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Jones’ double-feature book event is Tuesday

TWIN FALLS — Jim Jones, former Idaho attorney general and state Supreme Court justice, returned from service in Vietnam 50 years ago. He says the U.S. has repeatedly ignored the lessons that should have been learned in that tragic war — invading Iraq on false pretenses and now betraying the Kurds who fought the Islamic State for us in Syria.

Reporter’s Notebook: Drunken driving a serious subject

Even with all the efforts law enforcement agencies put forth to raise awareness of drinking and driving — public service announcements, special checkpoints on holiday weekends, free cab rides — the number of DUI charges I’ve seen doing the daily arraignments at the Twin Falls County Judicial Annex remains constant.

University of Idaho warns beer maker to drop Vandal name

MOSCOW — The University of Idaho has ordered a student who owns a beverage company to stop using the name "Vandal Beer."