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Tue., Oct. 23, 2012, 1:34 p.m.

Otter: A ‘big day’ with Idaho company successful bidder for laptop contract

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter speaks at the Hewlett-Packard plant in Boise Tuesday; at right are the laptop computer models H-P plans to sell Idaho schools under a new $180 million contract (Betsy Russell)
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter speaks at the Hewlett-Packard plant in Boise Tuesday; at right are the laptop computer models H-P plans to sell Idaho schools under a new $180 million contract (Betsy Russell)

Gov. Butch Otter called this a "big day," announcing that Hewlett-Packard Corp. has been named the successful bidder to supply laptop computers to Idaho high school students. "It's a proud moment for me," Otter said, "that we had an Idaho company that was the successful bidder and that will lead us into that 21st Century classroom."
 




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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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