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Council puts tree decision aside for now

December 16, 2013

Blackfoot City Councilman Rich Woodfin presented a tentative three-phase plan to remove eight blue spruce trees along Bergener Boulevard at last week's city council meeting.
The trees became an issue this fall when some of the business managers and property owners complained that the trees are blocking visibility to their signs and storefronts.

Home> U.S. This Is How To Do Last Minute Christmas Shopping

December 16, 2013

Today is the busiest day of the year for the United States Postal Service and Tuesday brings the first deadlines for shoppers seeking to have packages delivered by Christmas morning.

If you still have shopping to do before the holidays, be sure to remember these top tips for a Last-Minute Christmas.

1. Deadlines, deadlines, deadlines.

Remember that the post office, Amazon, FedEx, and UPS are going to be busy this week. Keep in mind the deadlines they set for Christmas Day delivery.

Tuesday, Dec 17: Last day for Amazon's free standard shipping and FedEx's ground shipping.

Federal Judge rules against NSA spying

December 16, 2013

WASHINGTON — A federal judge ruled Monday that the National Security Agency's controversial surveillance program that collects millions of Americans' telephone records may be unconstitutional.

U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon ruled in a lawsuit brought by conservative activist Larry Klayman that the legal challenge to the massive surveillance program — disclosed in full earlier this year by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden — would likely succeed.

 

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