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 2021-03-02 22:11 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

'We're leaving it open': Progressives weigh withholding vote on Covid relief over minimum wage...

House progressives are strongly pushing to pass a $15 minimum wage now as they believe this moment is their best shot, and some are already signaling they are willing to withhold their votes if the final version of the Covid relief package does not includ...

 2021-03-02 22:10 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Alturas Preparatory Academy to move into former Sears property...

Alturas International Academy Charter School is excited to introduce its new location to provide education. The post Alturas Preparatory Academy to move into former Sears property appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-03-02 22:09 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Hawley defends opposition to every Biden Cabinet nominee: 'I take them one at a time'...

Republican Sen. Josh Hawley on Monday defended his role as the only US senator to oppose every one of President Joe Biden's Cabinet nominees, insisting that he evaluates each pick individually. "I take them one at a time, if there is someone I thi...

 2021-03-02 22:05 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

50,000 rainbow trout released into C.J. Strike Reservoir...

Idaho Power tankers will release the fish at the Cottonwood boat ramp and the Jacks Creek sportsman's access boat ramp....

 2021-03-02 22:03 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Health panel proposes colon cancer tests start at 45, not 50...

The group is proposing that adults of average risk for colon cancer be screened from ages 45 to 75....

 2021-03-02 21:58 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Tennessee is hoping to make Dolly Parton's 'Amazing Grace' an official state song...

A bill in the Tennessee Legislature would officially make Dolly Parton's version of "Amazing Grace" the state hymn, adding to its 10 state songs. The bill was introduced earlier this month. State Rep. Mike Sparks and Sen. Raumesh Akbari propos...

 2021-03-02 21:52 

Idaho Statesman

Bodycam footage captures dramatic rescue at North Carolina beach resort...

A police officer's body camera captured the moment first responders rescued a woman from plunging from the top of a parking garage, according to the Wrightsville Beach Police Department. The ... Click to Continue...

 2021-03-02 21:51 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Biden now says US will have enough vaccine for every adult by the end of May...

President Joe Biden, announcing that drugmaker Merck will help manufacture a vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson, said the United States would have enough doses for every adult American by the end of May. That does not mean they would all be administer...

 2021-03-02 21:47 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Biden: States to vaccinate school workers by end of March, enough vaccines for all adults by May...

Meanwhile, Biden predicted that there will be enough COVID-19 vaccine to go around for all US adults by the end of May, moving up his previous goal by two months....

 2021-03-02 21:46 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Legislation introduced to ban mask mandates in Idaho...

Legislation to prohibit mask mandates by government entities in Idaho has been introduced....

 2021-03-02 21:46 

Idaho Statesman

Texas and other states ease COVID-19 rules despite warnings...

Texas on Tuesday became the biggest state to lift its mask rule, joining a rapidly growing movement by governors and other leaders across the U.S. to loosen COVID-19 restrictions despite ... Click to Continue...

 2021-03-02 21:45 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Will Smith says he might step into politics one day...

Actor Will Smith teased the idea of running for political office one day during an interview on "Pod Save America." On the episode released Monday, Smith joined hosts Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor to promote his new Netfli...

 2021-03-02 21:39 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine given to first patients in Ohio...

The long-awaited, one-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has now been administered in the United States. Barbara Schmalenberger, 86, was the first to receive the vaccine at the Schottenstein Center, in Columbus, Ohio, an arena where mass vaccines are...

 2021-03-02 21:37 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Square launches an in-house bank as fintech competition heats up...

Square, the financial payments firm run by Jack Dorsey, launched an in-house bank that it says will allow it to "operate more nimbly" in an increasingly crowded fintech market. The firm announced Monday that the bank has begun operations after com...

 2021-03-02 21:35 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Texas governor lifts mask mandate and allows businesses to open at 100% capacity, despite health officials' warnings...

Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday he's lifting the mask mandate in Texas, even as health officials warn not to ease safety restrictions. Abbott made the announcement during a Lubbock Chamber of Commerce event where he issued an executive order rescin...

 2021-03-02 21:34 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

A fight is brewing over Myanmar's seat at the United Nations...

The fight for control of Myanmar has now officially arrived at the United Nations. In a letter seen by CNN, the Myanmar UN Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun, who defied the military government in a speech Friday but was then fired, tells the UN he is still the prop...

 2021-03-02 21:34 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Krispy Kreme offering free doughnuts with BOGO deal this week...

For the next week, Krispy Kreme is giving out free doughnuts....

 2021-03-02 21:34 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Why your DoorDash, Grubhub or Uber Eats order may be late...

Many delivery customers are complaining of late food orders. It may have to do with how much you tip....

 2021-03-02 21:33 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

New York state lawmakers moving to repeal Cuomo's expanded executive powers...

New York state lawmakers are moving to repeal Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's expanded executive powers related to the coronavirus pandemic, the top figures in the legislature announced Tuesday. The bill, announced by Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stew...

 2021-03-02 21:29 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Boy Scouts submit reorganization plan to bankruptcy court...

The plan was filed Monday, even though the BSA remains in intense negotiations with insurers over sexual abuse claims....

 2021-03-02 21:24 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Reese's is launching a peanut butter cup without any chocolate...

Peanut butter purists called and Reese's answered. Reese's latest iteration of its wildly popular peanut butter cup will be all peanut butter, no chocolate, Hershey announced on Monday. The Reese's Ultimate Peanut Butter Lovers Cup is made ent...

 2021-03-02 21:20 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

NY State legislature reaches deal to repeal Gov. Cuomo's emergency powers...

The legislature will pass legislation repealing the temporary emergency powers that were granted to Cuomo at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will allow current directives related to preserving the public health to continue....

 2021-03-02 21:16 

Idaho Statesman

Ellen DeGeneres lists massive California mansion for $53.5 million. Take a look...

One of Hollywood's biggest power couples has flipped another California house. Comedian Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi are asking $53.5 million for their prodigious 1933 English Tudor mansion ... Click to Continue...

 2021-03-02 21:15 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

'It's just unacceptable': Racial slurs hurled at fishermen...

Click here for updates on this story STUART, Florida (WFOR) — A group of men was caught on camera yelling racial slurs and other vulgarity at a group of fishermen near Stuart. Shannon Bustamante said last Thursday he was out on the water with some f...

 2021-03-02 21:15 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Most states now require face masks to reduce the spread of Covid-19. These are the ones that don't...

While health officials agree face masks help prevent the spread of Covid-19, state and local governments have varied widely on implementation of mask rules. Now, President-elect Joe Biden wants to change that. Biden's office has released plans that hi...

 2021-03-02 21:15 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Teens charged with murder of Denver woman...

Click here for updates on this story DENVER (KOVR) — A 14-year-old male and 18-year-old Neshan Johnson are both being charged with the murder of 32-year-old Pamela Cabriales, according to the Denver District Attorney's Office. Cabriales was shot...

 2021-03-02 21:10 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

CDC to release guidance for people vaccinated against COVID...

A CDC official says the agency will put out the details once they're finalized later this week....

 2021-03-02 21:10 

Idaho Statesman

Do all 3 COVID vaccines offer similar protection? Here's what the data say...

In a matter of days, health care workers in the U.S. will begin administering the nation's third COVID-19 vaccine — one from Johnson & Johnson — in a major boost ... Click to Continue...

 2021-03-02 21:09 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Watch live at 2:30 p.m.: Idaho Dept. of Health and Welfare to give COVID-19 vaccine rollout updates...

IDHW Director Dave Jeppesen and Idaho State Epidemiologist Dr. Christine Hahn will be present to offer remarks and updates on the statewide vaccination efforts....

 2021-03-02 21:08 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Gov. Little, Health and Welfare director address vaccine rollout, priority population, appointment scheduling tool in AARP Town Hall...

While the COVID-19 situation is improving in Idaho, Little urged Idahoans to continue taking all necessary safety measures....

 2021-03-02 21:07 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

A look at how student loan borrowers often don't finish their degree...
 2021-03-02 21:06 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

President Biden gives update on federal COVID-19 response...

President Joe Biden gives an update on the federal COVID-19 response. You can watch below. The post President Biden gives update on federal COVID-19 response appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-03-02 21:06 

Idaho Statesman

Postal worker accused of stealing painkillers mailed to veterans in Virginia, feds say...

When dozens of packages containing medication for veterans started disappearing from a small town in Virginia, investigators with the U.S. Postal Service started doing recon at the local post office. ... Click to Continue...

 2021-03-02 21:05 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

More than a dozen dead in crash involving SUV and semitruck in California near US-Mexico border...

An SUV packed with people and a semitruck hauling trailers of gravel slammed into each other in a rural California county near the Mexican border early Tuesday morning, leaving at least a dozen dead and others hospitalized, officials said. Overhead video ...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Businesses can e-file state, federal income taxes together...

Businesses wanting to e-file both their federal and state income tax returns should visit the Idaho State Tax Commission website, tax.idaho.gov. Click on the "Business income tax e-filing vendors" link under "Quick Picks." The post Busines...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

Idaho Statesman

Why were planes registered in a Texas town with no airport? It's about drugs, feds say...

About a year ago, a private plane was seized in Belize with 2,310 kilograms of cocaine in what was deemed the largest cocaine bust in the tiny country's history. Authorities ... Click to Continue...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Biden and his top officials slammed Trump's lack of action against Saudi Arabia, MBS in years before taking office...

In the years prior to taking office, President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and many of their administration's top officials harshly criticized President Donald Trump's lack of action against Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Donor accidentally leaves $5,000 cash in jacket donated to Goodwill store...

Click here for updates on this story HURST, Texas (KTVT) — It was a story of well-intentions that could have ended badly for a North Texas family donating to charity. In early February workers at the Goodwill store in Hurst were approached by a man ...

 2021-03-02 20:58 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

CEO ends his office's lease in Virginia: 'Remote work is the future'...

More companies are embracing long-term or permanent remote work as they forgo brick and mortar locations for a virtual work life....

 2021-03-02 20:57 

Idaho Statesman

Sailor killed in crash involving 5 military trucks near Camp Pendleton in California...

A Navy service member was killed and five others were injured in a crash involving military trucks near Camp Pendleton in Southern California on Tuesday, California Highway Patrol officials said. ... Click to Continue...

 2021-03-02 20:56 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Quadriplegic wants neighbors to swap parking spaces for his wheelchair-accessible van, but they won't...

Click here for updates on this story HIGHLAND PARK, Illinois (WBBM) — A quadriplegic in Highland Park has a request for his neighbors. He wants them to swap parking spots so that he has enough space for his wheelchair-accessible van in the garage. B...

 2021-03-02 20:54 

Idaho Statesman

'Boise's only 'gay owned LGBTQIA+ community bar' opens today...

A landmark nightclub in Garden City begins a new era Tuesday. The Somewhere Bar will open at 3544 W. Chinden Blvd., taking over a building that was home to the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-03-02 20:54 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Biden halts oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water...

The move follows President Joe Biden's campaign pledge to halt new drilling and end the leasing of publicly owned energy reserves....

 2021-03-02 20:51 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Wyoming Governor sets carbon-negative goal...

The governor of Wyoming, the top coal-mining state in the nation, announced a goal Tuesday to capture more carbon dioxide than the state emits, as he criticized plans taking shape under President Joe Biden intended to limit climate change. The post Wyomin...

 2021-03-02 20:51 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Surgeon under fire for making virtual court appearance while operating on patient...

Click here for updates on this story SACRAMENTO, California (KOVR) — A Sacramento surgeon under investigation for attending virtual traffic court while operating on a patient. The judge called it "inappropriate" and immediately stopped the h...

 2021-03-02 20:47 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

A new program can animate old photos. But there's nothing human about artificial intelligence...

It's hard to explain the mix of emotions that spark upon seeing a photo of Frederick Douglass come alive with the click of a button. And yet, there he is, blinking and nodding as if he were just alive yesterday, as if he hadn't died in 1895, years...

 2021-03-02 20:39 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Penguins star Sidney Crosby placed on COVID protocol list, to miss Tuesday's game...

The Pittsburgh Penguins have placed captain Sidney Crosby on its COVID-19 protocols list....

 2021-03-02 20:37 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Mother accused of putting baby in trash can charged with attempted murder...

Click here for updates on this story BOSTON (WBZ) — A mother accused of dumping her newborn baby in a Dorchester trash can appeared in court Monday afternoon. Marie Merisier is charged with attempted murder and the reckless endangerment of a child. ...

 2021-03-02 20:37 

Idaho Statesman

Texas becomes biggest US state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate...

Texas is lifting its mask mandate, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday, making it the largest state to end an order intended to prevent the spread of the coronavirus that has ... Click to Continue...

 2021-03-02 20:37 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Texas becomes biggest US state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate...

The Republican governor has faced sharp criticism from his party over the mandate, which was imposed eight months ago, and other COVID-19 restrictions. It was only ever lightly enforced, even during the worst outbreaks of the pandemic....

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