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Idahoan plays a lead role in corn maze craze (access required)

An Idahoan from Firth uses farm fields as a canvas and a tractor as his brush to create intricate corn mazes and crop art. As owner of Maze Play Inc., Shawn Stolworthy helps farm owners design mazes and personally etches ...

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NNU offers Chinese classes in Boise for execs (access required)

Northwest Nazarene University starts Chinese language and culture classes at its Boise center Jan. 14. The courses are designed to help Idaho executives build professional relationships in the Asian country. The university launched Chinese classes at its Nampa campus last ...

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‘Patent troll’ sues Idaho Internet service providers (access required)

A company that acquires patents and then sues businesses that are using the patented technology has taken aim at two Idaho Internet service providers. Brandywine Communications Technologies LLC, a “patent troll,” has sued Internet service providers around the country. In ...

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Idaho firm makes new ammunition for law enforcement (access required)

After a decade of development, executives at Integrity Ballistics are preparing for a January launch of new law enforcement ammunition that won’t injure bystanders. Soon after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, Integrity’s founder, Joe Kolnik, and CEO Jim Greer started talking ...

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From carpet prototype to flexible boards and skis for trampolines (access required)

As winter sports enthusiasts pray for more snow in the mountains, a Boise company has created a way for boarders and skiers to practice airborne moves on a trampoline year-round. Chris Kane, 26, makes a product that indulges his passion for ...

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Boise startup launches software app for woodworking designs (access required)

A former Microsoft executive has turned his woodworking hobby into a Boise startup.  Sawtooth Ideas, Inc.’s website allows customers to buy and download digital woodworking designs much the way Apple’s iTunes lets customers browse and purchase music, videos and smartphone ...

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Micron lays off 30 workers

Micron Technology confirmed reports that the memory company is narrowing its focus and will trim its workforce by about 30 people. According to Micron spokesman Dan Francisco, all of the layoffs will occur in its light emitting diode, or LED, ...

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