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Idaho Falls Chamber 2019 Annual Report Meeting
When: Tuesday, January 21, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Where: College of Eastern Idaho, 1600 S 25th E, Idaho Falls, ID
Annual report presentation, awards and continental breakfast. Tickets $5, registration required. More info.
Bonneville County Republican Women Meeting
When: Thursday, January 23, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Location varies
Gem County Lincoln Day Dinner
When: Saturday, January 25, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Kenneth Carberry Elementary School, 1950 E 12th St, Emmett, ID
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- 25 Years Ago, Wolves Were Reintroduced To Idaho (Boise State Public Radio)
- Lt. Gov. McGeachin leads GOP event (Mountain Express)
- 2020 could be the year for hemp in Idaho: Farmers say crop option would be a boon (Times-News)
- Idaho lawmaker unanimously expelled from House following felony conviction in Texas (Idaho Statesman)
- Idaho Gov. Little signs executive orders targeting agency regulations (Idaho Statesman)
- Panel on Idaho faith healing devolves after audience, speakers clash over vaccines (Idaho Statesman)
- Treasurer's office drops bank, blames lawmaker (Post Register)
- Panel calls for changes to faith-healing exemption during 2020 session (Idaho Press)
- Sen. Rice adding public vote to his tax proposal (Idaho Press)
- Citing frustrations with IDOC inmates in jail, sheriffs call for committee to look at prison funding (Idaho Press)
- Justice reinvestment panel never met in 2019 (Idaho Press)
- Marty Trillhaase: Idaho skips good, bad and ugly for the awful (Lewiston Tribune)
- Little wants to keep Idaho code book trim (Lewiston Tribune)
- Ada County talks growth (Idaho Business Review)
- Idaho Senate ag committee approves seven groups' revised rules (Capital Press)
- Lawmakers should nix state government’s new 'home visit' program for young parents (Idaho Freedom Foundation)
- Idaho's Common Core debate is the nation's Common Core debate (Idaho Education News)
- The Failure of LBJ's Great Society and What It Means for the 21st Century (Reason)
- Why the left keeps losing (New Statesman)
- New York’s bail reform disaster is about to become a major election issue (CNBC)
- How five members of Joe Biden’s family got rich through his connections (New York Post)
- Puerto Rico governor fires emergency director after aid is found sitting in warehouse (CBS News)
- Pelosi's Pen not Mightier than Trump's Sword (American Thinker)
- Trump administration proposes further rollbacks of school lunch standards (UPI)
- 'I’m voting for Bernie': Hugh Hewitt reveals he will back Sanders in Democratic primary (Washington Examiner)
- WA Legislator Wants to Give Seattle What It Asks For (Ricochet)
- 'Babylon Bee' CEO: 'How funny is it that CNN is coming after us for spreading disinformation?' (FOX News)
- China’s falling birth rate creates timebomb for economy (Financial Times)