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Mackenzie scores 30, Idaho State beats Idaho 95-91 in OT

Jan. 28, 2023 20:06 PM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Brock Mackenzie scored 30 points as Idaho State beat Idaho 95-91 in overtime on Saturday. Mackenzie was 11-of-19 shooting, including 3 for 8 from distance, and went 5 for 5 from the free-throw line for the Bengals (8-14, 5-4 Big Sky Conference). Brayden Parker...

US population center trending toward South this decade

Jan. 28, 2023 11:17 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. population center is on track this decade to take a southern swerve for the first time in history, and it's because of people like Owen Glick, who moved from California to Florida more than a year ago. Last year, the South outgrew other U.S. regions by...

Falcons hire defensive coordinator Ryan Nielsen from Saints

Jan. 27, 2023 19:18 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons found their new defensive coordinator from an NFC South rival’s coaching staff on Friday by hiring Ryan Nielsen, the former New Orleans Saints co-defensive coordinator. Nielsen replaces Dean Pees, 73, who retired on Jan. 9 following...

Eastern Washington beats Idaho State for 11th win in row

Jan. 27, 2023 00:17 AM EST

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Angelo Allegri scored 17 points as Eastern Washington beat Idaho State 81-68 on Thursday night for the Eagles' 11th straight win. Allegri also contributed seven rebounds for the Eagles (15-7, 9-0 Big Sky Conference). Steele Venters shot 7 for 12 to add 16...

Weber State secures 73-65 win over Idaho

Jan. 26, 2023 23:45 PM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Dillon Jones had 21 points in Weber State's 73-65 win against Idaho on Thursday night. Jones also contributed 14 rebounds for the Wildcats (11-10, 6-2 Big Sky Conference). Steven Verplancken Jr. was 7 of 12 shooting (2 for 4 from distance) to add 17 points. KJ...

Idaho senator's bill would make ballot initiatives tougher

Jan. 25, 2023 18:36 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho lawmaker has introduced legislation that would ask voters to change the state’s constitution to make it harder to get initiatives on the ballot. Republican Sen. Doug Okuniewicz introduced the joint resolution Wednesday in the Senate State Affairs...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jan. 25, 2023 13:01 PM EST

LNP/LancasterOnline. January 18, 2023. Editorial: The Shapiro transition team failed the transparency test. Let’s hope the Shapiro administration does better. We congratulate Gov. Shapiro on his inauguration as Pennsylvania’s 48th governor. We hope that with Lt....

Coroner ID's man shot and killed by Boise police officer

Jan. 24, 2023 18:21 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials have identified the man who was shot and killed by a police officer on Monday as a 32-year-old Boise resident. The Ada County Coroner Richard Riffle said in a press release Tuesday that Eli Nash was pronounced dead in a parking lot Monday evening...

Idaho officer fatally shoots man while trying to arrest him

Jan. 23, 2023 21:38 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho. (AP) — A Boise police officer shot and killed a man Monday while law enforcement officials were trying to take the man into custody on alleged felony charges, according to police. At about 4:30 p.m. Monday, city police officers and Idaho Department of Correction...

Oregon launches abortion hotline offering free legal advice

Jan. 23, 2023 21:26 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is launching a new abortion hotline offering free legal advice to callers, moving to further defend abortion access after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last summer and eliminated federal protections for the procedure. The state's...