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New home sales rise 5.5 percent nationally

More people purchased new homes in November, though not enough to signal better times are ahead for the battered housing industry. Sales of new homes rose 5.5 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 290,000 units, the ...

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Police: New pawn shop rules aim to curb theft

Lewiston Police say proposed changes to a Lewiston city ordinance requiring pawn shops to upload receipts electronically aim to help officers better track stolen goods before they are resold. Police Capt. Roger Lanier says pawn shops will have to submit ...

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Novartis paying Idaho $350,000 to settle case

A Swiss pharmaceutical company is paying Idaho $350,000 in a settlement of fraud charges. The deal with Novartis, part of a broader case against the Swiss company brought by other states, resolves allegations that it improperly promoted an anti-epileptic drug ...

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Idaho revenue beats forecasts again in November

Idaho ended November with more tax revenue than forecast. The state Division of Financial Management reports Idaho has taken in $973.2 million July 1. That figure is nearly $40 million ahead of projections that were significantly lowered in August. The ...

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Ex-ISU professor set to wage legal fight

A former Idaho State University professor challenging the dismissal of his lawsuit against the school has collected more than $70,000 from education groups to continue his legal fight. Former civil engineering professor Habib Sadid filed the lawsuit two years ago, ...

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BNSF Railway wants to stop aquifer payments to Idaho

The BNSF Railway Co. wants to end an agreement to pay about $100,000 a year to help protect the water supply under its refueling depot in Hauser, Idaho. The money is funneled through the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, where ...

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Changes to Idaho pension plan could be debated

A central Idaho lawmaker says changes to the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho could be debated in the approaching Legislative session. House Majority Caucus Chairman Ken Roberts of Donnelly, a Republican, says there has been a lot of discussion ...

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Boise broker sentenced for stealing clients’ money

A former Boise mortgage broker has been sentenced to 14 years in prison and ordered to pay restitution after she pleaded guilty to using at least $220,000 of her clients’ money for her personal use. District Judge Patrick Owen handed ...

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Idaho mill faces $14K in fines after worker death

A northern Idaho paper mill faces $14,000 in fines after a federal inspection into an industrial accident that killed a 35-year-old worker. John A. Bergen III died in June while working on a paperboard machine at Clearwater Paper Corp. in ...

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