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Eye On Boise archive for Oct. 30, 2014

THURSDAY, OCT. 30, 2014

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter, right, responds past Libertarian candidate John Bujak, center, to a comment by Democratic candidate A.J. Balukoff, left, during a debate at the studios of Idaho Public Television in Boise, Idaho, on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (AP / Otto Kitsinger)

Idaho guv debate most heated yet 

Idaho's final gubernatorial debate showcased the most heated exchanges yet between the candidates seeking the seat, the AP reports. GOP Gov. Butch Otter faced off against Democratic candidate A.J. Balukoff and Libertarian candidate John Bujak. The three agreed on little, writes AP reporter Kimberlee Kruesi,…

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Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little, left, and Democratic challenger Bert Marley, right, shake hands at their televised debate on Thursday (Idaho Public Television / Kevin Rank)

A night of lively political debates in Idaho...

Here’s a link to my full story at on tonight’s lieutenant governor debate, the only debate in the race between GOP Lt. Gov. Brad Little and Democratic challenger Bert Marley. In the polite but pointed televised debate, Little and Marley outlined sharply differing views…

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Tax breaks help lure food company to Pocatello 

Gov. Butch Otter was in Pocatello yesterday to announce that Amy’s Kitchen, a manufacturer of frozen vegetarian food, will move into the vacant H.J. Heinz plant there, lured in part by the state’s new Tax Reimbursement Incentive Act. Amy’s Kitchen will get rebates on 26…

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