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Eye On Boise archive for Aug. 10, 2010

TUESDAY, AUG. 10, 2010

Idaho could get $51M under fed jobs bill 

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The state Department of Education says Idaho is expected to receive $51 million as part of a $10 billion job saving measure that has passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation is…

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New Orleans judge gets BP lawsuits

A federal judge in New Orleans will handle more than 300 lawsuits filed over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal court panel ruled today - a move sought by many of those suing, but opposed by BP, which favored hearing the cases in…

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Idaho gets $1.9 million in drug settlement

Idaho will get $1.9 million in a legal settlement with four prescription drug manufacturers, Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced today. “This settlement reimburses unfair costs to Idaho taxpayers,” Wasden said, through Medicaid reimbursements. Click below to read his full announcement.

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Artifact hunter sentenced for federal crime

A 60-year-old Arco woman has been sentenced to federal probation and restitution for unauthorized excavation of archaeological resources, according to the U.S. Attorney's office. Roxanne Hale was given three years probation for the federal crime, ordered to pay $9,265 in restitution, and prohibited from being…

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