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Recent guardsman suicide prompts PTSD discussion

BOISE -- KTVB has confirmed an Idaho Army National Guard member committed suicide at the National Guard's Orchard Combat Training Center. Full story

Idaho insurance exchange plans closed meeting

The board overseeing Idaho's health insurance exchange plans a 3-hour, 40-minute meeting behind a downtown Boise law office's closed doors where citizens will be barred Thursday — nearly twice as long as a public meeting scheduled later that day. Full story

‘Any fatalities is a tragedy’

   Hotshot firefighting crews face one of the most difficult jobs in the world — they often work behind the fire lines creating barriers and setting backfires. Boise smokejumper Alex Abols discusses the legacy of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and what it’s like to go deep into wildfire zones.

Weekend heat wave to bake much of US

   Record-high temperatures are expected across much of the country this weekend, from central California into Arizona, Utah, and parts of the Midwest. TODAY’s Al Roker reports.

Idaho man sentenced to seven years for killing zoo monkey

(Reuters) - An Idaho man who admitted to breaking into a Boise zoo last year and killing a monkey was sentenced to seven years in prison on Thursday, court records show. Full story

Boise Attracts Startups Seeking Quality of Life

Idaho's capital doesn't have the resources of a bubble town. But sustainable growth and mountain views are drawing entrepreneurs. Full story

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  'I Am Adam Lanza's Mother' Gains National Attention

A blog post called "I am Adam Lanza's mother," written by a Boise, Idaho resident is gaining national attention. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, (D-CT), discusses mental health and gun control in light of the Newton school shooting.

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Isner of the U.S. hits a return to Serbia's Djokovic during their Davis Cup quarter-final tennis match in Boise
Isner of the U.S. hits a return to Serbia's Djokovic during their Davis Cup quarter-final tennis match in Boise

John Isner of the U.S. hits a return to Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their Davis Cup quarter-final tennis match in Boise, Idaho April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Isner of the U.S. talks to captain Courier during their Davis Cup quarter-final tennis match against Serbia in Boise
Isner of the U.S. talks to captain Courier during their Davis Cup quarter-final tennis match against Serbia in Boise

John Isner of the U.S. talks to team captain Jim Courier on the bench during their Davis Cup quarter-final tennis match against Serbia in Boise, Idaho April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Handout of Secretary of the Interior Jewell meeting forest firefighters prior to a practice jump at the Boise BLM Smokejumper Base at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise
Handout of Secretary of the Interior Jewell meeting forest firefighters prior to a practice jump at the Boise BLM Smokejumper Base at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell meets forest firefighters prior to a practice jump at the Boise BLM Smokejumper Base at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho May 12, 2013, in this picture provided by the USFS. Picture taken May 12, 2013. REUTERS/Kari Greer/USFS/Handout vi