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  • May 21-27, 2008
  • Vol. 16, No. 47



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  • BEMF in The Wire

    British music magazine, The Wire, let its readers know that Boise (and Idaho Falls) very well could be a vacation destination for people who want to experience music that stretches outside the realms of the norm and into the ether...
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  • You Don't Know Jack

    Idaho's arguably best-known citizen, J.R. Simplot, died over the weekend.

    The 99-year-old billionaire died of natural causes in his downtown Boise home on Sunday morning.

    Simplot's company has been a cornerstone of the state's agricultural economy. Over the decades he became an icon, the first-man of potatoes.

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  • Misquote for McKague

    Apparently, Sen. Shirley McKague doesn't quite have her quotes straight.

    Several sources have questioned the authenticity of a quote from Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter printed on one of the Meridian Republican's re-election post cards.

    Turns out, Otter didn't say it.

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  • BPD: Dogging Your Ass

    Oh, thank heaven. The Boise Police Department is here to save you, people of Boise, from going to the dogs.

    After the jump, details about the radical concept of enforcing the law, and tips about how you can now jay-walk downtown with impunity.

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