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Local Effectiveness of Ebola travel ban questioned Effectiveness of Ebola travel ban questioned (Photo Gallery)
A ban on travel from West Africa might seem like a simple and smart response to the frightening Ebola outbreak there. It's become a central demand of Republicans on Capitol Hill and some Democrats, and is popular with the public. But health experts are nearly unanimous in saying it's a bad idea that could backfire.
Local Ajayi leads Boise State past Fresno State, 37-27 Ajayi leads Boise State past Fresno State, 37-27 (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Boise State (5-2, 3-1 Mountain West) avenged a 41-40 overtime loss to the Bulldogs last season to claim the Milk Can rivalry trophy. Fresno State (3-5, 2-2), winless in Boise since 1984, squandered Marteze Waller's 164-yard rushing performance.
Local Feds extend comment period on Idaho wolf derby Feds extend comment period on Idaho wolf derby
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management extended the deadline one week through Thursday on Idaho for Wildlife's request for a permit for the Jan. 2-3 competitive event near Salmon in the east-central part of the state.