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Here is the latest Idaho news from The Associated Press

By The Associated Press | Posted - Oct. 1, 2014 at 3:31 p.m.



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POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A polygamous man who oversaw a southeast Idaho home where nine boys were sent on repentance missions by Warren Jeffs has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for child abuse. KPVI-TV reports 49-year-old Nathan Jessop pleaded guilty to charges that he locked up two boys and didn't report that two other boys ran away.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that Libertarian gubernatorial candidate and former Canyon County prosecutor John Bujak violated Idaho State Bar ethics rules. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports that the court did not order any additional penalty, since his law license was previously suspended.

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A south-central Idaho school district has cut hours for more than 150 workers to avoid having to provide health insurance mandated under the Affordable Care Act. The Times-News reports that the Twin Falls School District made the move after administrators concluded maintaining work hours would cost the district $1 million.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials have dropped from consideration a private wildlife reserve that was seeking to receive relocated bison from Yellowstone National Park. Montana Wildlife Bureau Chief Ken McDonald says the American Prairie Reserve near Malta was eliminated from consideration pending the adoption of a statewide bison conservation plan.

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