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Idaho at 1:30 p.m.

CALL CENTER-LAYOFFS

BOISE — More than 600 workers have lost their jobs at a southwestern Idaho call center. SENT: 264 words.

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION-HEARING

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A U.S. senator from Idaho held a recent hearing in Anchorage to get feedback from Alaska business leaders on Small Business Administration programs. Republican Sen. Jim Risch, chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, wanted to gather insight into how and if the programs are helping businesses navigate the system for federal contracts, the Alaska Journal of Commerce reported.

IN BRIEF:

TWIN LAKES-DROWNING: Washington man dies after diving into Idaho lake

WAREHOUSE FIRE: Fire destroys onion storage warehouse in southwestern Idaho

BABY EXPOSED TO METH: Judge sentences 2 to jail for exposing 11-month-old to drugs

MURDER-SUICIDE-KIMBERLY: Police: Bodies found in south-central Idaho home

WAREHOUSE FIRE: Fire destroys onion storage warehouse in southwestern Idaho

YELLOWSTONE-LODGING RATES: Room rates climb at some Yellowstone Park lodging