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WEEKDAYS 6:00-8:00 AM

It’s News your family can use–Fair and Balanced–backed by NBC 38 TV and Fox News Radio. Wake up to the latest local, state and national news and information every weekday morning with the voice that the Magic valley has trusted for over 30 years. It’s news, weather, the Southern Idaho roadmap, the Rush Limbaugh morning update, and a whole lot more!

About Benito Baeza:

Benito is a transplant from a small town in New Mexico but has lived and worked in the Magic Valley for 5 years now. He comes to KLIX as the News Director and AM Idaho anchor. Previously Benito worked as a reporter for a Twin Falls TV Station. He started his broadcast career in radio and is glad to be back on the radio waves. Benito enjoys being outdoors and believes Southern Idaho is one of the best places for that. He likes to get out and hike the South Hills, kayak the Snake River, and in the winter, hit the mountains to snow board.

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M-F 6:00 am - 8:00 am

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Idaho Lumber Company Facing Lawsuit for Deadly Wildfire

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials have filed a lawsuit against a timber company and its contractor contending they're responsible for a wildfire that killed a 20-year-old Forest Service firefighter and burned more than 300 acres in northern Idaho

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Idaho Rep. Labrador Supports Denney for Secretary of State

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Republican Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho has endorsed Midvale Rep. Lawerence Denney to be Idaho secretary of state.

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Four with Failed Idaho Property Management Convicted

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal jury has convicted four officials with a failed southwest Idaho property management company of fraud after they misled investors.

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N. Idaho City Passes Smoking Ban with Little Teeth

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The Lewiston City Council has approved a voluntary ban on smoking in some public outdoor spaces.

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Idaho ACLU Director Moving On

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The executive director of the ACLU of Idaho has been hired for the same post at the ACLU in Washington, D.C. Monica Hopkins has led the Idaho ACLU affiliate since 2008.

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Burley Family Rescued from Home Filled with Carbon Monoxide

BURLEY, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in south-central Idaho say a girl and her parents have been flown to a hospital after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Idaho Aquarium Fined by Florida Judge

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida federal judge has imposed fines and three years of probation on Idaho Aquarium in an illegal wildlife trafficking case.

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Gun Control Talk Begins at Nation’s Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after the Senate scuttled President Barack Obama's drive for new firearms restrictions, congressional gun control supporters are significantly winnowing their 2014 legislative agenda.

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Court Upholds EPA Air Pollutant Standards

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's emission standards for hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.

The appeals court rejected state and industry challenges to rules designed to clean up mercury, arsenic, acid gases and other dangerous air pollutants

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Massive Steam Locomotive Headed to Wyoming for Restoration

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — One of the largest steam locomotives ever built is coming back to life. The Union Pacific Railroad plans to restore an engine known as a Big Boy. It was a 6,300-horsepower monster designed to drag heavy freight trains over the Wyoming and Utah mountains

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