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While national rents trend down, Idaho rents still increasing (access required)

It doesn’t matter in Boise or Idaho Falls that rents across much of the nation have gone soft since March. For most of the Inland Northwest region, from eastern Washington to the Dakotas, rents have gone up since the arrival ...

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IBM Watson Health: Saint Alphonsus ranks top 15 in nation (access required)

The Boise-headquartered Saint Alphonsus Health System has been named one of the top 15 health systems in the United States by IBM Watson Health. The rankings in the yearly study of U.S. health care issued by IBM Watson Health are considered ...

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Idaho Business Review launches weekly webinar series (access required)

On Thursday, July 9 at 2 p.m., the Idaho Business Review will kick off the first installment of its first live webinar series, Idaho Business Now. The segments will be co-hosted by the Idaho Business Review’s Kim Burgess, Editor, and ...

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Idaho company bonds on list for federal buyback program (access required)

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The Federal Reserve is buying up corporate debt, which will help firms that do business in Idaho maintain their cash liquidity despite the COVID-19 economic downturn. The Fed announced in late March that it would, for the first time in ...

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St. Luke’s places last beam on Nampa cancer center project (access required)

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St. Luke’s held a last beam ceremony on June 23 at the construction site of its new cancer center facility in Nampa. The beam was signed by St. Luke’s staff and local Canyon County community leaders before being lifted and ...

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Subcontractors eligible for aid after HP jobs move overseas (access required)

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Employees of some 30 subcontractors laid off from HP’s Imaging, Printing and Solutions Business Group in Boise have been deemed eligible for federal employment services because the jobs moved overseas. The federal employment services, all part of the Trade Act ...

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Zillow now displays LGBT non-discrimination laws on homes (access required)

Zillow is offering new data on local LGBT legal protections on its home search site. The data-powered resource will help people see whether for-sale and rental listings are in communities where state and local regulations explicitly protect individuals who identify as ...

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Latest in retail: Chuck E. Cheese, GNC file for Chapter 11 (access required)

The retail bankruptcies just keep coming. Chuck E. Cheese and GNC are the latest victims, with both filing for Chapter 11 and announcing store closures this past week. They join a laundry list of businesses that are struggling to reorganize ...

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Studies: Idaho ranks dead last in COVID-19 testing in US (access required)

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According to two different sources, Idaho is the worst state in the Union for COVID-19 testing. The highly-respected data aggregator, Worldometers.info reported that Idaho’s testing rate was 45,813 per 1,000,000 people. Johns Hopkins University reported a slightly-lower testing rate of ...

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Home loan and refi applications setting records (access required)

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Idaho mortgage brokers and loan officers aren’t getting much sleep as a flood of home loan and refinance applications is drowning them with work. The number of applications is setting records. Both the Mortgage Bankers Association and Freddie Mac report ...

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