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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 1, 2011

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 5, 2011



Kevin Anderson of Melba won a $250,000 prize in the MegaMillions lottery drawing, by matching all five numbers but not the additional "mega-ball." Here, he laughs after receiving his check at the Idaho Lottery office in Boise. Two other winners hit the big prize - $190 million each - one in Post Falls, and one in Ephrata, Wash. At left is Sherie Moody-St. Clair, the Idaho Lottery's creative director. (Betsy Russell)

Idahoans hit lottery jackpot

One of two $190 million winning tickets in the Mega Millions Lottery was sold in Post Falls, Idaho lottery officials announced today, splitting the big $380 million jackpot with a winner in Ephrata, Wash. The two big winners have not yet stepped forward - they...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 4, 2011



Police: Clear your windshield 

Not only is it illegal to fail to clear the frost from your windshield before driving, not doing so caused an accident this morning in which a woman in a crosswalk was hit. The Boise Police report that they were called to a collision at...

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MONDAY, JAN. 3, 2011


Idaho Gov. Butch Otter takes the oath of office, administered by U.S. District Judge Ed Lodge, left. At right is Idaho First Lady Lori Otter. (Betsy Russell)

'I, C.L. Butch Otter, solemnly swear...' 

In a brief ceremony before a small audience of family, close friends and some staffers, Gov. Butch Otter took the oath of office today for his second term. The oath was administered by U.S. District Judge Ed Lodge, left; at right is First Lady Lori...

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Otter to be sworn in for 2nd term today

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter will be sworn in for a second term today at noon. Though it'll be a private ceremony, in advance of the public inauguration ceremony on Friday, the public can watch, as it'll be streamed live on Idaho Public Television's "Legislature Live."...

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