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Idaho’s Simpson: Cut EPA budget 35%, block Obama climate change gambit

Idaho Republican Congressman Mike Simpson’s Appropriation’s subcommittee on Tuesday approved a budget cutting Environmental Protection Agency spending by $2.9 billion, trimming spending to fiscal 1978 levels. Simpson, who chairs the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, also included language

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McCall instructor receives presidential teaching innovation award

Lindsey Hoffman-Truxel, a fourth grade teacher at Barbara Morgan Elementary School in McCall, will be awarded the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators at the school Wednesday. She is one of 11 teachers and schools nationally recognized this year for

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