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Tuesday, May 12

Tuesday, May 12

May 13, 2020

The owners of a North Idaho brewery that reopened early in violation of the state's phased plan says state officials are unfairly targeting them. A southern Idaho high school is rethinking its plans to host a traditional in-person graduation ceremony for more than 200 seniors. The coronavirus pandemic has exposed some deep divides in Idaho's GOP. And, the Boise Hawks are serving up dinner at Memorial Stadium.

Monday, May 11

Monday, May 11

May 11, 2020

The state of Idaho has a rainy day fund. Idaho teachers unions say it's never rained like this before; should we be using that money before we start flooding schools with staffing cuts? Plus, we've heard from local leaders that have said they don't have the time or manpower to enforce a phased-in reopening of Idaho. Well, the Idaho State Police does, and is trying to. And they say don't judge a book by its cover. So America, don't judge Idaho by our boring welcome sign.

Friday, May 8

Friday, May 8

May 8, 2020

"I have to open up or I am going to lose everything I’ve worked so hard for." the bar is open, or at least it will be, before it's supposed to be. A Meridian bar owner says she’s not doing it to make a statement but because she wants to save her business. We can't get to the museums but we can bring them home. Kind of. This stay at home mom is breaking the boredom by brushing up on art history, without a brush. They always seem to surface during a crisis, conspiracy theories are nothing new. In fact, they are the product of some very old psychology. We sit down for a session in subversive perception.

Thursday, May 7

Thursday, May 7

May 7, 2020

A Nampa bar owner is vowing to remain open, even after a visit from Idaho State Police who said she could lose her liquor license for violating the state's phased reopening plan. Why she says she's getting conflicting information from local and state authorities. Plus, we take a look at COVID-19 testing trends in Idaho to see where the state is headed. And, with schools shut down, Boise's school lunch program goes mobile.

Wednesday, May 6

Wednesday, May 6

May 6, 2020

Have churches been unfairly targeted under Governor Little's stay-at-home orders? A couple of churches in north Idaho believe they have, and now they're suing Gov. Brad Little, claiming he's violated their religious freedoms. And, with schools shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, a viewer asks if districts are still being funded. Plus, we check back in with an Idaho potato farmer who gave away a huge pile of tubers.

Tuesday, May 5

Tuesday, May 5

May 5, 2020

With more than 30,000 Idahoans tested for coronavirus so far, about 7% are confirmed COVID-19 cases. Those numbers keep going up, but are they the ones we should be paying attention to? And, firefighters not only work together, but they also live together - for days at a time. We take a look at how Boise's fire crews are working to keep themselves healthy and safe. Plus, there was a time when being able to work from home was considered a job perk. Are we still feeling that way? You asked, and Kim Fields answers.

Monday, May 4

Monday, May 4

May 4, 2020

Idaho Gov. Brad Little and Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin aren't exactly seeing eye-to-eye when it comes to the statewide stay-at-home order and plans to reopen the state. Plus, after a halt on evictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, some tenants are worried about what will happen to them now that the order has expired. And, an ode to May the Fourth: How a now-famous tuber turned to the dark side.

Friday, May 1

Friday, May 1

May 1, 2020

Most Treasure Valley students have accepted they won't see the inside of a classroom the rest of this school year. Not so fast for a Nampa private school. Monday marks days one of going to school after COVID-19. This year's legislative session came to an end as the COVID-19 crisis was getting going. How has it looked now that it's winding down and what have we learned going ahead. We ask that of the assistant minority leader in Idaho’s House of Representatives. Plus, 'gigs' might be cancelled but you can't stop the music. Hill Street Blues in Boise’s end.

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