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Grocery stores urge shoppers to use cash or check

Owners of several grocery store chains are telling customers to consider paying by cash or check while investigators try to secure a computer network that was hacked over the past two months. The stores include all 12 Yoke’s Fresh Markets ...

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Idaho Romanians – CLARIFICATION

Clarification: Romanian Immigration Fraud story  In a story Nov. 24, the Idaho Business Review ran an Associated Press story that reported Florin Fleischer, the Romanian owner of a Ketchum home theater company, would be unwinding his Home Media Solutions business ...

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Contracts to buy US homes fall for 5th month

The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell in October for the fifth straight month. Higher mortgage rates, price increases and the 16-day partial government shutdown held back sales. The National Association of Realtors said Nov. 25 ...

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Idaho Romanians face removal for immigration fraud

Eight Romanians who arrived in Idaho a decade ago face deportation after federal prosecutors say they entered sham marriages to stay illegally in America. Some were students, lured by work at the famed Sun Valley Resort. Some were friends, siblings ...

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Hailey City Council bans cedar-shake shingles

The Hailey City Council has voted to prohibit the use of cedar-shake shingles on rooftops in the wake of last summer’s large wildfire. The Idaho Mountain Express reports the council made the decision early the week of Nov. 18. The ...

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US existing home sales fall 3.2 pct. in October

Fewer Americans bought existing homes in October, as higher mortgage rates, the 16-day partial government shutdown and a limited supply of houses on the market reduced sales. The National Association of Realtors reported that home re-sales fell 3.2 percent last ...

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U of I names new president

A provost from the University of South Dakota has been tapped to become the University of Idaho’s new president. The Idaho State Board of Education announced Nov. 18 that Chuck Staben, provost and vice president of academic affairs at the ...

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US homebuilder confidence holds steady in November

U.S. homebuilders’ confidence in the housing market held steady this month, but many are worried that another fight over the federal budget could cause would-be buyers to put off home purchases. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment ...

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Just 338 Idahoans selected exchange insurance

Just 338 people selected health coverage via Idaho’s insurance exchange during its glitch-plagued first month. Your Health Idaho’s enrollee figures were released Nov. 13 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which also released statistics for the nation’s ...

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