June 5, 2018: What to Know 

  • President Trump has uninvited the Philadelphia Eagles, this year's Super Bowl champions, to the White House after nearly all of the players and coaches said they would boycott the visit. Trump said many of the players disagreed with him because he insisted "they proudly stand for the national anthem." But NBC Sports reports the players and staff said that's just one in a long list of disagreements they have with the president.
  • There has been yet another traffic fatality in the region—that makes at least seven Idahoans killed in the last three days. Idaho State Police said 28-year-old Bruce Haynes his passenger, 25-year-old Alicia Lamere, both of New Meadows, were traveling on State Highway 55, south of New Meadows on June 4 when their 1971 Ford pickup failed to yield at a stop sign and smashed into a loaded logging truck. Lamere died at the scene and Haynes was rushed to St. Luke's McCall Medical Center. ISP said neither was wearing a seatbelt.
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    UPDATE: The Boise Police Department announced mid-morning on Tuesday that an 89-year-old man, missing since before sunrise had been found safe in the area of 9th and River streets. The man, identified as Hughes walked away from a downtown Boise medical facility. In an official statement, BPD wrote, "Officers would like to thank everyone who assisted in locating him."
  • Howard Schultz will step down as the CEO of Starbucks at the end of this month. The New York Times says Schultz's decision will undoubtedly fuel speculation that he's considering a run for president in 2020.
  • The Washington Capitals have taken a big lead in their quest for their first Stanley Cup championship. The Caps beat the Vegas Golden Knights last night, 6-2. That puts them up three games to one in the best-of-seven series.
  • The Hollywood Reporter reports ABC is desperate to salvage some remnant of the popular Roseanne sitcom in the wake of the network firing Roseanne Barr for her racist tweets. The latest possibility is that a spinoff could be revived by making her daughter Darlene (played by Sara Gilbert) the centerpiece of the comedy.
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