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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 25, 2013

FRIDAY, JAN. 25, 2013

From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Weatherby, John Freemuth and host Greg Hahn on Idaho Public TV's "Idaho Reports" program on Friday (IPTV / Kevin Rank)

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” program on Idaho Public Television, I join Jim Weatherby, John Freemuth and host Greg Hahn to discuss the week’s developments in the Legislature; the program also includes Hahn’s 30-minute interview with Gov. Butch Otter on everything from the First and Second…

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Idaho Public TV General Manager Peter Morrill, during his budget presentation to state lawmakers Friday, displays a sprocket from a broken snow cat track that's among IPTV's numerous maintenance requests due to aging equipment. (Betsy Russell)

IPTV marks achievements for 'lean and mean' system

Idaho Public Television has been named the No. 1 most-viewed PBS station in the country, based on Nielsen ratings, IPTV general manager Peter Morrill told lawmakers this morning.”This is news,” he said to appreciative murmurs from lawmakers on the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee. It means a…

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Bill: Name Capitol Auditorium for Lincoln 

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — President Abraham Lincoln signed the paperwork creating the Idaho Territory in 1863. Lincoln was also close friends with Idaho's first territorial governor William Wallace. So considering Lincoln's important ties to Idaho's earliest days,…

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