Here is the latest Idaho news from The Associated Press

By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 22, 2015 at 1:41 a.m.



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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials say a slight bump in the number of people entering the job market for the third month in a row has increased Idaho's unemployment rate 4.1 percent in July. The Idaho Department of Labor says an additional 1,200 people re-entered the job market, which has nudged Idaho's total labor force to nearly 800,000.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Attorneys argued over state and federal powers for more than four hours Friday on an effort by 13 states to block a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters. The states, including Idaho, argue that the rules from the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers illegally expand those agencies' powers under the federal Clean Water Act.

OREM, Utah (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul will joined by Idaho Republican Congressman Raul Labrador during campaign stops in Utah later this month. They will take part in an outdoor rally in Orem on Aug. 29. Paul will also attend several private fundraisers while in Utah.

UNDATED (AP) -- Baylor University says it will conduct an investigation into the handling of sexual assault allegations by the school against a football player who was allowed to transfer from Boise State despite a history of disciplinary problems. Following the conviction of defensive end Sam Ukwuachu on sexual assault charges, Baylor President Ken Starr called for a "comprehensive internal inquiry."

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