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Former Idaho Congressman George Hansen dies at 83

Colorful former Idaho Congressman George Hansen, who served seven terms in the U.S. House, ran unsuccessfully for the Senate three times, and also served time in federal prison, died Thursday in a Pocatello hospital at the age of 83. Idaho Statesman reporter Rocky Barker has a full report here. Hansen is survived by five children, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Betsy Russell, EOB

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Cindy Hval
Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.




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