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Images from the service for Katy Benoit Aug. 30, 2011 at Boise High School.  CHRIS BUTLER The Idaho Statesman (Chris Butler / The Spokesman-Review)

Benoit Family Sues UI For $3 Million 11 

Images from the memorial service for Katy Benoit Aug. 30, 2011, at Boise High School. (Idaho Statesman/AP photo: Chris Butler) By filing the claim, Katy Benoit’s family has taken the first step toward suing the University of Idaho over its hiring, supervision and retention of...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2012

Trib: UI's Ho-Hum Shooting Response 

You can be reasonably certain when the University of Idaho and Moscow Police will not trigger an alert: When someone fires a gun at a dormitory. When he flees the scene. And when for hours, if not days, nobody knows where he is -- or...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 27, 2011

Trib: Hagedorn's 15 Minutes Of Shame 

In an editorial today, Marty Trillhaase of the Lewiston Tribune lambastes state Rep. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian, (pictured) for his insensitive remark that a gun safety class might have prevented the murder-suicide at the University of Idaho that claimed the life of grad student Katy Benoit:...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 1, 2011

PM: UI Tuition Bill Passes 60-5 

The sun was deceiving as Amidy Fuson walked her dogs in 17-degree weather along Centennial Trail in Coeur d'Alene today. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka) Downtown Spokane outage shuts down district court/Spokesman-Review Labrador starts re-election fund-raising w/large share of out-of-state $$$/Reporter Officer in Spokane pedestrian fatal...

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UI Prof Paper Launches Vagina Dialogues

Larry Forney, University of Idaho professor of biological sciences and director of the Initiative for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST), just had this research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. He acknowledges the public's general reluctance to talk about it,...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 3, 2009

UI Prez Condemns Fans' Behavior 23 

The raucous, hostile behavior of some University of Idaho fans at Thursday night’s men’s basketball game against Boise State University prompted UI Interim President Steven Daley-Laursen to send an e-mail letter to the campus community on Sunday condemning those fans’ actions. The urgency of Daley-Laursen’s...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 22, 2009

UI Jettisons Mixed-Gender Housing 11 

The University of Idaho is ditching a plan to allow students of the opposite sex to live together in campus suites when the fall semester begins in August. In a statement Thursday, interim university president Steven Daley-Laursen says he is not comfortable with the proposal...

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20% Of UI Fall Frosh Failing 27 

Item: 20% of UI frosh failing academically/Travis Mason-Bushman, UI ArgonautMore Info: Twenty percent of the University of Idaho’s 2008 freshman class is on academic probation this spring, and that stark figure, released by the Office of the Dean of Students last week, put UI officials...

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Columnist: Mix Genders, Mix Messages 15 

It is painfully obvious some would chose to room with a significant other. This is America, and two consenting adults are free to do whatever they can possibly imagine. However, this is with the state’s assistance. While I am sure our student body is doing...

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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.