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On The Monday, January 13, 2020 Edition Of Idaho Matters

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  • Wolf reintroduction, 25 years later. 
  • A campaign to change medical neglect laws.
  • Portland's biking film fest stops in Boise.
  • Oscar nominations are in.

- Twenty-five years ago, wolves were reintroduced in Idaho. The controversial decision still is playing out today. We talk with wolf advocate Suzanne Stone and former Idaho Statesman environmental reporter Rocky Barker about this historic anniversary.

- Currently in Idaho, faith healing can be used as an exemption to medical neglect laws. The Campaign to Protect Idaho Kids has been working on a project to change this. Boise Police Chief Mike Masterson and Canyon County Sheriff Kieran Donahue will join Idaho Matters to talk about why is change is important. 

- "Filmed By Bike: The World's Best Bike Movies" is a Portland, Oregon project making its way to Boise on Friday, January 17. With films entitled "Adventure Shorts," "Bike Love" and more, we'll talk with organizers about the history of the festival and why they're making Boise a stop. 

- Join our own George Prentice as he breaks down the Academy Award nominations. He'll tell Idaho Matters about any surprises in the nominations and who he thinks will take home the Oscars next month.

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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.