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On The Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Edition Of Idaho Matters

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  • Criminal justice reform. 
  • Rethinking what we know about Alzheimer's.
  • Angler discusses his 80-year fishing legacy.
  • An Idaho dance troupe featured in "Dance Mag."

- The ACLU of Idaho has long lobbied for change in criminal justice. The group has a new statewide report as the 2020 Idaho Legislature kicks off. We'll hear from them about what they hope to accomplish legislatively. 

- Alzheimer's research until this point has revolved around tackling plaque. But are the high plaque levels observed in Alzheimer's patients present because they're fighting against the actual cause of the disease? Dr. Troy Rohn at Boise State University discusses the new breakthroughs.

- Winston Moore is an Idaho angler who has been making fishing history for over 80 years. In that time, he’s developed new techniques for catching trout and remembers a time when he’d be the only fisherman on miles and miles of beach. He joins us ahead of his Thursday evening lecture. 

- Idaho's LED performance group was just named one of Dance Magazine's 2020 "25 to Watch list." LED co-founders Lauren Edson and Andrew Stensaas join Idaho Matters to talk about the recent honor. 

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Molly Wampler is a newsroom intern at Boise State Public Radio. Originally from Berkeley, California, she just graduated from the University of Puget Sound in Washington state. There, Molly worked for her university's newspaper but is stoked to try her hand at and learn all there is to learn about radio journalism.