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A Eden woman will serve 45 days for taking 28-thousand dollars of a client’s premium.  42 year old Nicole Prescott who was an insurance agent was sentenced for Misappropriation or diversion of fiduciary funds.

Look for two new car washes along Washington and Pole Line road.  Tommy’s car wash will be at Washington Street North and Cheney Drive.  Epic Shine will be next to Popeye’s on Pole Line Road.

A Caldwell man accidently shot and killed his wife while cleaning handguns on Sunday.  Police say the woman's husband told them that he and wife were cleaning guns together when he accidentally discharged one while reassembling it. Authorities have not yet decided if charges will be filed.

Gasoline demand is dropping and so are prices.  Idaho Tripple A says prices have dropped a dime over the past month.  Today’s average gas price is $3.15, which is ten cents less than a month ago and 39 cents more than a year ago. 

An environmental group has filed a federal lawsuit contending state officials are violating federal law by failing to prevent toxic discharge from the abandoned Triumph Mine in central Idaho. The Idaho Conservation League in the lawsuit filed last month says Idaho officials are discharging arsenic and other pollutants in violation of the Clean Water Act.

The first state workers are scheduled to move into a center for state offices in December. State officials say consolidating many state offices in a single location on the west side of Boise will be more economical than renting in the pricey downtown area.

A western Idaho man has been sentenced to 30 years to life in prison for sexually abusing girls and providing them with drugs, and in some cases drugging them without their knowledge. Stephen P. Slater of Melba was arrested in April after an investigation found that he had sexual abused several female minors on numerous occasions during a span of several years.

A popular program that supports conservation and outdoor recreation projects across the country has expired after Congress couldn't agree on language to extend it. Lawmakers from both parties back the Land and Water Conservation Fund. A Senate panel approved a bill Tuesday to reauthorize the fund and ensure it's fully paid for.

In local sports, in Volleyball, Filer and Gooding tied it up with a 2 -2 score.  Kimberly beat Buhl 3 to 2.  It was Twin  Falls 3 Jerome 0, Wood River 3 Mountain Home 0.  Declo outlasted Wendell 3 to 0 and it was Shoshone 3 Glenns Ferry 0.  Same score with Valley 3 Raft River 0.  Lighthouse Christian 3 Camas County 0 and Carey 3 Castleford 0.  Hansen outlasted Richfield 3 to 0 and Dietrich 3 Community School 0 and Minico 3 Preston 1.

Today:  Chance of PM showers.  Winds: NW 5-10 mph  High: 70 (Mountains: 66)

Tonight:  Considerable clouds this evening. Some decrease in clouds late. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 51F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.

Tomorrow:  Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional showers in the afternoon. Thunder possible. High 61F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

TOMORROW NIGHT: Showers.

Winds: SW 5-15 mph.

Low: 39 (Mountains: 31)

FRIDAY: Partly cloudy.

High: 59 (Mountains: 53)

SATURDAY: Chance of showers.

High: 55 (Mountains: 52)

SUNDAY: Chance of showers.

High: 56 (Mountains: 52)

MONDAY: Chance of showers.

High: 55 (Mountains: 51)

TUESDAY: Scattered showers.

High: 60 (Mountains: 51)

October 3rd: On this day

1950

Hank Snow was at #1 on the Country music singles charts with "I'm Moving On". The song, stayed at the top of the charts for 21 weeks and was the first of seven #1 Billboard country hits Snow scored throughout his career.

1966

Merle Haggard released the album Swinging Doors which went on to peak at #1 on the Country charts. The album is sometimes called Swinging Doors and The Bottle Let Me Down, although the second half of this title is actually an advertisement for the other big single on the album

1967

Woody Guthrie died in Queens New York after a 15-year struggle with Huntington's disease. The folk singer/songwriter influenced the social content of several 20th-century genres, including country. In 1988 he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 2000 he was honored with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

1969

Johnny Cash was at #1 on the US Country music album chart with At San Quentin which was a live concert given to the inmates of San Quentin State Prison, the follow-up to Cash's previous live album, the critically acclaimed At Folsom Prison. The album was nominated for a number of Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and won Best Male Country Vocal Performance for "A Boy Named Sue".

1998

The Farm Aid 98' benefit concert took place at the Tweeter Center, Tinley Park, Illinois. Held to raise money for family farmers in the US, the concerts were organized by Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young. Artists who appeared included: Willie Nelson, Phish, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Steve Earle, Del McCoury Band and Wilco.

2005

Arista Records released "Jesus, Take the Wheel" by Carrie Underwood. Written by Brett James, Hillary Lindsey and Gordie Sampson, it was the second single from her debut album, Some Hearts.The track won two major awards, Breakthrough Video of the Year and Female Video of the Year at the CMT Awards.

2006

George Strait marked his 30th year in the music industry with the release of a new album titled It Just Comes Natural which featured fifteen new songs.