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Would Raising the Minimum Wage be “Fair”?

Would Raising the Minimum Wage be “Fair”?

Nampa (670 KBOI News) – We’ve told you about the group “Idahoans for a Fair Wage”, which is gathering signatures to get a minimum wage increase on the 2020 ballot. But would increasing the minimum wage to $12 an hour necessarily be fair? NNU economist Dr. Pete Crabb says not really, especially to the young, low-skilled…More

BLM Working on Fire Breaks, But You Can Help Mitigate Fire Risk

BLM Working on Fire Breaks, But You Can Help Mitigate Fire Risk

Boise (670 KBOI News) – While fire season has yet to officially kick off, it’s getting warmer and drier, and the Bureau of Land Management is getting ready for what could be an intense season. Lance Okeson with the BLM says they’re busy building fire breaks, either by clearing lanes through cheat grass and sagebrush, or…More

SE Boise Stabbing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty, Trial Date Set

SE Boise Stabbing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty, Trial Date Set

  Boise (670 KBOI News) – A trial date is set for Ruben Diaz, who’s accused of trying to kill a man working in his yard last Fall in Southeast Boise. Diaz will be back in court October 22nd, with a trial date of October 30th. The Idaho Press is reporting Diaz pleaded not guilty this…More

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Alabama to Wind Down 50th Anniversary Tour With Final Stop in Nashville

Alabama to Wind Down 50th Anniversary Tour With Final Stop in Nashville

Alabama is celebrating a half-century of making music with their current 50th Anniversary Tour. The cross-country trek kicked off in January with an announced run of more than 50 shows through November, featuring an array of openers, including Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Beach Boys, John Anderson, Restless Heart, Exile, John Michael…More

Nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Include Dwight Yoakam, Brad Paisley, Toby Keith & More

Nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Include Dwight Yoakam, Brad Paisley, Toby Keith & More

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame announced the nominees for its Class of 2019. This year’s nominees include eight songwriters and four songwriter/artists: Songwriter Shawn Camp Ed Hill Marcus Hummon Archie Jordan Kostas Rivers Rutherford Ronnie Rogers Jerry Salley Songwriter/Artist Toby Keith Brad Paisley Eddy Raven Dwight Yoakam Two songwriters and one songwriter/artist, elected by…More

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