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Edit: McGee Allegation Handled Well 

Regardless of how you feel about the political positions he took, you have to feel for former District 10 Sen. John McGee (pictured) and his family. His once-promising political career is apparently over, his job could be at risk and his family has had to...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2012

IPT: Chris Petersen Worth $2M Yearly 

Boise State University football coach Chris Petersen led the Broncos to a 56-24 thumping of Arizona State on Dec. 23 in the MAACO Bowl played in Las Vegas — the gambling capital of the U.S. But it wasn’t until he returned to Idaho that he...

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Jeers To Camo-Colored Houses

In the cheers & jeers column of the Idaho Press Tribune, someone posted this comment: "Jeers for those people or developers who insist on painting their houses in drab camouflage colors. Enough already! And they are now spreading beyond the subdivisions onto the streets of...

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FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011

IPT: Labrador Steady As She Goes 

Idaho First Congressional District Rep. Raul Labrador has been in office a little more than 100 days, and up to this point he has been every bit the congressman he promised he would be. The former member of the Idaho Legislature has held true to...

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Edit: Cigarette Tax Deserves Hearing 

In a year dominated by the budget, it’s hard to see why the Legislature would deny Democrats the chance to at least tout their reasons to support an increase in the cigarette tax. Several minority party members in the Statehouse want to increase the cigarette...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 26, 2010

Press-Tribune Endorses Labrador 

Raul Labrador is an easy choice for Idaho’s 1st District congressman. He’s smart, straightforward and says what he means. He’s a strict conservative who doesn’t compromise his beliefs to get votes. In interviews, debates and discussions with this editorial board, he did not hesitate or...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 21, 2010

Letter: I Want 'None Of Above' Option 13 

It has come to my attention, in these times of partisan warfare, that we need to make a small change to the ballots used for casting votes for those who seek political office. We need to add “none of the above” to the ballot for...

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Vickie: How To Get Releases Into Print 10 

On Facebook, Editor Vickie Holbrook/Idaho Press-Tribune offers a handy tip for those of you who circulate press releases to newspapers and other media: "A bit of advice for folks in the public relations business. If you want your press release read, please put a headline...

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Statesman Now Printed In Nampa 

Item: Everyone's a winner in press partnership: The paper you're holding was printed on Nampa's state-of-the-art press/Idaho StatesmanMore Info: The expanded printing press at the Idaho Press-Tribune is one of a kind, said Production Director Roger Stowell, who ran the Statesman's press for years and...

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Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.