Ed Morgan, the general manager of the Civic Auditorium, poses for a portrait in the lobby on Friday morning. Morgan has been working at the Auditorium for about 25 years. Taylor Carpenter / tcarpenter@postregister.com

When Ed Morgan started working part-time at the Civic Auditorium in 1992, he wasn’t planning on being there almost 25 years later. Morgan was attending Bonneville High School in... More >>

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2015, file photo, panda cub Bao Bao, roams in an enclosure at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington. Bao Bao is scheduled to depart the zoo Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 for a one-way flight to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join a panda breeding program. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Zoo is packing up its American-born panda cub Bao Bao for a one-way flight to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join a panda breeding program... More >>

Authorities investigate the scene after a deadly shooting in Whitter, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. A California police officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting Monday while they were trying to help a man who had been in a traffic accident in Whittier, officials said. (Katie Falkenberg/Los Angeles Times via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Whittier police thought they were helping a driver after a car crash. Then, they say, he pulled a gun. Officers Keith Lane Boyer and Patrick Hazell didn... More >>

This Feb. 17, 2017, photo shows a Navy P-3 Orion aircraft used for a NASA-led experiment called SnowEx, on an airfield at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo. Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows - water that sustains a substantial share of the global population. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

DENVER (AP) — Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world... More >>

Iraqi police forces fire shots at Islamic State militant positions from a hillside outside the town of Abu Saif, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Iraqi Federal Police forces have pushed into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a new push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half. Iraqi helicopters were seen firing rockets on Monday at the village of Abu Saif, mainly at a hill that overlooks the city's airport and provides the militants with a natural defense line on the southern approaches to Mosul. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)

SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces advanced Monday into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a push to drive Islamic State militants from the city’s western... More >>
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The Diggers celebrate after winning the 3A District 6 title game against Shelley on Monday night at Madison High School. Sugar-Salem won 64-54. Taylor Carpenter / tcarpenter@postregister.com

REXBURG — For years, the Sugar-Salem High School boys basketball team could not...

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FILE - This November 2012, file photo, shows the view of the bay off Isla Mujeres from the quiet easternmost section of popular North Beach, the perfect spot to lounge lazily while sipping from an ice cold beer or refreshing pina colada. Isla Mujeres, or Island of Women, is a tiny 5-mile-long, half-mile wide island just a half-hour's ferry ride across from Cancun, with far fewer visitors and a much calmer, romantic atmosphere. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers, File)

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In this April 1942 photo made available by the Library of Congress, children at the Weill public school in San Francisco recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Some of them are evacuees of Japanese ancestry who will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration of the war. Roughly 120,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans were sent to camps that dotted the West because the government claimed they might plot against the U.S. (Dorothea Lange/U.S. War Relocation Authority via AP)

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This Jan. 31, 2017 photo shows cheesy baked grits in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP)

A kind of carbo-licious porridge made from dried and coarsely ground corn, grits are to...

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FILE - In this April 14, 2016, file photo, Keith Urban poses in Nashville, Tenn., to promote his latest album, "Ripcord." Urban leads nominations for the Academy of Country Music Awards with seven nominations as both artist and producer for his record “Ripcord.” The nominations were announced Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, on “CBS This Morning.” (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

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Madison FFA livestock team competes in Denver

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The Madison High School livestock juding team are, from left, Ryker Riley, Randy Clements, Oakley Cheney, Owen Wetzel and ag teacher and FFA adviser Shane Wetzel.

The first time the Madison FFA livestock team competed at the National Western Roundup in Denver last month they placed 11th overall, out of 44 FFA and 4-H teams from across the country.

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