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Was posted on a billboard in the 70's (I think). Initially referred to all of the layoffs from Boeing in the 60's and 70's since Boeing was the major employer in the area, but has since been used whenever a major employer has done layoffs (i.e., Boeing, Microsoft, etc.).

The subject of a famous legend regarding a rich gold mine in the Superstition Mountains-likely exaggerated, but based on the life of "forty-niner" Jacob Waltz in the 1800s. Some people still venture into the mountains looking for the hidden 'treasure'.

1. Refers to the problems caused when I-93 was to be put under construction. There was a terrible allocation of funds, which caused many citizens to become infuriated with the city.

2. A massive underground highway project, the most expensive in U.S. history.

1. "Smurf Turf" is a common nickname for Bronco Stadium at Boise State University. It is the only blue astro-turf field in the nation.

2. Boise State is no longer the only collegiate football team to play on a blue field. The University of New...

Short for 'Triangle Below Canal Street'