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Gun-toting Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore to rescue?

It was the most cinematic of moments, and Michele Fiore was not going to miss it. As helicopters swirled overhead and heavily armed FBI agents crept closer, the four frantic, fearsome anti-government occupiers still inside the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon heard a familiar voice on the telephone line.

Eye On Boise

Otter stands by ed proposals, signs conformity bill

“My priority is still my entire education package,” Gov. Butch Otter told reporters in his annual address to the Idaho Press Club this morning. He said 68 percent of his proposed budget for next year goes to “K-through-career” education, and he stands by that. Otter...

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Utah lawmaker wants state to prepare for federal land takeover 

PUBLIC LANDS -- Utah takes yet another baby step toward giving the finger to federal land management. Utah legislator drafts bill to prepare for state management of federal landsRep. Mike Noel's "Utah Public Land Management Act," HB276, would put in place the infrastructure needed should...


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