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Crapo votes no on proceeding with financial reform bill (access required)

U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, a member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, on April 26 voted against a motion to proceed to Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd’s financial reform bill. Dodd, D-Conn., presented Senate Bill 3217. The ...

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Public sector innovates through recession (access required)

The worst of times can be the best of times, if you see the world as Bert Glandon of the College of Western Idaho does. “We are engaging in conversations that if we had all the money in the world, ...

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Court takes up ban on genetically altered plant (access required)

By Kimberly Atkins WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that could clarify the standards by which courts may grant injunctive relief. A ruling in the case, Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farm, could also ...

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St. Luke’s MSTI receives $5M in federal funds

St. Luke’s Mountain States Tumor Institute will receive $5 million in federal funding over the next two years to improve cancer care for Idaho’s underserved populations. Boise-based St. Luke’s Mountain States Tumor Institute (MSTI) is among 14 cancer centers chosen ...

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Earth Day event recycles nearly two tons of electronics despite weather

Volunteers at four drop-off stations in the Boise area on Earth Day, April 22, collected about 3,500 pounds of electronic equipment for recycling, said PC Recyclers of Idaho General Manager Greg Gilbert. Boise-based Thornton Oliver Keller Commercial Real Estate sponsored ...

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