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Bruce Sweeney dies of bone cancer at 77

Longtime state lawmaker Bruce Sweeney died today at age 77, after battling bone cancer, the Lewiston Tribune reports. Sweeney, a moderate Democrat from Lewiston whose legislative service spanned two decades, most recently served on the Idaho Transportation Board. You can read more here at

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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

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