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  1. A Million Here, A Million There: Legislators Eye New Accountability for Actual Costs of LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Boise Weekly

    According to Joint Rule 18, every bill introduced in the Idaho Legislature must have an attached statement of purpose and a fiscal note. The former is an invitation for lawmakers to vote in favor of the bill, while the latter provides a forecast of how the bill could affect the state's bottom line - if at all.

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  2. Idaho's Best Volunteers Honored at StatehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Boise Weekly

    Retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Shaw spends his days helping fellow veterans.

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  3. State of the State: Otter Proposes Higher Ed 'Tuition Lock,'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    Bipartisan leaders of the Idaho Legislature escorted Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter into the chambers of the Idaho House Monday afternoon, in anticipation of the governor's 2016 State of the State address delivered to a statewide television audience. Otter apologized for not shaking more hands as he entered the chambers, saying he was fighting illness.

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  4. Man Charged With Dangling Child From Idaho Hotel BalconyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    Christopher Miller probably won't be nominated for father of the year anytime soon. He'll be otherwise engaged at the Bonneville County Jail, facing child endangerment charges.

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  5. Human Rights Campaign Ranks Boise (Barely) Above Average for LGBT ProtectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    The Human Rights Campaign has ranked Boise slightly above average in a national scorecard for LGBT protections. The 2015 Municipal Equality Index assigns cities scores on a 1-100 scale for legal protections extended to LGBT people. 1 comment

  6. Rubio Campaign Officially Files for March 2016 Idaho GOP PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    While Idaho law requires presidential candidates to file for ballot access no later than Wednesday, Dec. 9, Marco Rubio supporters in the Gem State must have decided not to wait until the last minute. They announced today the campaign has officially filed the paperwork necessary to be included in the Idaho GOP presidential primary on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

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  7. Australian TV News Team Finds Fugitive in IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    An Australian television news team says it has discovered one of their country's most wanted fugitives living in Idaho Falls. 60 Minutes Australia aired a report over the weekend saying 35 years after being on the lam from Australian authorities, Michael Hand was discovered in the Gem State.

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  8. Post Register: Idaho Falls Woman Suffered 'Death by Poverty'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    Sunday morning's Idaho Falls Post Register ran a story chronicling the tragedy of an eastern Idaho woman, one of tens of thousands of Idahoans in the so-called "Medicaid gap," who died while hoping for a turnaround from the Idaho Legislature. In the spring, Boise Weekly spoke with Idahoans who anxiously watched as Idaho GOP leadership pushed away two separate recommendations from a bi-partisan committee to pursue an expansion of Medicaid as soon as possible.

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  9. Best Africa-Idaho ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    Three Ketchumites converged in an unusual place in the early 2000s: a war-torn national park in Mozambique, Africa, which used to be home to thousands of animals before civil war, poaching and starvation took a heavy toll on wildlife populations. Philanthropist Greg Carr - originally from Idaho Falls - took an interest in restoring the park and bringing back healthy numbers of lions, elephants, hyenas and even vultures.

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  10. Video: Eastern Idaho Woman, Alleging Sexual Assault by ISP Trooper, Files Federal LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    Idaho State Police officials confirmed a criminal investigation by the FBI has been launched after an eastern Idaho woman accused an ISP trooper of sexual assault. No criminal charges were ever filed against the lawman.

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  11. Video: Regal Cinemas Begin Bag Searches Prior to AdmissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    In a reflection of the times, Regal, the national's largest movie-theater chain and operators of the Edwards Boise 22 and Edwards Boise Downtown, has announced it will step up security measures- even checking moviegoers' backpacks and bags-at some of its theaters. The policy change comes in the shadow of two unrelated movie theater attacks this summer and the recent conviction of gunman James Holmes, who killed 12 people in a mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater in 2012.

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  12. White Sturgeon Saved from Idaho Lake Scheduled to be DrainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    The Idaho Department of Fish and Game gave 160 white sturgeon living in a lake near Jerome a "new lease on life and a chance to make up for past deeds," according to a July 24 Fish and Game news release . Fish and Game salvaged the fish, which most likely leaked from a private hatchery upstream, from a lake scheduled to be drained and renovated.

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  13. First Thursday: Ming StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    In the fall of 2014, seven artists from Boise, McCall, Pocatello and Idaho Falls took a tour of the Idaho National Laboratory with the Snake River Alliance -a nonprofit that focuses on curbing nuclear activity in Idaho. The artists spent time touring the places where INL stores and dumps spent nuclear fuel rods, then they came back and spent the past several months creating artwork based on their experiences.

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  14. ALEC in Idaho: BW Reveals That One of ALEC's Top National Officers Works in the Gem StateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    A letter sent to ALEC on Nov. 3, 2014 by Deputy Attorney General Blair D. Jaynes informing the organization that it would be assessed a penalty of more than $6,000 for failing to provide workers' compensation insurance for its Idaho employees. The word " shadowy " comes up a lot in descriptions of the American Legislative Exchange Council.

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  15. Video: Sen. Marco Rubio in IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    Freshman Republican U.S. Sen. and presidential hopeful Marco Rubio was in Idaho Friday night to get some face time with Idaho's GOP elite at the party's annual summer meeting in Idaho Falls. "I think you'll see more potential candidates visiting here soon," Rubio told KPVI-TV.

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  16. The Galaxy ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    Reggae, funk and R&B aren't sounds often associated with the plains of Eastern Idaho, but they come together in The Galaxy Forest , a self-described "mountain reggae band" based in Idaho Falls. Fronted by Felicia and Alicia Banks, the band channels the sauntering groove of the islands but isn't afraid to venture into uptempo new age funk or crunchy ballads.

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  17. Serious Vehicle Accidents Mar Idaho WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    This was a particularly dangerous weekend on Idaho highways. Idaho State Police say a Caldwell woman was killed early Saturday morning when her vehicle, traveling south on U.S. 95 just north of New Meadows, left the road and smashed into a tree.

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