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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A bridge that carries 1,600 cars a day over the Snake River is structurally deficient. A major interstate in northern Idaho needs new guardrails. And a rural intersection in eastern Idaho needs a left-turn lane. These are some of the more than 700 maintenance projects that will be vying for new money from Idaho's transportation panel in the coming weeks.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say two juveniles are dead after a crash in Mountain Home. KBIO-TV in Boise reports that police say the rollover crash on Friday night happened on West Frontage Road, which is south of I-84. Two of the four people in the SUV died at the scene. The others were flown to St. Alphonsus in Boise.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — United Airlines is outsourcing about 50 Boise operations and customer-service jobs to SkyWest Airlines at significantly lower wages. The move comes six months after SkyWest became the first business to win a new Idaho tax incentive worth $1.3 million, promising to bring 50 new high-paying jobs to Boise. The Idaho Statesman reports that SkyWest says it was unaware of United's outsourcing plans when it applied for the tax incentive.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University President Elson Floyd is getting a raise. The WSU Board of Regents approved a 6.9 percent pay hike for Floyd at its meeting last week. Floyd's annual salary will increase to $775,025. Floyd's last pay raise was in 2008.
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