR Staff July 18, 2022 Read More Business News 360 Behavioral Health cut the ribbon for its new Meridian location and first facility in Idaho on Thursday at a grand opening ceremony open to community members. Guests were able to tour the facility, at 2549 North Stokesberry Place, which will provide treatment services based […]

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Paul holds a huge fundraising advantage in the Senate race

FILE – Democrat Charles Booker addresses a rally of supporters as he announces his candidacy for the United States Senate at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage in Louisville, Ky., July 1, 2021. Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul holds a commanding edge in fundraising over Democratic challenger Charles Booker heading into the final months […]

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Mexico’s capture of drug kingpin could be a signal for the United States

FILE – This image released by the FBI shows the wanted poster of Rafael Caro-Quintero, who was behind the murder of a US DEA agent in 1985. Caro-Quintero was captured by Mexican forces near ‘a decade after getting out of a Mexican prison and back into drug trafficking, a Mexican Navy official confirmed Friday, July […]

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Wreaths Across America Exhibit Comes to Northern Idaho

Each Christmas season, members of civic, military, and patriotic organizations volunteer to lay wreaths at the graves of heroes at more than 2,500 locations across the United States and abroad. This is conducted in coordination with the wreath laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery. The Mission: To Remember, Honor and Teach. The Wreaths Across America […]

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Far-right groups that planned a running insurgency in Idaho

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide viewpoints on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. On Tuesday, the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol held a hearing on the role of far-right paramilitary organizations in the attempt to […]

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Monday Sports in Brief | Idaho Statesman

BASEBALL ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies will be without JT Realmuto, Alec Bohm, Aaron Nola and Kyle Gibson in a two-game series in Toronto due to Canadian restrictions on unvaccinated travelers. Nola started on the mound for Philadelphia’s Monday night game at St. Louis and was not scheduled to pitch against the Blue […]

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Parents of murdered Israeli-American seek to meet Biden

In this photo taken on March 21, 2017, Ahlam al-Tamimi is pictured during an interview at her home in the Jordanian capital Amman. The family of an Israeli-American girl killed in a 2001 Palestinian suicide bombing in Jerusalem is seeking to meet with President Joe Biden in hopes of forcing Jordan to extradite Tamimi, who […]

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BRITISH OPEN ’22: A look at the top contenders at St. Andrews

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland JUSTINE THOMAS Age: 29 years old. Country: United States. World ranking: 5. World victories: 15. Majors: PGA Championship (2017, 2022). British Open: 5. Best result: Tied for 11th at Royal Portrush in 2011. British Open moment: Two behind after the first round at Royal Birkdale in 2017, he tried three times to […]

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Griner’s Moscow trial resumes as US seeks deal

FILE – Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) looks for a pass as Chicago Sky center Candace Parker defends during the first half of Game 1 of the WNBA Basketball Finals on Oct. 10, 2021, in Phoenix. Jailed American basketball star Brittney Griner returns to a Russian court on Thursday, July 7, 2022, amid growing […]

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Low-key roadside adventures in rural Idaho • Salt Lake Magazine

MUSEUMS EBR-I (EBR-1, Arco, ID 83213): The Experimental Breeder Reactor-I is the world’s first nuclear reactor. During its operational day, it supplied electricity to the first nuclear-powered city, near Arco, ID. Now a fully curated museum, the facility gives tourists a great insight into the innards of the place, with visitors having a fascinating chance […]

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Idaho’s support for dads gets mixed reviews

Yes, Father’s Day is over. But in our family, today is also Father’s Day – it’s our second son’s birthday (Happy Birthday, Aaron!). Like his brothers, he’s a great dad. What a joy to see your children raising their children with love. Today, young fathers are as likely as mothers to be equally responsible for […]

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Medical abortion is common; Here’s how it works

How the chemical combination of mifepristone and misoprostal works to terminate a pregnancy. (AP chart) Kevin S. Vineys PA Medical abortions became the preferred method of terminating a pregnancy in the United States even before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. These involve taking two days of prescription medication apart – at home or […]

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A man from Pocatello, Idaho details his experience volunteering in Ukraine

For months, Russian forces have attacked Ukrainian towns. Volunteers from all over the world are stepping up to help those in need, including a man from Pocatello. BOISE, Idaho – For 128 days, Russian forces continued their assault on the country and people of Ukraine. Thousands of people were killed, thousands more were injured. Survivors […]