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TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2009

Idaho continues to loom on Olympia's radar...

Former state Rep. John Ahern was famous for floor speeches trotting out the specter of unhappy Washington businesses decamping en masse for Idaho. “That great sucking sound you hear,” he'd warn, as Democrats rolled their eyes, “is business heading for Idaho.” Ahern's now gone, ousted...

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