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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah passed sweeping changes to a voter-approved Medicaid expansion Monday, cutting the number of people covered nearly in half and adding work requirements that the Trump administration is expected to approve.

POCATELLO — Chris Lenihan’s class at Franklin Middle School expects to soon establish direct ties with displaced people from throughout the world who are struggling to survive in a Greek refugee camp.

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — A woman said Friday that she helped thwart an investigation into the disappearance of a Colorado woman who authorities believe was killed by her fiance, but her motive and the nature of her relationship with the suspected killer remains a mystery. She also agreed …

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Veterinarians in Montana revived a cat named Fluffy that nearly froze to death after being found in a snowbank covered from head to tail in ice and snow.

Recently a study in the International Journal of Epidemiology stated concern over the fact that people with chronic disease tend not to be active enough to derive the benefits of exercise.

A quick takeout for dinner fits your busy schedule. You purchase food from the grocery store deli, packed fresh at the counter. The food service worker puts on new gloves while taking your order and packaging the food. Later that evening after eating the deli food, you develop nausea, sweats…

Imagine that you are with some coworkers out for a work lunch meeting. Someone from your social circle sees you during this work lunch meeting and thinks “Who’s that?,” “What are they doing with that person?”

Nearly two-thirds of Americans experience lower back pain. For those who suffer from prolonged or acute back pain, the debilitating effects can be all too familiar. While some may find that rest, activity modification and perhaps some over-the-counter pain medication can help, further invest…

POCATELLO — The man who led opposition to relocating the Aid For Friends homeless shelter in Pocatello hasn’t decided yet if he will mount a further challenge after the City Council on Thursday unanimously approved the new location.

BOISE — An Idaho Falls lawmaker introduced a bill Friday to give parents more information about what is being offered in sex education programs and put more limits on what guest instructors can do.

Officials with Pocatello-Chubbuck School District 25 are in the midst of a public awareness campaign regarding a proposed two-year supplemental levy that would hold funding flat at $9.25 million per year.

With one opposing vote, an Idaho House of Representatives committee agreed Friday to introduce legislation to legalize the growth, transportation and sale of hemp throughout the state.

POCATELLO — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has proposed to remove 70.68 acres of land along the Portneuf River from the city’s 100-year flood map, thereby reducing insurance costs for many property owners.

POCATELLO — Chances are high that several Southeast Idahoans who peered out their windows Wednesday morning to the sight of a surprise snowstorm decided not to leave their homes for the day, but for some professionals that’s not an option.

Eleven months ago, amid confusion and misunderstandings, the Idaho House unexpectedly killed popular legislation to create a “pet-friendly” special license plate to benefit low-cost spay and neutering services in rural Idaho — and they killed it not just once, but twice.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a divided Congress for the first time, President Donald Trump warned emboldened Democrats in his State of the Union speech Tuesday that “ridiculous partisan investigations” could derail economic progress.

Storms have brought a lot more precipitation to the region in recent days, giving a significant boost to the snowpack. But the weather has also played a role in numerous crashes, a handful of power outages and school and road closures.

We all know our Gem State is an excellent place to live. Our opinion may be biased, but we have the numbers to prove it.

The University of Idaho’s Vandal Alert system that pings the cellphones of students was designed to promptly notify the campus community of ongoing threats to public safety, such as violent crimes and severe weather events.

POCATELLO — Idaho potato farmers are getting paid about the same amount for their spuds as they’re investing in raising them, according to a University of Idaho Extension agricultural economist’s report.

PARKLAND, Fla. — Hundreds of thousands of students and adults across Florida and beyond bowed their heads in a moment of silence Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 people dead.

BOISE — Idaho is on track to have the broadest naloxone-access law in the nation, Gov. Brad Little declared Thursday, as he signed HB 12 into law. The bill makes the opioid-overdose-reversing drug available from any licensed or registered health care professional, to be given to anyone with …

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — An Idaho man wanted for a “vicious assault on a sleeping victim” was arrested in Tallahassee, reported ABC affiliate WTXL.

In its first day of budget-setting on Friday, the Idaho Legislature’s joint budget committee nearly axed all state funding next year for the Western Idaho Health Collaborative, a proposed collaborative pilot project to improve public health in the Treasure Valley, to which hospitals and insurers already have committed $40,000. However, the 20-member committee split, and ended up narrowly approving the funding on a 10-8 vote...