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MONDAY, SEPT. 21, 2009


More Idahoans trying to quit smoking 

Soaring numbers of Idaho smokers are trying to kick the habit, the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare reports, to the point that they've used up the rest of the year's worth of funding for a free nicotine replacement therapy program. Since last July, Project...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2009

Rush, Hedrick named to ag positions

Idaho Congressman Walt Minnick has tabbed Dick Rush to be the new Idaho director of the USDA Farm Service Agency, and Wally Hedrick to be state director of the USDA Rural Development Agency. Minnick held an open application process and had a committee chaired by...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 8, 2009

Broder writes about Minnick

Washington Post columnist David Broder has an interesting column today focusing on new Idaho Democratic Rep. Walt Minnick. "Every new member has his own story. Walt Minnick's is more unusual than most," Broder writes. "For one thing, he is only the second Democrat to hold...

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