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Boise River flood damage could cost millions along Greenbelt

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Boise lights its Christmas tree with hundreds of revellers watching at the Boise Centre

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Flying Pie Pizzaria and Bistro gets new name and menu on Broadway

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Boise State LB Leighton Vander Esch 'silenced doubters' in MW championship

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The magic never goes away with 'Nutcracker'

Go backstage during Ballet Idaho's dress rehearsal of 'The Nutcracker' with production stage manager Katie Valentine. Performances are at the Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. There only are a handful of single tickets for all shows. Ticketmaster.
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The magic never goes away with 'Nutcracker'

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Revealing the 2016 All-Idaho Football Players of the Year — 5A-1A

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Las Vegas Bowl press conference highlights 4:29

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Boise River flood damage could cost millions along Greenbelt

Boise lights its Christmas tree with hundreds of revellers watching at the Boise Centre 1:17

Boise lights its Christmas tree with hundreds of revellers watching at the Boise Centre

Flying Pie Pizzaria and Bistro gets new name and menu on Broadway 1:20

Flying Pie Pizzaria and Bistro gets new name and menu on Broadway

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Navigating the new State Street turn

Meridian police released video of driver involved in hit and run 1:10

Meridian police released video of driver involved in hit and run

Boise State LB Leighton Vander Esch 'silenced doubters' in MW championship 7:32

Boise State LB Leighton Vander Esch 'silenced doubters' in MW championship

Highlights, locker room celebration from Boise State’s big win 3:56

Highlights, locker room celebration from Boise State’s big win

  • The magic never goes away with 'Nutcracker'

    Go backstage during Ballet Idaho's dress rehearsal of 'The Nutcracker' with production stage manager Katie Valentine. Performances are at the Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. There only are a handful of single tickets for all shows. Ticketmaster.