Nov. 14, 2017: What to Know 

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  • A fifth woman has accused Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct. The New York Times reports Beverly Nelson said Moore acted inappropriately toward her when she was a teenager. Meanwhile, CNN reports more than 50 people say they have been victims of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill. They describe a so-called "creep list"—an informal roster shared by word-of-mouth of male members of Congress "notorious for inappropriate behavior, ranging from making sexually suggestive comments or gestures to seeking physical relations with younger employees or interns."
  • Idaho State Police are asking the public for help in an investigation into incidents of  specific graffiti. Investigators say in recent weeks, ISP has received reports of several vehicles in Ada and Canyon counties being sprayed with the words "sniff" or "sniffy" . ISP doesn't yet know the full extent of the damage but say a suspect has already been identified. Anyone with information is being asked to contact ISP at 208-884-7360.

  • In March 2016, we reported on a proposal to bring curbside composting to 
    click to enlarge Eligible residents can begin collecting compost from the City of Boise on Saturday, Nov. 18 - CITY OF BOISE
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    • Eligible residents can begin collecting compost from the City of Boise on Saturday, Nov. 18
    Boise and after a good deal of conversation about the cost and operations, compost bins were rolled out in June of this year. Now the fruits (and other waste) of those labors has become rich compost available to the public.
    On Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,
    Boise residents participating in the composting program can pick up compost at four locations: the Idaho Transportation Department at 3311 State St., the Idaho Botanical Garden at 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Whitney Elementary School at 1609 S. Owyhee St. and the Boise Urban Garden School at 2995 N. Five Mile Road. Get more details by clicking here.

  • Time Magazine has a few good reasons for you to feel good about drinking coffee. Preliminary research from the American Heart Association suggests coffee protects the heart and arteries, reducing heart failure by 8 percent, stroke by 7 percent and coronary heart disease by 5 percent. The benefits are limited, however, to up to six cups of coffee per day, according to the research.

  • New episodes won't appear until 2018, but executives at ABC say they're so happy with what they've seen of the Roseanne reboot that they want to see more. The Hollywood Reporter says at least nine episodes, starring the original cast of the 1990s sitcom, will air on ABC. Meanwhile, NBC is enjoying a revival of its own, with new episodes of Will & Grace attracting solid ratings, prompting NBC to order a total of 16 episodes, plus a holiday special.

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