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 2020-02-28 15:45 

Idaho Statesman

Wayfaring sea turtles survived cold; now pneumonia threatens...

A dozen sea turtles that nearly froze when they were too far north last fall as water temperatures abruptly plunged in New Jersey survived that ordeal but remain threatened by ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-28 15:43 

Idaho Press-Tribune

High school closed a second day over new virus concerns...

A suburban Seattle high school was closed for a second consecutive day on Friday after a staffer's family member was placed in quarantine over concerns about new virus that started in China....

 2020-02-28 15:42 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

CVS and Walgreens warn there could be a shortage of hand sanitizer...

US drug stores, retailers and suppliers are racing to keep up with surging interest for cleaning products as fears over coronavirus intensify. Demand for products like hand sanitizers, face masks and cleaning wipes has spiked, according to CVS, Walgreens ...

 2020-02-28 15:42 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Biggest explosion in the universe spotted by astronomers...

A record-breaking explosion created by a black hole 390 million light-years away has been discovered by astronomers. "In some ways, this blast is similar to how the eruption of Mt. St. Helens in 1980 ripped off the top of the mountain," said Simon...

 2020-02-28 15:33 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Speculation abounds around Tom Brady's future as NFL free agency approaches...

The big question continues to loom: Where will Tom Brady play next season? The New England Patriots quarterback is set to become a free agent, and the speculation is in full effect. Will Brady return to the New England Patriots, teaming up again with head...

 2020-02-28 15:32 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Boise State football: Every schedule has its quirks...

The Mountain West football schedule was revealed over three weeks later than it was last year. Did the conference need time for some creativity?...

 2020-02-28 15:30 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Pompeo clashes with lawmakers over coronavirus and Iran in tense hearing...

Appearing before House lawmakers for a long postponed hearing on Iran Friday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared irritated as Democrats used their very first question to grill the top US diplomat on the administration's handling of the coronaviru...

 2020-02-28 15:27 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Made in Idaho: Moooove over, dairy - there's a new (and some say better) butter in town!...

Boise-based Melt Organic crafts creamy, spreadable, heart-healthy butter and cheeses using their 'perfect blend' of oils and plant-based ingredients....

 2020-02-28 15:22 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Justin Timberlake weighs in on Girl Scout cookie debate...

Justin Timberlake has some big thoughts about Samoas versus Thin Mints. The "Can't Stop The Feeling" singer got in on the debate about the two flavors of Girl Scout cookies on Thursday. Posting on his verified Instagram account, Timberlake put...

 2020-02-28 15:21 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Biden acknowledges he wasn't arrested in South Africa despite earlier claims...

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday acknowledged that he wasn't arrested in South Africa during a visit to the country in the 1970s despite recently claiming that he had been. "I wasn't arrested, I was stopped. I was not able to move whe...

 2020-02-28 15:18 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Dow falls another 1,000 points...

US stocks tumbled once again on Friday, as coronavirus fears continue to mount. Equities are on track for their worst week since the financial crisis. Stocks opened sharply lower and extended their losses in the first hour of trading. The Dow fell nearly ...

 2020-02-28 15:15 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Pence is leading the coronavirus response but he's still heading to Florida to fundraise...

The stock market is having its worst week since 2008. Officials are scrambling to trace the first US case of coronavirus not linked to travel. And the man in charge of the country's response to the virus is heading to Florida to raise money for the Re...

 2020-02-28 15:10 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Stock market woes continue as Dow drops more than 900 points in early trading Friday...

The week-long freefall for the Dow Jones Industrial Average continued in early trading Friday morning....

 2020-02-28 15:10 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Rep. Jim Clyburn says Democrats are concerned about 'down-ballot carnage'...

Prominent South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn said Friday that Democrats are concerned about picking a nominee who "would cause down-ballot carnage" as progressive Sen. Bernie Sanders' current lead in the primaries causes concerns to ripple throug...

 2020-02-28 15:05 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

The Fed will cut rates in March, the market predicts...

Central banks around the world are closely monitoring the novel coronavirus outbreak, and investors believe they will step in to keep the world's economies humming. Stocks have been selling off all week, even briefly fell into correction Thursday, as ...

 2020-02-28 15:04 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Did Iran give Trump a foreign policy victory, after all?...

All hell didn't break loose, after all. Before the new coronavirus epidemic gripped the globe — about a million supercharged news cycles ago — we seemed to be on the brink of a major US-Iran war. But two months later, the feared backlash o...

 2020-02-28 14:55 

Idaho Statesman

EU welcomes Kosovo cut to Serbia tariffs, US says not enough...

Kosovo's decision to partially lift a 100% tariff on Serbian goods was hailed Friday by the European Union but not supported by the United States, which wants the tariff dropped ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-28 14:52 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Here's looking at you, Blue: JetBlue looks to the next 20 years...

As it turns 20 years old this month, JetBlue Airways is making bold moves: Ordering nearly 150 new state-of-the-art aircraft, shaking up the most valuable international route in the world and going green in a big way. To date, the airline has carried more...

 2020-02-28 14:52 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Middleton schools, law enforcement hosting Parent Night on internet safety...

Next month, Middleton School District is teaming up with law enforcement to host a Parent Night and discuss internet safety....

 2020-02-28 14:48 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Ohio teenagers take hearse for joyride with casket in the back...

Police say a group of teenagers in Columbus, Ohio took a hearse for a joyride, according to WSYX-TV....

 2020-02-28 14:47 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

A Seattle-area school was closed for cleaning after a staff member's relative was tested for coronavirus...

Bothell High School outside Seattle was closed for cleaning on Thursday and Friday after a staff member's relative was quarantined and tested for the novel coronavirus, school district officials said. The move — which was "not necessary,"...

 2020-02-28 14:45 

Idaho Statesman

Ousted leaders of Milwaukee's DNC host committee replaced...

New leaders of the Democratic National Convention's local committee based in Milwaukee were announced Friday, replacing previous ones who were fired amid allegations that they oversaw a toxic work environment. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-28 14:44 

Idaho Statesman

'We're glued to the TV': Premier League clubs wary of virus...

As the world's sporting calendar gets increasingly affected by the fast-spreading new virus, the Premier League is set to go ahead as planned this weekend. Clubs are becoming more cautious, ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-28 14:44 

Idaho Statesman

Michigan governor urges steps to limit spread of new virus...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday urged residents to follow simple steps to help limit the spread of a new type of virus that has not been confirmed in Michigan but ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-28 14:44 

Idaho Statesman

Stocks open sharply lower on Wall Street; Dow sinks 1.8%...

Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street, putting the market on track for its worst week since October 2008 during the global financial crisis. U.S. indexes fell 1.8% following ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-28 14:40 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Lady Gaga drops out of this world video for new single 'Stupid Love'...

Lady Gaga dropped the video for her new single "Stupid Love" at midnight Friday. The sci-fi looking video, heavy on the color pink, starts off with an explanation of why Gaga and her dancers appear to be on another planet. "The world rots in c...

 2020-02-28 14:38 

Idaho Statesman

Garth Brooks' 'Sanders 20' jersey wasn't for Bernie — but angry comments still came in...

No, Garth Brooks didn't go out of his way to show support for Sen. Bernie Sanders, despite what many people thought. The country music legend posted a photo of himself ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-28 14:26 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Pence's public health record raises concern as coronavirus spreads...

Stock markets are tumbling (it was the largest single point drop in history Thursday), there's a mysterious new case in California and the world map is lighting up with countries affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The White House responded by telli...

 2020-02-28 14:09 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Warming into Leap Day!...

The Upper Snake River Plain will finally reach some above freezing high temperatures today, with more to come Saturday. Expect storms by Saturday night, into a cold and active Sunday. The post Warming into Leap Day! appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2020-02-28 14:09 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Probe of alleged 2018 attempt to hack Georgia voter-registration system turned over to state AG...

The investigation into allegations that someone tried to hack Georgia's voter-registration system in 2018 has been completed by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and sent to the state's attorney general, a spokesperson for the department said. T...

 2020-02-28 14:04 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Unregistered voters urged to take part in early voting...

The Canyon County Elections Office is encouraging voters who are currently unregistered and those who need to update their voter registration to take advantage of the early voting period....

 2020-02-28 14:00 

Idaho Statesman

Las Vegas school closed due to illnesses from stomach bug...

A Las Vegas elementary school was closed Friday because of student illnesses resulting from what authorities called a stomach bug. The Southern Nevada Health District said it was investigating a ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-28 13:59 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Buttigieg keeps Iowa caucuses lead after partial recount...

Pete Buttigieg held his lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders in Iowa with the most state delegate equivalents after a recount of select caucus sites, the Iowa Democratic Party reported Thursday. Neither the order of finish nor the national delegate allocation pr...

 2020-02-28 13:58 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Bernie Sanders campaign challenges Iowa recount results...

Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign challenged the results of the Iowa recount requested by theirs and Pete Buttigieg's campaigns just hours after state party released its results Thursday night. The Iowa caucuses resulted in a close finish...

 2020-02-28 13:57 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Supporters rally in VA for law that would allow undocumented immigrants to get driver's license...

An electrified crowd gathered at the Virginia State Capitol Thursday morning in support of driver's licenses for all....

 2020-02-28 13:54 

Idaho Statesman

US consumer spending slowed in January while incomes jumped...

Americans pulled back on their spending in January, even as their incomes surged, a sign the economy was growing modestly before the threat of coronavirus arose. The Commerce Department said ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-28 13:52 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Mexico confirms first two cases of coronavirus...

Mexico's assistant health secretary says the country now has two confirmed cases of COVID-19, or coronavirus....

 2020-02-28 13:49 

Idaho Statesman

Buffalo Roman Catholic Diocese seeks bankruptcy protection...

The embattled Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, taking another major step in its effort to recover from a clergy misconduct scandal that's been the basis ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-28 13:48 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Formula E leader Mitch Evans says motor sport is in 'unique era of change'...

Mitch Evans has experience when it comes to being a "target" in motorsport, but he is exploring new territory in Formula E. After winning the Mexico ePrix two weeks ago and finishing third in Santiago, the Panasonic Jaguar driver is the leader of ...

 2020-02-28 13:46 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Tarek El Moussa feeling pressure of new solo show...

Their marriage may not have worked out, but that doesn't mean Tarek El Moussa isn't missing his partnership with Christina Anstead. El Moussa's new solo show, "Flipping 101 w/ Tarek El Moussa," debuts on HGTV March 5. He came to fame s...

 2020-02-28 13:44 

Idaho Statesman

Pet dog in Hong Kong tests 'weak positive' for coronavirus, officials say...

A pet dog in Hong Kong tested "weak positive" for the coronavirus, officials said Friday, with more testing needed to determine if the dog has actually caught the virus. The ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-28 13:41 

Idaho Statesman

Mexico confirms first 2 cases of coronavirus...

Mexico's assistant health secretary announced Friday that the country now has two confirmed cases of the new coronavirus. Hugo Lopez-Gatell said one of the patients is in Mexico City and ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-28 13:41 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Coronavirus mobile apps are surging in popularity in South Korea...

South Korea is one of the world's most tech savvy countries. So when the deadly novel coronavirus outbreak reached the Korean peninsula, app developers there knew exactly how to react: They started coding. Mobile apps that help track the disease ranke...

 2020-02-28 13:31 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

$3.4 trillion has been wiped out of the stock market in a week...

Confidence is a fragile thing in financial markets. It can vanish in an instant. That's exactly what happened during this coronavirus-fueled mayhem on Wall Street. It took the S&P 500 just six trading days to go from record highs to a correction. That...

 2020-02-28 13:26 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

The spread of the coronavirus couldn't have come at a worse time for Corona beer...

Corona beer isn't making any changes to its advertising despite the name's unfortunate similarity to the deadly coronavirus. Constellation Brands, which brews several variations of the popular lager, said in a statement that its customers "und...

 2020-02-28 13:26 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Pence's office placed in charge of coronavirus messaging...

Vice President Mike Pence's office is in charge of all novel coronavirus messaging after several aides blamed negative coverage about the response on too many mixed messages from senior members of the administration. The new communications approach fo...

 2020-02-28 13:25 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Gannon's Law: Petition calls for change in how law enforcement handles missing children...

Those behind the petition say the delay in listing Gannon as missing and endangered cost valuable time in gathering and following up on leads in his case....

 2020-02-28 13:21 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Trump seeks a 'miracle' as virus fears mount...

President Donald Trump is hoping for a "miracle" that will make the coronavirus disappear but tanking stock markets and signs the disease is stalking America are delivering their verdict on his scattershot management of the crisis. A historic Wall...

 2020-02-28 13:12 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Why do we even have a leap year? (Get ready to do some math)...

2020 is a leap year, which means we get to enjoy a whole extra day of February, and people born on February 29 finally get some presents. But why do we even have leap years? Our calendar has 365 days in a year, because that's pretty much how long it t...

 2020-02-28 13:09 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Houston water main break causes major flooding, submerging cars and filling streets...

A water main break Thursday sent water flowing nearly two miles away, submerging some freeways, streets and even cars in east Houston, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said. "Water covering a part of the main lanes causing people to sit on the roofs ...

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