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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 16, 2012

MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2012

Senate panel hears roadkill recovery rule 

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) ― Idaho's road-killed wildlife could become fair game. The Senate Resources Committee on Monday got a glimpse of a proposed rule allowing legal recovery of big-game species run over by cars. Right now, animals…

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Anti-bullying bill introduced

Last year, legislation to beef up Idaho's anti-bullying laws, in party by clarifying that school officials are "authorized and expected to intervene" in cases of bullying, harassment or intimidation of a student, passed the Senate with just three "no" votes and cleared the House Education…

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Several hundred march from Boise State University to the state Capitol steps for a human rights rally on Martin Luther King Jr./Idaho Human Rights Day in Boise. (Betsy Russell)

Idaho marks MLK Day/Idaho Human Rights Day 

"We've made historic strides since Rosa Parks refused to go to the back of the bus," Idaho Gov. Butch Otter declared today at the state's official celebration of Martin Luther King Jr./Idaho Human Rights Day in the state Capitol rotunda. The holiday, he said, is…

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