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Eye On Boise archive for Feb. 13, 2015

FRIDAY, FEB. 13, 2015

From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Weatherby, Kevin Richert, and co-hosts Aaron Kunz and Melissa Davlin on Friday's "Idaho Reports." (Idaho Public TV)

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports,” I join Jim Weatherby, Kevin Richert, and co-hosts Aaron Kunz and Melissa Davlin to discuss the events of the fifth week of the legislative session, including the Idaho Education Network developments, instant racing, and bills on guns and abortion. The show...

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Lawsuit challenges wolf killings 

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Five conservation groups that contend federal officials in Idaho are violating environmental laws by killing wolves, coyotes and other wildlife to protect livestock and crops have filed a federal lawsuit. Idaho-based Western Watersheds...

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New NRA-backed concealed weapon permit revamp bill would remove elected officials' special exemption  

A Senate committee wasn’t enthusiastic, but agreed this morning to introduce legislation proposed by Sen. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian, to revamp Idaho’s concealed weapon laws. Changes include removing the current exemption from concealed-weapon permit laws for state legislators and other state and local elected officials, and...

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