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Eye On Boise archive for Dec. 2012


Stennett chosen Senate minority leader

The first legislative leadership caucus election results are in, from the smallest of the four caucuses meeting tonight, the Senate Democrats. They elected Sen. Michelle Stennett, D-Ketchum, as their new minority leader, replacing Sen. Edgar Malepeai, D-Pocatello, who retired from the Senate. Sen. Elliot Werk,…

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In this April 21, 2009 file photo, House Assistant GOP Leader Scott Bedke, R-Oakley, answers questions during a House GOP Leadership news conference at the Capitol Annex in Boise, Idaho; at left is Speaker Lawerence Denney, R-Midvale. (AP/Idaho Statesman / Shawn Raecke)

Leadership races on tap tonight 

Both the majority and minority parties, in both houses of the Idaho Legislature, will hold closed-door caucuses tonight to elect leaders. The highest-profile matchup is the one between House Speaker Lawerence Denney, R-Midvale, and Assistant Majority Leader Scott Bedke, R-Oakley, for the speaker's post. Bedke…

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TUESDAY, DEC. 4, 2012

Boise woman claims $1 milion Powerball prize

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) ― A Boise woman who took a chance on winning the $597.5 million Powerball jackpot last week is thrilled with her $1 million runner-up prize. Susan Worthington appeared at a press conference announcing her…

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MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2012

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