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Here is the latest Idaho news from The Associated Press

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jan. 3, 2016 at 1:30 a.m.



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NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A 35-year-old Nampa man says he's no longer ashamed of his back hair, and he made a calendar to prove it. Mike Wolfe tells KTVB-TV he's teamed with a friend who trims his back hair into designs including an American flag. The calendar costs $20. Some proceeds will benefit a charity at Wolfe's church.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A woman advocating for changing Idaho's marijuana laws at a rally in Boise is now facing misdemeanor charges. The Idaho Statesman reports Serra Frank, who uses marijuana for medical reasons, had planned on smoking pot in public as a protest on Friday afternoon. But officers stopper her before she lit up. After the rally, Frank was cited with possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia, then released.

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — Southwest Idaho authorities say a man shot by Homedale police last weekend has died. KBOI-TV reports Gilbert Heredia was shot on Dec. 26 when police say he pulled a handgun and fired when officers arrived at his home to assist a child custody exchange.

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Fire officials say an abandoned hospital building in Nampa caught fire on yesterday morning. KTVB-TV reports the 911 call came in around 3:10 a.m. Fire crews from around the region were called in to help put out the fire in the building that is currently up for lease. Officials say it's still unclear whether anyone was inside at the time of the fire, or whether anyone was injured.

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