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Representative George Eskridge is recovering from heart surgery

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SANDPOINT, Idaho --  A North Idaho lawmaker is recovering after undergoing major open-heart surgery late last week.

Representative George Eskridge is in stable condition after surgeons performed a quintuple bypass at the Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d'Alene.

Eskridge is 64 years old and a four-term Republican from Dover.

He serves on the powerful House Joint-Finance Committee, as well as the Environment, Energy and Technology committee and the Resources and Conservation committee.

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