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Tuesday, December 11, 2018  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Monitors check for radiation release after waste site blast

Air monitoring systems were set up Tuesday to check for low-level nuclear radiation and other harmful contaminants following a powerful weekend blast at a hazardous waste site in Idaho that killed a worker, destroyed a building and damaged other structures, an official said.

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Moscow considers additional polling stations

Following the highest voter turnout for midterm elections since 1994, Latah County officials – and some community members – are seeking additional polling stations in Moscow.
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Trial for Idaho birthday party stabbing pushed back to 2020

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:29 p.m.

The trial for an Idaho man accused of stabbing nine people, including a 3-year-old girl celebrating her birthday who later died, has been pushed back by a year after defense attorneys argued they needed more time to prepare for a high-profile death penalty case.
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Idaho unemployment remains at 2.7 percent

The Idaho Department of Labor on Friday said the state’s unemployment rate in October was the same as September and is the 14th consecutive month at or below 3 percent.
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Lewiston trial for infant death begins

Daniel Alldrin, 28, of Orofino, is charged with allegedly hitting his 29-day-old daughter, causing multiple bruises and internal injuries that resulted in her death. The trial is being held in 2nd District Court at Lewiston after an unbiased jury could not be seated in Clearwater County. Alldrin has said a 17-month-old boy also at the home at the time knocked over a speaker that fell onto the baby.
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Graves at tiny Idaho cemetery remain a mystery

Many people desire a final resting place that reflects the way they lived their life. A windswept parcel of ground covered in crested wheatgrass and dotted with sagebrush resting on the eastern edge of Minidoka, Idaho, suits Mayor Jim Cook just fine.