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  IPT reporter will go on 10,000-mile drive for domestic violence awareness

NAMPA — With a baked potato-shaped cargo unit strapped to the roof of their tiny car, a team of three people will travel across two continents to raise both domestic violence awareness and funding for the Nampa Family Justice Center.

Panel boosts schools budget by 7.4 percent

BOISE — Legislative budget writers are matching Gov. Butch Otter’s request to restore public education money slashed during the economic downturn by adding roughly $101 million to the Idaho schools budget.

Center for Fiscal Policy: Tax plan gives big cut to top 1 percent

BOISE — A tax cut of nearly $5,000 could be coming to the top 1 percent of Idaho earners if the House of Representatives passes a large taxation proposal, according to an analysis by the Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy.

  PREP ROUNDUP: Nampa wins a pair in 1st day of Bucks Bags Spring Classic Sponsored MaxRead

The Nampa Bulldogs baseball team started off the Bucks Bags Spring Classic strong with a pair of wins Thursday at Rodeo Park in Nampa.

Nampa man charged with battery on law enforcement in Boise

BOISE — A Nampa man was arrested Thursday night on charges of battery on law enforcement personnel after officials say he kicked a Boise police officer.

Nampa Entrepreneurs Organization to host networking event

NAMPA — The Nampa Entrepreneurs Organization will host a network event Wednesday in downtown Nampa at The Dewey, a new business.

Feds celebrate sage grouse deal with Oregon ranchers

The Obama administration and Gov. Kate Brown joined with Oregon ranchers to celebrate agreements they all hope will help keep the sage grouse off the endangered species list.
  Crusaders split with Wolves
  LOCAL ROUNDUP: NNU softball wins 2 of 3
  PREP ROUNDUP: Kuna softball wins twice
Panel boosts schools budget by 7.4 percent

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Trooper on a Train program aims to save lives
Hunt for missing Pompeii artwork includes stop in Boise
Body of Idaho man, 76, found in burning field
Jury rejects woman's bias claims against Silicon Valley firm
Popular Nevada governor looms over fight for Reid seat
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  2015 IPT Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Turcato’s work ethic helped Skyview recover from graduation losses

Kayla Turcato is always working.
B.J. Rains' AP Top 25 ballot for March 2
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Rains' AP Top 25 hoops ballot for Feb. 16
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Rains' AP Top 25 ballot for Feb. 9
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My AP top 25 hoops ballot for Feb. 2
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NASCAR's Tony Stewart fatally hits driver on N.Y. track
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  Local roundup: Columbia, BK alums among three additions to NNU baseball
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  Legend Bowden was father figure at Florida St.
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  Lillard, Aldridge lead Blazers past Jazz in Boise
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  LOCAL ROUNDUP: NNU softball wins 2 of 3

The Northwest Nazarene softball team had a strong start to the Tournament of Champions Friday, opening with wins over host Cal State Stanislaus and the Academy of Art.

  PREP ROUNDUP: Kuna softball wins twice

Savannah Nell was 5 for 6 with three doubles and five RBIs over two games as Kuna topped Burley 13-0 and then beat Jerome 9-0 at the Idaho Sporting Goods Invitational.

  Crusaders split with Wolves

A week ago, manager Rocke Musgraves pointed to the core character of his Crusaders and exuded confidence in a turnaround.

LOCAL ROUNDUP: GNAC names NNU pole vaulter Lewis Freshman of Year

The Great Northwest Athletic Conference has honored Northwest Nazarene pole vaulter Payton Lewis as the Freshman of the Year for indoor track, the conference announced on Thursday.

BSU's Weaver, Idaho's Barr on All-Region team

Boise State’s Deanna Weaver and Idaho’s Stacey Barr were both named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-Region Seven Team Wednesday.

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  Medical options are multiplying in Canyon County

You can’t help but be dazzled by the proliferation of health care options sprouting up in Canyon County like dandelions in April:
  Sunshine Week: a celebration of your right to know
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  Taking Islamic terror threat too lightly

An old adage: a bad apple can spoil the whole bunch. Supporting a bad apple or a bad deal can make you as bad or as rotten as they are or the deal is.

  The Crusades, illegals and carbon dioxide

At this year’s Washington, D.C., Prayer Breakfast, the leader of the present administration made comments that we had asked for jihad over 1,000 years ago through the European attacks on Arabs in what has been labeled the Crusades.

  Idaho lawmakers aren’t above the law

To the legislators of Idaho: what makes you think you need to have exemption from legislation that is imposed on the citizens of Idaho? You should have to comply with the same laws as the rest of us.

  Idaho ‘Cross at your own risk’ state

As a new resident of Idaho, I needed to get an Idaho driver’s license. You can imagine my surprise to learn from your driver’s handbook that there is a law that states pedestrians have the right of way in “marked” and “unmarked” crosswalks.

Why Fed won’t have a big impact on your loans anytime soon

NEW YORK — Nobody knows when exactly, but the day will eventually come when the Federal Reserve nudges its benchmark lending rate from next to zero to something slightly higher.

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