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How many multifamily housing units should a city have? (access required)

How many multifamily housing units should a region have? A number of Idaho cities are wrestling with that question. “There aren’t really data on how many multifamily units a city ‘should’ have,” said Amy Luft, communication coordinator for the Meridian-based Community Planning ...

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New U.S. restrictions on China could hurt Micron (access required)

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A proposed program that would limit the ability of U.S. companies to ship technology to China could end up hurting Idaho companies such as Micron. “The Trump administration is weighing new trade restrictions on China that would limit the use ...

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Workshop series lets entrepreneurs do well while doing good (access required)

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A national accelerator and entrepreneurial support organization is launching a free monthly education program for Boise entrepreneurs interested in making the world a better place as well as making money. Impact Entrepreneur Meet-Up – sponsored by Seed Spot, which has ...

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Could new CEO take Vacasa public?

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Vacation rental company Vacasa has a new CEO, a move that might presage it’s going public. “After 10 years as CEO of Vacasa, our founder Eric Breon has decided to step away from day-to-day operations, and focus on vision and ...

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Blue Cross using AI to improve value-based care (access required)

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MERIDIAN – As part of its value-based care initiative, Blue Cross of Idaho is using artificial intelligence to notify primary care providers when patients are at risk of developing serious health issues. The project has been under development for almost a ...

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