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19 hrs ago | Deseret News

Idaho, Wyoming watching Utah's Medicaid expansion efforts

Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion is getting attention from neighboring states that initially rejected the coverage available under President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Utah, Utah Government, Wyoming Government, Wyoming, Idaho

Yesterday | Boise Weekly

Mr. Cope's Cave: Dig This

I want to quote a letter that appeared in the Idaho Statesman a little over a week ago.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Seattle Gay News

Effort to add four words sparks activist wave in Idaho

Or where you can be denied a roof over your head simply because you are perceived to "look or act Gay."

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Related Topix: Idaho, Activism, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

The Spokesman-Review

Loggers PAC Endorses McGrane

"As Idaho Loggers and Haulers, we know that Phil understands the importance of active management of the State's forest lands to make sure those lands remain productive and healthy, earn money for the public schools while providing high-quality jobs for hardworking Idahoans," said Rich Nordstrom, PAC Chairman.

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Ridenbaugh Press

Idaho and the 17th

The Idaho Republican Party endorses repeal of the 17th Amendment to the Constitution, which allows election of U.S. senators by popular vote - and not the Legislature.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch, Republican, Mike Crapo, Larry Craig, Idaho

Thu Apr 17, 2014

American Thinker

Identity Theft as Rationale for Tax Evasion

Now the inevitable has occurred -- claimed fears of identity theft have been proffered by tax evaders as an excuse for not filing tax returns.

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Related Topix: Tax, Social Security, Personal Finance, Idaho

KISU-TV Pocatello

Outdoor Idaho

OUTDOOR IDAHO explores the beauty, the drama, and the science of nature, while examining the significant environmental and resource issues facing the west.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Kos

An Idahoan shows Bundy what a real Western rancher is

Being a Westerner and the daughter and granddaughter of cattle ranchers, I think it's about time that the non-crazy Western ranchers get some equal national media time.

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Related Topix: Idaho, University of Idaho, US News, Liberal Political News

Garden Rant

Celebrating the New Year with a Giant Potato by Evelyn Hadden

No need for me and my fellow Idahoans to sit at home and watch the New Yorkers having all the fun now Boise has a locally grown New Year's Eve tradition: an evening of magic shows, live music, street food, and general merrymaking, capped off by dropping a giant styrofoam potato off a tall building.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Vegetables, Food, Idaho, New Year's Day/Eve, Holidays, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Candy

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Ridenbaugh Press

The case for Fulcher

Many states are preparing to soon hold their Primary elections. Throughout the western states, the primaries are often held in the spring.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, C. Otter, Representative Raul Labrador, Idaho, C. L. Otter, US Governors

Wilson's Almanac

In other privacy news, app maker secretly sells location data of 50...

In other privacy news, app maker secretly sells location data of 50 million people.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Troupis: I'm Mainstream Idaho

Once again, our attorney general has come up short on facts - on federal lands, the Land Board and Obamacare.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Garden Rant

Celebrating the New Year with a Giant Potato by Evelyn Hadden

No need for me and my fellow Idahoans to sit at home and watch the New Yorkers having all the fun now Boise has a locally grown New Year's Eve tradition: an evening of magic shows, live music, street food, and general merrymaking, capped off by dropping a giant styrofoam potato off a tall building.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Vegetables, Food, Idaho, New Year's Day/Eve, Holidays, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Candy

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Seattle Gay News

Pocatello, Idaho fights against Proposition One

Since then, more cities in the state have pursued similar ordinances, including Boise, Idaho's capitol and largest city.

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Related Topix: Idaho, Pocatello, ID, Sandpoint, ID, Boise, ID

KTVB Boise

Last minute tips for filing taxes by April 15

Tax day is April 15, and the Idaho State Tax Commission offered some last minute tips for filing quickly and easily.

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Related Topix: Idaho, Tax, Personal Finance, Social Security, Boise, ID

KREM-TV Spokane

ISP teaming up to stop aggressive driving

The Idaho State Police is partnering with the Idaho Transportation Department and local law enforcement agencies in an effort to stop aggressive driving.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

KTVB Boise

Blue Cross of Idaho reveal enrollment numbers, give away new Jeep

Blue Cross of Idaho gave away a brand new Jeep Wrangler Thursday, as part of an effort to get young adults to sign up for health insurance through the state exchange.

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Related Topix: Idaho, Jeep, SUV, Jeep Wrangler

The Spokesman-Review

Risch: I didn't Make A Mistake

U.S. Sen. Jim Risch responds to criticism from the Twin Falls Times-News that he made a mistake in calling a special session while governor and successfully pushing to move school M&O funding from property taxes to the sales tax.

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

KLEW-TV Lewiston

The Quadcopter is an amazing piece of technological equipment that fills the visual demand

A remote control Quadcopter could soon be taking small businesses to the next level.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Gov signs Idaho's Justice Reinvestment legislation

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has signed a new law that proponents hope will reduce the state's high incarceration rate and save money on prison spending.

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Related Topix: Idaho, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

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