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Idaho father takes pregnant teen daughter to marry rapist

An Idaho man will spend about four months in jail for taking his 14-year-old daughter to Missouri to marry a 24-year-old man who raped and impregnated her.


Idaho potato processor fined $273,000 after gas release

Federal authorities have fined an Idaho food processing company $273,000 following the release of a dangerous gas.


Idaho icon Cecil Andrus reflects on career that helped shape the state

When Cecil Andrus closed Idaho’s borders to nuclear waste, the former Democratic governor’s decisive action captured the attention of the nation and put pressure on the federal government to remove long-stored waste from a nuclear research complex near Idaho Falls.


CDC: Idaho leads nation in melanoma death rate

Idaho had the highest melanoma death rate nationally between 2001 and 2005, 26 percent higher than the national average with about 40 Idahoans dying of melanoma every year, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s skin cancer state statistics. The latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (www.cdc.gov/cancer/ skin/statistics/state.htm) show that in 2012, Idahoans developed melanoma at a rate of 26.9 per 100,000 each year.


Sex abuse allegation, race, glare of national media divide town of Dietrich

The allegations of prolonged racist taunts and physical abuse were revealed this month when a family filed a $10 million lawsuit against the Dietrich School District in Idaho. It claims the school failed to prevent sexual and racial abuse even though much of it happened in front of football coaches and school officials.


Voters feel disconnected, helpless in 2016, poll shows

Republicans and Democrats feel a massive disconnect with their political parties and helpless about the presidential election.


Voters interested, not excited about election, poll shows

While 65 percent of Americans say they’re interested in the White House race, just 23 percent say they’re excited as the presidential contest shifts from the primaries to the general election, according to a poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.


Gary Crooks: Do you live your politics?

How do you go about preserving political principles and cherished personal values in everyday transactions?


Sanders says Clinton’s email situation has changed

Months after telling Hillary Clinton that Americans were “sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails,” Bernie Sanders may be changing his mind.


Three workers exposed in radiation incident at Idaho DOE site

A cleanup contractor says radioactive material contaminated the skin and clothing of three workers during an incident earlier this month at a U.S. Department of Energy site in the Idaho desert.



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