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By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 17, 2014 at 3:31 p.m.



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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Butch Otter says the U.S. Supreme Court should wait until it receives arguments from Idaho before deciding a case involving gay marriage in the United States. In documents filed with the nation's highest court, lawyers for Otter said waiting for Idaho's case would help the Supreme Court resolve "the marriage-litigation wave in all respects."

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — The Coeur d'Alene City Council says guns will now be permitted at public events like parades. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports City Attorney Mike Gridley says the rule was originally created to avoid conflict in the community when the white supremacist group Aryan Nations was still headquartered in the region.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A southwestern Idaho restaurant owner has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for conspiracy to evade taxes. Prosecutors said Rogelio Contreras Villasenor failed to report over $1 million in income between 2005 and 2011, and that some of his unreported income came from growing marijuana on public lands and trafficking drugs.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho high school student newspaper editor says she intentionally plagiarized an editorial because she wanted send a message to State Superintendent-elect Sherri Ybarra. Earlier this year the Republican was accused of plagiarism because some text on her campaign website exactly copied portions of her opponent's website. The Borah High School student newspaper copied a piece from Boise Weekly writer George Prentice with an editor's note explaining why: The staff felt that if the new head of schools could plagiarize, so could they.

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