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TUESDAY, FEB. 2, 2016




Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (Elise Amendola / AP)

Hillary Clinton wins Iowa, campaigns turn to New Hampshire

Hillary Clinton tried to turn a skin-of-her-teeth victory in Iowa into a bit of momentum for her battered Democratic campaign, and Ted Cruz sought to lock in his spot at the top of the Republican field as the presidential candidates packed up Tuesday and sped to New Hampshire.

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In this 2008 file photo, an air traffic controller stands beneath a radar screen in the control tower at Washington’s Reagan National Airport. (Charles Dharapak / Associated Press)

Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulence

The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000 aircraft in U.S. skies at any given moment is the most complex, but also one of the safest, in the world – and rarely a thought in the minds of the millions of travelers who rely on it. A Republican House committee chairman is launching a push this week to take away control of that system from the government and hand it to a nonprofit corporation.

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White House proposes more money to battle heroin epidemic

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration will propose a significant boost in federal spending to battle the nation’s heroin addiction epidemic when the president unveils his budget recommendations next week. The administration will seek a $1 billion increase in spending over ...

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Trump campaign denies media access

It is disappointing and insulting that Donald Trump's campaign has chosen to deny media credentials to an African-American journalist who wanted to cover Trump's speech Saturday in Spokane. Sandra Williams, ...


Parting Shot — 5.6.16

Thirteen-year-old Kendall Whitney of Twin Falls, Idaho shoots the skeet during the 2016 Idaho State Youth Shooting Sports Championship at Coeur d'Alene Skeet & Trap Club in Hayden Friday. The ...


Heileson files amended campaign finance report

Late this afternoon, legislative candidate M.C. “Chick” Heileson filed an amended campaign finance report, removing four previously reported $1,000 contributions to his campaign from companies owned by eastern Idaho businessman ...





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