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By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 31, 2014 at 3:41 p.m.



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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The father-in-law of a woman who was accidentally shot by her 2-year-old boy in a Hayden, Idaho, Wal-Mart, says she was a beautiful and loving mother. Veronica J. Rutledge was shopping yesterday morning with her son and three nieces, when the young boy got ahold of the small-caliber handgun. It discharged one time, killing her.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — City of Boise officials say Uber ignored its promise to not charge for driver services within city limits while negotiating an operating agreement for the ride-share company. The city sent Uber a cease and desist letter this morning — the same day the ride-hailing app declared would be its busiest night ever for those seeking a car home.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy has altered a proposed radioactive waste cleanup contract after potential bidders warned they could pull out of the process. The Post Register reports the agency last week issued a new plan that eliminated language requiring a contractor to pay for all cost overruns exceeding $150 million.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Idaho say they're working with the U.S. Marshall's Service to nab an escaped inmate thought to be in Mexico based on Facebook postings. Nick Grove in August escaped from the Payette County Jail by climbing over a fence topped with razor wire and dashing away.

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