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A new and improved IdahoBusiness.net (access required)

    First, my apologies for the lack of content over the last 12-18 hours. I hope that as you cruise around the site today you find that it was worth the wait. There are several new features at IdahoBusiness.net, and ...

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Tuesday morning news (access required)

First, a big 'thank you' to the IT people at our parent company, Dolan Media, for their great work on our site upgrade. And with that, it's on to the news: The Star News, a weekly paper in Valley County, ...

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Aspen condo development in downtown Boise clears CCDC hurdle (access required)

The Aspen, a planned 17-story condominium project, has received its building permit and could break ground this month, developer Scott Kimball said.   The building is planned on a narrow, 32-foot site between the City Centre Parking Garage and the ...

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UPDATE: Is Idaho’s science and tech industry in trouble? (access required)

Conflicting numbers from within the Idaho Department of Commerce and Labor have public officials and members of the Advisory Council on Science and Technology scratching their heads. Earlier today, IBR reported on a presentation showing that wages for Idaho's tech community ...

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Boise Web firm secures investment funding (access required)

Boise-based Balihoo has secured funding from investment firm Lacuna. Balihoo is building a specialized search engine for media buyers, planners, and owners. Lacuna’s investment will be an integral part of Balihoo’s launch to the broad media buying and planning community. ...

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Otter, Idaho and tech (access required)

If you're in the tech industry and you live in Idaho, you should be deebly troubled by info in a story posted a few hours ago here at IdahoBusiness.net. IBR reporter/blogger Eddie Kovsky is in Twin Falls today attending a ...

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Otter: science and tech council went too far into advocacy (access required)

Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter expressed his support for Idaho’s science and technology industry at today’s meeting of the Science and Advisory Council meeting, but he chastised the council for advocating for its recommendations during the legislative session.   “You didn’t ...

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Google Hoaxes (access required)

Yesterday I wrote about my favorite April Fool's Day stories from the Web. One of our regulars pointed me to Google's yearly hoax. One is actually kind of gross, and the other offers paper versions of your entire Google GMail ...

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Funding secured for Metropolitan in downtown Boise (access required)

A downtown Boise housing development has a new lease on life.   David Southers defaulted on loan payments to Hopkins Financial for his five-story mixed-use project, the Metropolitan, and Hopkins scheduled a public auction for the site.   But Southers ...

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Restated earnings decrease MPC income by $6 million (access required)

MPC Corporation has filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission to restate its financial statements for the fiscal quarters ending June 30 and September 30, 2006.   The company announced March 23 that its financial reports for those two ...

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