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Eye On Boise archive for Oct. 27, 2010

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 27, 2010



Supporter has ties to program she lauded 

The Associated Press reports that a fan of public schools chief Tom Luna wrote Idaho newspapers this month to praise his math initiative, but the supporter did not disclose her role with a company hired as part of the program. Marisa Alan identified herself as…

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Bill Sali explains all 

Former Idaho Rep. Bill Sali penned a "dear friend" letter that was distributed to all attendees at last night's Kootenai County Republican Central Committee meeting, defending Rep. Phil Hart and pinpointing what he says is the real reason for Hart's tax and legal troubles: Me.…

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SuperPAC alters anti-Minnick ad

SuperPAC for America has revised its "Idaho Voter Guide" ad, removing a false claim that Idaho Congressman Walt Minnick voted for the federal stimulus bill; Minnick was one of 11 House Democrats who voted against the bill. In the new version, that part of the…

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Weekly: 'The campaign that wasn't'

The Boise Weekly sent reporters out to the various corners of the state in recent weeks to "deconstruct the race for governor," and came up with this rather interesting report, "The Campaign That Wasn't." It includes reports from the Panhandle, North-Central Idaho, Southwest Idaho, Central…

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