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Local $125M teacher pay boost bill passes Idaho Senate (New) $125M teacher pay boost bill passes Idaho Senate
The Idaho Senate unanimously approved the measure Thursday, where senators offered only praise that the 30-page bill had survived both chambers after seeing prior proposals flounder this legislative session.
Local Monsanto fined for not reporting Idaho chemical releases (New) Monsanto fined for not reporting Idaho chemical releases
Federal officials said the releases occurred between 2006 and 2009, with the plant emitting hydrogen cyanide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and mercury. Companies are required by law to report such releases immediately.

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Local (New) $125M teacher pay boost bill passes Idaho Senate
The Idaho Senate unanimously approved the measure Thursday, where senators offered only praise that the 30-page bill had survived both chambers after seeing prior proposals flounder this legislative session.
Local (New) Monsanto fined for not reporting Idaho chemical releases
Federal officials said the releases occurred between 2006 and 2009, with the plant emitting hydrogen cyanide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and mercury. Companies are required by law to report such releases immediately.
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.
Local (New) Idaho Senate OKs state salamander bill
Fourteen-year-old Ilah Hickman has been lobbying the Idaho Statehouse for the past five years, attempting to convince lawmakers the Idaho giant salamander deserved to be the fourteenth state symbol.

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Local Tiny houses tackle big homeless problem Tiny houses tackle big homeless problem (Video)
The tiny homes on wheels are seven feet by fourteen feet with 98 square feet of living space. Electricity is supplied by a solar panel and it has a sink supplied by a five gallon water jug. Scott says the best feature is that they are affordable at under $5,000.

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National & World (New) Report: Mix of cat litter, salts caused nuclear-dump mishap
An incompatible combination of nitrate salts and organic cat litter is to blame for a mishap that forced the closure of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository, according to findings released Thursday by an independent team of experts from national laboratories around the country.

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Sports Change to extra points likely in NFL
The NFL's dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes, perhaps significant ones, for the 2015 season.

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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 Democratic, Republican lawmakers unhappy with new fracking rules Democratic, Republican lawmakers unhappy with new fracking rules
Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the House have found something in common. Many have issues with the Obama administration's new regulations requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.

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Technology Are you willing to pay to watch video clips online?
Would you pay to see some of the Internet's best video clips first? Vessel, a new service trying to change the way that short video pieces make money on the Internet and mobile devices, is betting on it.

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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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Business U.S. durable goods orders fell 1.4 percent in February
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in February for the third time in the past four months, while a key investment category fell for a sixth month.
Business H.J. Heinz buys Kraft to build $28 billion food giant
Some of the most familiar names in pickles, cheese, hot dogs and other packaged foods are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced Wednesday that it plans to buy Kraft Foods in a deal to create one of the world's largest food and beverage companies.
Business Feds investigate safety of Lumber Liquidators flooring
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday it is investigating Lumber Liquidators Chinese-made laminate flooring following a national TV broadcast raised concerns over levels of formaldehyde.

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