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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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Hailey Man Arrested with $50k work of Narcotics

Ketchum, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) Over $50,000 worth of drugs are off the street in Blaine County. The Blaine County Narcotics Enforcement Team executed a warrant at 2215 Warm Springs Road in Ketchum on Wednesday afternoon.

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Gooding Man Charged with First Degree Murder

Gooding, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - A Gooding man is behind bars on a charge of first degree murder.

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Hailey Airport Set to Reopen

Hailey, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The Friedman Memorial Airport is getting ready to reopen. The airport has been closed for 24 days to complete a runway safety project.

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Hailey Woman Charged after Running Over Husband’s Harley

Hailey, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - A Blaine county woman was arrested yesterday after police responded to a report of a vehicle colliding into a house.

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Three Teens Caught with Pot at Twin Falls Middle School

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) Three girls were caught smoking marijuana in a bathroom at O’Leary middle School Tuesday.

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Nampa Woman Accused of “Revenge Porn”

NAMPA, Idaho (KTVB) -- A Boise woman accused of posting a partially nude photo of a friend online has been charged with a felony under a law intended to curb "revenge porn." Linda Silva, 43, was arrested Saturday.

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Jerome Working to Revamp Late Utility Fees

Jerome, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) The city of Jerome is looking to get rid of its 20%penalty and $75 reconnect fees for late utility bills and a public hearing was held Tuesday night for people to voice their opinions.

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Idaho Man Accused of Sexual Assault on 8 Year Old Arrested

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an Idaho fugitive accused of recording his sexual assault on an 8-year-old girl and distributing the video has been arrested in Nebraska.

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Was That a Tornado Outside Twin Falls? Nope

Twin Falls, Idaho (KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV) Tuesday's cold air funnels that formed overSouthern Idaho are different than the funnels and tornadoes you think of that are typically associated with severe storms.

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Magic Valley Trucking Company Wins Big at Driving Competition

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT- TV / KSVT- TV ) - The Idaho State Truck Driving Championships took place and three local faces took home some major awards. Two drivers from Arlo G Lott placed in the Flat Bed competition while another from Old Dominion Freight Lines took first in the Axle category. The competition allows drivers from all over the state to show off their driver skills.

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