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On The Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Edition Of Idaho Matters

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  • The Work Travel Visa in Idaho. 
  • Freeing an innocent prisoner.  
  • A new meditation studio.
  • An Eastern Idaho snow plane rally.

- Boise State Public Radio's Twin Falls reporter Rachel Cohen fills in Idaho Matters on the relevance of the Work Travel J-1 visa in Idaho. 

- Greg Hampikian is a professor at Boise State University and part of the Georgia Innocence Project. He will join Idaho Matters to talk about his recent victory freeing a former Georgia inmate after he served 18 years in prison for a rape he did not commit.

- There's a new business in downtown Boise, dedicated to something many people do at home or in a private space: meditation. We talk with the studio owners to talk about meditation, and the business side of this practice. 

- Tetonia is a small town with a quirky tradition. This weekend is the annual Snow Plane Rally in the city park. Organizers Jacque Beard and Gary Robson join Idaho Matters to talk about the history of the event and why it's important for their town. 

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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.