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  • University of Idaho botches sexual assault case

    A former University of Idaho athlete posted an account online of ways the athletic department mishandled her accusation of sexual assault against a football player. We conducted interviews and acquired extensive documentation to show what went wrong -- and that the university had known almost immediately about its mistakes but never told her. The athletic direction was placed on leave and eventually fired after an independent investigation commissioned by the university.
  • Bringing parks to people

    The Idaho Statesman used mapping software to find that 80 percent of Boiseans live within walking distance of a developed park. The city has increased parkland in the past 10 years by charging impact fees on new development as well as using general tax dollars to pay for parks but continuing to acquire parkland to meet future needs will likely be a difficult task.
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    Idaho Statesman (Boise) runs a three-part series on the difficulties of enforcing child support laws; topics include absent parents who don't pay child support, new laws that could increase child support awards, blood tests to confirm paternity, and law enforcement efforts that track delinquent parents, Dec. 27 - 29, 1987.
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    Idaho Statesman (Pocatello) stories concern the ownership and sale of a railroad corridor in Northern Idaho and Western Montana, detailing heavy-handed tactics used by federal agencies to obtain the land, paying far more for it than federal rules allow, Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 1986.
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    Idaho Statesman (Boise) finds evidence of illegal travel and spending by staff of the Western Idaho Fair Board, Dec. 21-22, 1986.
  • The Boom and Bust of Boise's Largest Land Development

    Idaho Statesman (Boise) traces the boom and subsequent bust of the biggest land development in Boise's history; bad judgment led to environmental damage and financial loss.