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Idaho Matters Reporter Roundtable: September 3, 2021

COVID-19 Children Testing
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FILE- Jonathan Pagliarulo, 11, gets tested for COVID-19, after vaccinated family members tested positive for the virus, Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, in North Miami, Fla. Several Florida pediatric hospitals are reporting an increase in COVID-19 cases as schools reopen and the delta variant surges. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, File)

Idaho Matters Friday Reporter Roundtable digs into news that made headlines this week—plus what you may have missed. On today's show: an Afghan journalist’s harrowing escape from Kabul through the lens of a Boise-based reporter, COVID-19 in schools, how the extreme drought is affecting farmers and more.

Our panel:

Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!
Samantha Wright is a news reporter and producer for Idaho Matters.