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On The Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

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  • Boise Mayoral Conversations: Cortney Nielsen.
  • Cellphone ban for drivers in Meridian.
  • Breast Cancer Awareness month.
  • Opera Idaho's newest show.

- We'll continue our interviews with candidates interviewing to be Boise's next mayor. Today, we're talking with the fourth candidate in our series of seven: Cortney Nielsen, who argues that Boiseans have lost interest in their government because they don't feel heard.

- Meridian has officially banned the use of cellphones while driving, but the municipality still allows hands-free devices. The measure will go into effect in January of 2020. Idaho Matters will learn more about what the new ordinance means and how to avoid breaking the law. 

- October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, one of the most prevalent diseases in the United States. Some people are more susceptible than others. But everyone can take more preventative lifestyle measures to help reduce their chance of getting the terrible disease. We'll look at how diet, exercise, and other lifestyle changes affect the chances of a person getting breast cancer.

- Opera Idaho is preforming a mythological piece in George Frederick Handel’s "Acis & Galatea." It is the first time the arts organization is performing one of Handel's works, and they're bringing in Emmy Award Winner Karim Sulayman to perform the piece. 

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