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THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017



This March 9, 2016, file photo a group of Yellowstone National Park bison await shipment to slaughter inside a holding pen along the park’s northern border near Gardiner, Mont. (Matthew Brown / Associated Press)

THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 9:34 A.M.

Montana temporarily blocks bison slaughters

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has blocked the impending slaughter of hundreds of Yellowstone National Park bison over disease concerns until a temporary home can be found for 40 animals wanted by an American Indian tribe.

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THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 8:52 A.M.

Moscow group to support Idaho minimum wage increase

The League of Women Voters of Moscow will recommend that its statewide organization lobby Idaho legislators to raise the state’s minimum wage. Throughout the state, local leagues are discussing a study conducted by the LWV of Idaho about Idaho’s minimum wage, and each will forward a consensus opinion back to the state organization with the intent of formulating a unified position to be presented to state legislators during the current session.

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THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 8:34 A.M.

Chicago man gets 30 years for I-90 murder

RITZVILLE – A Chicago man will spend 30 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend in front of their young son while high on drugs. Manuel Argomaniz-Camargo, 34, of Chicago, previously reached a plea bargain with prosecutors from the state ...

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In this April 8, 2010 photo, Capt. Scott Smiley gives a tour of his staff's offices in West Point, N.Y. (Mike Groll / AP)

THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 5:14 A.M.

Spokane Army Maj. Scotty Smiley to address Republican retreat on invite of McMorris Rodgers

Maj. Scotty Smiley, a veteran of the Iraq War blinded in a suicide attack 12 years ago, will address Republican members of the House of Representatives and Senate this week as part of an annual retreat. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers invited Smiley and his wife, Tiffany, to address lawmakers following an op-ed they published in the Wall Street Journal last month.

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