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By The Associated Press | Posted - Jan. 18, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.



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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The family of an Idaho pastor who was freed after being held in an Iranian prison is planning to reunite with him on the East Coast. Saeed Abedini's (sah-EED' ah-beh-DEE'-neez) wife, Naghmeh, told the Idaho Statesman that she and her two children will fly to meet him on the East Coast to heal and reconnect with him.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho health officials say four children are receiving treatment for severe forms of epilepsy with an experimental non-psychoactive drug derived from marijuana plants. They are being treated under a program established by Gov. C. L. "Butch" Otter last year through executive order.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho voters seeking to change their political party affiliation before this year's presidential primary election would be up against a tight deadline under new legislation introduced today. The bill would cut off party affiliation changes on the second Friday of February. The current deadline is March 12.

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has agreed in principle to hire Boise State defensive coordinator Marcel Yates as its defensive coordinator. He will replace Jeff Casteel, who was fired this month by coach Rich Rodriguez. Yates spent the past two seasons at Boise State as defensive coordinator, leading a unit that was ninth nationally with 31 forced turnovers.

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