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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 10, 2007

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10, 2007

Otter: Idaho Guard should not be called

Governor Butch Otter just issued this statement, in advance of President Bush’s nationally televised address tonight: “Idahoans serving with my old outfit, the Idaho Army National Guard's 116th Cavalry Brigade, spent 18 months deployed for their mission in Iraq. “DOD regulations state that units may…

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Lawmakers see the real thing inside state prisons

Space for housing the severely mentally ill and rehabilitating drug offenders is lacking in Idaho prisons, legislators learned firsthand Tuesday on a tour of state lockups south of Boise. Two dozen lawmakers visited a crowded mental health ward, talked with inmates in a coveted treatment…

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