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House, Senate hold annual ‘Lincoln Day’ commemorations

The Idaho Senate's annual "Lincoln Day" program in the Senate chamber, on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (Betsy Z. Russell)
The Idaho Senate's annual "Lincoln Day" program in the Senate chamber, on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (Betsy Z. Russell)

Both the House and Senate are holding their annual "Lincoln Day" commemorative programs during their floor sessions today. In the Senate, there's music, featuring young musicians from Idaho Falls, speeches and quotes; the House ceremony included musical performances including "The Star Spangled Banner" performed by the Idaho Fine Arts Academy Vocal Majors from the West Ada School District, an educational presentation about life masks of Abraham Lincoln by Idaho State Historical Society Director Jan Gallimore; and remarks from Rep. Gayann DeMordaunt, R-Eagle.



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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