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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The legal team that successfully fought to overturn Idaho's ban on gay marriage has filed paperwork seeking an additional $300,000 in court costs. A federal judge late last year awarded Boise attorney and lead counsel Deborah Ferguson and her team $400,000 for work through May. Gay marriage became legal in Idaho on Oct. 15.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A legislative panel is recommending that Idaho's head of juvenile corrections be reappointed, despite a recent lawsuit alleging sexual abuse at a southwest Idaho detention center. The Senate Judiciary and Rules committee's unanimous vote marks the first cleared hurdle of Sharon Harrigfeld's reappointment process. Harrigfeld will also have to be approved by a House committee, as well as both full chambers.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A motorcyclist has died after colliding with a dog in Boise. Authorities say when police arrived they found 29-year-old Mathew Bacon of Boise dead at the scene. Police say the owner of the dog took the dog to a veterinarian but it died of its injuries. Police say they received reports that the dog was not on a leash.

BELLEVUE, Idaho (AP) — State officials say food deprivation for two months at a central Idaho care facility for people with dementia led to weight loss averaging 22 pounds among seven residents checked. The investigation found that Safe Haven Home of Bellevue also failed to administer medications and failed to run an infectious control program. State officials say the facility is on a plan to correct problems.

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