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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials with Boise-based Amalgamated Sugar Company have notified nearly 3,000 employees that someone hacked into the company's computers resulting in personal information being exposed. The company says the hacker gained access through an email scam known as a spear-fishing attack.
SHOSHONE, Idaho (AP) — State officials are investigating claims that a south-central Idaho dairy pumped manure into a canal, and tests are being conducted on water coming from faucets in nearby homes where residents are complaining the water is discolored and has a bad odor. Lynn Harmon of the Big Wood Canal Company in Shoshone tells The Times-News in a story on Saturday that 4 Bros. Dairy intentionally pumped material from the 10,000-cow dairy into the canal.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say about 50 crows were found dead in the southwest Idaho city of Nampa last month and some of them may have been poisoned. KTVB-TV reported Friday that several of the dead birds found on Jan. 19 were turned over to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game for examination.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Falls City Council has voted to accept a $500,000 donation to build an education center at the Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautpheus Park. The donation accepted by the council on Thursday is from the William J. Maeck Foundation and the new building will be called the William J. Maeck Education Center.
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