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Idaho: State in the United States
Idaho is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It borders the state of Montana to the east and northeast, Wyoming to the east, Nevada and Utah to the south, and Washington and Oregon to the west. To the north, it shares a small portion of the Canadian border with the province of British Columbia. With a population of approximately 1.7 million and an area of 83,569 square miles (216,440 km2), Idaho is the 14th largest, the 12th least populous and the 7th least densely populated of the 50 U.S. states. The state's capital and largest city is Boise.


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Detectives are revealing disturbing details about the condition of the bodies of Idaho siblings JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan at the preliminary hearing of their mother's husband, Chad Daybell. He's facing..
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Samantha Hickey, Nurse With a Gift for Diagnosis, Dies at 45

Ms. Hickey trained dozens of junior colleagues and exercised rare skills as a diagnostician over more than 20 years as a nurse in southwestern Idaho. She died of Covid-19.
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The state most resistant to wearing masks for coronavirus protection? Arizona, study says

Arizona, Nevada, Florida and Idaho were among the top five. Over 150,000 geotagged Twitter posts produced a map of hotspots for anti-mask sentiment.
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At least 8 people, including 3 children, killed after planes collide over Idaho lake

The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office said three children were among the passengers in one of the planes that crashed into Lake Coeur d'Alene.
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Here's the latest for Monday, July 6th: Florida counts 200,000 coronavirus cases; Planes collide over lake in Idaho; Body of missing Ft. Hood soldier identified; Brush fire north of Los Angeles.  
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At least 2 killed in plane collision at Idaho lake

At least two people died in a plane crash Sunday over Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and as many as six other people may be missing, the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office said. Witnesses said they saw two..
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New cellphone driving laws go into effect Wednesday in Idaho, Indiana and South Dakota. How effective are similar bans in other states?

Idaho, Indiana and South Dakota will join 22 other states that already require phones be in hands-free mode while driving, according to national data.
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Lori Vallow, mom of missing Idaho kids who were found dead, faces new charges

The new charges come after court documents were unsealed taht allege Lori Vallow believed her children were "zombies." Vallow is due in court Tuesday.
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Recall alert: Nearly 60k pounds of chicken nuggets recalled for possible rubber contamination

Pilgrim's Pride is recalling 4-pound bags of "Pilgrim's Fully Cooked Chicken Breast Nuggets" shipped to stores in Arizona, Idaho, Oregon and Texas.
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Coronavirus stay-at-home orders have reduced roadkill rates in California, Idaho and Maine, study finds

In the era of the coronavirus, the number of animals killed on roads by cars declined in California, Idaho and Maine from early March to mid-April.
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Remains in Idaho Identified as Those of Missing Children

Chad Daybell, who is married to the children’s mother, was arrested on Tuesday after investigators found human remains on his property.
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Missing Idaho children, a 'precious' boy and 'feisty' sister, are dead, police say

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Missing Idaho kids: Vigil planned, family 'filled with unfathomable sadness' in Daybell-Vallow case

A vigil honoring the lives of two Idaho children missing since September, Joshua "JJ" Vallow and Tylee Ryan, is planned for Friday.
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Charges say man in missing kids case hid remains

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Stepfather of Missing Children Is Arrested After Human Remains Are Found

Chad Daybell, 51, an Idaho man whose former wife died under questionable circumstances, was charged with concealing evidence, the authorities said.
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Man linked to missing kids arrested, remains found

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The prisoner, Adree Edmo, said Idaho’s failure to provide the procedure violated the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment.
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday allowed a transgender prison inmate in Idaho to go ahead with sex reassignment surgery, rejecting the state's bid to put it on hold.
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'The floor was moving': 6.5 earthquake strikes in Idaho, largest in the state since 1983

The temblor was centered 73 miles northeast of Meridian, a city on the outskirts of Boise, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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'Not just a big city issue': Coronavirus cases soar in rural America popular with tourists

Rural counties in Colorado, Utah and Idaho are experiencing some of the highest rates of coronavirus cases per capita in the nation.
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Biden's victory means he won five of the six states that voted last Tuesday: Washington, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi and Idaho. Sanders won North Dakota's caucuses.
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Judge reduces bail for Lori Vallow, mom of two missing Idaho children, to $1 million

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With Lori Vallow due in court, FBI says Yellowstone National Park tourists' photos may help find missing Idaho kids

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Lori Vallow, mom of missing kids, extradited from Hawaii to Idaho to face felony charges

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New court records, surveillance video pinpoint last days missing Idaho kids were seen

Records in the case of Lori Vallow's two missing Idaho children show that one was last seen in September in Yellowstone National Park.
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