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Broken pipe closes south-central Idaho school district

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:41am

Students at a south-central Idaho school district are having a long weekend after a broken pipe caused flooding at the high school.

NYC to embark on annual count of street homeless

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:41am

Thousands of volunteers will fan out across New York City for the city's annual one-night count of homeless people living on the streets.

Idaho county to use upgraded voting system for 2016 election

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:41am

A county in southwestern Idaho has updated its voting equipment in anticipation of the 2016 presidential election.

NYC cop on trial for fatal stairwell shooting takes stand

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:41am

A New York City police officer has taken the stand to give his account of the deadly shooting of an unarmed man in a Brooklyn stairwell.

Williston college expands scholarship program to 5 counties

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:31am

Williston State College has expanded its free scholarship program to five counties in North Dakota's oil patch.

The Latest: Coastal communities braces for moderate flooding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:31am

The Latest on the snowstorm that's moving into the Northeast (all times local):

Michigan State University police unit focuses on inclusion

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:20am

The Michigan State University Police Department has formed an Inclusion and Anti-Bias Unit as part of an effort to improve its community relationships.

Village store, summer home added to historic places list

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:10am

Village buildings, a store, and a summer home are among the properties being added to the New Hampshire State Register of Historic Places.

Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci to be laid to rest

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:10am

Buddy Cianci, the wisecracking politician who led Providence during a turbulent and troubled six terms as mayor, is being laid to rest Monday in an event as big as his personality.

Alabama trooper stops speeders, delivers baby instead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:00am

Expecting to write up a ticket for speeding, an Alabama State Trooper ended up helping a woman give birth.

Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 7:50am

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low-income pregnant women.

Wrong-way driver dies in northern Idaho collision

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 7:30am

A wrong-way driver has died in a head-on collision on Interstate 90 in northern Idaho near Pinehurst.

Video shows student with cerebral palsy pushed down, kicked

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 7:30am

A school district in the Pittsburgh suburbs is investigating video on social media showing a student with cerebral palsy being pushed down and kicked.

Report: Expand mental health capacity in southern New Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 7:20am

A new report recommends adding 30 new hospital beds in southern New Mexico for adults with severe mental illness.

Grand jury indicts duo accused of Southern jewelry robberies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 7:20am

Prosecutors say a woman and man accused of robbing jewelry stores across the South have been indicted by a federal grand jury in northern Florida.

Opening arguments to begin in Jeremy Johnson trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:42am

A Utah businessman who was a key figure in an influence-peddling scandal that implicated two former attorneys general is expected to be his own attorney in a trial that starts Monday.

New England to get brunt of snowstorm heading east

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:30am

The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast is expected to bring blizzard conditions to southeastern Massachusetts on Monday and leave behind as much as 18 inches of snow.

House panel to review Arizona technical education cut repeal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:10am

A special meeting of an Arizona House committee has been called to consider a proposal restoring nearly all the cuts made to high school career and technical education programs last year.

WWII vet begins journey to reunite with wartime girlfriend

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:10am

A World War II veteran has embarked on a 10,500-mile journey to visit his wartime girlfriend after more than 70 years apart.