• Martin A. Wilke
  • “Year of the Horse”
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  • Jan 29 - Feb 4, 2014
  • Vol. 22, No. 32
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  • Unda' the Rotunda
  • Audit: 'Inappropriate' Transfers by Treasurer Ron Crane May Cost Taxpayers $27 Million

    The results of the audit, released Friday, indicate that Crane's office lost the state as much as $10 million in 2013 after he shifted money from distressed local investment accounts to the state account. In addition, between 2008 and 2009, the Treasurer's Office purchased mortgage-based securities at face value, rather than market value, and auditors speculate that the state's unrealized loss was about $17.4 million, bringing the total loss to $27.4 million.
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  • Lunar New Year Begins In a Riot of Color

    Heavy smog threatened to cancel the usual riotous fireworks displays around Lunar New Year celebrations in China. But cities in Asia are already bathed in color to welcome the Year of the Horse.
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  • Is This 'Castaway' For Real?

    'I’m not sure if I believe his story,' the Marshall Islands’ acting foreign minister told The Associated Press.
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  • Inversion Diversions

    Outside the Treasure Valley and high in the Payette National Forest, the skies cleared and the sun shared a dose of its mood-altering Vitamin D.

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