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 2021-07-23 01:22 

Idaho Statesman

Oft-injured Avalanche forward Matt Calvert retires at 31...

Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Calvert announced his retirement Thursday after 11 seasons in the NHL. The oft-injured Calvert was limited to 18 games last season by a variety of injuries, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 01:22 

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Fit Elliott feeds off motivation from Cowboys' 2020 downer...

Ezekiel Elliott is the lightest he's been in nearly a decade and believes he hasn't lost the breakaway ability that helped make him a two-time NFL rushing champion for the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:29 

Idaho Statesman

'Superbug' fungus spread in two cities, health officials say...

U.S. health officials said Thursday they now have evidence of an untreatable fungus spreading in two hospitals and a nursing home. The "superbug" outbreaks were reported in a Washington, D.C, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:28 

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Senate infrastructure deal in sight after medicare agreement...

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of senators is closing in on a $579 billion infrastructure deal after agreeing to pay for it in part by delaying a costly Trump-era Medicare ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:27 

Idaho Statesman

NBA draft prospect from University of Florida, Tre Mann, wants the bright lights of the Big Apple and the Knicks...

Tre Mann left his workout with the Knicks feeling confident and just as hopeful of joining the biggest-market franchise, having demonstrated in a group session the offensive skills that helped ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:26 

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DOJ won't investigate how Pennsylvania handled nursing homes...

The Justice Department told Gov. Tom Wolf's office on Thursday that it has decided not to open an investigation into whether Pennsylvania violated federal law by ordering nursing homes to ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:25 

Idaho Statesman

'New isn't always bad': Ben Roethlisberger enters Steelers camp eager to answer challenges...

PITTSBURGH — Looking leaner and more fit than on any of his other 17 opening days of training camp, Ben Roethlisberger begins a season that he — and even some ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:22 

Idaho Statesman

GOP's vaccine push comes with strong words, few actions...

Republican politicians are under increasing pressure to speak out to persuade COVID-19 vaccine skeptics to roll up their sleeves and take the shots as a new, more contagious variant sends ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:20 

Idaho Statesman

Chicago schools requiring masks when schools reopen in fall...

Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday its students, teachers and staff will be required to wear masks indoors when they return to classrooms in August. In a letter to parents, Chief ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:17 

Idaho Statesman

New players, new identity, but same goal: U.S. women's basketball eyes seventh straight Olympic gold...

Winners of six consecutive gold medals, the U.S. Olympic women's basketball team has achieved a level of consistent dominance rarely seen in sports. But that won't make their quest for ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:15 

Idaho Statesman

Giant screen collapses ahead of Rolling Loud music festival...

A giant video screen collapsed Thursday at a South Florida stadium, a day before the Rolling Loud hip-hop music festival was set to begin. There were no injuries. Organizers posted ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:12 

Idaho Statesman

American River: Q2 Earnings Snapshot...

American River Bankshares (AMRB) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $2.4 million. The Rancho Cordova, California-based bank said it had earnings of 40 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:12 

Idaho Statesman

Violence overshadows memorial Mass for slain Haitian leader...

A priest told mourners at a memorial service Thursday for slain President Jovenel Mose that too much blood is being shed in Haiti as authorities warned of more violence ahead ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:12 

Idaho Statesman

Eilish concert film coming; Rockettes return for holiday...

A look at what's happening the world of music as artists announce their touring plans and concert venues plan their reopenings after being shuttered by the pandemic. BILLIE'S POST-ALBUM CONCERT ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:12 

Idaho Statesman

US churches reckon with traumatic legacy of Native schools...

The discoveries of hundreds of unmarked graves at former residential schools for Indigenous children in Canada have prompted renewed calls for a reckoning over the traumatic legacy of similar schools ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:12 

Idaho Statesman

Smith, Carlos, Berry demand change in Olympic protest rule...

Tommie Smith, John Carlos and Gwen Berry are among the more than 150 athletes, educators and activists who signed a letter Thursday urging the IOC not to punish participants who ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-23 00:09 

Idaho Statesman

Girl dies when car hits her and mom running sidewalk produce stand, Ohio police say...

A girl was killed in Ohio when a driver slammed into the produce stand she was running with her mom, police say. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said a mom ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 23:20 

Idaho Statesman

Nevada's Carson Strong, San Jose State's Cade Hall from media days...

Nevada quarterback Carson Strong and San Jose State defensive lineman Cade Hall spoke to the media Thursday at Mountain West media days in Las Vegas. Strong is the preseason offensive player of the year and Hall is the defensive player of the year. ... Cl...

 2021-07-22 23:11 

Idaho Statesman

Boise State's Shakir, Kaniho on being vaccinated for COVID-19...

Boise State football players Khalil Shakir and Kekaula Kaniho spoke to the media during Mountain West media days on Thursday about being vaccinated for COVID-19 and the conference's recommendation that all players and coaches get vaccinated. ... Click...

 2021-07-22 22:33 

Idaho Statesman

Rats desecrated bodies at Tennessee funeral home, officials say. It was fined $14,000...

A funeral home in Tennessee is accused of ignoring multiple reports from a former employee about a monthslong rat infestation that resulted in damages to at least two bodies. On ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 22:11 

Idaho Statesman

Letters to the editor: Boise's community engagement, vaccine requirement, salmon, climate, Murgoitio Park...

Community engagement In five years, Boise's Office of Community Engagement has grown, with plans to add next year. With all that in-house public involvement expertise, one has to wonder why ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 22:07 

Idaho Statesman

21-year-old woman's remains found near human foot, FBI says. Her death is a mystery...

Hikers discovered a pair of red Nike shoes and a human foot in a Maryland national park in June. Now the FBI has identified the woman who died. The foot ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 22:00 

Idaho Statesman

What do we know about the coronavirus delta variant in Idaho? 5 questions answered...

As COVID-19 cases rise in Idaho, public health officials are sounding the alarm that the delta variant is present and likely will continue to spread in the state. The highly ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 21:47 

Idaho Statesman

Idaho girls top all Western states at regional golf tournament in Eagle...

A group of Idaho girls was the best in the Western U.S. this week at BanBury Golf Course in Eagle. Idaho finished second in the Girls Junior Americas Cup golf ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 21:35 

Idaho Statesman

Pelicans hire Suns assistant Willie Green as new head coach...

The New Orleans Pelicans have hired Phoenix Suns assistant Willie Green as their new head coach. Green, a former NBA player who turns 40 on July 28, is a first-time ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 21:23 

Idaho Statesman

Mystery viruses found in ancient China glacier may help hunt for signs of life on Mars...

Little is known about viruses found in extreme icy conditions, particularly those in glaciers. But a new study uncovered some findings that could likely aid scientists in exploration efforts in ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 21:16 

Idaho Statesman

Do COVID vaccines work against the delta variant? What to know as it spreads in US...

The delta coronavirus variant, formerly known as B.1.617.2, is sparking outbreaks in vulnerable, mostly unvaccinated regions all over the world. It has emerged as the most dominant version of the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 21:16 

Idaho Statesman

Teen with speech impediment kicked out of class for not wearing mask, CA lawsuit says...

A father has sued a California school district after he said his teenage son with a disability was booted from a summer class for not wearing a mask. The father ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 21:03 

Idaho Statesman

National Park Service adds to Idaho site; watch Olympic rock climbing at Boise gym...

The National Park Service has added public land to a National Reserve site in Idaho known for its rock climbing opportunities, according to a news release. The NPS added 22 ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 21:00 

Idaho Statesman

Boise landscapers keep themselves, plants, hydrated in summer heat...

TLC Landscape is encouraging its crews to work earlier and drink more water to avoid heat exhaustion on the job. They are also cutting back on transplanting new plants due to stress from the heat. Established plants are watered more in the mornings. ... C...

 2021-07-22 20:37 

Idaho Statesman

Country star Luke Combs pays for funerals of men who died at Michigan music festival...

Country star Luke Combs is paying for the funerals of three men who died at a music festival in Michigan, media outlets report. Dawson Brown, 20, Kole Sova, 19, and ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 20:28 

Idaho Statesman

Knife-wielding mom threatens teen after son's playground scuffle, Indiana police say...

A 32-year-old Indiana mother is accused of threatening a teenage boy with a knife at an elementary school playground, outlets report. According to an arrest warrant affidavit obtained by news ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 19:57 

Idaho Statesman

Crash near Caldwell, Middleton closes westbound Interstate 84 lanes, Idaho police say...

This is a breaking news story. Check back to idahostatesman.com for updates. To sign up for breaking news alerts, click here. A crash on Interstate 84 west of Middleton and ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 19:41 

Idaho Statesman

$20 concert tickets available for dozens of big acts through Live Nation. What to know...

Concerts are back, and Live Nation wants to ensure you're there for some of the biggest shows of the year — with a new deal. The entertainment company is offering ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 19:37 

Idaho Statesman

University of California regents approve rare tuition hike...

University of California regents on Thursday approved a multiyear plan to raise tuition and fees at the system's 10 campuses. The proposed increase is the first since 2017 and had ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 19:36 

Idaho Statesman

'Genius' traveler pitches hammock at Seattle-Tacoma Airport. TSA shares its thoughts...

Navigating an airport can be exhausting, but a weary traveler found a creative solution. A passenger at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Washington pitched a hammock in the middle of the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 19:24 

Idaho Statesman

Retired trooper, wife charged after teen drowns at grad party, Massachusetts cops say...

A retired Massachusetts state police captain and his wife are facing charges after authorities say a teen drowned at a graduation party hosted at their home last month. A court-clerk ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 19:12 

Idaho Statesman

3-year-old drifts away on floating toy and drowns in Nebraska lake, sheriff says...

A toddler drowned in a Nebraska lake after drifting away on a floating toy, officials say. Three-year-old Avery Grace Mendiola was riding the flotation toy Wednesday evening on Johnson Lake ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 18:58 

Idaho Statesman

NFL teams face potential forfeits for COVID-19 outbreaks...

NFL teams have been warned they could forfeit a game due to a COVID-19 outbreak among non-vaccinated players, and players on both teams wouldn't get paid that week. "As we ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 18:42 

Idaho Statesman

Woman seeks up to $1 million from Texas Walmart for injuries from a swinging door...

A woman suffered long-term injuries last year when a swinging door struck her at Walmart — and now she's suing the national retailer. Samantha Pompa wants up to $1 million ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 18:33 

Idaho Statesman

Chimps caught killing gorillas in wild for first time — and researchers have theories...

Chimpanzees and gorillas, two different great ape species thought to have split from a shared ancestor about 8 million years ago, are known to peacefully coexist in some regions, sharing ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 18:15 

Idaho Statesman

Sightings of multiple dorsal fins off North Carolina beach trigger shark fears...

The appearance of large dorsal fins sticking out of the ocean off Oak Island, North Carolina, has rattled nerves and prompted an alert from the town's water rescue team. It ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 18:12 

Idaho Statesman

Man blew hand off seeking revenge on 'hot cheerleaders', feds say. He's going to prison...

A 24-year-old Virginia man who authorities say blew off his hand when a homemade bomb exploded as he sought revenge against "hot cheerleaders" will serve 7 years in prison, a ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 18:06 

Idaho Statesman

Four brands of organic carrots recalled nationwide. They might have salmonella...

Internal testing at Grimmway Farms told the company that several lots of organic carrots might be contaminated with salmonella, igniting a recall on Wednesday. And it might just be the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 18:06 

Idaho Statesman

Man scammed over 100 charities by getting refunds on donations he never made, feds say...

A 53-year-old man from Tennessee is accused of orchestrating an elaborate donation scheme to steal from televangelists, a pro-abortion news outlet and dozens of nonprofits and charities. Now he's headed ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 18:03 

Idaho Statesman

Mom unloads groceries after toddler is shot, saying she didn't know, California cops say...

A mother and her 14-year-old son were arrested after California police said he accidentally shot his sibling. San Bernardino police said that Veronica Pyatt was driving on Tuesday with her ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 17:55 

Idaho Statesman

I-84 crash in Southern Idaho kills 26-year-old Boise man who wasn't wearing seat belt...

A 26-year-old Boise man was killed Wednesday night when he lost control of his Toyota Corolla west of Glenns Ferry on Interstate 84, according to Idaho State Police. Vincent Toreph ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 17:23 

Idaho Statesman

Boise man who followed woman from bar, strangled her faces up to 5 years in prison...

A 52-year-old man who followed a woman from a Boise bar and strangled her faces up to five years in prison after being sentenced for aggravated assault on Wednesday. Cash ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 17:15 

Idaho Statesman

Idaho's Risch co-authors bill to speed up tactics that prevent wildfires in the West...

U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, on Thursday introduced a bill that he said will speed up wildfire prevention tactics and help mitigate large-scale wildfires across the West, according to a ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-22 17:07 

Idaho Statesman

Want more paths in your neighborhood? Boise gives residents a chance to be heard...

The city of Boise is seeking public comment as it works on expanding the city's network of paths and trails connecting residents across the area. The Pathways Master Plan, started ... Click to Continue...

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