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Gemma Gaudette leads a round table discussion of the week's headlines with the region's top journalists. Idaho Matters speaks with Bill Manny of  Idaho Public Television, Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News and Scott MacIntosh of the Idaho Press. This week we discuss pictures of Lieutenant Governor Janice McGeachin, legislative activity affecting Idaho education and a bill benefiting first responders.

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Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin is facing questions about a photo she posted Thursday on Facebook showing her posing with two men flashing a sign associated with a militia group. The photo had been removed by Thursday night after swift criticism on social media.  

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Regardless of the outcome of the election, Idaho history will be made when either Democrat Kristin Collum or Republican Janice McGeachin is elected to be the first woman to serve as the state's lieutenant governor. They met Wednesday evening and Associated Press-Idaho reporter Rebecca Boone joins us to re-cap the candidates' debate.

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Political analysts are calling this year – in the wake of the #MeToo movement – the “year of the woman.”

On The Thursday, October 18, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters

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