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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 29, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 29, 2014

Sen. Bob Nonini, R-Coeur d'Alene, enjoys the Idaho Coalition of Home Educators' annual "Pie Day" at the state Capitol on Wednesday (Betsy Russell)

Pie Day: 'They've got a lot of pies' 

Today is the Idaho Coalition of Home Educators’ annual “Pie Day” at the state Capitol, when fresh-scrubbed home-school students set up displays around the 4th floor rotunda highlighting their schoolwork and projects, and volunteers hand out slices of 150 home-baked pies. Before the House adjourned…

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Raise speed limits up to 80 mph? 

Raise Idaho speed limits on some roads to 80 mph? That’s what Senate leaders are mulling, the Idaho Statesman’s Dan Popkey reports today. Popkey writes that Senate President Pro-Tem Brent Hill, R-Rexburg, broke the news about the pending bill in a talk yesterday to the…

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Smyser won't run for superintendent

The Idaho Press-Tribune reports today that former state Sen. Melinda Smyser will not run for state superintendent of schools; current Superintendent Tom Luna, in response to questioning from reporters after he announced that he won’t seek re-election, had said he’d talked with her about a…

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