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THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011

Landers: Don't Deify McClure Just Yet 

The legend-making began quickly this week with news that former Idaho Sen. James McClure, 86, had died. Even in the case of a politician’s death, Americans have a natural inclination to soften edges, revise history and speak kindly of the deceased out of respect for...

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MONDAY, FEB. 28, 2011

U.S. Sen. James McClure, 86, RIP 

Jim McClure, a former chairman of the Senate Energy Committee and one of the most powerful Idahoans to ever serve in Congress, died Saturday at his home in Garden City, surrounded by his wife and three children. Known for his grasp of detail and common...

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