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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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Children and Elderly Not Only Ones Encouraged to Get Flu Shot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Think the flu's only a big threat to kids and seniors? Influenza hospitalized a surprisingly high number of young and middle-aged adults last winter — and this time around the government wants more of them vaccinated.

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Jeff Green, Getty Images
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More Salmon Made it to Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More endangered sockeye salmon have made the 900-mile journey from the Pacific Ocean to central Idaho's high-elevation Redfish Lake this fall than in any previous year going back nearly six decades.

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Case of Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend Moved to Trial

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A southwest Idaho judge has ruled there's enough evidence against a man charged with killing his girlfriend and burying her in a cornfield that he be bound over for trial.

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Benito Baeza
Benito Baeza
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Idaho County Leaders Vote to Let Go of Public Defender Responsibilities

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — County officials in Idaho have approved a resolution that would shift public defense responsibilities to the state.

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Benito Baeza
Benito Baeza
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Kayaker Found in Snake River Had Heart Problems

RUPERT, Idaho (KTVB)-- Authorities say a Rupert man who died in a kayaking accident Sunday had an enlarged heart and severe coronary artery disease.

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BrandXPictures, ThinkStock
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Drivers Asked to Watch for Farm Equipment

BLACKFOOT, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police are cautioning motorists that harvest season has arrived and drivers need to be alert and cautious around large, slow-moving farming equipment on roads.

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Authorities Need Help Identifying Woman Found in Snake River

WARNING ACTUAL PHOTO OF VICTIM

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in south-central Idaho say a woman's body found floating in the Snake River last week has yet to be identified.

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Caldwell, Google Earth
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Idaho City Wants to Change it’s Image

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — The southwestern Idaho city of Caldwell is spending $65,000 to improve its image.

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kzenon, ThinkStock
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Idaho May Take Responsiblity of Public Defenders

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — County officials in Idaho are considering shifting public defense responsibilities to the state after struggling to meet constitutionally mandated funding and training requirements.

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North Idaho Man Found Guilty of Killing Estranged Wife

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho man charged with killing his estranged wife and dumping her body in the Snake River has been found guilty of first-degree murder.

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