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Bears Out In Grand Teton National Park

Bears Out In Grand Teton National Park

KID News April 8, 2014 0

(MOOSE) — Bears are out of hibernation in Grand Teton National Park and Park staff are receiving reports of bears seen near Blacktail Butte. 50 percent of adult male bears are out of their

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Heroin Arrests Up in Idaho

Heroin Arrests Up in Idaho

KID News April 7, 2014 0

(BOISE) – Arrests for heroin are increasing at an alarming rate in Idaho. Idaho State Police officials tell the Associated Press heroin arrests jumped 60 percent from 2011 to 2012. Heroin is not widespread,

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Missing Elderly Man Found in Utah

Missing Elderly Man Found in Utah

KID News April 7, 2014 0

(MALAD) – The Oneida County Sheriff’s office reports a missing 74-year-old man has been found. Wayne Bud Waddoups went missing on Saturday morning while driving a 2002 Chevrolet white pickup. Police say he has memory

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Idahoans On Fort Hood Safe

Idahoans On Fort Hood Safe

KID News April 4, 2014 0

(BOISE) – Sixteen members of the Idaho National Guard who were at Fort Hood for training this week are all safe. The soldiers all went into lockdown Wednesday during the shooting and will be

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U-6 Rates Show Idaho Employment Improving

U-6 Rates Show Idaho Employment Improving

KID News April 4, 2014 0

(STATEWIDE) – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that Idaho’s labor rate is improving. In 2013, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated as U-6 which includes the unemployed, workers employed part time for economic

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Idaho Kids Falling Behind

Idaho Kids Falling Behind

KID News April 3, 2014 0

(STATEWIDE) – A new study finds that kids in Idaho are falling behind. The Annie E. Casey Foundation reports on milestones of children’s well-being, including health, neighborhoods and education milestones. The study found Idaho

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Idaho Welfare Questioned on How Money Spent

Idaho Welfare Questioned on How Money Spent

KID News April 3, 2014 0

(BOISE) – An audit of Idaho agencies found the state Department of Health and Welfare used $2.5 million in federal welfare funding on workers’ salaries instead helping the poor. Auditors say the money should

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Light Up Blue for Autism Awareness

Light Up Blue for Autism Awareness

KID News April 2, 2014 0

(IDAHO FALLS) – Blue lights are about to show up across the region on local businesses and front porches. It’s Autism Awareness Month. In downtown Idaho Falls, the Hotel on the Falls changed out

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Governor Signs DNA Bill

Governor Signs DNA Bill

KID News April 2, 2014 0

(BOISE) – A bill that restricts when law enforcement can collect DNA has been signed by Governor Butch Otter. The bill passed through both the Idaho House and Senate without a dissenting vote. The

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Crapo Works on Bill to Create New Mortgage System

Crapo Works on Bill to Create New Mortgage System

KID News April 2, 2014 0

(WASHINGTON DC) – The Johnson-Crapo Finance Reform Bill reforms Freddie Mae and Freddie Mac. Bill co-author Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo says the bill winds down the government systems and creates a new system in

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