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Company of Fools' Denise Simone Among 2014 Governor's...

Company of Fools and Sun Valley Center for the Arts are pleased to announce that Core Company Artist Denise Simone is among the 2014 recipients of the Governor's Awards in the Arts.

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Related Topix: Sun Valley, ID, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Idaho, Idaho Government, Non-Profit, Theater, Arts

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Otter touts ed results, new tax incentive in address to business community

Gov. Butch Otter defended the state's direction on education - and its funding commitment - in a speech to some 600 Treasure Valley business leaders today, reports Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Balukoff Stumps To Votes At Fair

The fair signals different things for different people, and for politicians it's no different: It's campaign season.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Election 2014: Recent polls in 25 gubernatorial races

Alabama - Governor Robert Bentley looks likely to win reelection by a wide margin over Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-Democrat-again Parker Griffith.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Parker Griffith, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nathan Deal, Bob Beauprez, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Two divergent views on Idaho education...

The two major-party candidates for governor are offering "two divergent views on education" this week, reports Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News, with GOP Gov. Butch Otter sending a to Idaho newspapers saying Idaho is on a continuing "journey to education excellence," and Democratic challenger A.J. Balukoff sending out a fundraising email ... (more)

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The Spokesman-Review

Non-Republican sought for vacancy on state Tax Commission

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter is looking for someone who's not a Republican to serve on the state Tax Commission.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Plenty of fun to lasso at North Idaho Fair & Rodeo - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The North Idaho Fair & Rodeo opened Wednesday morning with a striking new entryway and plaza that pays tribute to a century and a half of Kootenai County history, from mining and logging through present-day tourism that drives the local economy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Idaho, Kootenai County, ID, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Cataldo, ID

The Missoula Independent Online

Highway robbery

Megaload corridor debate reveals the true conservatives by Pat Ford Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has worked hard for six years to turn the state's Highway 12 into a corridor for sending massive, 200-foot-long megaloads of heavy equipment to Alberta, Canada, for tar sands extraction.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

In brief: Idaho same-sex marriage case will be heard by three-judge...

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected without comment Idaho Gov. Butch Otter's request for the state's same-sex marriage case to go directly to a full 11-judge panel rather than the usual three-judge panel.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Yates: We Can Work It Out

New Idaho GOP Chairman Steve Yates has been starting from scratch at the Idaho GOP office, where the last remaining employee when he took over recently hired party Executive Director Judy Gowen, who was brought in by former Chairman Barry Peterson left shortly after the Aug. 2 meeting at which Yates was elected chairman.

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Ridenbaugh Press

Finishing the debate

Gov. Butch Otter, the longtime "Happy Warrior" of Idaho politics, who prides himself on running "positive campaigns," has taken on a far different approach against his Democratic challenger, A.J. Balukoff.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Medical News

Calif.'s Medicaid expansion brings renewed concerns about pay for doctors

Some advocates fear that state efforts to cut payments to doctors and other providers will make it hard for new enrollees to get care.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Balukoff asks IACI board to take down 'appalling' attack website

A.J. Balukoff, Democratic candidate for governor of Idaho, has sent a letter to the board of the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, the business lobbying group whose PAC has launched an attack campaign against him including a website dubbed "LiberalAJ.com," asking the business leaders to take down the website.

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The Spokesman-Review

Otter's work group backs accepting Medicaid expansion funds - Thu, 14 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - More than 100,000 uninsured Idahoans would qualify for health coverage and state and local taxpayers would save $44 million in 2016, under a plan for accepting expanded federal Medicaid funds approved by a working group appointed by Gov. Butch Otter on Thursday.

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The Spokesman-Review

Idaho declares Type 1 diabetes awareness day, at urging of 11-year-old with the disease

Thanks to the persistence of 11-year-old Connor Magee of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho has now officially proclaimed the second Monday of February as "Type 1 Diabetes Awareness Day," and Connor's helping plan an awareness event at the state Capitol that day.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Washington Times

Idaho biz group launches attacks on AJ Balukoff

Idaho's Democratic gubernatorial candidate A.J. Balukoff is the target of a recently launched website criticizing his political stances, but Balukoff says the site uses lies to undermine his campaign against Gov. Butch Otter.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

IACI launches anti-Balukoff campaign

The Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, a lobbying group that represents the state's largest businesses, announced today that its political action committee, the Idaho Prosperity Fund, is launching an independent campaign against A.J. Balukoff, the Democratic candidate for governor.

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The Spokesman-Review

Foe: Butch Has Driven Us To Bottom

A.J. Balukoff, the Democratic candidate for governor, has sent a guest opinion out to Idaho news media laying out his vision for improving the state's economy.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Guv Attends Art On The Green

The Art on the Green was another big success, drawing tens of thousands of festival goers onto North Idaho College's campus for its 46th year.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

IFF: Idaho's In An Awkward Spot

A federal appeals court ruling issued last week puts Idaho in a bit of an awkward spot when it comes to the state insurance exchange that the Legislature and Gov. Butch Otter opted to create in 2013.

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