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Facebook and the United States sign an agreement to end discriminatory real estate ads

FILE – Facebook’s Meta logo is seen at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California, October 28, 2021. According to a report released Thursday, June 9, 2022, Facebook and parent company Meta have once again not succeeded in detecting flagrant and violent cases. hate speech in ads submitted to the platform by non-profit groups Global […]

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In this legislative session, education triumphs

Idaho’s public school system won many victories during this week’s legislative session for 2022. To thank lawmakers and Gov. Brad Little for making unprecedented investments in education is an understatement for our students, schools, and institutions and the dedicated educators across our state who keep our system running despite enormous challenges, particularly over the last […]

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1/6 panel to hear Raffensperger, other Trump pushed

FILE – Outgoing Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, center, and his wife Tricia arrive for election night May 24, 2022, in Peachtree Corners, Ga. The House Select Committee is expected to hear testimony from Raffensperger on the extraordinary pressure he faced with former President Donald Trump to “find 11,780” votes that could topple the […]

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EXPLAINER: What is Title IX and what impact has it had?

Title IX, the law best known for its role in gender equity in athletics and preventing sexual harassment on campus, turns 50. It was signed into law by President Richard Nixon on June 23, 1972, after being guided by Congress in part by Representative Patsy Mink, a Democrat from Hawaii who was the first woman […]

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Community colleges in Idaho should offer four-year degrees

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Community colleges in Idaho, such as Treasure Valley’s College of Western Idaho, should begin offering four-year degrees, according to retired Boise State University president Bob Kustra. PHOTO COURTESY OF […]

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‘Lightyear’ a cosmic adventure with deceptive depth

On the surface, “Lightyear,” the latest Pixar film, is a perfectly adequate family space adventure. There’s action, moments of peril, epic visual sizzle, and a robotic cat sidekick that steals the stage. But there’s also a very relevant theme there, just under the film’s highly polished surface. “Lightyear” operates under the idea that it was […]

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Some, but not all, cities in Idaho have the June 19 shutdown

Federal government agencies and banks will observe the holidays on Monday. Some cities will also close their offices, but others will not. NAMPA, Idaho- This article originally appeared in the Idaho Press. The towns of Treasure Valley are mixed over their responses to Juneteenth, a holiday marking the day federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas […]

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Asian stocks follow Wall St lower on economic fears

A man wearing a face mask walks past a bank’s electronic board showing the Hong Kong stock index in Hong Kong, Thursday, June 16, 2022. Asian stocks rose on Thursday after the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark rate by three-quarters of a point and signaled that further rate hikes were coming to fight inflation. (AP […]

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The AP interview: Biden says recession is ‘not inevitable’

President Joe Biden speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Evan Vucci PA WASHINGTON President Joe Biden told The Associated Press on Thursday that the American people are “really, really depressed” after two tumultuous years with the […]

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Mickelson’s thumbs-up doesn’t bring normalcy to US Open

Brooks Koepka hits a shot onto a green during a practice round before the U.S. Open golf tournament, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at the Country Club in Brookline, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Charles Krupa PA BROOKLINE, Mass. Phil Mickelson weaved his way down the first fairway and gave a thumbs up almost out of habit, […]

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Capitol Police Officer Caroline Edwards Reminds Us What Heroism Looks Like

Every Republican who has ever denied or tried to downplay the horribly destructive reality of the violence at the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021 should be required to sit down and listen to the testimony of Capitol Police Officer Caroline Edwards . And if it means tying them to a chair and holding […]

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31 Patriot Front members arrested near Idaho Pride event

(AP) – Authorities arrested 31 members of the white supremacist group Patriot Front near a Pride event in Idaho on Saturday after they were found crammed into the back of a U-Haul truck with riot gear . The men were standing inside the truck wearing khakis, navy shirts and tan hats with white balaclavas covering […]

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Idaho officials slam new report on Snake River dams breach

A new report shows that breaking dams on the lower Snake River, while driving a high price, could benefit endangered fish. But the report released by Democrats will be a tough sell for Idaho politicians, despite a dam-breaking congressman’s plea. On Thursday, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee released a draft of […]

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Opening of hearings on Capitol riots, focused on extremists and Trump

Rioters shout at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 in Washington. The January 6, 2021 insurrection at the United States Capitol unfolded in the eyes of the world. But the House committee investigating the attack believes a scarier story has yet to be told. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Julio Cortez PA WASHINGTON With never-before-seen video, […]

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Mississippi lawmaker with ethics issues forced into GOP runoff

FILE – Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Calif., participates in a swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 19, 2020. 2022 Garcia is expected to advance through November with one of the Democrats as the top two in the race. Garcia rejected Arizona and Pennsylvania’s electoral votes for Biden and opposed the impeachment of President Donald […]

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Three Idaho cities among the fastest growing in the country

Three of Boise’s suburbs are ranked in the top 15 fastest growing cities in the country, according to recent data from the US Census Bureau. Meridian, Caldwell and Nampa placed 13th, 14th and 15th respectively. All their populations increased by at least 5% last year. “Often, growth reflects a strong economy, and I think this […]

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Canada’s men back in training after meeting with federation

Fans sit and gather outside BC Place stadium after the men’s national soccer team friendly match against Panama was canceled due to a labor dispute, in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Sunday June 5, 2022. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) DARYL DYCK PA Canada Soccer says its men’s World Cup squad has returned to training […]

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McKennie and Johnson start for USA in exhibition against Uruguay

KANSAS CITY, Kan. Midfielder Weston McKennie made his first start for club and country since breaking his foot on February 22 and Sean Johnson was in goal for the United States for the first time in more than two years for Sunday’s exhibition against Uruguay. In the second of four World Cup warm-ups this month, […]

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American Airlines gives more optimistic outlook for summer revenue

FILE – American Airlines planes are parked at the gates of Miami International Airport, Nov. 23, 2021, in Miami. American Airlines joins rivals in predicting a revenue boom this summer as people crowd onto planes after a two-year pandemic. American said Friday that second-quarter revenue would rise 11% to 13% from the same quarter in […]

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Biden decides on visit to Saudi Arabia as OPEC+ increases oil production

In this photo released by the Saudi Royal Palace, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaks during the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. U.S. strategic interests in oil and security are pushing President Joe Biden toward a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a […]

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Pulisic criticizes the level of American support during the victory over Morocco

U.S. forward Tim Weah celebrates his goal during the first half of the team’s international friendly soccer match against Morocco, Wednesday, June 1, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Jeff Dean PA CINCINNATI US captain Christian Pulisic slammed the level of US support from the 19,512 crowd at TQL Stadium in a 3-0 win over […]

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Biden to meet with Fed Chairman as inflation bites wallets

President Joe Biden participates in a magnolia planting ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Andre Harnik PA WASHINGTON President Joe Biden is due to meet Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell as soaring inflation takes a bite out of Americans’ wallets. Tuesday’s meeting will […]

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Ahead of Memorial Day, Korean War soldier buried in Idaho

The Idaho National Guard Joint Honor Guard performs a 21-gun salute during the May 21 ceremonial parade at Twin Falls for the U.S. Army Pfc. Kenneth Bridger, 72 years after his disappearance during the Korean War. Staff Sgt. Becky Vanshur Idaho Army National Guard The remains of 23 U.S. military service members from Idaho who […]

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Three of Idaho’s fastest growing cities in the country

FILE – The Idaho State Capitol in Boise, Idaho, is seen June 13, 2019. Three cities in Idaho were among the fastest growing in the country last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler, File) Keith Rider PA Three cities in Idaho are among the 15 fastest growing cities in the United […]

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Oilers reach Western final, keen to add to historic legacy

Edmonton Oilers winger Zach Hyman is congratulated for his goal against the Calgary Flames in the first period of Game 4 of an NHL Stanley Cup Playoff second-round series on Tuesday May 24, 2022, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP) Jeff McIntosh PA EDMONTON, Alta. The Edmonton Oilers have a rich history. […]

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Over $10,000 Raised at Idaho’s Largest Garage Sale for Community Outreach Behavioral Services of Idaho (COBS)

Microbial formulas: Meridian, Idaho Local Health Company Microbial Formulas and Charitable Sponsor Choose to Donate All Proceeds to COBS This weekend couldn’t have gone better. I was impressed with how many people stopped by and learned about COBS and donated. We are so grateful to our friends at Microbe. — Paula Barthelmess, Founder of Idaho […]

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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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Farmers markets just around the corner | Southern Idaho Community News

BUHL – If you want to try homemade potato fritters or cinnamon roll, getting to the Buhl Farmers Market early is key. Held on Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., the market begins on July 13. Organizer Lynette Butler said the line for fresh treats is still clear on the road. “It’s a fast […]

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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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Get ready for the water with the boating safety course. | Southern Idaho Community News

TWIN FALLS – Although cooler temperatures have put many boaters off, the season is approaching when many people are taking to the water. To help boaters prepare for a new season, the Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office will host a free Boat Idaho Safe Boating course on Saturday. Classes are open to all ages and […]

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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. […]

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Vegas water intake now visible at drought-stricken Lake Mead

This photo taken Monday, April 25, 2022 by the Southern Nevada Water Authority shows the top of Lake Mead Drinking Water Intake No. 1 above the surface level of the Colorado River Reservoir behind the Hoover Dam. The inflow is the highest of the three in the deep, drought-stricken lake that provides Las Vegas with […]

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Revolutionary discovery: 19 guns in the river probably sunk in 1779

Commodore Philip Nash, left, of Britain’s Royal Navy, receives a briefing from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers archaeologist Andrea Farmer Thursday, April 28, 2022, in Savannah, Ga. About 19 guns recovered from the Savannah River, which experts suspect came from one or more British ships scuttled in the river during the American Revolution in 1779. […]

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Idaho Falls students create art for Ukrainian refugee children

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – Students in School District 91 in Idaho Falls had the opportunity to let refugee children fleeing Ukraine know that they have a friend in Idaho. District 91 board member Paul Haacke traveled to the Polish-Ukrainian border in March to help solve the refugee crisis, when he saw a simple gesture […]

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Asian stocks rise thanks to Wall Street rally

People wearing face masks walk past a bank’s electronic board showing the Hong Kong stock index in Hong Kong, Monday, April 25, 2022. Asian stocks fell on Monday after U.S. stocks ended last week on a fall as global market expectations for higher interest rates continued to set the tone. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) Kin Cheung […]

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Football helped immigrant brothers accept being different

FILE—Colorado running back Ashaad Clayton, forward, falls to the turf after being tripped by Northern Colorado defensive back Komotay Koffie during the second half of an NCAA college football game in this File photo taken Friday, September 3, 2021, in Boulder, Colonel Koffie, 25, was born in a refugee camp in Sierra Leone after his […]

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Otto passes former high school teammate, Texas at top of A’s

Texas Rangers left fielder Brad Miller can’t catch a double hit from Oakland Athletics’ Sean Murphy in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif. on Friday, April 22, 2022. (AP Photo/ Jeff Chiu) Jeff Chiu PA OAKLAND, CA. Glenn Otto earned his first major league victory, edging out former high school classmate […]

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2 Idaho counties designated as major natural disaster areas due to drought

BANNOCK COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI) – Monday, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sent a letter to Governor Brad Little designating two Idaho counties as primary disaster areas and five counties as contiguous disaster areas due to recent drought affecting the state. Franklin and Oneida counties were designated as major disaster areas. Bear Lake, Caribou, Power, Cassia […]

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The only Idaho location of a chain known for grilled submarine sandwiches is now toas…

The only Idaho location of a chain known for grilled submarine sandwiches is now grilled itself. Quiznos recently closed at 2250 E. Gowen Road in Boise. The local Columbia Village franchise restaurant was the latest in a dying brand that was once ubiquitous not just in the Gem State, but across America. The Quiznos sandwiches […]

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Idaho 2nd among states for post-pandemic job gains | Idaho

More than a dozen US states met or surpassed their pre-pandemic employment levels in March, and more than a third reported record unemployment rates, according to data from the state Bureau of Labor Statistics. -United. As the country recovers from the heavy job losses suffered at the start of the pandemic, the latest figures show […]

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Tyson Fury won’t discuss MTK Global’s sudden shutdown

British boxer Tyson Fury attends an open training session for the media and fans at Wembley Boxpark in London on Tuesday April 19, 2022. Fury will defend his WBC heavyweight title against Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ian Walton) Ian Walton PA LONDON World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury was already in full […]

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Imprisoned Ukrainian Journalist to be Honored by PEN America

NEW YORK A Ukrainian journalist imprisoned in Crimea will be honored next month at the PEN America gala. Vladyslav Yesypenko, arrested last year and recently sentenced to six years in a Russian labor camp for allegedly possessing and transporting explosives, is this year’s recipient of the PEN/Barbey Prize for Freedom to Write. Yesypenko, 53, is […]

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USC basketball rookie injured in shooting north of Las Vegas

LA VEGAS Two adults and two minors were injured when shots were fired following an argument at a house party, North Las Vegas Police Sgt. Vince Booker said Monday. The Las Vegas Review-Journal, citing unnamed sources, identified the most seriously injured person as Aaliyah Gayles, an 18-year-old basketball star at Spring Valley High in Las […]

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Olympic champion Jepchirchir wins 50th Boston Women’s Marathon

FILE – Runners cross the start line for the 125th Boston Marathon, Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, in Hopkinton, Mass. The Boston Marathon returns, Monday, April 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File) Mary Schwalm PA BOSTON Reigning Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir capped a half-century celebration of women in the Boston Marathon with a finish to top […]

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U.S. District Attorney’s Office of Idaho Commemorates Sexual Assault Awareness Month

BOISE, Idaho (KIFI) – Each April, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Idaho join survivors, advocates and communities nationwide to observe National Awareness Month and prevention of sexual assault. The office said that sexual violence is far too prevalent and that it is important not only to raise […]

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Businesses Reflect on Downtown Fire | Southern Idaho Community News

TWIN FALLS – Susan Buhler never thought her week would include spraying Easter Bunny costume heads with Febreze. Buhler knows that sounds ridiculous. But just talking about it brings smiles and laughter, which she says will get her through the tough road ahead. “Smiling gets you through faster than crying,” she said. “It’s the only […]

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3 known Chelsea offers remaining after Cubs owners scrap buyout plan

Chelsea players react at the end of the Champions League quarter-final second leg between Real Madrid and Chelsea at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Manu Fernandez PA The owners of the Chicago Cubs have dropped their interest in buying Chelsea, leaving three bids remaining for the […]

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Project Veritas says US seized employee information as part of investigation

FILE – In this Sept. 1, 2015 file photo, James O’Keefe, president of Project Veritas Action, waits to be introduced during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. Conservative activist group Project Veritas, founded by O’Keefe, said Wednesday (April 13, 2022) that the Justice Department had secretly obtained personal information about its […]

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Help for pump pain

Have you noticed the prices at the gas pump? Of course I have! They have increased recently and are well over $4 a gallon in Idaho. Neighboring states like California and Nevada cost well over $5 a gallon, according to recent data from the Automobile Association of America. This comes at an important time in […]

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Idaho Opera announces 2022-23 season

The Idaho Opera announced its 2022-23 season with three main operas. The season opens with Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” at the Egyptian Theater. Performance dates: October 21 and 23, 2022 Verdi’s “Macbeth” will be performed at the Morrison Center. Performance dates: January 27 and 29, 2023 by Dvorak “Rusalka” will be performed at the […]

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Grizzly bear feeds Naples landowner’s cattle | Idaho News

NAPLES, Idaho — On April 5, Idaho Fish and Game learned that a llama and a sheep had been killed overnight, with the owner suspecting a grizzly bear was the culprit. On the evening of the incident, he reported seeing a reddish-brown bear but was unsure if it was a grizzly bear or a black […]

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Deadly mushroom identified in Boise | Idaho

A fungus never before detected in Idaho is popping up around Boise. But beware: you don’t want to chop this one up and throw it in your stir-fry. Amanita phalloides, also known as “Death Cap,” was found on Harrison Boulevard in Boise’s North End, according to Mickey Myhre, a retired physician and current mycologist. It […]

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Former Zoo Boise director becomes president of the Idaho Community Foundation | Local

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Idaho is better prepared for a wave of COVID. Here’s how to get tests, treatments and reminders.

A more transmissible variant of the coronavirus is spreading in Idaho and around the world. But this time, more than two years of experience and research have given us the tools to fight it. Scientists disagree on the likely impacts of BA.2 omicron subvariant in places where most people have some immunity – whether from […]

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Planned Grand Opening of Idaho Falls Community Policing Facility

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – A groundbreaking ceremony for the Idaho Falls Community Police Center is scheduled for April 28. The Idaho Falls City Council on Thursday approved the awarding of the bid for the Idaho Falls Community Police Center to Ormond Builders. This is the final step before launching the first stand-alone, consolidated police […]

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Washington, DC looks to Idaho to cut red tape – Dailyfly.com Lewis-Clark Valley Community

Governor Brad Little washington d.c. – The state of Idaho’s extraordinary success in reducing red tape since Governor Brad Little took office sets an example for further efforts to streamline regulation at the federal level. US Senator Jim […]

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Gas prices in Idaho remain stable

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – Average gasoline prices in Idaho fell 0.5 cents per gallon last week, averaging $4.41/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy’s survey of of 802 stations in Idaho. Prices in Idaho are 58.6 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and $1.41/g higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price […]

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Looking Back: This Week in Eastern Idaho History | smart life

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She has cancer. But as a DACA recipient from Idaho, she couldn’t get insurance for months.

Karla Rodriguez didn’t know what was wrong, but something was definitely wrong. Her whole lower body was swollen, she was in pain and she was coughing. Rodriguez, who lives in St. Anthony, checked into a local urgent care clinic on a Friday in late August. There, he was diagnosed with an ear infection. Rodriguez – […]

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Governor signs $325 million Idaho agriculture and water infrastructure bill

MURTAUGH, Idaho (KLIX) – Millions of dollars will be directed to Idaho agriculture and water projects across the state following a bill signing ceremony Monday at Lake Murtaugh. Governor Brad Little signed House Bill 769 next to water from Lake Murtaugh, an important reservoir for Magic Valley agriculture, which will provide $325 million to various […]

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Bend Abortion Clinic Braces for Surge in Idaho Abortion Law Patients

(Update: added video, comments from Planned Parenthood, Oregon Right to Life) BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — A new law in Idaho will ban abortions after six weeks of pregnancy and allow family members to sue abortion providers. It is inspired by a bill in Texas, which resulted in a 60% decrease in abortions in the state, […]

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New Team Sets New Records: Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind Weight Club Sweeps State Championships | Local

GOODING — On Feb. 26, the Idaho Raptor Barbell Club traveled to Meridian to compete in the United States Powerlifting Association’s drug-tested Idaho State Powerlifting Championships. The team, made up of students from the Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind, had never competed before. They had only trained for seven weeks. At the […]

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US agrees to lift taxes on UK steel and aluminum

The United States has agreed to lift tariffs on British steel and aluminum, mending a rift between allies that dates back to the Trump administration. At a meeting in Baltimore on Tuesday, the United States and the United Kingdom announced a deal that would remove taxes on British steel and aluminum below new quotas on […]

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4 American soldiers die in a plane crash in Norway; unrelated to Ukraine

HELSINKI Four American soldiers were killed in a plane crash during a NATO exercise unrelated to the war in Ukraine, the Norwegian prime minister said on Saturday. Jonas Gahr Støre tweeted that they were killed in Friday night’s crash. The cause was under investigation. “The soldiers took part in NATO’s Cold Response exercise,” he said. […]

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Mexican midfielder Andrés Guardado will miss qualification against the United States

FILE – Betis’ Andrés Guardado celebrates after scoring his team’s third goal in the European League round of 16 first leg match between Zenit and Betis at the Gazprom Arena in Saint Petersburg, Russia, February 17, 2022. Guardado will miss Mexico’s World Cup qualifier against the United States next week with striker Rogelio Funes Mori […]

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The Big Sneeze: Climate change will make pollen season more unpleasant

FILE – Floodwaters surround a bur oak tree southwest of Columbia, Mo., Wednesday, June 5, 2019. A study published Tuesday, March 15, 2022 in the journal Nature Communications details how warmer temperatures and the extra carbon dioxide in the air will make the pollen season even more troublesome than it is right now. (Kate Seaman/Missourian […]

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Russia’s invasion upends Olympic ‘neutrality’ – if it existed

FILE – International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, left, shakes hands with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during a meeting at the United Nations headquarters Sunday, September 27, 2015. The International Olympic Committee has always been political, from sheikhs and royals to a seat at the United Nations to push for peace talks between the […]

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American beats Bucknell for Patriot League women’s title

WASHINGTON Jade Edwards scored 21 points, Taylor Brown added 18 and American University beat Bucknell 65-54 in Sunday’s Patriot League tournament title game. The second-seeded Eagles won the conference championship for the third time, all under coach Megan Gebbia, and qualified for the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2018. A three-point play and […]

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Vermont takes on UMBC in America East Championship game

UMBC Retrievers (18-13, 11-7 America East) at Vermont Catamounts (27-5, 17-1 America East) Saturday, 11 a.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTS BETTING LINE: Vermont -15.5; plus/minus is 142.5 BOTTOM LINE: The Vermont Catamounts take on the UMBC Retrievers in the America East Championship. The Catamounts are 15-0 in home games. Vermont is averaging 74.7 points and outscoring […]

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Kim seeks to extend launch pad amid concerns over ICBM firing

In this undated photo provided by the North Korean government on Friday, March 11, 2022, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground in Tongchang-ri, North Korea. Independent journalists were not allowed to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image […]

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Idaho House panel approves abortion ban bill

The latest move by Idaho lawmakers to restrict access to abortion is heading for the House floor. Abortions performed after about six weeks would be illegal under the bill. Family members of a fetus aborted after that time could sue the doctor who performed the procedure. It would only take effect if a similar law, […]

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EXPLANATION: What would happen if the United States banned Russian oil?

In this image provided by the White House, President Joe Biden listens during a secure video call with French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the White House Situation Room on Monday, March 7, 2022, in Washington. (Adam Schultz/The White House via AP) Adam Schultz PA WASHINGTON […]

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South Korean golfers lead after 3 rounds at LPGA Singapore

In Gee Chun of South Korea plays a shot from the eighth tee during her third round match at the Women’s World Golf Championship at Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore, Saturday, March 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Miller) Paul Miller PA SINGAPORE In Gee Chun shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to lead a trio of […]

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Idaho House condemns Russia for attack on Ukraine

Yaroslav Yaroshchuk holds a Ukrainian flag as he stands outside the Idaho Capitol Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, to rally against the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Sarah A.Miller smiler@idahostatesman.com The Idaho House on Wednesday adopted a bipartisan memorial condemning Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. Sponsored by Representatives Matt Bundy, a Republican from Mountain Home, and […]

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Idaho firefighter featured in Victoria’s Secret campaign

Celilo Miles smiles as she works as a wildland firefighter in the summer of 2021. Courtesy of Celilo Miles Celilo Miles, wild firefighter from the Nez Perce tribe, had all but given up on her modeling dream when she received an Instagram message from a casting director asking her to apply for a mysterious modeling […]

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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 […]