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Eye On Boise archive for Sept. 2, 2015

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2015

Karl Rove to speak in Boise in December 

Karl Rove, the political consultant and former top advisor to President George W. Bush, will be the keynote speaker at the Idaho Association of General Contractors annual convention in December in Boise. The banquet at which Rove will speak on Dec. 10 at the Boise...

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Ybarra proposes 7.5 % increase for schools budget  

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's public schools chief is seeking a 7.5 percent increase in education spending for 2016, revealing her own budget proposal for the first time since taking office. Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra...

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Ada County looks to fly drones to survey landfill

Ada County is launching a new effort to use aerial drones to photograph parts of the county and provide “an inexpensive way to make data-driven decisions.” The effort started with the county commissioners this week directing their information technology department to submit an application to...

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