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Balukoff: State Board record-shredding may have broken law

Gubernatorial candidate A.J. Balukoff ripped Gov. Butch Otter on Monday — for shredding documents. Balukoff, a Democrat, said an Otter aide may have violated state law by destroying paperwork from 22 candidates for the State Board of Education. A.J. Balukoff

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Wild Wednesday: The GOP governor’s candidate debate, Storified

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Russ Fulcher’s Common Core challenge

Russ Fulcher says he changed his mind about Common Core for a simple reason: “It didn’t come as advertised.” Fulcher said he thought the math and English language arts standards would etch local control into Idaho education. But he now

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Hunting for political news from A J Balukoff

A J Balukoff The last we heard from longtime Boise School Board trustee (and possible gubernatorial candidate) A J Balukoff, he was headed to Canada for an extended goose hunting trip. After his hunt, he told the Idaho Statesman’s Dan Popkey,

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The governor’s race rumor mill: AJ Balukoff?

Boise School Board President AJ Balukoff says he’s considering a run for governor in 2014 — but won’t make a decision until later this year. AJ Balukoff Balukoff’s name was first floated publicly (but also misspelled) by Chris Carlson, a

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