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Eye On Boise archive for April 2014


State delays water curtailment order

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Water Resources has delayed an order to shut off water to south-central Idaho groundwater pumpers. The Times-News reports ( that the curtailment set for Monday is now delayed…

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MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014

FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014

From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Weatherby, and co-hosts Melissa Davlin and Aaron Kunz on Idaho Public TV's "Idaho Reports" on Friday, April 25, 2014 (Idaho Public Television / Seth Ogilvie)

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” program on Idaho Public Television, I join Jim Weatherby and co-hosts Melissa Davlin and Aaron Kunz for a discussion of current events and election politics. Also, the show features a report on the GOP primary race in District 30 between 3rd-term…

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Idaho veterans' cemetery won't bury gay spouse 

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 74-year-old Boise woman wants to overturn a constitutional amendment that says Idaho doesn't recognize same-sex marriage after learning the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery won't allow her to be buried with her partner's…

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Idaho inmate found hanging in cell

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — State corrections officials say an inmate was found dead in his cell at the Idaho Maximum Security Institution south of Boise. Idaho Department of Correction spokesman Jeff Ray says the death of 38-year-old…

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Sen. Hill lauds Idaho insurance exchange 

Senate President Pro-Tem Brent Hill, R-Rexburg, has a guest opinion in the Idaho Falls Post Register today lauding Idaho’s decision to establish a state health insurance exchange. Under the headline “Going our own way,” Hill writes, “The choice last year was never between a state-run…

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MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014

Bedke joins Utah public lands summit 

Idaho House Speaker Scott Bedke was among 50 politicians from nine states who gathered at the Utah state Capitol on Friday to discuss ways states can take over management of federal lands, reporter Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News reports. “It’s time the states in…

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