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Eye On Boise archive for July 8, 2014


ITD fined for exposing inmate workers to asbestos

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says Idaho inmates were exposed to asbestos when they were sent to work at an Idaho Transportation Department maintenance shop without proper training or equipment. The federal agency announced…

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John V. Evans (Idaho State Historical Society)

Former Idaho Gov. John Evans dies at 89

Former Idaho Gov. John V. Evans has died at age 89. Evans, a Democrat, served as Idaho’s governor from 1977 to 1987, first moving up from lieutenant governor to succeed Cecil Andrus when he was named U.S. Secretary of the Interior, and then winning election…

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