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TWIN FALLS — Health care, education and criminal justice are expected to take center stage in the state Legislature this year, with big decisions looming ahead of lawmakers on how to fund Medicaid expansion, distribute money to schools and alleviate crowding in Idaho’s jails and prisons. Read more

The Great War began in Europe on July 28, 1914, with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. The United States officially fought in the last 19 months. The war ended with a ceasefire on Nov. 11, 1918, and the signing of the Armistice. Read more

A dire teacher shortage in the Magic Valley has led many local schools to hire teachers who have alternate teacher authorizations. So what is a typical day in the life of those first-year teachers, and how do the challenges relate to what they expected. Julie Wooton-Greener's story at magicv… Read more