Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter Friday told lawmakers and media the state will take over management of a prison that's been operated by Corrections Corporation of America for several years.
In a letter to the Idaho Board of Correction, Otter says the state can do a better job of running the facility.
Under pressure from consumers and activist groups, General Mills says it will stop using genetically modified ingredients to make its original Cheerios cereal.
While the oats used to make Cheerios have never contained any genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the company did make changes to its sourcing â€” and now, for example, only uses non-GMO pure cane sugar instead of beet sugar, says spokesman Mike Siemienas.
Merlene Allen Heileson, 72, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013.
She was born to the late Clinton and Merle Allen on Sept. 30, 1941 in Blackfoot. Merlene graduated from University of Idaho in 1963 with a degree in Home Economics and Music and later received a Master of Elementary Education from Brigham Young University.