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TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017




TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 9:14 A.M.

Jovenel Moise sworn in as Haiti’s new president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Jovenel Moise has been sworn in as Haiti’s president for the next five years after a bruising two-year election cycle. Moise took the oath of office Tuesday in a Parliament chamber packed with Haitian lawmakers and foreign ...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 8:46 A.M.

Liberty and Justice are expecting; Egg in D.C. bald eagle nest

One of Washington, D.C.’s three bald eagle couples is waiting for an egg to hatch. The city announced Monday that an egg recently appeared in the nest of a mating pair named Liberty and Justice, who have made the D.C. police academy in Southwest Washington their home for more than a decade.

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TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 8:43 A.M.

John McCain’s mom celebrates 105th birthday

WASHINGTON – Arizona Republican John McCain’s mother, Roberta McCain, reached her 105th year on Tuesday. The senator tweeted happy birthday to Mom on Tuesday morning with a video montage. Roberta McCain was born Feb. 7, 1912, in Oklahoma. McCain’s father ...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 7:38 A.M.

Russia denies involvement in airstrike on Idlib

Airstrikes on a rebel-held city in Syria early Tuesday killed at least 15 people, wounded dozens more and demolished several buildings, in one of the deadliest attacks since a cease-fire went into effect last year, Syrian activists and medics said.

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TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 7:28 A.M.

Flint’s water plant upgrade cost rises to $108 million

FLINT, Mich. – A consultant says the cost of upgrading Flint’s water treatment plant is estimated at $108 million, up slightly from an earlier estimate. The Flint Journal says (http://bit.ly/2jY0mVQ ) the recent report by engineering and construction company CDM ...

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Blogs

The week that was…

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, co-host Melissa Davlin interviews outgoing U.S. Attorney for Idaho Wendy Olson, and Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis, R-Idaho Falls. The show also ...



Parting Shot — 2.24.17

Veteran Ron Goodall stands by his Harley-Davidson three-wheeler revving the engine to disrupt Friday's Where's Cathy demonstration at the Walla Walla County Courthouse along Main Street, Walla Walla, Wash. The ...


Baumgartner town hall Saturday

It may not have the passion and excitement of a congressional town hall meeting, but state Sen. Mike Baumgartner will hold a legislative town hall meeting on Saturday. Baumgartner, a ...