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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 21, 2015

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 21, 2015




President Barack Obama greets people in the audience at Boise State University, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Boise, Idaho, about the themes in his State of the Union address. (AP / Carolyn Kaster)

Obama wraps up talk, greets Idahoans

President Obama has finished his speech at Boise State, descending from the stage to go down the line of the crowd in the front row, enthusiastically greeting people along the way, just as he did last night at his State of the Union address.

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Rep. Linden Bateman (Betsy Russell)

Rep. Bateman: 'A grand occasion' 

“Isn’t this a grand occasion?” asked Rep. Linden Bateman, R-Idaho Falls, as he joined the crowd of several thousand awaiting President Obama’s speech at Boise State University. Asked why he wanted to come today, Bateman said, “I love my country. He’s the president of the...

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Hitting the high notes...

Tess Gregg Worstell of Twin Falls just wowed the crowd at the Caven-Williams Sports Complex with her singing of the national anthem, hear voice clear, sweet and very strong - including on the high notes. The crowd roared its approval. Meanwhile, Air Force One has...

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Stage is set for President Obama's speech at Boise State on Wednesday (Betsy Russell)

Stage set at Boise State for Obama visit

Outside the Caven-Williams Sports Complex at Boise State University, there’s a long and cheerful line of folks waiting to get in for President Obama’s speech this afternoon. There are signs promoting protection of the Boulder-White Clouds mountains and signs calling for freeing Boise Pastor Saeed…

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