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Rape kit retention bill headed to Idaho governor's desk

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation creating a statewide standard on how long physical evidence in sexual assault investigations should be retained in Idaho is on its way to the governor's desk.The Senate approved sending the measure to Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter on Monday. This is the second year in a row the Idaho Legislature has unanimously approved sweeping changes to the state's rape kit laws.