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On The Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

  • Community leaders meet to discuss inclusion, tolerance and civil discourse.
  • Idaho AG signs letter with fifty-three state and territorial AG's to curtail robocalling.
  • Talking turkey about Treefort music with BSPR's Frankie Barnhill.

- Leaders from the Treasure Valley's Muslim and Christian communities met last week for a "peace-feast" where they looked to bring together Idahoans of different faiths. Idaho Matters talks with Reshma Kamal and Phillip Thompson of the Islamic Center of Boise and Nick and Laura Armstrong of the Cole Community Church's Glocal Community Partners about improving community relations, encouraging tolerance and celebrating differences.

- Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden signed a letter with fifty-three other state and territorial attornys general urging the US Senate to enact the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act in an effort to curb robocalls, which are on the rise. Idaho Matters tackles the issue with Rebecca Barr of the Better Business Bureau and Brett DeLange, chief of Idaho's Consumer Protection Division.

- It can be daunting trying to figure out which of the 400+ bands playing Treefort to see and on Wednesday's Idaho Matters, we makes it easy for you. Boise State Public Radio's Frankie Barnhill joins guest host George Prentice to help you focus on which bands you should see play and which ones might get a pass.