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Boulder-White Clouds Wilderness bill headed for Obama's signature 

WILDERNESS -- Acting quickly after Monday's committee approval, the U.S. Senate today unanimously approved a bill to officially designate the Boulder-White Clouds Wilderness in central Idaho. The quick action, which follows more than 40 years of debate, protects more than 275,000 acres of public land...



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Harpham loses latest appeal 

Kevin William Harpham, the man who planted a bomb laced with rat poison along the parade route on Martin Luther King Day in 2011, has lost his most recent appeal of a 32-year prison sentence.



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An encounter with David Letterman 

Fellow Ball State University graduate David Letterman and I crossed paths once. Just once. I was a freshman in 1968 and Dave was a senior. I lived in Waggoner Hall, which at that time was a dorm for men only and was often referred to...


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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner o...

















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