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Eye On Boise archive for July 12, 2010

MONDAY, JULY 12, 2010

Parents sue over 8-year-old's arrest at school 

The parents of an 8-year-old autistic girl who was arrested at her North Idaho elementary school are suing the school district and the sheriff's department in federal court, the Associated Press reports, contending the agencies violated the Americans With Disabilities Act. Spring Towry and Charles…

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The politics of the day 

It's apparently becoming fashionable in Idaho politics these days to call on elected GOP nominees who've won primary elections to drop out of the general-election race because they're not deemed Republican enough. First, the Idaho Republican Party at its state convention made such a call…

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PERSI fund shows $1 billion gain

Idaho's public employee retirement fund gained a billion dollars on its investments in the past year, and fund officials say it's healthy, despite a $2.8 billion unfunded liability over the long term. "We've just made a good rebound," said Patrice Perow, Public Employee Retirement System…

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