Boise State sending a record six athletes to Rio Olympics

Four former Boise State athletes - Graham DeLaet (golf), George Ivanov (wrestling), Kurt Felix and Jordin Andrade (track and field) - and two incoming gymnasts, Courtney McGregor and Isabella Amado, will represent six countries at the Rio Olympics

Refugees rebuild lives in Idaho

Damir Subasic’s family escaped the Bosnian Civil War and resettled in Boise in 1996. Today, Subasic is an officer at the Ada County Sheriff’s Office, and his parents and sisters work good jobs and have achieved financial security. But a study says that refugees coming from countries in Africa and the Middle East are having a tougher time landing jobs paying better than the minimum wage.

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Backstage at "The Firebird"

Stage manager Robyn Sacks takes you on a tour of the puppets of Janni Younge's retelling of "The Firebird."
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Backstage at 4:32

Backstage at "The Firebird"

Boise State freshman Courtney McGregor heads to Rio Olympics 1:12

Boise State freshman Courtney McGregor heads to Rio Olympics

Meridian rally supports police 0:44

Meridian rally supports police

Linda Martin on faith-healing exemptions 2:24

Linda Martin on faith-healing exemptions

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