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Deadly Mixture Caused Burley Explosion
BURLEY, Idaho (AP) — Fire officials suspect a dangerous mixture of cleaning solvent, dirty rags and high explosives likely led to an explosion that sent the wife of a southern Idaho legislator to the hospital with second-degree burns. Amy Wood is listed in good condition Tuesday at the Univers…
Idaho Legislator Receives Letter To Join KKK
Idaho's only black lawmaker says receiving a direct mailing from a national Ku Klux Klan organization has bolstered her resolve to fight prejudice.  Boise Rep. Cherie Buckner-Webb says childhood memories of a cross burning on her lawn were rekindled last week when she opened a hand-address…
Twin Falls Legislator Calls It Quits
A long-time Twin Falls legislator is calling it quits.  State Representative for District 24A, Leon Smith, says 14 years is enough and he has decided not to seek another term.  Twin Falls City Councilman and former mayor Lance Clow plans to run for the seat being vacated by Smith...