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SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — Sandpoint city officials are defending a closed meeting about oil and coal train traffic attended by three area mayors, a state senator, county commissioner and officials from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. Sandpoint city attorney Scot Campbell says the meeting didn't have to be open to the public because there was only one county commissioner and a council member present.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors are asking a federal judge to delay the trial of an Uzbek man living in Boise charged with helping a terrorist organization. Prosecutors say the 31-year-old man helped teach people to build bombs to target public transportation. He has pleaded not guilty. Prosecutors say they need the delay because of the complexity of the case.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — An Idaho-based environmental group is seeking to have a lawsuit filed by Wyoming ranchers and landowners dismissed. The motion by Western Watersheds Project contends the ranchers and landowners failed to substantiate their claims that project volunteers ignored direct instructions or posted signs warning them not to trespass on private land.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Former state senator and longtime eastern Idaho broadcast personality Mel Richardson has died at the age of 86. The Post Register reports Richardson passed away yesterday after battling with cancer since July. He served in the Idaho Statehouse for 20 years beginning in 1986 and created the Idaho Council on Technology in Learning.

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