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News >  Idaho

University of Idaho gets green light for new arena

UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 5:38 p.m.

The Idaho State Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to allow the University of Idaho to move forward with plans to construct a new basketball arena on the Moscow campus – as long as the school’s new president agrees to the project, once that person is named.
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First UI presidential candidate visits campus

UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 9:09 p.m.

University of Idaho presidential candidate Diane Z. Chase addressed community members in a pair of open forums Monday, starting off a week of meet-and-greets that will feature each of the five finalists for the job.
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Methodists in Coeur d’Alene applaud inclusivity sermon

Pastor Heather Seman says the Community United Methodist Church stands for inclusivity, contrary to an international conference of Methodists which upheld a ban on same-sex marriage and gay clergy. About three-quarters of the crowd of about 100 people stood and applauded after her sermon. Her 9 a.m. Sunday service was the first she had led at the church since the conference’s decision.
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Boise law school receives full accreditation

The American Bar Association has granted full approval to a Boise-based law school that struggled with accreditation. Concordia University-Portland announced in 2007 it would open a law school in downtown Boise, and the first class opened with 75 students in 2012.
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Eye on Boise: Dueling polls ask different questions

Two competing, and very different, Idaho polls about Medicaid expansion were released last week, one from a Florida group, Opportunity Solutions Project, purporting to show strong support among Idahoans for attaching work requirements to voter-approved Medicaid expansion, and the other from Close the Gap Idaho, a coalition of Idaho organizations that supported Medicaid expansion, that purports to show the same level of strong support for the opposite.
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Idaho official poses with anti-government group in Capitol

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 7:58 p.m.

Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin said Friday that a photo she posted on Facebook of herself with members of an anti-government group is her way of showing support for another man who is in federal prison for traveling across state lines to aid in extortion.