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4 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

Mr. Cope's Cave: And You Keep Sending Them Back?

You've likely heard that yesterday, Congress got out for the summer. Yup, all done until September.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

KMVT Twin Falls

Maintenance work on Blue Lakes, Addison begins Tuesday

The Idaho Transportation Department say work will begin on Tuesday August 5 to complete roadway patching on the U.S. 93 Business Loop along Addison Avenue and Blue Lakes Boulevard.

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KMVT Twin Falls

Your skin cancer is showing

Tanned skin is damaged skin. That's the message Idaho public health officials and the United States surgeon general are hoping that Idahoans and all Americans listen to and learn from.

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JD Supra

Too Late, Even If Not Too Little: Joining a National Trend, New...

Last month, New Jersey recognized the express lane permitting employers and employees to set their own limitations periods, even if shorter than statutory limits.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Reaction to GOP ruling: 'He changed the locks, discarded documents, and fired staff'

In more of the reaction to yesterday's court ruling on leadership of the Idaho Republican Party, the two party officials whom Barry Peterson unsuccessfully sued, Mike Mathews and Cindy Siddoway, have issued a statement on the results.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Fort Boise: Idaho's Loss, Raul's Gain

And probably needless to say, Popkey's resignation from the Statesman is effective immediately, which is a shame, because we could use his skill at political analysis to help us sort this out.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Raul Labrador, US News, Idaho

The Spokesman-Review

Edit: Seniors, Rich Elect Seniors, Rich

In Idaho, the richer you are, the more you count. Likewise, the older you are, the more clout you have.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KBOI-AM Boise

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Scheduled for Boise River Crossing

The Idaho Transportation Department has announced an August 15 ribbon cutting ceremony to open the new Boise River Bridge and an extension of Idaho Route 16. According to the IDOT, 2.5 mile extension of the state route will feature the first new crossing of the Boise River in at least two decades.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hispanic Business

Recent audit findings drive challenger in Idaho treasurer race

But he's best known for a series of critical state audits over the past five years, the most recent suggesting that Crane made an inappropriate transfer between two funds that cost state taxpayers more than .

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Local NEWS 8

Add the Words documentary shows in Pocatello

The Add the Words campaign has been made into a documentary. The Add the Words campaign is working to get "gender identity" and "sexual orientation" added onto Idaho's Civil Rights Act.

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Related Topix: Pocatello, ID, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, C. Otter, Idaho, Gay/Lesbian

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KBOI-AM Boise

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Scheduled for Boise River Crossing

The Idaho Transportation Department has announced an August 15 ribbon cutting ceremony to open the new Boise River Bridge and an extension of Idaho Route 16. According to the IDOT, 2.5 mile extension of the state route will feature the first new crossing of the Boise River in at least two decades.

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NWCN.com

Otter: Dont send illegal immigrant children to Idaho

Idaho Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter is calling on the feds to not use Idaho as a destination or staging area for the influx of unaccompanied and undocumented immigrant children crossing the southern U.S. border.

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Related Topix: Idaho, US News, Illegal Immigration

The Spokesman-Review

Immigrant Kids In Idaho, Guv Upset

Eight migrant children from Central America apprehended at the Mexican border already have been sent to Idaho, according to a U.S. Health & Human Services Report quoted late yesterday by the Associated Press, though they've gone to sponsors, not to state custody; that means they've been taken in by relatives, family friends or foster parents.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, C. Otter, US News, Idaho

Thu Jul 24, 2014

PolitiFact

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: 'There were 36 states where Republicans who ...

Two recent federal court cases, both about federal subsidies for health insurance, came within hours of each other this week, putting the future of the Affordable Care Act into question.

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Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Idaho, Iowa, Terry Branstad, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

State Destroys Ed Board Applications

This week, Gov. Butch Otter's office released paperwork on some - but not all - of the Idahoans who applied for two vacant spots on the State Board of Education.

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KBCI CBS 2

Occupy Boise: Idaho should pay $175K in legal fees

Members of Occupy Boise are asking a federal judge to order the state to pay more than $175,000 in attorney costs and legal fees after the group won a lawsuit over rules designed to curb protests and rallies around the Capitol.

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Longford Leader

US Senator a researching his Longford links

Senator Jim Risch, who is a representative for the state of Idaho, is also hoping to find distant relatives who may still be living in the region.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch, Senator James Risch, Republican, Idaho

The Spokesman-Review

Taxpayers Union releases poll on online taxes, Idaho retailers, lawmaker dispute results

The National Taxpayers Union says it's conducted a poll in Idaho that shows Idahoans oppose taxes on online sales, with questions such as, "Please tell me if you agree or disagree with the following statement.

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KMVT Twin Falls

Careless Visitors Put Sawtooth National Recreation Area at Risk

The Sawtooth National Recreation Area is extremely dry and very vulnerable to wildfire.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Idaho, Epidemic

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KMVT Twin Falls

2010 Numbers Show Idaho's Poverty Concentration Is Rising

Idaho's poverty concentration is on the rise. According to the U.S. Census, the amount of people moving to poverty areas tripled between the years 2000 and 2010.

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