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 2021-04-20 23:57 

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Why I'm not celebrating after the Chauvin verdict...

Commentators weigh in on the guilty verdict against ex-Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd last May. Issac Bailey: I'm relieved, but still in pain I don't begrudge others who burst into celebration at the sound of "guil...

 2021-04-20 23:56 

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Biden says verdict in Chauvin trial could be a step toward racial justice in America and urges country to come together...

President Joe Biden said Tuesday the country could take a step toward racial justice after a jury found a former Minneapolis police officer guilty of murdering George Floyd in a case that was closely watched around the world. Biden called the verdict in t...

 2021-04-20 23:46 

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Top Biden national security officials brief Congress on Afghanistan withdrawal...

Top officials from the Biden administration's national security team on Tuesday briefed lawmakers about the decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, facing questions from skeptical Republicans and Democrats alike about whether they're prepare...

 2021-04-20 23:45 

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Purse snackers target grocery store shoppers...

The Idaho Falls Police Department says purse snackers are targeting grocery store shoppers. The post Purse snackers target grocery store shoppers appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-20 23:38 

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Obamas on Derek Chauvin verdict: 'We cannot rest'...

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama praised Tuesday's guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, but emphasized that more work must be done to achieve justice. "True justice requires that we come to terms with the fa...

 2021-04-20 23:38 

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Nice Wednesday, front arrives Thursday...

We're looking at a dry patch of air with warming temps for Wednesday, as an area of low pressure moves through Utah. Overnight lows will drop into the mid 20's with clear skies and NE winds at 10 MPH. On Wednesday, we'll see winds around 10 MP...

 2021-04-20 23:36 

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A moment of justice, a sigh of relief, a lot more to do...

Derek Chauvin is guilty of killing George Floyd. A jury convicted the White former Minneapolis cop who knelt on Floyd's neck for nine minutes, killing him and sparking a year of reckoning about US policing and how it is applied differently to Black Am...

 2021-04-20 23:32 

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These are the people at the center of the Derek Chauvin trial...

The trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin ended Tuesday, almost a year after video showed him kneeling on the neck of George Floyd for more than nine minutes, with Chauvin being found guilty on all three charges he faced. Floyd died aft...

 2021-04-20 23:32 

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Senate passes firearms bill...

In the Idaho senate Tuesday, lawmakers passed a firearm, firearm accessories and components protection act. The post Senate passes firearms bill appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-20 23:19 

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Legislation aims to kill 90% of wolves roaming Idaho...

A Republican-dominated state Senate committee on Tuesday approved legislation allowing the state to hire private contractors to kill about 90% of the wolves roaming Idaho. The post Legislation aims to kill 90% of wolves roaming Idaho appeared first on Loc...

 2021-04-20 23:18 

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Multiple clubs announce plans to withdraw from breakaway Super League...

Less than 48 hours after the formation of a new European Super League, several English clubs have already withdrawn from the controversial competition. Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Manchester City have confirmed in public s...

 2021-04-20 23:15 

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238 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, more than 420,000 fully vaccinated...

Idaho officials reported 238 new COVID-19 cases, and 420,540 people are fully vaccinated Tuesday. The post 238 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, more than 420,000 fully vaccinated appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-20 23:15 

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Val Demings rebukes Jim Jordan in fiery exchange over law enforcement: 'Did I strike a nerve?'...

Democratic Rep. Val Demings and Republican Rep. Jim Jordan had a heated exchange Tuesday during a House Judiciary hearing after Jordan tried to cut Demings short as she spoke about law enforcement. Tensions escalated during debate over the Covid-19 Hate C...

 2021-04-20 23:09 

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First on CNN: Pelosi concedes to even partisan split on 1/6 commission in effort to jumpstart talks...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is offering a significant change to her plans for a 9/11-style commission to investigate what led up to the Capitol insurrection on January 6, proposing to create an independent panel with an equal number of Republican and Democ...

 2021-04-20 23:05 

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Suspected Chinese hackers exploited Pulse Secure VPN to compromise 'dozens' of agencies and companies in US and Europe...

For months, hackers with suspected ties to China have exploited a popular workplace tool to break into government agencies, defense companies and financial institutions in the US and Europe, according to a report by the cybersecurity firm FireEye. The ala...

 2021-04-20 23:01 

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Tyrannosaurus rex walked surprisingly slowly, new study finds...

Tyrannosaurus rex was a fearsome predator, but it sure wasn't a particularly fast mover. In fact, most humans could easily keep up with the dinosaur without breaking a sweat. T. rex would have covered just under 3 miles in an hour — a speed simi...

 2021-04-20 22:58 

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Derek Chauvin: What we know about the former officer convicted in George Floyd's death...

Derek Chauvin worked for the Minneapolis Police Department for more than 18 years. In the span of nearly a year, he was filmed kneeling on George Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes, fired from the police department and convicted of murder and man...

 2021-04-20 22:56 

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Billionaire turns down Elizabeth Warren's offer to testify on her wealth tax...

Billionaire Leon Cooperman rejected Senator Elizabeth Warren's invitation to testify on her proposed wealth tax, saying he has no interest in appearing "at her show trial." Warren invited Cooperman, with whom she has repeatedly clashed, to app...

 2021-04-20 22:49 

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Controversial Police Encounters Fast Facts...

Here's a look at controversial police encounters that have prompted protests over the past three decades. This select list includes cases in which police officers were charged or a grand jury was convened. 1991 Los Angeles Rodney King March 3, 1991 LA...

 2021-04-20 22:34 

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Here's what's next for Derek Chauvin after being found guilty of George Floyd's murder...

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd on Tuesday, a verdict that sent waves of celebration across the United States after years of protests against police brutality. So, what happens to Chauvin now?...

 2021-04-20 22:23 

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Ukrainian President Zelensky invites Russia's Putin to meet...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has invited his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to meet in eastern Ukraine, where long-simmering tensions have resurged in recent weeks. Zelensky extended the invitation on Tuesday night during a public address, u...

 2021-04-20 22:20 

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Our system worked...this time...

Commentators weigh in on the guilty verdict against ex-Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd last May. Issac Bailey: Why I'm not celebrating I don't begrudge others who burst into celebration at the sound of "guilty" ...

 2021-04-20 22:20 

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CDC vaccine advisers will meet Friday to discuss the J&J vaccine. Here's what could happen next...

Vaccine advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention meet Friday to make recommendations for use of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine after it was put on hold to investigate a potential link to serious blood clots. The CDC and US Food a...

 2021-04-20 22:12 

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Judge in Derek Chauvin trial says Rep. Maxine Waters' comments may be grounds for appeal...

The judge overseeing former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin's trial in the death of George Floyd said Monday that Rep. Maxine Waters' comments could be grounds for appealing a verdict. "I'll give you that Congresswoman Waters may ...

 2021-04-20 22:11 

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The breakaway European Super League is all about big money...

A dozen of Europe's top soccer clubs have agreed to form a breakaway league, producing howls of indignation from the sport's governing bodies, the elected leaders of France and Britain, and legions of their own fans. Why make such an unpopular mov...

 2021-04-20 22:05 

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Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival canceled...

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes have announced the Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival has again been canceled this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival canceled appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-20 22:02 

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Fish and Game leads restoration of upper Blackfoot River...

The eight miles of the Blackfoot River meandering through Idaho Fish and Game's Blackfoot Wildlife Management Area in southeast Idaho doesn't look the same today as it did a year ago, and that is a very good thing for native Yellowstone cutthroat ...

 2021-04-20 22:02 

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High school students walk out of classes to call for racial justice...

Click here for updates on this story MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Students at a number of Minnesota schools organized walkouts Monday. Osseo Senior High, where Malika Freeman is a junior, was one of dozens to take part. "I hope there will be change. I h...

 2021-04-20 21:55 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Pocatello Mayor receives 2nd dose of COVID-19 vaccine...

Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad received his second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Southeastern Idaho Public Health's offices Tuesday. The post Pocatello Mayor receives 2nd dose of COVID-19 vaccine appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-20 21:47 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

COVID-19 UPDATES: SIPH reports 13 new COVID-19 cases...

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 13 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. The post COVID-19 UPDATES: SIPH reports 13 new COVID-19 cases appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-20 21:44 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Derek Chauvin found guilty of all three charges for killing George Floyd...

The former Minneapolis Police officer who kneeled on George Floyd's neck for over 9 minutes last year was found guilty Tuesday of all three charges against him in one of the most consequential trials of the Black Lives Matter era. Derek Chauvin, 45, w...

 2021-04-20 21:29 

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Utah state epidemiologist Angela Dunn moves to county post...

Utah state epidemiologist Angela Dunn is leaving her job to take over the Salt Lake County health department. The post Utah state epidemiologist Angela Dunn moves to county post appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-20 21:27 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Arizona governor set to OK or veto strict sex ed legislation...

Gov. Doug Ducey faces a deadline to either sign or veto legislation making Arizona's sex education laws among the strictest in the nation when it comes to teaching about LGBTQ issues. The post Arizona governor set to OK or veto strict sex ed legislati...

 2021-04-20 21:22 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Supporters of lawmaker in rape complaint name his accuser...

When rape allegations surfaced against a Republican state lawmaker in deep-red Idaho, some rushed to support him - in part by publicly releasing the name his accuser. The post Supporters of lawmaker in rape complaint name his accuser appeared first on Loc...

 2021-04-20 21:20 

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Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder and manslaughter in death of George Floyd...

The former Minneapolis Police officer who kneeled on George Floyd's neck for over 9 minutes last year was found guilty of murder and manslaughter on Tuesday in one of the most consequential trials of the Black Lives Matter era. Derek Chauvin, 45, was ...

 2021-04-20 21:18 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Apple's iOS 14.5 update lands next week — including new emojis, big privacy changes...

Apple unveiled a slew of new products at its annual Spring launch on Tuesday, but waited until after the event to announce big changes coming to software for iPhones and iPads "next week." The company said in a press release that it will roll out ...

 2021-04-20 21:17 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

You could soon pay more for Pampers, Tampax and more...

Add Pampers and Tampax to the list of brands you may soon pay more for at the store. Procter & Gamble said Tuesday that it will raise prices on brands such as Pampers diapers and Always and Tampax tampons, the latest consumer goods' manufacturer to hi...

 2021-04-20 21:15 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Top military official warns China and Russia are modernizing nuclear weapons faster than US...

The top US military official who runs the American nuclear arsenal warned that China and Russia are modernizing their nuclear weapons and capabilities faster than the US, saying during a congressional hearing on Tuesday that if it does not start investing...

 2021-04-20 21:03 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

CT college students line up to get their COVID-19 vaccines...

Click here for updates on this story NEW LONDON, Connecticut (WFSB) — College students, one of the larger groups statewide testing positive for COVID, eagerly lined up on the campus of Connecticut College on Tuesday to get their Pfizer vaccine. Even...

 2021-04-20 21:02 

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New Jackson business regs include new taxi fares...

The Town of Jackson has formally adopted revisions to Title 5 of the town's Municipal Code. The post New Jackson business regs include new taxi fares appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-20 21:01 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Manchester City sets in motion 'procedures to withdraw' from breakaway Super League...

Less than 48 hours after the formation of a new European Super League, English Premier League Manchester City said it had begun the process of withdrawing from the exclusive competition. "Manchester City Football Club can confirm that it has formally ...

 2021-04-20 20:56 

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Arrest made after Korean American couple punched, Olympian threatened at Orange park...

Click here for updates on this story ORANGE, California (KABC) — A 25-year-old man accused of assaulting a Korean American couple and berating a Japanese American Olympic athlete while she trained at an Orange County park was arrested Sunday, accord...

 2021-04-20 20:54 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Asian community in Orange County learning how to protect themselves in event of an attack...

Click here for updates on this story GARDEN GROVE, California (KABC) — Following the recent wave of violence against Asian Americans, members of the community in Orange County are taking charge and learning how to defend themselves in the event of a...

 2021-04-20 20:52 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

The charges against Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd, explained...

What was going through Derek Chauvin's mind when he kneeled on a handcuffed, prone George Floyd for nine minutes and 29 seconds last May? That key question is at the heart of the three charges against the former Minneapolis Police officer and will be ...

 2021-04-20 20:46 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

These blood clot experts want you to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Here's why....

It was just about a year ago that doctors started noticing COVID-19 patients showing up in emergency rooms with strokes, and complained that blood clots were clogging up dialysis machines and other equipment being used to keep coronavirus patients alive. ...

 2021-04-20 20:41 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Democrats block resolution censuring Maxine Waters for Chauvin trial comments...

The House voted Tuesday afternoon to block a resolution from Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to censure Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters following her remarks over the weekend calling for protesters to "get more confrontational" if former Minneapolis ...

 2021-04-20 20:39 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Harris says verdict in Chauvin trial 'will not heal the pain that existed for generations'...

Vice President Kamala Harris said Tuesday the country is hungry for justice following the death of George Floyd, but acknowledged even a verdict finding former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of Floyd's murder would not erase generatio...

 2021-04-20 20:38 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

CNN to host climate crisis town hall with Biden administration officials...

Senior Biden administration officials this week will answer questions on how President Joe Biden plans to remake US climate policy in a globally broadcast CNN town hall, the network announced Monday. "CNN Town Hall: The Climate Crisis" will air Sa...

 2021-04-20 20:36 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

AirTag could give a nice bump to Apple's growing lineup of smaller stuff...

When people think Apple, they think big ticket items like iPhones, MacBooks and iPads. But the company's accessories line of iPhone cases, chargers and tablet keyboards is a critical part of its revenue growth strategy. Now AirTag could be its next bi...

 2021-04-20 20:35 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Red Creek prescription fire to begin this week...

The Teton Basin Ranger District will continue its multi-year Red Creek prescribed fire project beginning Wednesday or Thursday. The post Red Creek prescription fire to begin this week appeared first on Local News 8 ....

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