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Star Independence Day Parade [Photos] Part 2

The city of Star had one of its most successful Independence Day Parades. Check out our continued coverage of today's patriotic event. Can you make it to the last photo to see Star's Lady Liberty?. More Fun Loving Photos From The Star Fourth of July Parade!. From Cowboys to Patriots,...
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Star Celebrates Fourth Of July Parade [Photos]

Thousands of folks showed you to celebrate America as Star hosted its annual Independence Day Parade. Spectators who were kids and kids at heart set up chairs along State Street to enjoy one of the state's most festive parades. The parade began on time and featured everything from a man...
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Katy Perry and More Celebrities Celebrate the Fourth of July 2022

Celebrities including Madonna, Katy Perry, Kim Kardashian, Lizzo and more took to social media to mark the Fourth of July Monday. However, their posts were not all joyful while celebrating the American holiday on July 4. Instead, many celebrities chose to use the day to speak out regarding the Supreme Court's recent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and send abortion rights back to the states. The court's decision, which was handed down in late June, did away with nearly 50 years of legal precedent.
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Halsey Opens Up About Abortion That ‘Saved’ Her Life, Rewriting Their Will While Pregnant

Halsey opened up about undergoing a life-saving abortion, as well as their experiences with pregnancy, in an honest essay. The "Without Me" hit-maker returned a request from Vogue for responses to the Supreme Court's ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade and nearly 50 years of legal precedent. In it, she reflected on three past pregnancy losses experienced before giving birth to son Ender in 2021.
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Why Boise Doesn’t Have an Independence Day Parade?

Today we celebrate the birth of our great nation, America. In communities throughout our country, cities will hold parades honoring veterans, patriots, and community leaders. However, one Idaho city will not have a Fourth of July Parade; that city is Idaho's capital city, Boise. How can the capital of Idaho...
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Idahoans Answer, How Late is Too Late to Be Setting Off Fireworks?

It’s time for a day of celebrating America, and traditionally one of the best ways to celebrate is by setting off fireworks — you’ve probably already been hearing the frequent “kabooms” for about a week or so, since that appears to start happening the very second firework stands set up for the holiday.
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Idaho’s Largest Fireworks Show Is Not In Boise

Welcome to the Fourth of July weekend, where Americans, young and old, celebrate our nation's independence by going to parades, hosting barbeques, and watching many fireworks. In Idaho, several cities will host their fireworks displays once dusk arrives on July 4th. However, which city in Idaho can legitimately lay claim to the largest fireworks display in the state?
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Aerial Fireworks Are Illegal in Idaho, So Why Are They For Sale?

We welcome you again to the fireworks season where dogs, people, and otherwise law-abiding citizens lose their minds as ordinary Idahoans become law breakers. Every year we see the hardworking entrepreneurs that man the numerous fireworks stands throughout every parking lot, roadside stand, or back of a truck along a deserted road selling us any fireworks that we like.
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Why July 3rd is so Special to All Idahoans

Today is July 3rd, the day before celebrating our nation's independence. Today is also known as Idaho Day, when the Gem State became the 43rd state in the union. Idahoans near and far have taken time to celebrate our great state. There is a native pride in Idahoans regardless of whether or not you were born in the Gem State.President Benjamin Harrison was the president who allowed Idaho to become a state on this day in 1890. The president visited the former Idaho territory and planted a tree to celebrate the occasion. The Idaho Territory was created by President Abraham Lincoln during our nation's most challenging time, the Civil War. Many Idaho historians believe Lincoln had a particular affinity for the land that would one day become our home.
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Passengers Horrified After Airplane Completes Majority of 14-Hour Flight With Large Hole in Plane

Emirates plane passengers were shocked to discover that their plane had a large hole in it for the majority of their 14-hour flight. On Friday (July 1), the A360 plane took off from Dubai and landed safely at Brisbane International Airport at 10:45 PM despite a malfunction that caused a hole to form. Passengers heard a loud banging noise approximately 45 minutes after the plane departed and were unaware of what was actually happening to the aircraft.

Idahoans Are Paying More Than Ever For Favorite 4th Foods

It seems that every summer season has its way of defining the months spent between spring and fall. In the sixties, they called it the summer of love. A few years ago, during the pandemic, it was the summer of shutdowns. The summer of 2022 could be called the summer of inflation and high prices for every item known to humanity.
BOISE, ID

What is Boise State Football’s Future, Pac-12 or Big 12?

Boise State football fans are trying to figure out what's next for their team amid the news that USC and UCLA are leaving the Pac-12. Wishful Bronco fans wonder if the Pac-12 could invite Boise State to join their beleaguered conference. Although Boise State joining the Pac may be a long shot, who would've thought that USC and UCLA would ever leave for the Big 10?
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Washington and Oregon Now Control the Pac-12

The fallout of USC and UCLA leaving the Pac-12 continues to resonate throughout college football. It appears for the time being that Oregon and Washington will not be leaving the Pac-12 for the Big 10. The power of who controls what's left of the Pac-12 now goes transfers to Washington and Oregon.
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See Photos of Some Creepy Native Idaho Bugs

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The Most Mispronounced Place in Idaho is…

If you live here you most likely don't have to think twice about how you are pronouncing things because you have heard the names and places enough to know how to say them properly. Think about a time you were visiting somewhere else and mispronounced a street name or town name because you just didn't know better. You very well may have said it wrong to a local and they were too nice to correct you. Or they just waited until you went on your way and then laughed at the ignorance.
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