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Eye On Boise archive for April 14, 2015


Columnist: Sharia, Islam far from uniform 

Sholeh Patrick, a columnist for the Coeur d’Alene Press whose childhood was split between Iran and the U.S., responds today to state lawmakers’ concerns about Sharia law, or Islamic religious law, which played into the rejection of critical child support enforcement legislation on the final…

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Former Idaho inmate, paralegal file $50M lawsuit

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A former Idaho inmate and his girlfriend have filed a federal lawsuit against the Idaho Department of Corrections, seeking $50 million in damages because they claim correction staffers retaliated against them. According to…

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Hunger study shows 250,000 Idahoans at risk 16 

According to a new study, 15.6 percent of Idahoans didn’t know where they’d get their next meal on a given day in 2013, and 21.1 percent of children. That “food insecurity” rating was down 0.2 percent from the previous year’s figures for the state, and...

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