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2:51pm

Thu August 29, 2013
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Lady Houdini's Escape Act Breaks Through Not Just Handcuffs

Originally published on Thu August 29, 2013 4:23 pm

Rochelle Fowler watches with tears on her face as Lady Houdini works to break free. Harry Houdini made the water torture cell famous more than 100 years ago.
Sadie Babits Boise State Public Radio

Kristen Johnson is no "lovely" magician's assistant. She's Lady Houdini, an escape artist who has successfully performed thousands of public feats and has broken Harry Houdini's record for most water escapes ever.

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2:12pm

Sat August 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Fire Threatens Celebrity Resort Homes In Idaho

Originally published on Sat August 17, 2013 2:22 pm

In this photo released by the U.S. Forest Service, firefighters stand watch near the perimeter of the Elk Complex fire near Pine, Idaho, earlier this week.
Uncredited Associated Press

An evacuation order in Idaho has been expanded to include 1,600 homes, including many in the resort community of Sun Valley, officials say.

The 100-square mile Beaver Creek Fire expanded rapidly on Friday, whipped up by 30 mph winds and low humidity, officials say.

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5:59am

Mon August 12, 2013
The Two-Way

Retired Idaho Sheriff Credited For Teen's Discovery

Originally published on Mon August 12, 2013 9:33 am

Mark John, the former sheriff who helped find Hannah Anderson.
AP

The key to the discovery of California teen Hannah Anderson and her alleged kidnapper on a mountain in Idaho appears to have been a chance meeting they had with an ex-sheriff, his wife and two friends who were out riding their horses.

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5:57am

Sun August 11, 2013
The Two-Way

Police Rescue Teen, Kill Suspect In Idaho Wilderness

Originally published on Sun August 11, 2013 2:13 pm

Authorities wait near a blackhawk helicopter at the Cascade Airport in Cascade, Idaho, on Saturday as they comb Idaho's Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.
Robby Milo Associated Press

An intense, week-long search for teenager Hannah Anderson and her alleged abductor ended in the Idaho wilderness when police shot and killed the suspect and rescued the girl.

Suspected kidnapper James DiMaggio, 40, was killed by an FBI agent after his campsite was discovered on Saturday in an aerial search of the rugged Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, about 40 miles from the town of Cascade, Idaho.

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9:56am

Sat August 10, 2013
The Two-Way

Sheriff: Calif. Girl Rescued, Alleged Abductor Killed In Rural Idaho

Originally published on Sat August 10, 2013 7:13 pm

A combination of undated file photos provided by the San Diego Sheriff's Department shows James Lee DiMaggio, 40, left, and Hannah Anderson, 16.
Uncredited Associated Press

(Updated 8:40 p.m. ET)

Sixteen-year-old Hannah Anderson, the subject of a multistate police search, was rescued alive Saturday, and the suspect in her abduction was killed in rural Idaho, the San Diego County, Calif., sheriff announced Saturday.

"Hannah was successfully rescued, and appears to be in pretty good shape," said Sheriff William Gore at a news conference.

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