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2016 Boise State graduation

More than 2,300 students were candidates for more than 2,5000 degrees at Boise State University's 98th graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at Taco Bell Arena.

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Early voting now under way

Who can vote? In West Ada School District’s trustee recall elections only voters in Zones 1 and 3 can cast ballots. Trustee Tina Dean is in zone 1 in the western section of West Ada School District. Carol Sayles is in Zone 3, in the eastern section of the district. Find out if you are in either zone at IdahoStatesman.com.

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Police criticism, legal marijuana hurt Idaho law enforcement training programs

Anti-police sentiment and neighboring states’ legalized marijuana are contributing to a dramatic reduction in enrollment numbers in Idaho law enforcement programs. The decrease can leave departments scrambling to fill vacancies, especially in small communities that can’t pay the wages of a larger city. And manpower shortages keep police on the job more hours a day, increasing stress in an already stressful environment.

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Meridian kids learn bicycle and scooter safety at school's bike rodeo 01:11

Meridian kids learn bicycle and scooter safety at school's bike rodeo

Art students paint the halls of Kuna Middle School 03:16

Art students paint the halls of Kuna Middle School

New school trustee talks Common Core 00:24

New school trustee talks Common Core

Students learn at their own pace in Kuna Middle School mastery program 03:53

Students learn at their own pace in Kuna Middle School mastery program

Skyview students watch a mock crash caused by drunk driver 03:14

Skyview students watch a mock crash caused by drunk driver

Young inventors part 2 10:05

Young inventors part 2

Young Idaho inventors bring ideas to the Statehouse 02:21

Young Idaho inventors bring ideas to the Statehouse

Reuseum workshops teach kids fun ways to reutilize technology 02:19

Reuseum workshops teach kids fun ways to reutilize technology

West Ada trustee Julie Madsen resigns 05:04

West Ada trustee Julie Madsen resigns

Idaho students talk about making money off your degree 01:41

Idaho students talk about making money off your degree

Video: New Career Counselors In Idaho High Schools? 01:00

Video: New Career Counselors In Idaho High Schools?

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Meridian students log 40,000 miles on track during recess

Ponderosa Elementary Principal Kathy Crowley talks about the school's popular walk/run program Pacer. Students log miles during recess.
Katy Moeller kmoeller@idahostatesman.com
Meridian students log 40,000 miles on track during recess 01:35

Meridian students log 40,000 miles on track during recess

Meridian kids learn bicycle and scooter safety at school's bike rodeo 01:11

Meridian kids learn bicycle and scooter safety at school's bike rodeo

Art students paint the halls of Kuna Middle School 03:16

Art students paint the halls of Kuna Middle School

New school trustee talks Common Core 00:24

New school trustee talks Common Core