PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A medical examiner says an infant born to members of an Oregon church that practices faith healing died from complications of prematurity. Dr. Karen Gunson says the baby and her twin sister were about two months early. Several members of the Followers of Christ Church have been convicted of crimes for failing to seek medical care for their children. They include the sister of the woman who delivered the baby that died. Investigators will share their findings with prosecutors.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A bill shielding yoga training from state regulations is headed to the governor's desk for approval. The Idaho Senate on Monday cleared a measure to exempt certain yoga instruction programs from being regulated just like for-profit vocational schools, which oversee students enrolled in programs such as truck driving or welding.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal authorities have approved Idaho's wildlife conservation plan that allows the state to seek federal money to bolster mainly nongame species and avoid potential listings under the Endangered Species Act. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in a letter received by state officials last week signed off on Idaho's 1,500-page Wildlife Action Plan that identifies 205 species of concern.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho Senate panel has spiked a proposal suggesting that high school students should have to pass a civics test that included at least 25 questions on the history of Idaho. Members on the Senate Education Committee said Tuesday they liked the overall concept of the bill, but couldn't sign off on the current legislation being considered.