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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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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 […]

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Refugee puppets to join Sesame Street

Three new Arabic-speaking characters are about to join the Sesame Street family in the Middle East. The aim of Basma, Jad and Ma’zooza is to help children in n Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq to not only read and write, but also to deal with the trauma of being displaced. Sesame Workshop is a non-profit […]

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Treasure Valley Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Upper Treasure Valley, Southwest Idaho Highlands and Owyhee Mountains in southwest Idaho. The advisory will be in effect from 12a.m to 12 p.m on Friday. Snow is expected to accumulate between 1” and 3” with as much as 4” in high elevations and […]

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Crime Idaho

Two arrested in Idaho with five pounds of meth

On Tuesday police arrested two people in Boise, Idaho for the possession of methamphetamine. The car appeared suspicious because it was driving without headlights at around 11 p.m and police from Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office pulled them over. Robert P Chiefstick who was driving, tried to give a false name at first but was soon […]

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Idaho

18-year-old inmate at Juvenile Corrections Center in St. Anthony dies

“Apparent natural causes” has lead to the death of an 18-year-old inmate at a Juvenile Corrections Center in St. Anthony The Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections issued a news release that on Sunday at 12:35 p.m. the youth was transported via ambulance to Madison Memorial Hospital and later to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. The […]

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Warming your car could pose serious health risks

Police in Meridian, Idaho have warned motorists that starting their cars and leaving them idling before taking their morning drive, could have serious unintended effects, which may not outweigh the lovely feeling of getting into a warm car. They issued a warning that should motorists be tempted to warm their cars before they head to […]

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Man opens fire after strip club denies debit card for lap dance

James Allen Wells went to Porsches Theater of the Arts strip club wanting a little bit of action. But perhaps he ended up getting a little more than he bargained for. He certainly got more action than he paid for, since his debit card got declined after attempting to pay for a lap dance. This […]