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Decision on alcohol at Vandals games put on hold

Idaho’s State Board of Education on Thursday removed from its agenda a request from the University of Idaho and Boise State University to allow general admission ticket holders at public universities to purchase alcohol at pregame events.

The board had been set to discuss and vote on the universities’ joint proposal, which would require a policy change, on its last day of a two-day meeting at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene.

But board spokesman Blake Youde said the proposal “wasn’t quite ready” for board members to have a public discussion about it.

“I wouldn’t read too much into it being pulled,” Youde said. “It needed some further refinement in drafting.” More here.

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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.