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Idaho links to Lincoln highlighted in House ceremony marking birthday (w/video)

Former Idaho Lt. Gov. Dave Leroy, Idaho’s self-made expert on Lincoln, was accompanied by Rep. Rick Youngblood on guitar and Charlie Simmons on banjo for Wednesday’s Lincoln Day program in the Idaho House. Youngblood, R-Nampa, and Simmons played three selections,

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Did Lincoln really say what new Idaho plaque says he said?

Twin Falls Times-News reporter Melissa Davlin has a fascinating story about the Abraham Lincoln quote outside the newly renamed Lincoln Auditorium at the Statehouse. “There is both a power and a magic in public opinion,” reads the bronze plaque unveiled

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