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December 26th

All-Bingham County volleyball team

December 26, 2014

BLACKFOOT — I hope the Christmas holiday was a good one for all of you readers out there, it was definitely a memorable one for my family and I.
It has been awhile since I released the All-Bingham County soccer teams and over the next few days we will wrap up the all-county teams for the fall sports.
Today we will take a look at the all-county volleyball team.
The team is made up of the top players in the county based on the performances I saw during the season.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Tips and Tricks for Christmas Leftovers

December 26, 2014

December 25th

Wisconsin boys dial 911 in search of Santa

December 25, 2014

MAYVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Two young brothers from southeastern Wisconsin are likely hoping they haven't landed on Santa's naughty list after police showed up at their doorstep.
The boys, ages 3 and 6, thought the best way to get in touch with the North Pole was by phone. And for youngsters of that age, their Christmas lists could be considered an emergency.
So, the brothers used their Dad's cellphone to place a 911 call, hoping to be connected with the North Pole and the big guy himself.

2 killed in Christmas crash

December 25, 2014

POCATELLO (AP) — A mother and daughter died and five of the woman's other children were injured in a rollover crash on a snowy interstate south of Pocatello, authorities said.
Rachel Hollibaugh, 38, of Dietrich, Idaho, died at the scene late Christmas morning as did her 14-year-old daughter, Tanessa Hollibaugh. The Idaho State Police said the five injured children were taken to a Pocatello hospital.
For more on this story, see Friday's Morning News.

December 23rd

Panthers battle from down 20, lose by seven to Diggers

December 24, 2014

THOMAS — Maybe it was the fans sarcastic applause after the Panthers first points of the game after 11:30 of being held scoreless.
Or maybe it was the no doubt fiery halftime speech from head coach Bob Coombs, but something got into the Snake River Panthers in the second half against Sugar-Salem Tuesday night.
After being held scoreless in the opening quarter and trailing 21-1 with 4:31 left in the game the Panthers rallied in the second half cutting the deficit to as little as seven points.

Woman drops cocaine in police station

December 23, 2014

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a woman being cited for public drunkenness in Pennsylvania accidentally dropped a baggie of crack cocaine on the police station floor.
Uniontown police say 23-year-old Savannah Turachak, of Lemont Furnace, was patted down for weapons but not otherwise searched when she was brought to the station Nov. 19. That's because police were just citing and releasing her.
But police say Turachak returned moments later to report being harassed by someone and, in the process, fluffed her shirt to straighten it out — and the drugs fell out.

Last minute shoppers

December 23, 2014

The National Retail Federation estimates that one in four holiday shoppers will wait until the last three days before Christmas to finish, or start, their holiday shopping.
For more on this story see tomorrows Morning News paper or e-edition.

10 things you need to know today

December 23, 2014

The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. N KOREA INTERNET SERVICE RETURNS AFTER OUTAGE

Key North Korean websites are back online after an hours-long shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang.

2. NYC MAYOR CALLS FOR PAUSE IN PROTESTS

Bill de Blasio, accused of creating mistrust that contributed to the execution of two officers, said it's time to support grieving families.

December 22nd

Firth students make gingerbread cookies

December 22, 2014

For more on this story, turn to our print and e-editions.

Harvard professor apologizes to Chinese restaurant for rant

December 22, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — The Harvard Business School instructor who blasted a Boston-area Chinese restaurant for overcharging him by $4 on a takeout order has apologized.
Associate professor Benjamin Edelman posted a message on his personal website saying that his lengthy emails with Sichuan Garden's management were "out of line" and that he has reached out to the restaurant to apologize.
Edelman complained to the Brookline restaurant after it charged him $1 more on each of the four items he ordered for takeout recently.

 

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