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BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Authorities in Boise say they're investigating the death of a 45-year-old man who appeared to suffer a medical emergency after being placed under arrest by police. The Boise Police Department in a statement Thursday says officers arrested Scott Daniel Townsend at about 4 a.m.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Democratic lawmakers in the Idaho Legislature are asking Gov. C. L. "Butch" Otter to join other governors and call for the reunification of families who were separated from their children while crossing the U.S. border illegally. According to a letter sent to Otter on Thursday, all 17 of the Legislature's Democratic members also called on Otter to limit resources that could be used to enforce family separation in the future.

HOMEDALE, Idaho (AP) - Authorities in southwestern Idaho are searching for an18-year-old man who was in a boat that capsized on the Snake River. The Owyhee County Sheriff's Office tells KTVB-TV that the search on Thursday follows the capsizing Wednesday evening.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has signed off on the state's first hunt for grizzly bears in 44 years. Mead approved the rules Thursday that pave the way for the fall hunt, which will be the biggest in the lower 48 states since the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed protections for grizzlies in the Yellowstone region in 2017. The hunt's rules will allow up to 22 grizzlies to be killed in a wide area east and south of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.

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