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Local Idaho House panel kills marijuana extract oil bill (New) Idaho House panel kills marijuana extract oil bill
Under SB 1146, parents would be allowed to use the oil —thought to reduce the severity of children's seizures — even though the use of marijuana for medical purposes is outlawed in Idaho.
Local Idaho House passes tax bill overhaul, hikes fuel tax 7 cents (New) Idaho House passes tax bill overhaul, hikes fuel tax 7 cents
Under the tax plan, Idahoans in the top income tax bracket would see their rate drop from 7.4 percent to 6.7 percent. The plan would also remove the grocery sales tax credit. Doing so would generate $65 million annually in transportation funding because of the higher fuels taxes.
Local New fire shelters in the works after 19 die in wildfire (New) New fire shelters in the works after 19 die in wildfire (Video)
Brendan McDonough was the sole survivor of that blaze that took out 19 hotshot firefighters. McDonough was away from the line on lookout duty about a mile away, when the wind shifted and redirected the flames. His crew got trapped and killed inside their fire shelters. McDonough says he now has a grasp of how dangerous fire season can be.

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Local (New) Idaho House panel kills marijuana extract oil bill
Under SB 1146, parents would be allowed to use the oil —thought to reduce the severity of children's seizures — even though the use of marijuana for medical purposes is outlawed in Idaho.
Local (New) Idaho House passes tax bill overhaul, hikes fuel tax 7 cents
Under the tax plan, Idahoans in the top income tax bracket would see their rate drop from 7.4 percent to 6.7 percent. The plan would also remove the grocery sales tax credit. Doing so would generate $65 million annually in transportation funding because of the higher fuels taxes.
Local (New) New fire shelters in the works after 19 die in wildfire (Video)
Brendan McDonough was the sole survivor of that blaze that took out 19 hotshot firefighters. McDonough was away from the line on lookout duty about a mile away, when the wind shifted and redirected the flames. His crew got trapped and killed inside their fire shelters. McDonough says he now has a grasp of how dangerous fire season can be.
Local Help authorities capture KBOI's Most Wanted (Photo Gallery)
Here you will find KBOI's most wanted suspects as determined by local and state police agencies. Listed with each suspect's mug shot is the person's name, warrant and available bond information. If you know where any of these suspects are you can call 208-343-COPS or you can submit a tip via Crime Stoppers Website. Do not try and apprehend any of these suspects.

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Entertainment Wife, children of Robin Williams try to avoid court battle Wife, children of Robin Williams try to avoid court battle
The wife and adult children of Robin Williams agreed Monday to meet outside court to try to resolve their dispute over a tuxedo he was married in, photographs taken on his 60th birthday and other items belonging to the late actor.

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Local 40-year-old Homedale man dies in weekend motorcycle crash
HOMEDALE, Idaho (KBOI) -- A 40-year-old Homedale man has died after a motorcycle crash in Owyhee County over the weekend.

The Ada County Coroner's Office says Nathan Parker died of blunt force trauma after crashing his motorcycle on Saturday. He was transported by Life Flight to St.

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National & World Prosecution rests its case against Boston Marathon bomber
Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by the three people who died in the 2013 terror attack.

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Sports Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise
The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's Competition Committee beginning April 1 following the team's use of fake noise at home games.
Sports Coaches no one wants to face finally face each other
On a cold, rainy spring night five years ago, the room was dripping with superstars. The guest of honor was USA basketball boss Jerry Colangelo. The dinner speaker was Mike Krzyzewski. Kobe Bryant sent a video tribute. Jay Bilas served as emcee.

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Home 104-year-old drinks three Dr. Peppers a day 104-year-old drinks three Dr. Peppers a day (Video)
A Texas woman is celebrating her 104-th birthday. But her favorite doctor has been around for 130-years. And the two of them have had a love that's spanned nearly four decades. Kaley O'Kelley reports on how that love manifested on her big birthday.

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Business US consumer spending edges up 0.1 percent in February US consumer spending edges up 0.1 percent in February
U.S. consumers spent just slightly more in February even though their income rose by a healthy amount. But economists hope bigger paychecks will give spending a bigger boost in the coming months.

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Technology Internet outages reveal gaps in U.S. broadband infrastructure Internet outages reveal gaps in U.S. broadband infrastructure
Because Internet service is largely unregulated by the federal government and the states, decisions about network reliability are left to the service providers. Industry analysts say these companies generally do not build alternative routes, or redundancies.

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Health Link CDC: Uninsured drop by 11 million since Obamacare
The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health Link UK, drugmakers establish $100 million Alzheimer's fund
Major drugmakers, the British government and a top Alzheimer's research charity are pooling more than $100 million to create a global fund to accelerate efforts to find a treatment or even a cure for the mind-robbing disease within a decade.

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Entertainment Michelle Obama declares 'Black Girls Rock!' (Photo Gallery)
Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all walks of life.