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MPC just can’t get out of its rut (access required)

Today’s Idaho Statesman has a story about MPC’s suppliers suing the PC manufacturer for $3.5 million in unpaid bills. And that’s just the beginning. Here are some highlights from a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. MPC is ...

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MWI Veterinary boosts earnings (access required)

Meridian-based MWI Veterinary Supply Inc. on April 26 reported second-quarter earnings of $3.7 million or 31 cents per share, up 57 percent from a year earlier. Revenues increased by 22 percent to $175.1 million. Analysts polled by Reuters expected per-share ...

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NYC: Micron ignoring shareholder initiative on sexual orientation (access required)

The Comptroller for the City of New York sent a harsh letter to Micron Technology CEO Steve Appleton today. The comptroller is a custodian for the New York City Employees’ Retirement System, which owns Micron stock. Last year, the comptroller ...

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AMI Semiconductor releases first quarter earnings (access required)

AMIS Holdings Inc., parent company of AMI Semiconductor, reported revenue of $150.4 million for the quarter ending March 31, 2007. Revenue represented a sequential decline of 4 percent but a year over year increase of 9 percent, the company said ...

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Wednesday morning roundup (access required)

In a recent article in BusinessWeek magazine, Micron CEO Steve Appleton was quoted as saying,  “I don’t have to hire one more person in the U.S. I don’t have to invest one more dollar here – and we'll be just ...

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Economic myths generated by the media (access required)

It’s not as entertaining as a Letterman Top 10, but it merits discussion. Last year, the Business and Media Institute published The Media’s Top 10 Economic Myths of 2006. The site's organizers imply they are only scratching the surface with ...

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CCDC’s 'comparable cities' don’t have comparable budgets (access required)

Capital City Development Corp. said it looked at six cities with similar urban renewal budgets to determine recent salary increases for Executive Director Phil Kushlan. But some of those budgets are far bigger than CCDC’s. CCDC Board of Commissioners Chair ...

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We’re number … 37 (access required)

It’s time once again for another magazine feature ranking U.S. cities. Inc. has just published its 2007 list of the best cities to do business. Boise has climbed its way up to 37th, up 11 places from last year. There ...

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UPDATED: Intermountain Community Bancorp announces quarterly earnings (access required)

Intermountain Community Bancorp announced net income for the first quarter of 2007 of $2.1 million, down 18.3 percent from the $2.6 million reported for the quarter ended March 31, 2006. The decline in earnings reflected an increase in the company’s ...

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Tuesday morning roundup (7539) (access required)

Political and business leaders from the Spokane and northern Idaho region are traveling to the nation’s capital today to help secure federal funding for a “laundry list of priorities” that will benefit the Inland Northwest. The list includes $40 million ...

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