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Africa

5,000 killed in DR Congo measles epidemic ‘mostly children’

According to the World Health Organization, the  Democratic Republic of Congo is seeing the world’s biggest outbreak of measles. Of the 5000 people who have succumbed to the disease, the vast majority have been children. A total of 250,270 cases of measles have been recorded as of November 17 with 5110 fatalities. This is more […]

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National

Hasbro has released a new Amazon exclusive version of Monopoly called Monopoly: Longest Game Ever

Hasbro today trolls the community with the newest title: Monopoly- The Longest Game Ever. It comes with a larger game board and new set of rules. It features only one dice and to win the game player needs to own 16 streets, 4 railroads, 2 utilities and all 66 properties. Players get money for landing […]

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Idaho National

Kyäni owners, Jim Hansen Sr., his sons, Kirk and Jim and other members of family died in plane crash in South Dacota

Sunday afternoon took the lifes of 9 hunters, coming back from a Thanksgiving hunting trip. Jim Hansen Sr., his sons, Kirk and Jim Hansen Jr., and six others, including two children, died in the South Dakota crash. The Hansens were executives with Conrad & Bischoff, Kyäni and KJ’s Super Stores. Twelve people were on the […]

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National

Starbucks offends police officer by printing “PIG” on his coffee label

On Thanksgiving day a police officer on duty bought a cup of coffee from Starbucks, only to be grossly offended. When he received his coffee the word “PIG” was printed on the cup’s label. According to a post on Facebook, Police Chief Johnny O’Mara said it was a sign of “total disrespect for a police […]

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Idaho National

Museum of Idaho on a mission!

The Museum of Idaho is on a mission to provide education and entertainment to everyone in east Idaho, regardless of their income. As part of this ongoing endeavour, they have implemented a new program whereby discounted admission is offered to anyone who is part of the the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program. Jeff Car, […]

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National

Dick’s takes on NRA bullies. Now, they are rewarded with best sales in 6 years.

Sometimes the bullies aren’t just children in school. The brave survivors of the Parkland shooting massacre held marches and rallies across the country and managed to get gun safety legislation passed in several states. This did not please the National Rifle Association (NRA), especially when CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Ed Stack promised the kids […]

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New law allows German banks to sell and store crypto currency

Until now banks have not been allowed to offer direct access to crypto assets. However, a new law that will be implementing the fourth EU Money Laundering Directive will change that in 2020. According to a local German newspaper on Wednesday, the bill has already been passed by the government and it expected to be […]

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Idaho

Grove Plaza Holiday tree lighting postponed

The 45 foot tree falling down on Thanksgiving night promted the Downtown Boise Association to postpone holiday tree lighting at the Grove Plaza. The reason for the tree falling is not known but enough damage was caused for the tree to be declared unsafe. “Public safety is our main concern so the event is postponed […]

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Idaho

Where to go skiing this weekend in Idaho

If you have been looking forward to skiing and snowboarding, this weekend is your chance. There are several ski areas that will be open on Thanksgiving weekend although some may only operate in limited capacity. Here follows a list of open tracks. Bogus Basin From Friday to Sunday on Thanksgiving weekend Bogus Basin will be […]

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Idaho

New law will see to suspended registration for uninsured vehicles

A new law will be instated in Idaho that aims to reduce uninsured drivers by suspending their vehicle registration. This law will take effect on the 1st of January. Each month,the state Department of Motor Vehicles will cross-check vehicle identification numbers against registered vehicles allowing them to see who has not kept insurance on their […]