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Boise State Sophomore Will Run in the Olympic Trials Next Week

A Boise State runner finished in 2nd place in the NCAA cross country championships last fall, but then suffered a knee injury that kept her out of competition in the spring.

She's recovered now and she's back on the track.  How great would it be if the big comeback takes her all the way to the Olympic Games in Rio?

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Boise Is Not on the Hot List, and That’s a Good Thing

It's hot.  But the good news is, Boise didn't make the list of the hottest cities in the US, with more than 150 days each year above 90. Ouch!  See who did, and what Boise's average summer temp should be.

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Avoid a Fireworks-Related Trip to the ER in Boise This Week With These Tips

It's been a year since Jason Pierre-Paul of the New York Giants injured his hand in a gruesome fireworks accident, and he's been doing quite a few interviews lately about he dangers of fireworks.  Have you seen the pics?  They look like something out of the movies. Don't eat first.

Visits to ERs in Idaho will be up this week because of fireworks-related injuries, but you can protect yourself.  Here's how.

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Idaho Is Not a Great State for Teen Drivers

Idaho is one of the worst states when it comes to teen driving, and here's why.  If you've got a teenage driver, you'll want to check this out.

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Chicken Purchased in Boise May Have Dirt In It

To say the least, it's not ideal to lift a freshly sauced and grilled chicken wing to your mouth and taste dirt and sand.  That puts a damper on the back yard party.

There's one company recalling its products now over worries about sand and black soil in the chicken. And there are three Boise grocery stores where you may have purchased it.

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Catalin Petolea

Boise Has The Best Farmer’s Market in Idaho

Boise's Capital City Public Market has been doing its thing since 1994, and it's been noticed by one major site for being the best in Idaho.  

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Idaho Is a Lazy State? This Will Make You Mad.

How can they say we're lazy?

The Treasure Valley is into fitness and we're active on the greenbelt, we're health-conscious eaters, and we're pretty amazing at balancing kids and work and relationships with one hand tied behind our backs.  Is Idaho really one of the laziest states?

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Idaho Brewers Score Prestigious Awards

It turns out beer can make both the drinker and the brewer pretty happy.

One Boise brewery continues to rake in the honors, just recently picking up the most awards at a prestigious Idaho awards show.  And they weren't alone with the honors.  Check out which other Boise breweries earned medals too.  

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Rachel Murray

Idaho Special Olympics Athletes Are Most Inspiring

There's a lot of Olympic buzz happening right now leading up to the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro later this summer, but sometimes the most inspiring athletes are not the biggest, fastest, or strongest.  One Idaho city is doing its best to support these heroes.

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Boise Is Becoming A Better Dog City

Boise has several dog parks which make the city increasingly dog friendly.

But does it make Boise one of the best dog cities in the US?

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