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Eye On Boise archive for Nov. 10, 2016

THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016

Idaho voter turnout likely 75-80 percent

Counties around Idaho are posting some amazingly high turnout figures for Tuesday’s election, but it turns out those aren’t actually the final numbers – because they don’t take into account same-day voter registrations. That means the county figures – 88 percent in Ada County, 87...

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Idaho college enrollment rises, even as go-on rates lag... 

While Idaho’s college go-on rates continue to lag, Idaho’s college enrollment numbers are trending upward, Idaho EdNews reports. From spring 2015 to spring 2016, Idaho college enrollment increased by 3.2 percent, according to a national report. The Idaho numbers defy the national trends; nationwide, enrollment...

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Paulette Jordan

Rep. Jordan: 'A message of hope' 

Not only is Paulette Jordan now the only Democrat in the Idaho Legislature from north of Boise, she’s also the only Native American member. A longtime Democratic activist and former Coeur d’Alene Tribal Council member, Jordan, D-Plummer, said, “My campaign has just been about staying...

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