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H-P CEO Hurd resigns

Hewlett-Packard says CEO Mark Hurd is stepping down following a sexual-harassment probe that found other violations of company standards. Hewlett-Packard Co. says Hurd decided to leave after the investigation into a sexual-harassment claim made against him and the company by ...

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Failed Tamarack Resort residents aim to revive skiing

By John Miller Homeowners at a failed central Idaho resort want to resurrect ski lift operations next winter and are asking the state, a bankruptcy judge and creditors who are owed hundreds of millions to go along with their plan. ...

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Fire burns at Boise’s Micron campus

A fire burned through the heating and cooling system in a building on the Micron Technology Inc. campus near Boise, sending billows of black smoke into the sky. The blaze at the semiconductor and solar-panel maker was reported July 2, ...

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Study: Idaho car drivers overpaying for highways

By John Miller Passenger car drivers pay a disproportionate share of Idaho highway maintenance costs compared with big trucks, according to a study released Tuesday that state leaders predict could become a political “hot potato.” The study concludes that cars ...

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A bleaker outlook predicted for economy into 2011

The U.S. economic recovery will remain slow deep into next year, held back by shoppers reluctant to spend and employers hesitant to hire, according to an Associated Press survey of leading economists. The latest quarterly AP Economy Survey shows economists ...

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