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Idaho plans raises for top elected officials

Idaho plans raises for top elected officials
BOISE – After years of shorting low-level state workers' pay, Idaho lawmakers are moving forward with plans for raises for top state elected officials next year, from 2.5 percent for the governor, secretary of state, treasurer and controller, to 16 …
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Gov. Otter signs bill to allow guns on Idaho college campuses
BOISE — A controversial bill to allow guns on Idaho college campuses has been signed into law by Gov. Butch Otter. The legislation allows a limited group of people to carry concealed weapons on college and university campuses. Supporters say the bill …
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Idaho gov. signs 'ag gag' bill into law
Idaho on Friday became the first state in two years to pass a bill aimed at stopping filming at farms and dairy producers. The bill, which animal rights activists often refer to as an “ag gag” bill, was created in response to undercover animal rights …
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College of Idaho men's basketball loses in first round of NAIA Division II
The College of Idaho, ranked No. 2 in NAIA Division II, lost to host College of the Ozarks 88-84 in the first round of the 32-team men's basketball national tournament in Point Lookout, Mo. Alex Santiago scored 24 points for the Bobcats, who became the …
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Bill to punish Idaho officials who order gun confiscations heads to governor's

Bill to punish Idaho officials who order gun confiscations heads to governor's
Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A bill that seeks to pre-empt a hypothetical gun-seizing order from the federal government cleared its last hurdle when it won unanimous backing in the House Wednesday. Rep.
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Idaho St. ousts EWU in Big Sky Quarterfinals
Idaho State made back-to-back baskets early in overtime and that was enough for the fifth-seeded Bengals to pull out a 70-65 victory over No. 4 Eastern Washington University Thursday (March 13) in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Women's …
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More Idaho Cronyism Dead Ahead

More Idaho Cronyism Dead Ahead
If you like Idaho Gov. C.L. (Butch) Otter's corporate cronyism, you'll love what Otter's Commerce Director, Jeff Sayer, has in store. Under Sayer's Idaho Reimbursement Incentive Act, companies would get a 30 percent cut in income taxes, sales taxes and …
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Idaho state Sens. Hill, Winder say education now trumps tax cuts
The leader of the GOP supermajority in the Idaho Senate and his second lieutenant say rebuilding support of education is a higher priority than granting more tax relief. “You're not going to see as many tax cuts — as much tax relief — as we've had in …
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Business Briefs
Love them or hate them, they're out again: U.S. News & World Report released its 2015 Best Law Schools rankings March 12, and the University of Idaho is ranked #118, 16 spots higher than last year. The state's only public law school had 317 students …
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Lastest Idaho News

One Treasure Valley teen killed, another injured in crash on Interstate 84
A 17-year-old from Fruitland died after being ejected from a vehicle in a crash on Interstate 84 near the Idaho-Oregon border early Sunday morning, according to Oregon State Police. The teen killed in the crash was identified Sunday afternoon as Ryan …
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Bill to curb Idaho's business personal-property tax introduced
The Legislature started rolling back the tax last year with House Bill 315, which exempted businesses from paying the first $ 100,000 owed in personal property tax in each Idaho county where the tax was assessed. The law also exempted any personal …
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Idaho's Owhyee County in drought emergency
Though recent storms have dramatically improved the water outlook for most of Idaho, Owyhee County remains so dry many growers there anticipate receiving just a quarter of their usual irrigation supply. On March 5, USDA declared Owyhee County, located …
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Idaho State University Library Exhibits art by Roy Reynolds

Idaho State University Library Exhibits art by Roy Reynolds
He left Idaho Falls to study at the University of Idaho and later at the Art Center School in Los Angeles. He returned to Idaho Falls and spent years as a cowboy, and part-time artist, while working on the side as art director for singer/songwriter …
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FBI investigates prison company blamed for 'Gladiator School' in Idaho facility
BOISE, Idaho — The FBI has launched a criminal investigation into private prison company Corrections Corporation of America which ran what Idaho inmates called “Gladiator School” because of a violent reputation they say understaffing helped create.
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FBI investigating Idaho criminal investigation into CCA
based CCA has operated Idaho's largest prison for more than a decade, but last year, CCA officials acknowledged it had understaffed the Idaho Correctional Center by thousands of hours in violation of the state contract. CCA also said employees …
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Trojans advance to 3A semifinals

Trojans advance to 3A semifinals
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Grand Opening: Idaho Central Credit Union
Twin Falls, Idaho ( MVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) the first of two new Idaho Central Credit Unions opened their doors for business. The first location, on the corner of Addison Avenue and Eastland Drive held a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony …
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Idaho grows agricultural sector

Idaho grows agricultural sector
That combination is yielding a bounty of economic progress in Idaho, where company after company is building processing plants, bakeries and factories. One by one, major companies are announcing plans to build in Idaho. Two companies announced …
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Idaho Fish and Game kills 23 wolves in Lolo Pass area
The Idaho Fish and Game announced Friday afternoon that the animals were killed by USDA Wildlife Service agents using a helicopter in the Lolo elk zone near the Montana border. It's the sixth time the agency has taken action to kill wolves in the Lolo …
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Changes Coming For Your Health Idaho
Director of Communications with Your Health Idaho, Jody Olson, notes, “we will have our own technology infrastructure in place so we will not be reliant on the federal government for information or the application process. We will have an Idaho based …
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March 4 to Idaho Today

04 Mar to Idaho today is not only the first day of Idaho – Although the proposed law to create a new holiday March 4, marking the anniversary of President Lincoln signed an act creating Idaho Territory, passed both houses and Governor Butch Otter plans to sign it Read more … relative = “Nofollow” speaker Review (blog)

Idaho College basketball coach is Women Reagan Rossi resigned Caldwell – Reagan Rossi will assume full-time duties as director of sport Fellow, School announced Tuesday. In 13 seasons, Rossi led the Wolves titles Cascade Conference regular season in 2009 through 2010, making 13 consecutive … Read more relative = “Nofollow” Idaho Statesman

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Idaho Right “AG gag” passes Idaho successfully signed into law the first bill in the country this year that protects livestock operators wishing to conduct video surveillance, to receive reports or gain employment intent to cause economic damage. Particular account … Read more about feed HREF = “http://feedstuffs.com/story-idaho-ag-gag-law-passes-45-109473″> rel = “Nofollow”

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Leukemia survivor corner get a second chance in life: Idaho falls teen gets ISU Yadira age, 18-year-old leukemia survivor and student at Idaho State campus Idaho Falls, (center) is the recipient of the award year of Make-A-Wish ISU College of Pharmacy Professional Pharmacy Student Alliance. Also in the picture … Read more about Idaho State Gazette

shame Idaho After reading the two articles, “The Senate approved a bill Robbie Campus (February 19) “and” “AG-GAG-panel OKs Index Home (February 21),” All I can say is shame, “you must, Idaho.” It is time for the people of Idaho to vote several MPs who disappeared … Read more about relative = “Nofollow” Spokesman Review

Fired Idaho Foreman won compensation Sandpoint – North Idaho jury awarded $ 56,000 shovel teamwork manager who said he was fired for reporting security breaches in the sand country Creek. Bonner County Daily Bee reported Bonner County jury (http://bit.ly/NhoiU7) of … Read more relative = “Nofollow” Idaho Statesman