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Idaho science and tech director to retire (access required)

Karl Tueller is retiring from the Idaho Department of Commerce and Labor. Tueller is the executive director of the Office of Science and Technology and the deputy director of Commerce and Labor. “With the re-establishment of the new Department of ...

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Rivers: CCDC partnership essential to Library Blocks success (access required)

Developer Mark Rivers today condemned critics of Capital City Development Corp., an agency he considers vital to building his project, the Library Blocks. “I think a lot of the negative attitudes are misplaced,” he said at a meeting of the ...

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Wednesday morning roundup (access required)

A youth soccer tournament planned in Twin Falls this coming weekend is expected to bring 700 athletes and their families to the community. Businesses there are being given a heads-up to expect a big bonus in revenue from the event. ...

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Auditors to examine CCDC salaries, debt structure (access required)

Auditors at the city of Boise informed the Boise City Council Tuesday that they have determined some items of interest they plan to look into as they pursue their audit of Capital City Development Corp. Among the items on the ...

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The Realtor message (access required)

Matt Newbill, one of the real estate agents who writes the blog at Fizbomap.com, has an interesting post about the National Association of Realtors’ reaction to a recent piece on 60 Minutes. The piece talks about an online discount real ...

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Expetec nets franchise group honor (access required)

The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers recently awarded Accredited Franchise Contract status to Expetec Technology Services, Inc., according to a release from Expetec. Franchisees of South Dakota-based Expetec provide information-technology services including network security, business continuity, disaster recovery, Web ...

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Magic Valley Produce settles with EPA (access required)

Magic Valley Produce has reached a $60,000 settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating its federal waste water discharge permit, the EPA said in statement. During an EPA inspection of the plant on Jan. 19, 2006, the inspector ...

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Most innovative companies (access required)

I am never going to get tired of lists. BusinessWeek put together a special report this month on the 50 Most Innovative Companies. (The full package is here, or you can skip straight to the list.) Idaho didn’t win anything, ...

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Micron Announces $1.1 Billion Offering of Convertible Senior Notes (access required)

Micron Technology announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other considerations, $1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of unsecured Convertible Senior Notes due June 1, 2014. Micron also intends to grant the underwriters an over-allotment option to purchase ...

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Tuesday morning roundup (access required)

Should the Gem State’s spuds be honored with a month of their own? Idaho’s congressional delegation thinks so. The congressmen have introduced two resolutions that would designate May 2007 as “Idaho Potato Month.” This month marks the 70th anniversary of ...

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