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Fri., Jan. 18, 2013, 1:21 p.m.

Idaho firefighters to perform at Obama inauguration

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A collection of firefighters from around the state is getting ready to perform during President Obama's inauguration day parade in the nation's capital next week. A pipes and drums band made up of firefighters from Boise, Meridian, Lewiston and Coeur d'Alene will perform "America the Beautiful" and "God Bless America." Pipe Major Michael Menlove told KTVB-TV in Boise ( ) the group came together at the last minute. The group has been practicing as much as possible to get ready for Monday's parade event in Washington, D.C. celebrating Obama's second term in office.

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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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