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Fulcher rips Otter for ducking him, says record is ‘shallow’

Sen. Russ Fulcher says Gov. Butch Otter is afraid to defend his “shallow record” and limiting give-and-take to a single debate on Idaho Public Television May 14. Speaking to about 100 people at an Ada County Republican Central Committee forum

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Ed Board hires from within, names Pisaneschi GM at Idaho Public TV

The State Board of Education on Wednesday announced it has hired Idaho Public Television veteran Ron Pisaneschi as general manager of a system that reaches every corner of Idaho. Pisaneschi began at Idaho Public TV in 1985. He takes over

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Video out from McClure Symposium on fed budget and impact on Idaho’s local governments

Idaho Public Television has made available two versions of video from the June 21st McClure Center Symposium on Federal Fiscal Issues Impacts on Local Government. The event included two Idaho Republicans taking leading roles in reforming federal spending, Sen. Mike

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‘Junk from the Trunk,’ a last look at ‘Antiques Roadshow’ in Idaho

Covering the pilgrimage of collectors in town for “Antiques Roadshow” Saturday was a career highlight for me and for retired Ada County sheriff’s deputy Ron Lake. Lake was hired by producers to inspect firearms as guests arrived at the Western

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Idaho Public TV’s Morrill to retire after 34 years

Peter Morrill, who fought for Idaho Public Television’s programming independence in the face of challenges from the Legislature, will retire as the system’s general manager, the State Board of Education announced Wednesday. Morrill joined Idaho Public TV in 1979 as

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