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EPA reduces radiation monitoring

The Environmental Protection Agency has reduced the nation’s radiation monitoring program for rain, drinking water and milk in response to a consistent drop in the levels of fallout detected in the wake of the Japanese nuclear crisis. Extremely low amounts ...

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Teachers union sues Otter, Luna over reform law

Members of Idaho’s statewide teachers union have filed a lawsuit against the state, the governor and Idaho’s public schools chief over a new law that phases out teacher tenure and wipes out collective bargaining over salaries and benefits. Officials with ...

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Borehole finds open space where Idaho miner may be

A pocket of open space behind tons of collapsed rock and debris has added some optimism to the search for a missing silver miner, despite dangerous conditions that forced rescuers to take a much longer route toward where he is ...

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