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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say an 18-year-old man is dead after his pickup truck collided with a train as he tried to drive across a rail crossing in the town of Shelley. State police say Jonathon Adamson of Shelley was taken to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls after the crash yesterday morning. He died at the hospital.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Sherri Ybarra says she's staying mum on all things budget, policy and staffing until she's sworn into office on Jan. 5. The recently elected Republican is in the middle of transitioning to become Idaho's next superintendent of public instruction. Ybarra tells The AP that it would be inappropriate to discuss changes she's considering because current state Superintendent Tom Luna is still in office.

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man has pleaded guilty to robbing banks in Idaho and Oregon. Rick Fisher faces up to 20 years in prison. A female accomplice previously pleaded guilty to being Fisher's getaway driver and was sentenced to 27 months in prison.

BILLINGS, Montana (AP) — A legislative rider in Congress' $1.1 trillion spending bill would delay protections for a wide-ranging Western bird that's been on a collision course with the oil and gas industry. The Obama administration faced a September 2015 deadline to propose protections for greater sage grouse.

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