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Idaho Republicans Outline Concealed Gun Rewrite Proposal

Idaho Republican lawmakers working on gun legislation say they are working on a comprehensive bill seeking to rewrite most of the state’s concealed gun laws.

CBS Seattle–03/06/2015

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Idaho Signs Emergency Contract To Keep Internet Services

Idaho has signed a roughly $1.9 million emergency contract with CenturyLink to maintain Internet services to 16 state agencies and five public health districts.

CBS Seattle–03/06/2015

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Former Idaho Governors Aim To Stop Nuclear Waste Shipments

Former Idaho Govs. Phil Batt and Cecil Andrus filed a notice Thursday of their intent to sue the federal government over a proposal to ship spent commercial nuclear fuel rods to Idaho.

CBS Seattle–03/05/2015

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Idaho Minimum Wage Hike Introduced, But Likely Stalled

Idaho Democrats’ plan to raise the state’s minimum wage to $9.25 per hour over the next two years might be over before it begins.

CBS Seattle–02/27/2015

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Lawmaker Asks If Women Can Swallow Small Cameras For Doctors To Conduct Remote Gynecological Exams

An Idaho lawmaker received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam.



Police: College Administrator Offered Scholarships For Sex

Authorities arrested 36-year-old Joseph M. Bekken on Wednesday on suspicion of misusing public funds and soliciting prostitution


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Idaho Inmate Escapes Via Ceiling Crawl Space

Authorities in north Idaho say an inmate jailed on burglary charges escaped by working his way through a ceiling crawl space in a utility room to reach the lobby.

CBS Seattle–02/19/2015

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Idaho Bill Repeals Last Reference To Dueling

The law, enacted during the state’s first legislature in 1864, is still on the books.


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Gay Protections Bill Held By Idaho Legislative Panel

Idaho lawmakers have essentially killed a bill that would create protections for gay and lesbian people, once again blocking attempts by gay rights supporters to amend the state’s anti-discrimination law.

CBS Seattle–01/29/2015

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Small Dog Missing In Idaho Car Theft Is Safe

Minnie the miniature pinscher isn’t offering any details about her adventure, but the small dog that was inside a 71-year-old man’s Cadillac when it was stolen is safely back home.