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A bleaker outlook predicted for economy into 2011

The U.S. economic recovery will remain slow deep into next year, held back by shoppers reluctant to spend and employers hesitant to hire, according to an Associated Press survey of leading economists. The latest quarterly AP Economy Survey shows economists ...

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Brookings report disparages cities’ ‘desperate corporate recruitment’ (access required)

A new Brookings Institution report derides the kind of business recruitment campaigns that have dominated the time and money of a lot of Idaho business and political leaders in recent years. The report outlines a new job creation approach focused ...

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Boise Centre ups marketing program (access required)

The Boise Centre’s executive director is enlarging his marketing staff after a decision by the Greater Boise Auditorium District July 22 to end support to the Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau. Pat Rice said he expected to do phone interviews ...

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BLM delays release of transmission line study

The Bureau of Land Management is delaying the release of its environmental study of a proposed Wyoming-to-Idaho electric power transmission line. The draft environmental impact statement for the Gateway West Transmission Line Project was scheduled to be released this summer, ...

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