THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015
Thu., April 23, 2015, 4:40 p.m.
Comcast has scrapped plans to merge with Time Warner Cable in a $45.2 billion deal that would have combined the country’s two largest cable and broadband providers, according to a Bloomberg report Thursday.
Thu., April 23, 2015, 3:57 p.m.
Happy Thursday, or as I call it Friday Eve! I'm looking forward to seeing Guys and Dolls tonight at the INB. It's one of my favorite musicals. The last time I saw it was at Lake City Playhouse. They did a phenomenal job, but I'm looking forward to a performance by the Best of Broadway cast.
Thu., April 23, 2015, 3:03 p.m.
WASHINGTON -- The Senate passed a sex trafficking bill on Wednesday after a bitter, weekslong fight over an anti-abortion provision tucked into it. The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act passed 99-0.
Thu., April 23, 2015, 2:45 p.m.
MOSCOW — A University of Idaho student from Post Falls is in critical condition this morning after a bicycle accident on the Moscow campus on Wednesday. Jayson Coic, 20, a junior, is being treated at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane after being airlifted from Gritman Medical Center in Moscow.
Thu., April 23, 2015, 2:15 p.m.
At The Slice blog, Paul Turner asks, "If you had an executive assistant what tasks would you assign that person?" You can read some of his ideas below. Me? I'd have them yell at people I'm too nice to-- a designated tell-er-off-er.
Thu., April 23, 2015, 1:44 p.m.
Nonprofits across Idaho are gearing up for the third annual “Idaho Gives” day on May 7, a 24-hour, statewide, online fundraising push that last year raised more than $780,000 from more than 7,500 donors.
Thu., April 23, 2015, 1:18 p.m.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, has been sentenced to two years’ probation and a $100,000 fine for giving her classified material while she was working on the book.
Thu., April 23, 2015, 12:29 p.m.
Gov. Butch Otter has allowed SB 1175 to become law without his signature, the budget bill for the state Department of Administration for next year. The measure passed the Senate unanimously and the House on a 61-8 vote; it cuts the state general funds going to the department by 66.2 percent from this year’s level.
Thu., April 23, 2015, noon
Full contact boat racing!? Count me in. Been a long time since I've been to a demolition derby. How about you? 'A wise (fictional) race car driver once said, if you ain’t first, you’re last. That was not the case Wednesday night at the Stateline Speedway in Post Falls.'
Thu., April 23, 2015, 11:14 a.m.
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the acquisition of Timbersled Products, Inc. a privately held Sandpoint, Idaho-based company that is an innovator and market leader in the burgeoning snow bike industry. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Thu., April 23, 2015, 10:44 a.m.
In which a long road trip becomes much, much longer, and we don't turn left at Canada. 'Brow furrowed I flipped the map sideways, then upside down. “I think we turn left at Canada,” I announced. “Or maybe right.” Since we were on our way to Disneyland and were just outside of Bend, Oregon, my husband was not amused. “Gimme the map,” he said.'
Thu., April 23, 2015, 10:21 a.m.
Attorneys have filed a lawsuit against a Coeur d'Alene bar they claim over-served a man who crashed his truck into a house in 2013, seriously injuring three people. The Corner Bar and its owners, Jack and Diane Mannschreck, are the defendants named in the suit filed April 20 on behalf of Sherri Bloom, Jeffrey Groat and Bloom's daughter, who was 10 at the time of the crash.
Thu., April 23, 2015, 10:01 a.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Thursday he takes “full responsibility” for a U.S. counterterrorism mission that inadvertently killed an American and an Italian held hostage by al-Qaida. He defended the legality of the January drone strike against an al-Qaida compound and said there had been no information suggesting the hostages were at that location.
Thu., April 23, 2015, 9:39 a.m.
This story won't recieve two thumbs up. POST FALLS - A grandmother lost her left thumb at the knuckle attempting to separate two fighting dogs in Post Falls on Tuesday afternoon, according to police.
Thu., April 23, 2015, 9 a.m.
The Panhandle Health District’s Nurse-Family Partnership program offers a program that teams nurses with low-income moms for the first two years of the baby’s life. Sounds like a fantastic program!
Thu., April 23, 2015, 8:42 a.m.
WILDER, Idaho – It looked like a hawk circling Bitner Vineyards on Wednesday evening, but the low buzzing sound gave it away as something more mechanical. The mechanical creature created by Empire Unmanned, which is headquartered in Hayden, became the first commercial legal drone flown for agricultural purposes in the Treasure Valley
Thu., April 23, 2015, 8 a.m.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Racing Commission has suspended all future approval of lucrative slot-like machines known as instant horse racing terminals. The commission unanimously issued its moratorium Wednesday.
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