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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 1, 2014

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 26, 2014

TUESDAY, NOV. 25, 2014

Idaho state prisons chief submits resignation

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Department of Correction Director Brent Reinke is stepping down from his post after leading the department since 2007. His tenure included overseeing the fallout of a private-prison scandal, handling the first two…

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Lawsuit challenges Snake River dredging

Environmental groups and the Nez Perce Tribe have filed a lawsuit to stop proposed dredging of the lower Snake River to aid barge traffic to Lewiston, the AP reports. The lawsuit, filed Monday in federal court in Seattle, challenges the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers'…

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MONDAY, NOV. 24, 2014

FRIDAY, NOV. 21, 2014

Idaho AFL-CIO chief: Immigration action 'rational and humane'

In sharp contrast to statements from Idaho’s all-GOP congressional delegation, Idaho AFL-CIO President Aaron White has issued a statement praising President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. Here’s his full statement: “We have witnessed an important step toward rational and humane enforcement of immigration law.…

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Mumps outbreak hits University of Idaho 

A mumps outbreak at the University of Idaho has prompted the state Department of Health & Welfare to advise students to use their winter breaks to make sure they're caught up on vaccinations, including the MMR vaccine, which is for measles, mumps and rubella. More…

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THURSDAY, NOV. 20, 2014

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