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By The Dispatch On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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1st Zika case confirmed in South Carolina

South Carolina health officials have confirmed the first case of travel-associated Zika virus infection in a South Carolina resident. The case was confirmed in a person who recently traveled to a country with active More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Idaho Gov Butch Otter vetoes bill permitting Bible as reference in schools, ‘could result for the loss of funding and costly litigation’

The Republican governor of Idaho, Gov. Butch Otter, has vetoed a bill that would permitted the Bible to be used a for reference purposes in public school classrooms out of concern that it could result in a lawsuit. More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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Idaho passes bill to allow Bible in public school classrooms

A bill that would allow the Bible to be used in the classrooms of public schools has passed the Idaho legislature and now goes on to Gov. C. L. “Butch” Otter for approval. The voluntary use of the Bible as reference More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, March 7th, 2016
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Tim Remington shooting: Kyle Odom named as suspect

The pastor who prayed with Ted Cruz on Saturday was shot in the back in the parking lot of an Idaho church on Sunday. Police have identified the suspect, Kyle Odom, as the search branches out. Odom, 30, is believed More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, February 18th, 2016
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Iran claims GOP wanted Pastor Abedini, prisoner release delayed until after election

Pastor Saeed Abedini was imprisoned in Iran for working with an effort to build an orphanage, but after years in jail, the American pastor was finally released. Now a top Iranian official claims that Republican More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 16th, 2016
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Iran releases Saeed Abedini, Jason Rezaian, Amir Hekmati, Nosratollah Khosrawi

News Saturday morning out of Iran is that the Muslim country has released 4 U.S. prisoners, according to FARS, Among those released are Christian pastor Saeed Abedini, Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
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Virginia AG Mark Herring says the state will stop honoring concealed carry permits from other states

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says the state will unilaterally end the state’s long held concealed carry reciprocity agreements with 25 states. The agreements are reportedly being severed with states More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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Lincoln Brewster previews the Winter Jam west coast tour, his testimony, Oxygen

The west coast Winter Jam 2015 tour is set to begin and Lincoln Brewster will be a part of the ten bands on tour for this massive Christian music event. Lincoln spoke to us in an exclusive interview to preview More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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Family Force 5, Derek Mount interview: talks Winter Jam, nicknames, ‘Chainsaw’ and football

Winter Jam 2015 ready to resume with the west coast leg of the tour and Family Force 5 is one of the ten bands on tour for this massive Christian music event. Derek Mount from FF5 spoke to us in an exclusive interview More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Naghmeh Abedini attacked by Christians: not a good Mom, didn’t go to Bible school

Naghmeh Abedini, the wife of imprisoned Pastor Saeed Abedini, has been undergoing her own trials, enduring several personal attacks and recently shared how her faith has been strengthened. photo ACLJ “The More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Boise State lifts pro-life free speech limits, ‘warning sign’ requirement

Boise State University has revised its speech policy in light of a lawsuit Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed last year on behalf of a pro-life student group. The university’s new speech policy no longer More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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US Senate passes resolution for White House to pressure release of Pastor Saeed Abedini

The U.S. Senate has voted unanimously to pass a resolution urging the Obama administration to do more to free an American pastor imprisoned in Iran, as well as all Americans incarcerated in the country. The resolution More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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BBQ Pitmasters All-Stars brings back the hit competition in May

Fire up those grills and get the smokers ready! Destination America has ordered up another mouth-watering season of the hit competition series BBQ PIMASTERS with BBQ PITMASTERS ALL-STARS premiering Thursday, May More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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Little Big Town explains ‘Girl Crush’ meaning, no ‘gay agenda’

Country music stations are reportedly pulling the popular new song “Girl Crush” from the airwaves after some listeners have complained that the lyrics, noting that the femle singer appears to promote More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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The ‘First Trial of the Century’ begins on this Day in History

The assassination of former Idaho governor Frank Steunenberg led to the illegal arrest and transportation of three Union leaders, Bill Hayward, Charles Moyer, and George Pettibone, and began the stories “First More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 13th, 2015
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Aleksander Doba named Nat Geo ‘Adventurer of the Year’ over Tommy Caldwell, Will Gadd

Aleksander Doba has been named the 2015 National Geographic People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year for completing the longest open-water kayak crossing of the Atlantic Ocean — at age 67. Doba was selected from More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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Naghmeh Abedini’s letter to President Obama: ‘imagine the pain’

President Obama is set to head out west, passing through Idaho and Naghmeh Abedini is reaching out to get the most powerful man on the planet to meet with about getting her husband free from an Iranian prison. From More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 24th, 2014
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ACLU retreats from lawsuit against Idaho pastors on performing gay marriages

The American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho announced Thursday that it will not wage a legal challenge against Hitching Post Wedding Chapel, run by Donald and Evelyn Knapp, which it had said was in violation of More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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ADF offers advice for officials asked to issue gay marriage licenses against their belief

Alliance Defending Freedom has issued legal memos to advise North Carolina, Arizona, Idaho, and Nevada officials responsible for issuing marriage licenses that they do not have to issue certain licenses where doing More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, October 9th, 2014
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Judge overturns gay marriage ban in Nevada, Idaho

Just days after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear appeals from several states on their gay marriage bans, federal appeals courts in Nevada and Idaho struck down similar bans, legalize same-sex marriages.   The More...


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