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Eye On Boise archive for Sept. 16, 2010

THURSDAY, SEPT. 16, 2010

Campaigns clash over new Minnick ad 

GOP congressional hopeful Raul Labrador issued a statement tonight calling Congressman Walt Minnick's new campaign ad "disgusting," "disgraceful" and "shameful," and saying it "succeeds in only twisting and editing my words into quotes that are blatantly untrue." He also demands that Minnick immediately remove "this…

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Minnick targets Labrador in new ad 

Idaho 1st District Congressman Walt Minnick has put out a new campaign ad, and this one is a negative ad targeting his GOP challenger, Raul Labrador, for his work as an immigration lawyer. The ad just began airing this evening throughout the 1st Congressional District,…

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Rabid bat found in Canyon County 

Another rabid bat has been found in Idaho, this time in Canyon County, where it flew into a home and was being played with by a cat. The bat tested positive for rabies, and the cat hadn't been vaccinated. "That's why it's so important to…

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AARP officials and volunteers gather on the Idaho state capitol steps to launch an unprecedented statewide voter education campaign aimed at this year's state and legislative races. (Betsy Russell)

AARP launches statewide voter-ed campaign

The Idaho AARP is launching a statewide voter-education effort complete with voter guides for every legislative race in the state along with statewide and congressional races, meetings and discussions with its members throughout the state to bring them up to speed on issues before they…

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Ethics panel sets Sept. 22 meeting on Hart

The special House Ethics Committee that's investigating ethics complaints against state Rep. Phil Hart, R-Athol, has set its next meeting for Sept. 22, when the panel will meet at 2:30 p.m. via conference call. A live audio stream of the meeting will be available to…

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