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TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016

Feds announce $82 million for nuclear energy research 

BOISE – U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has announced $82 million for nuclear energy projects in 28 states as part of the government’s plan to reduce carbon emissions. Moniz said Tuesday that the 93 research projects will help scientists innovate ...

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Idaho insurers plan to raise premiums 

BOISE – Idaho health insurers said they want to raise premiums an average of 27 percent next year because they are losing money. It would mean the second year in a row of double-digit increases for some plans. The Idaho ...

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MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016

Amber Alert issued for three missing Idaho kids

BOISE – Law enforcement officials have issued an Amber Alert for three young Idaho children believed to be traveling with a suspected child molester. Ten-year-old Lewis “Louie” Dunn, 9-year-old Kaylee Dunn and 6-year-old Kaydn Simon were last seen in Sparks, ...

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Trial in killing of Coeur d’Alene officer set for 2017

The murder trial of the man accused of killing a Coeur d’Alene police officer last year has been pushed back to Feb. 6, 2017. The trial, which could last a month, had been scheduled to start in September. Idaho 1st District Judge Lansing Haynes agreed to the delay Monday to give attorneys more time to prepare.

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SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016


Idaho attorney general’s office turns on security system 

BOISE – The Idaho attorney general’s office has turned on a security system to control access after several incidents, including the entrance of members of an armed militia group who had staged a rally on the Capitol steps. The recently activated intercom and video system allows workers at the front desk to monitor who is trying to enter.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016

Idaho AG settles with 2 charged in PAC investigation

BOISE – Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden says his office has finalized a settlement with two Republican officials accused of hiding the source of campaign contributions to a highly scrutinized political action committee. Wasden announced Friday he was dismissing the misdemeanor charges against former Bonneville GOP Chairman Doyle Beck and former congressional candidate M.C. “Chick” Heileson after both agreed to pay a $250 civil fine.

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Idaho man charged after Syrian refugee is struck 

BOISE – An Idaho man has pleaded not guilty to two felony counts of malicious harassment after authorities said he struck a teenage Syrian refugee. Ada County prosecutors are not calling it a hate crime, even though charging documents say ...

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Locker room rape case preliminary hearing delayed

DIETRICH, Idaho – An Idaho judge has approved delaying a preliminary hearing for a football player who prosecutors say sexually assaulted a teammate in an Idaho high school locker room. The Times-News reported that 18-year-old John R.K. Howard’s original preliminary ...

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Officer body camera rollout begins in Boise

BOISE – The Boise Police Department is providing officers with body cameras. KTVB-TV reported the department issued its first 30 cameras to supervisors and the night police team on Wednesday. The department is planning a staggered rollout of its 250 cameras.

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Eye On BoiseTaking a few days off…

I’ll be off for the next few days, and will be back and blogging again next Wednesday. Let me know what I miss, and I’ll catch up then…

Huckleberries OnlineParting Shot — 7.25.16 

We've had enough of angry Democrats in Philadelphia today. So I thought I'd close with a viewtiful, tranquil photo by Marianne Love/Slight Detour of a sailboard on Lake Pend Oreille, ...

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