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Aerial gunners kill at least 5 wolves in north-central Idaho

Aerial gunners in a helicopter have killed at least five wolves in north-central Idaho since May 11 in an effort to protect elk herds, but the hunting has been halted because it hasn’t been as successful as expected, an Idaho ...

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EPA reduces radiation monitoring

The Environmental Protection Agency has reduced the nation’s radiation monitoring program for rain, drinking water and milk in response to a consistent drop in the levels of fallout detected in the wake of the Japanese nuclear crisis. Extremely low amounts ...

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Teachers union sues Otter, Luna over reform law

Members of Idaho’s statewide teachers union have filed a lawsuit against the state, the governor and Idaho’s public schools chief over a new law that phases out teacher tenure and wipes out collective bargaining over salaries and benefits. Officials with ...

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