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Kempthorne Hasn't Turned Over Guv Records

Item: Kempthorne holds on to his records: Two years after he left office, the ex-governor still hasn't sent his files to Idaho's archives, as state law requires/Idaho Statesman

More Info: Two years ago, the Idaho Attorney General's office told Dirk Kempthorne to give his gubernatorial records to the Idaho State Historical Society - like every governor before him. Kempthorne never complied. Unbeknownst to the Historical Society, the dozens of boxes of documents from Kempthorne's 7 years in office were locked away in the Department of Administration - access to the public given only with Kempthorne's approval.

Question: Is Dirk Kempthorne trying to hide something?




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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.









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