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How Will Idaho Pay For Medicaid Expansion? This Group Is Looking Into It.

Idaho lawmakers are searching for ways to pay for the state’s impending Medicaid expansion bill and counties may help shoulder some of it.

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The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)  announced Tuesday the winners of the 2019 national Edward R. Murrow Awards. These awards honor the highest caliber journalism being produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world. The Mountain West News Bureau's Amanda Peacher won best in feature reporting for her story on a student in Boise experiencing homelessness.

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Court records show former Idaho Republican Party Chair Jonathan Parker’s latest arrest stems from allegedly trespassing near his estranged wife’s apartment complex two months ago.

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In 1990, an activist group called Your Family, Friends and Neighbors held a parade — it was more of a march — to help pull homosexuality from the margins of Boise life. About 175 people came to watch to group march from the Idaho Capitol to Julia Davis Park.

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Former Idaho Republican Party Chairman Jonathan Parker was taken into custody again on a misdemeanor trespassing warrant during his court appearance on a felony stalking charge Friday morning.

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Nearly 200 of the world’s best kayakers will compete this weekend on the North Fork of the Payette River for the annual North Fork Championship. This year, the event is the host of the world championship, which means one athlete will take home a world title by the end of the day Saturday.


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Most of Idaho’s congressional delegation is getting behind a bill that would splinter off member states of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Over 100 educators will meet in Boise Thursday for the Idaho Indian Education Summit. The goal of the two-day conference is to give educators skills to incorporate students' cultural backgrounds into the classroom.

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St. Luke’s hospital has just launched Idaho’s first dedicated pediatric trauma program at its Children’s Hospital.


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According to new court documents, former Ada County Treasurer Vicky McIntyre plans to argue at trial that the county doesn’t draw a clear line when it comes to personal and business expenses.

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Seven Idaho investigators, who spend their days tracking internet predators, just became United States Marshals to help kids in the Gem State.


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On The Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Emails demonstrate Canyon County jail officials' cooperation with ICE. The Seven Devils Playwrights Conference workshops works in progress. A former Idaho Supreme Court justice writes about his experiences during the Vietnam War. The Southwest Idaho Mountain Biking Association to host First Annual Boise Mountain Bike Festival.

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