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4 Teenagers Accused Of Raping A Woman In Kuna

Four teenagers are accused of raping an 18-year-old in Kuna earlier this month. Judge Robert Comstock has set bail at $250,000 for the three Boise men. A juvenile boy is also accused of the same crime.

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A man armed with a handgun entered the Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora, Ill., on Friday afternoon and killed five civilians, officials announced at a news conference. Five police officers were also wounded.

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The Idaho Legislature is going strong, with almost 300 bills moving through committees. They cover a wide variety of topics, from public education funding to marijuana laws, to liquor license requirements.

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Caribou used to be found in the wilds of old growth forests in the Idaho panhandle. The population would often cross state lines into Washington. Now, there are zero caribou roaming free in the lower 48.


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Idaho lawmakers are making it easier for people to get doses of a life-saving drug that can reverse opioid overdoses.

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January was unusually mild, but February has served as a reminder that the calendar still says it’s winter. The spate of cold and snow is providing a two-fold benefit.

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In his third annual State of the Station update, Boise State Public Radio General Manager Tom Michael points out some highlights of 2018 and things to look forward to in 2019.

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Governor Brad Little signed legislation Wednesday that provides a major step forward in ending a years-long dispute over water.

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Boise State has been without a permanent leader since July of last year. That’s when former university President Bob Kustra retired, after 15 years leading the institution.


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A measure to ease the punishment for a first-time offense of possessing marijuana passed a committee in the legislature unanimously.

After the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, government investigators and contractors who process firearms dealer and special weapons licenses are staring at an application backlog that likely runs into the tens of thousands. As the possibility of another shutdown looms, so, too, does the the likelihood of that backlog increasing exponentially.


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Idaho Reporters' Roundtable: Friday, February 15, 2019

Guest-host George Prentice leads a round table discussion of the week's headlines with the region's top journalists. This week Idaho Matters speaks with Melissa Davlin of IPTV 's Idaho Reports , BoiseDev 's Don Day and KIVI -TV's Mike Sharp.

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