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#MeToo is changing the HR approach (access required)

The wave of sexual harassment allegations against well-known public figures like Harvey Weinstein and Steve Wynn and the resulting #MeToo movement has emboldened the average worker to come forward with claims. That’s forcing human resources professionals to rethink their approach ...

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Albertsons will close Beacon/Broadway store April 7 (access required)

Stocked shelves have been thinning the past few weeks as the Albertsons Market at Broadway and Beacon Street nears its April 7 closure date. The 26,100-square-foot market built in 1955 will be demolished as will other attached strip retail space ...

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Idaho’s data is moving off the mainframe

Want a slightly used mainframe? Cheap? In a few years, Idaho might have one for you. The payroll system, used by state agencies, was installed on the mainframe in 1987 and the accounting installed in 1988, with the mainframe itself ...

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Nampa will reconstruct parts of Second and Third streets South (access required)

The city of Nampa is rebuilding four blocks of Second and Third streets South heading east from Library Square. The existing street pavement between 12th and 16th streets will be removed and replaced with the project set for completion in ...

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Banks help communities with philanthropy (access required)

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If you’ve ever been to the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, you know the person announcing the night’s performance and sponsors – typically producing artistic director Charles Fee – concludes with: “And our season sponsor, for the 20th consecutive year, is …” and the ...

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FDIC’s 2017 report is good news for Idaho banks (access required)

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The state profiles for the fourth quarter and for 2017 as a whole from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) are out in a report, and show good news for Idaho banking and the Idaho economy in general “Idaho banks ...

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