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Eye On Boise archive for June 22, 2010

TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2010




Idaho opens drug-treatment prison

Here's a news item from The Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho leaders attended a ribbon-cutting to officially open a new $50-million drug treatment prison near Boise. Inmates will start moving into the 432-bed minimum security Correctional Alternative Placement Program in July. The prison…

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Senate confirms Olson as U.S. Attorney 

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Wendy Olson as Idaho's new U.S. Attorney, replacing current U.S. Attorney Tom Moss, who has served since 2001. Olson was recommended by Idaho Congressman Walt Minnick and nominated by the White House in March; her confirmation was applauded today by…

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