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Eye On Boise archive for Aug. 19, 2010

THURSDAY, AUG. 19, 2010

ITD fails to disqualify Judge Bradbury

Why did the Idaho Transportation Department try to disqualify 2nd District Judge John Bradbury from the Highway 12 truck shipments case? ITD gave no reason in its court filing, arguing it could automatically remove the judge without cause. The plaintiffs in the case disagreed, saying…

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Democratic candidate for governor Keith Allred, left, and incumbent Idaho Gov. C.L. Butch Otter debate issues presented by the City Club of Idaho Falls during their first debate Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 in Idaho Falls, Idaho (AP Photo / The Post Register/Robert Bower)

A spirited debate in Idaho Falls...

In their first face-to-face debate of the campaign, Gov. Butch Otter and Democratic challenger Keith Allred faced off in Idaho Falls before a sellout crowd of 300 today, with Allred painting himself as a citizen activist fighting a career politician whose three decades in office…

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Highway 12 hearing delayed

The hearing that 2nd District Judge John Bradbury had set for tomorrow morning in Grangeville on a possible injunction to block the Idaho Transportation Department from issuing permits to ConocoPhillips for four huge truck shipments from Lewiston to Lolo Pass over U.S. Highway 12 has…

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Allred, Otter get into it in Idaho Falls

Wow. In a very lively, issue-oriented debate in Idaho Falls, Gov. Butch Otter and challenger Keith Allred departed from the set format just now, with Otter using his final rebuttal to a question about the Republican Party platform to ask Allred about his view of…

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Gov's debate about to start 

The first debate between Gov. Butch Otter and challenger Keith Allred is about to begin at the City Club of Idaho Falls. KPVI-TV has its live stream up here. When you first click on it, you'll have to endure an ad for "smart lipo" that…

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