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Good furniture can literally last a lifetime. As a result, you should always buy the best quality you can afford. That doesn’t mean you have to break the bank, but you need to be smart about how you buy furniture.

  • By BRADY McCOMBS & MICHELLE L. PRICE Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A state senator in Utah wants to declare pornography a public health crisis, echoing an argument being made around the U.S. by conservative religious groups as porn becomes more accessible on smartphones and tablets.

  • By Michael H. O’Donnell

Idaho State University immigration adviser Jesse Kiboko has lived in Idaho for four years, but his heart and mind are still in his native Democratic Republic of the Congo, where his brother Vano remains imprisoned.

LAVA HOT SPRINGS — A hundred people dressed in costume braved the icy water of the Portneuf River for the annual Polar Bear Float in Lava Hot Springs on Saturday. The event is one of many held every February for the Fire and Ice Winterfest.

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