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Idaho at 2:20 p.m.


BOISE — Idaho officials have named a new director to lead a state agency that manages 2.4 million acres (970,000 hectares) of state lands that generate money mostly for public schools. SENT: 290 words.


BOISE — Millie Reddig will tell you she's not your average crazy cat lady. And she isn't. The 71-year-old Boise woman has learned how to trap feral cats to ensure they're spayed or neutered. She paints portraits of cats — her cats, other people's cats, cats for local pet adoption fundraisers, and yes, even dogs. And then there's her car: a 1993 Toyota Camry she's painted and dubbed the Catmobile. An AP Member Exchange by Darin Oswald, Idaho Statesman. SENT: 1541 words. With AP Photos.


BEAR SPRAY ATTACK: E. Idaho man facing charges after men hit with bear spray

SEX TRAFFICKING-PROBATION: Idaho woman gets probation in sex trafficking case

YELLOWSTONE-FISH REMOVAL: Yellowstone continues effort to restore native fish