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Parents sue over 8-year-old’s arrest at school

The parents of an 8-year-old autistic girl who was arrested at her North Idaho elementary school are suing the school district and the sheriff’s department in federal court, the Associated Press reports, contending the agencies violated the Americans With Disabilities Act. Spring Towry and Charles Towry, along with their daughter, Evelyn, filed the lawsuit Friday in Idaho’s U.S. District Court against the Lake Pend Oreille School District and the Bonner County Sheriff’s Department; click below to read the full story from AP reporter Rebecca Boone.

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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

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