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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Sheriffs' Association is throwing their support behind a bill that would allow people to carry concealed firearms on college campuses. A majority of the 38 Idaho sheriffs who responded to a poll backed the legislation, according to Adams County Sheriff Ryan Zollman. But multiple police chiefs and the heads of all eight public universities say they don't want to see firearms in classrooms.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge says he'll decide soon whether a whistleblower lawsuit against the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections should go to trial. A group of current and former Juvenile Corrections employees filed the lawsuit last year alleging that some staffers at a Nampa detention facility sexually abused incarcerated youths, and that agency leaders knew about the abuse but didn't act to stop it.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Attorney General Lawrence Wasden says Idaho and other states have obtained court approval of a $311 million settlement involving Boise-based Micron Technology and other computer chip makers. The court approval announced Tuesday means consumers can start filing claims to recoup the money they overpaid as a result of chip makers engaging in unlawful anti-competitive practices to inflate prices.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Senators say they want changes to a bill on how Idaho legislators pick their emergency replacements. Coeur d'Alene Republican Sen. Bob Nonini's plan puts the burden on lawmakers to make sure their substitutes are eligible to serve in the Legislature. The bill comes after a legislator mistakenly appointed a replacement who lived outside his district.

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