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Eye On Boise archive for April 20, 2015

MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2015

Boise author Doerr wins Pulitzer Prize for fiction 

Doerr Idaho author Anthony Doerr's novel "All the Light We Cannot See" has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The Pulitzer judges cited Doerr’s “imaginative and intricate novel” set during World War II. The 41-year-old Boise author told the Associated Press, "Obviously, it's wonderful," adding…

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ITD: Studded tires illegal after April 30

Driving on studded snow tires will become illegal for the season after April 30 in Idaho, and the Idaho Transportation Department is reminding people that violations carry a $67 fine. They’re also advising against driving on studded tires when roadways are bare to avoid severe...

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Lawmakers honor Sen. Keough's milestone 

One North Idaho senator got a surprise on the final night of the legislative session – she was honored for becoming the longest-serving female senator in the history of the state. Sen. Shawn Keough, R-Sandpoint, who has served for 20 years, said, “I’m really honored,…

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