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Idaho jobless workers to exhaust benefits

The House Rules Committee agreed to a closed rule on June 29, meaning there will be limited debate without amendments on the extension, proposal going to vote today. Idaho Representative Walt Minnick was one of 16 Democrats, members of the ...

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Micron posts strong Q3 profit

Micron Technology Inc. on June 28 posted a quarterly profit as the company cited better prices for computer memory chips and a big accounting gain from an acquisition. The results were announced after the market closed June 28. The company ...

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Homebuyers tax credit extension fails

A Senate jobless aid bill that included an amendment extending the homebuyers tax credit until September 30 failed to pass the Senate on June 24. The vote was 57-41, three short of the 60 needed to beat a Republican filibuster. ...

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Utility seeks ruling to reclaim investment

Idaho Power Co. is seeking a favorable ruling from state regulators that would allow the utility to recover more than $50 million invested over two years on energy efficient programs. The state’s biggest utility claims it spent a combined $50.7 ...

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Judge approves N. Idaho lumber mill sale

A judge in northern Idaho has authorized the sale of 3 Rivers Timber Inc. at Kamiah to a Seattle commercial fisherman. Second District Judge John H. Bradbury on Friday signed the order allowing Michael Burns to pay $2.65 million to ...

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