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Eye On Boise archive for Feb. 2015

MONDAY, FEB. 9, 2015

'A boon to racing'

Paul J. Schneider, chairman of the Idaho State Racing Commission, said if you go to Les Bois Park on a Wednesday night, there are lots of people betting on simulcasts of live horse races. “The problem is they don’t bet very much – they only...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 6, 2015

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

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports,” I join Jim Weatherby, Kimberlee Kruesi, and co-hosts Aaron Kunz and Melissa Davlin to discuss the events of the fourth week of the legislative session, from the Idaho Education Network to Medicaid expansion to abortion, guns and gambling. The show also…

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Idaho Lottery sees drop in sales

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lottery officials are bracing for a $10 million shortfall in ticket sales this year, due to large national and statewide drops in both Powerball and MegaMillions jackpot earnings. State Lottery Director Jeff...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 5, 2015

Lawmakers leery of Otter Admin's answers on IEN 

Here’s a link to my full story at on today’s stormy budget hearing on the Idaho Education Network, at which leery lawmakers grilled Otter Administration officials about how they plan to resolve the legal and financial mess surrounding the IEN, the statewide broadband network…

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