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 2021-03-06 07:29 

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Democratic divides sharpen even as Biden's Covid-19 relief package moves forward...

The honeymoon is over for President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats, whose unified front has been thrown into doubt during the final stages of negotiations on the White House's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill. The party's fragile internal peace,...

 2021-03-06 07:22 

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Hillcrest falls to Middleton in the 4A state semifinals...

MERIDIAN, Idaho (KIFI) - Hillcrest came up short 53-47 against Middleton in the 4A state boys basketball semifinals. The Knights still have a shot at bringing home a trophy. Hillcrest faces Bishop Kelly in the third place game Saturday at noon at Rocky Mo...

 2021-03-06 07:08 

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The Apollo 11 astronauts quarantined after returning to Earth. Here's why...

Just weeks after becoming the first man to walk on the moon, NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong celebrated his 39th birthday in quarantine. It's something all of us have experienced after a year of pandemic life, but it's highly unlikely that many othe...

 2021-03-06 07:02 

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Preston beats Bishop Kelly to reach 6th straight 4A title game...

MERIDIAN, Idaho (KIFI) - The Idaho Center is becoming like a second home for Preston boys basketball. The Indians beat Bishop Kelly 38-36 Friday to earn their sixth straight trip to the 4A state title game. Gabe Hammons led Preston with 13 points. Braden ...

 2021-03-06 06:34 

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Senate leaders win over key Democratic holdout as party struggles to push through Biden's Covid relief plan...

West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin brought the Senate to a standstill on Friday over a policy dispute that threatened to upend President Joe Biden's top agenda item — a $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill — and prompted a furious lobbyi...

 2021-03-06 06:29 

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North Fremont's 29 game winning streak snapped at the buzzer...

EAGLE, Idaho (KIFI) - Colby Renner hit a three with 0.6 seconds on the clock to lift St. Maries over two-time defending 2A state champion North Fremont in the state semifinals Friday. The loss snapped the Huskies 29 game winning streak. North Fremont had ...

 2021-03-06 06:17 

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Task force examining Capitol security calls for installment of mobile fencing among host of other changes...

A task force established to review security at the US Capitol following the violent insurrection on January 6 is calling for mobile fencing around the complex, a quick reaction Capitol Police force on standby when Congress is in session and an overhaul of...

 2021-03-06 06:07 

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Marsh Valley climbs over Teton to reach 3A championship game...

NAMPA, Idaho (KIFI) - Marsh Valley is one step closer to winning its first state boys basketball title since 1988. The Eagles beat Teton 56-47 in the 3A semifinals Friday. Payton Howe led the way with 17 points. Bracken Howell was right behind him with 16...

 2021-03-06 06:02 

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An 18-year-old wins $25,000 on her very first lottery ticket...

Now that she had turned 18, Sloan Stanley decided she'd do some grown-up things. One item on her to-do list: Buy her very first lottery ticket. Imagine her surprise when a scratch-off she paid $5 for ended up netting her a sweet $25,000. "I was in...

 2021-03-06 05:04 

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Is there a border crisis? It depends who you ask, but it's clear that more migrants are crossing into the US...

An American flag blew in the South Texas wind as Father Roy Snipes prepared to welcome 100 migrants to the school close to his church. He set the church bells to chime just in time for the migrants' arrival and play "Santa Maria del Camino," a...

 2021-03-06 04:09 

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Suspect shoots himself after killing wife, her 2 children in St. Louis County home, police say...

Click here for updates on this story ST LOUIS, Missouri (KMOV) — The man who police say killed his wife and her two children in a north St. Louis County home is dead after shooting himself before he could be taken into custody Friday morning. Accord...

 2021-03-06 03:20 

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Woman says she is being fired for refusing COVID-19 vaccine...

Click here for updates on this story CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pennsylvania (WPMT) — A Cumberland County healthcare worker says she is being fired after refusing the COVID-19 vaccine. 26-year-old Desiree Pelletier of Newville says her employer Hempfield Be...

 2021-03-06 02:56 

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Senate leaders win over key Democratic holdout as party struggles to push through Biden's Covid relief plan...

West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin brought the Senate to a standstill on Friday over a policy dispute that threatened to upend President Joe Biden's top agenda item — a $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill — and prompted a furious lobbyi...

 2021-03-06 02:35 

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A Black police officer in Florida was fired for using the N-word, but his police union wants him reinstated...

A Black police officer in Florida was fired this week after footage from his body camera showed him using the N-word during a personal phone call and while making an arrest last November. Delvin White, an eight-year veteran of the Tampa Police Department,...

 2021-03-06 02:09 

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Attorney for Cuomo accuser asks NY AG to protect all documents and notes of conversations from 'potential spoilation' by governor's administration...

The attorney for Charlotte Bennett, who is accusing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment, sent a letter Friday to New York Attorney General Letitia James calling for all documents and notes of conversations related to her client's complaint...

 2021-03-06 02:07 

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Some states are lifting coronavirus restrictions but keeping mask mandates in place...

As coronavirus cases and deaths continue to fall in many states, political leaders are facing decisions on when to loosen restrictions meant to help curb the spread of Covid-19. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has said his state is reopening 100%, and as of next W...

 2021-03-06 02:03 

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Senate Democrats strike deal for $300 unemployment benefits boost into September...

Jobless Americans would get a smaller weekly boost to unemployment benefits but receive those payments for a little longer under the Senate's revised $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package that Senate Democrats agreed to after hours of negotiations ...

 2021-03-06 01:58 

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Myanmar's ethnic groups have long suffered from military brutality. The junta gave them a common foe...

For many of Myanmar's ethnic minorities, the bloodshed inflicted across the country's towns and cities this week is a continuation of the oppression they have suffered at the hands of the military for decades. The Southeast Asian country is home t...

 2021-03-06 01:50 

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California says Disneyland and other amusement parks can reopen April 1...

Disneyland Resort in Southern California will be allowed to reopen with capacity limits starting April 1, state Health and Human Services Secretary Mark Ghaly announced Friday. While Walt Disney World Resort in Florida reopened with capacity limits back i...

 2021-03-06 01:44 

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NYC judge slams prosecutor's office behind the wrongful homicide convictions of three men...

Three men were released from prison on Friday after the Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU) in the Queens, New York, District Attorney's Office found that they had been wrongfully convicted of double homicide. George Bell, Gary Johnson and Rohan Bolt were...

 2021-03-06 01:37 

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Deal reached in Senate to move forward on Covid relief after hours of impasse...

A deal has been reached in the Senate to pave the way forward on President Joe Biden's Covid relief bill after activity in the chamber ground to a halt for hours on Friday amid a holdup over unemployment benefits. A Democratic aide told CNN that Senat...

 2021-03-06 01:34 

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A judge ruled photos of enslaved individuals belong to Harvard, not their direct descendant...

A woman who says she is the direct descendant of a man and woman pictured in some of the earliest known photographs of enslaved people does not have a property interest in the images, now owned by Harvard University, a Massachusetts judge ruled Tuesday. T...

 2021-03-06 01:31 

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Friday state boys high school basketball scores March 5...

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI), State boys basketball tournament scores The post Friday state boys high school basketball scores March 5 appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-03-06 01:25 

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COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic walkthrough...

What exactly can you expect when you go to get your vaccine? The post COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic walkthrough appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-03-06 01:20 

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Woman's perseverance sees dream of Appalachian Trail artist retreat space become reality...

Click here for updates on this story Hot Springs, North Carolina (WLOS) — There is a special place nestled in the mountains south of Hot Springs where artists can come together to create. It is an ever-evolving space that began as a small log cabin ...

 2021-03-06 00:52 

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Gusty winds, unsettled weather moving in...

Expect to see a change-up in our weather pattern with a series of systems moving through. The first system moves through for Saturday with gusty winds and a few isolated rain/snow showers. We're not expecting to see a lot of moisture this weekend in t...

 2021-03-06 00:51 

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Bill to repeal Cuomo's emergency executive powers reaches governor's desk...

The New York State Senate and State Assembly passed a bill to repeal Gov. Andrew Cuomo's expanded emergency executive powers Friday, sending it to the governor's desk. The vote split straight down the party lines in both chambers, with all 20 Repu...

 2021-03-06 00:39 

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Idaho House passes opt in requirement for sex education...

Lawmakers in the Idaho House have passed legislation that would require parents to opt in their kids to some sex education lessons in school. The post Idaho House passes opt in requirement for sex education appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-03-06 00:29 

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Biden administration considers opening additional tent facilities in Arizona amid influx of migrants...

The Biden administration is considering opening additional temporary border facilities in Arizona to manage the influx of migrants arriving at the US-Mexico border, marking the latest move to address capacity issues that have been exacerbated because of t...

 2021-03-06 00:07 

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240 new Idaho COVID-19 cases...

Idaho officials reported 240 new COVID-19 cases on Friday. The post 240 new Idaho COVID-19 cases appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-03-06 00:03 

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Around 5,000 customers are still without water in Jackson, Mississippi, city official says...

Though thousands are still under boil water advisories, about 5,000 water customers in Jackson, Mississippi, don't any have service, a decline from earlier this week. Charles Williams, public works director in Jackson, said in a news conference Friday...

 2021-03-05 23:59 

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Doctors in Chicago are making house calls to give vulnerable patients the Covid-19 vaccine...

Hattie Blumenberg can't easily get to a mass vaccination center. The 90-year-old woman has limited transportation, and leaving her Chicago home would require someone physically carrying her from the house to a vehicle. But a new program at Chicago'...

 2021-03-05 23:57 

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Four sisters in their 80s and 90s reunited to get their Covid-19 vaccines together...

Four elderly sisters in New Jersey haven't been able to have their regular get-togethers during the coronavirus pandemic, but they made an exception to get their Covid-19 vaccinations. Edith Camp, 96, Bernice Cecil, 92, Nora McDonald, 86, and 84-year-...

 2021-03-05 23:48 

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California to let Major League Baseball, Disneyland reopen...

California officials will allow people to attend Major League Baseball games and other outdoor sporting events, go to Disneyland and watch live performances in limited capacities starting April 1. The post California to let Major League Baseball, Disneyla...

 2021-03-05 23:48 

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No 'mass exodus' in California during the pandemic, study finds...

No, Californians have not been packing up and leaving the Golden State en masse during the Covid-19 pandemic. That's despite some headlines and anecdotal claims to the contrary, according to a new study published Thursday by the nonpartisan California...

 2021-03-05 23:37 

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Filer man sentenced to 24 years for sexual exploitation of children...

A 29-year-old Filer man was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 292 months in federal prison for sexual exploitation of children, Acting U.S. Attorney Rafael M. Gonzalez, Jr. announced Friday. The post Filer man sentenced to 24 years for sexual exploitati...

 2021-03-05 23:32 

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The week in 15 headlines...

This week, pressure mounted in Washington to pass the long-awaited Covid relief package, including a fresh round of stimulus checks. Republican delay tactics persisted as President Biden scrambled to address infighting among Democrats. Meanwhile, vaccine ...

 2021-03-05 23:24 

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To-go cocktails with limits closer to reality in Georgia as Senate bill passes...

Click here for updates on this story ATLANTA, Georgia (Gwinnett Daily Post) — Cocktails-to-go edged closer to becoming a reality in Georgia with passage in the state Senate Friday of a measure allowing restaurants to sell curbside alcoholic beverage...

 2021-03-05 23:21 

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The US has N95 masks available — you just can't find them...

Nearly a year ago, Brian Wolin got involved because he wanted to help. In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, reports from inside hospitals were that health care workers were reusing N95s for days at a time. These masks are typically for one use. ...

 2021-03-05 23:03 

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9 applicants seek Idaho Supreme Court seat...

Nine attorneys and judges from across Idaho are being considered to replace retiring Idaho Supreme Court Justice Roger Burdick. The post 9 applicants seek Idaho Supreme Court seat appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-03-05 23:01 

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Perseverance rover takes its first drive on Mars, sends back image...

The NASA Perseverance rover has taken its first drive on Mars, traveling about 21 feet and doing a little spin across Jezero Crater. And that first 33-minute test drive on Thursday went "incredibly well," according to Anais Zarifian, Perseverance&...

 2021-03-05 22:59 

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Police recover stolen U-Haul containing family's belongings, ashes of their son...

Click here for updates on this story COVINGTON, Georgia (Rockdale Citizen) — Law enforcement authorities have located a U-Haul moving truck and trailer stolen from a local motel that contained all of a couple's belongings — including the a...

 2021-03-05 22:57 

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James Lovell Fast Facts...

Here's a look at the life of astronaut James Lovell. Personal Birth date: March 25, 1928 Birth place: Cleveland, Ohio Birth name: James Arthur Lovell Jr. Father: James Lovell Sr. Mother: Blanche Lovell Marriage: Marilyn (Gerlach) Lovell (1952-present)...

 2021-03-05 22:56 

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Rupert Murdoch Fast Facts...

Here's a look at the life of media magnate Rupert Murdoch. Personal Birth date: March 11, 1931 Birth place: Melbourne, Australia Birth name: Keith Rupert Murdoch Father: Keith Murdoch, journalist and newspaper publisher Mother: Elisabeth (Greene) Murd...

 2021-03-05 22:55 

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Iraq Prison Abuse Scandal Fast Facts...

Here's some background information about the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal which took place during the Iraq war. Facts Abu Ghraib prison was a US Army detention center for captured Iraqis from 2003 to 2006. An investigation into the treatment of d...

 2021-03-05 22:41 

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COVID-19 UPDATES: SIPH reports 31 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death...

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 31 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and another death in southeast Idaho. The post COVID-19 UPDATES: SIPH reports 31 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-03-05 22:41 

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COVID-19 UPDATES: 125 new COVID-19 cases in the area, 1 new death...

Local health officials reported 125 new COVID-19 cases and one new COVID-19 related death in the area Friday. The post COVID-19 UPDATES: 125 new COVID-19 cases in the area, 1 new death appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-03-05 22:39 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

US could reach herd immunity by summer through vaccinations alone, CNN analysis finds...

The pace of Covid-19 vaccine administration in the US continues to improve, each day bringing the country closer to herd immunity — the point at which enough people are protected against a disease that it cannot spread. This week, President Joe Bide...

 2021-03-05 22:36 

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John McAfee facing charges for alleged cryptocurrency 'pump and dump' scheme on Twitter...

John David McAfee, the eccentric antivirus software pioneer, has been indicted on fraud and money laundering charges by the Department of Justice, which alleges he and a business partner participated in a scheme that earned more than $13 million by falsel...

 2021-03-05 22:27 

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It's been a 'mixed bag', but most Canadian schools have kept students in class...

For one of Canada's most densely populated communities, this Toronto suburb, locked down for weeks, was eerily quiet on a recent Friday morning. Except for the school buses. Several of those buses passed Romana Siddiqui's home as she hustled her c...

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