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The Museum of Idaho is collecting the stories of community members throughout eastern Idaho for a regional history exhibit to be titled "The Way Out West." The exhibit is planned to debut in 2020.

NEW YORK — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.

The entry deadlines for exhibits at the Eastern Idaho State Fair begin Friday. The annual fair, held in Blackfoot between Aug. 31 and Sept. 8, distributes $150,000 in total prize money to entrants each year.

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The Idaho State Board of Education on Thursday morning fired University of Idaho athletics director Rob Spear.

In a unanimous vote by the Idaho State Board of Education, University of Idaho Athletic Director Rob Spear has been fired, the Lewiston Tribune reports.