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Local Taliban ready to deal on captive US soldier? Taliban ready to deal on captive US soldier?
The captors of an American soldier held for nearly five years in Afghanistan have signaled a willingness to release him but are unclear which U.S. government officials have the authority to make a deal.

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Local Taliban ready to deal on captive US soldier?
The captors of an American soldier held for nearly five years in Afghanistan have signaled a willingness to release him but are unclear which U.S. government officials have the authority to make a deal.
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 Judge closes hearing for 14-year-old charged in slayings
Eldon G. Samuel III is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the Monday night deaths of his father, 46-year-old Eldon Samuel Jr., and his brother, 13-year-old Jonathan Samuel, inside a home owned by St. Vincent de Paul North Idaho.
Local Meridian police show up to free book giveaway
Meridian, Idaho (KBOI) - Some of the wording from the book is included in the following story. Some readers may find the excerpts graphic .

Junior Mountain View High school student Brady Kissel showed up at Kleiner park in Meridian to pass out the book parents are complaining about.
Local House candidate Chaney drops out of race
Chaney came under scrutiny earlier this month after it came to light that he had been charged with domestic battery in 2009 after a fight with his then-girlfriend.

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This goose was striking posing on the 4th floor of the Chase building, checking out the State Capital.

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National & World Nevada rancher defends race remarks, loses supporters(New) Nevada rancher defends race remarks, loses supporters
A Nevada rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights lost some of his staunch defenders Thursday after wondering aloud whether blacks might have had it better under slavery.
National & World Families of ferry's lost confront S. Korea officials(Photo Gallery)
Angry relatives of some of the more than 130 people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol surrounded the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief Thursday, preventing them from leaving the area where families have been waiting for word of their loved ones.

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Business Applications for U.S. unemployment aid jump to 329,000 Applications for U.S. unemployment aid jump to 329,000
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits surged 24,000 to a seasonally adjusted 329,000 last week, though the gain likely reflected temporary layoffs in the week before Easter.

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Technology Amazon launches grocery service for Prime members Amazon launches grocery service for Prime members
Amazon is taking aim at grocery stores and discounters like Wal-Mart with a grocery service that lets its Prime loyalty club members fill up to a 45-pound box with groceries and get it shipped for a flat rate of $5.99.
Technology U.S. proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards U.S. proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards
The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.

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Technology Memory Lane: Traveling through time on Google maps(Photo Gallery)
Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps. The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesday as part of the "Street View" feature in Google's maps, a navigational tool that attracts more than 1 billion visitors each month.

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Health Link Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines
Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.

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Business U.S. durable goods orders up 2.6 percent in March
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods posted a solid gain for the second straight month in March. A key category that signals business investment plans increased at the fastest pace in four months.
Business GM profit sinks; CEO sees no recall hit to sales
The cost of recalling nearly 7 million cars and trucks sank General Motors' first-quarter profit, but the company's CEO said the much-publicized recalls have yet to cut into sales.
Business Gay small business owners still face challenges
Despite increasing acceptance of homosexuality in the U.S., gay small business owners say they still encounter discrimination from possible customers and investors.

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