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Eye On Boise archive for Sept. 20, 2010

MONDAY, SEPT. 20, 2010

Idaho could gain if Bush tax cuts expire 

Idaho is one of nine states that that would gain state tax revenue if some or all of the Bush tax cuts are allowed to expire, according to a new report from Stateline.org. The reason: The nine states collect state taxes based on federal taxable…

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Labrador advances in 'Young Guns' 

GOP congressional hopeful Raul Labrador has been named to "Contender" status in the National Republican Congressional Committee's "Young Guns" program, the second tier of the three-tier program. "By achieving 'Contender' status, Labrador has already demonstrated his ability to build a successful campaign structure and achieve…

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National Dem blog slams Minnick 

The Daily Kos, a national Democratic liberal/progressive blog, slammed Idaho Democratic Congressman Walt Minnick over the weekend for his latest campaign commercial, which targets GOP challenger Raul Labrador over immigration. "Minnick is up 20 in the polls, while his opponent is broke and has zero…

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A Cooper's hawk, in a Boise backyard, rests after a run-in with a living room window (Betsy Russell)

Hawk makes a house call... 

There was a loud thud against the living room window this morning, startling the cat who was looking out the window, and something large fell outside. Looking out, expecting perhaps a pigeon (it was too big for a quail), we were surprised to find a…

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