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Eye On Boise archive for May 24, 2010

MONDAY, MAY 24, 2010


All the money trails lead to VanderSloot 

The group "Idaho Citizens for Justice" has now filed its overdue campaign finance report, and it shows that the group received $38,000 - half from Melaleuca Inc. and half from "Citizens for Commonsense" in Idaho Falls - for its last-minute campaign against Judge John Bradbury…

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State Board names interim LCSC prez

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The state Board of Education has appointed Lewis-Clark State College Provost Tony Fernandez to temporarily replace outgoing president Dene Thomas. During a special meeting on Monday, the board voted unanimously to appoint Fernandez…

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Space shuttle veteran Barbara Morgan in now distinguished educator in residence at BSU. Special to  (BRIAN LOSNESS Special to)

Morgan: Show kids 'adults do the right thing' 

Asked what kids can learn from the space program, Barbara Morgan, teacher, retired astronaut, and current distinguished educator in residence at Boise State University, said, "What’s worth risking and what isn’t worth risking. Doing the right things when things go bad, learning from our mistakes.…

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Candidate clarifies business history

Tamara Wells, a hairdresser from Post Falls who is running in tomorrow's GOP primary for governor, now says she hasn't owned her prosthetic wig shop in Hayden, "Tamara's," for 41 years, as she told me last week and as I reported in my Sunday column.…

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Head of campaign group identified 

The Idaho Secretary of State's office has determined that Jonathan Haines of Idaho Falls, a former employee of Melaleuca Inc., is the chairman of "Idaho Citizens for Justice," an unregistered group that launched a campaign attack against an Idaho Supreme Court candidate over the weekend.…

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