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Eye On Boise archive for Sept. 13, 2010

MONDAY, SEPT. 13, 2010

Otter, Minnick trim debate schedules 

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Politicians opting out of televised debates are again news in Idaho. Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter told organizers in Lewiston he couldn't do an Oct. 7 debate, though he's scheduled for three other meetings…

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BSU sets enrollment record 

Boise State University has set an all-time record with its enrollment this year of 19,993 students, up 5.6 percent from last fall. At the same time, the number of new student applications is up 16 percent. BSU's enrollment has grown 21 percent since 2000 and…

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Labrador hires Hardy from state GOP

GOP congressional hopeful Raul Labrador today announced two changes in his campaign staff: He's hired Phil Hardy, who had been serving as the Idaho GOP's "state victory director" staffer working on behalf of Labrador's campaign and other GOP campaigns, as his new communications director; and…

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A windsurfer and several kitesailors glide across Lucky Peak reservoir near Boise on a summer-like early fall morning. (Betsy Russell)

Last blast of summer?

Boise is basking in summer-like weather today, and has been all weekend; here, a windsurfer and kitesailors enjoy the sunny waters of Lucky Peak lake early this morning. After predicted highs of up to 90 degrees today, there's a chance of rain tomorrow.

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