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Stymied by dinner choices? There’s an app for that

My wife called me at work the other day and asked if I would pick up dinner on my way home. She didn’t care what it was, as long it was tasty and not too expensive. After I hung up ...

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Inside Out: The homeowner’s exemption law

Novice political office seekers often make promises they can’t possibly keep or they voice conclusions based more on what they want to be true rather than on what data dictates. Such statements, made from the campaign stump, add to a ...

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A mortgage relief deadline is approaching

Everyone knows someone who has gone through it: a loan modification, a short sale or even a foreclosure. In today’s economy, major mortgage upheaval is not uncommon. Job losses, medical bills, adjustable interest rates and other hardships are causing many ...

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Fracking brings out the worst in us

I’ve spent the last two decades of my life living in two states that take their relationships with the government to a logical extreme. One is Vermont, where no form of federal intervention is unwelcome. Vermont has a Democratic majority, ...

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Yet Another “Territorial War” in Idaho

Idaho has a rich history of conflict between those seeking their fortune and those seeking to maintain the status quo. An early Idaho explorer, U.S. Army Captain Benjamin Bonneville, reached a high point overlooking Boise in 1833 and marveled at ...

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Report: U.S. economy will depend on trillion-dollar Hispanic ‘niche’

The explosive growth of the U.S. Hispanic population should be making consumer-products companies rich, but instead, it is leaving them confused. The U.S. Latino community, already a $1 trillion annual consumer market comprising 52 million people (out of a total ...

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Boise visitors need direction

Drive into Boise on the connector, and you’re not going to see directional signs pointing you toward important sites such as the Idaho Statehouse or Boise State University. You’ll see the usual highway exit signs and an ever-changing message from ...

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Could your practice be a virtual success?

The Internet has created a revolution in the way that lawyers and clients interact. The most familiar form of the online revolution’s impact on small and solo law firms is the use of the Internet for everything from websites and ...

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Horseplay at work? Discourage it

My last column addressed the legal theory called respondeat superior, or “let the master answer.” As discussed, if an employee injures someone (or something) during the course and scope of his or her employment, under the respondeat superior doctrine, the ...

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