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Forest Service, Idaho work to boost logging on federal land
Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review, via AP
Forest Service, Idaho work to boost logging on federal land
The U.S. Forest Service and Idaho have forged agreements for logging and restoration projects on federal land in what officials say could become a template for other Western states to create jobs and reduce the severity of wildfires

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