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Eye On Boise archive for July 28, 2010

WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010


Uh, so who asked him to? 

Here's why Gov. Butch Otter issued the press release saying he "won't intervene" in the BSU-UI football rivalry spat: He was asked about it after his speech to the Boise chamber today by Idaho Statesman reporter Dan Popkey. "The governor told him, he said, 'Personally,…

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Guv 'won't intervene' in UI-BSU football spat 

Gov. Butch Otter just issued this press release: GOVERNOR WON’T INTERVENE IN FOOTBALL SCHEDULING(BOISE) – Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter issued the following statement today about the controversy surrounding continuation of the football series between the University of Idaho and Boise State University after the 2010…

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Minnick: Idaho needs a 3rd federal judge

Idaho needs a third federal district judge, according to Congressman Walt Minnick, who notes that the state hadn't gotten an additional judgeship in 56 years. "We have two judges serving two or three times as many people per capita as our neighboring states," Minnick said…

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Council: Mussel-fight cost could hit $100M

A new report from the Northwest Power and Conservation Council estimates that it could cost $100 million a year to fight invasive quagga and zebra mussels once they make it into the Columbia River Basin, which echoes alarms that have been sounded for the past…

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