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Don’t toss that fax machine yet

Who uses fax machines anymore? Actually, a lot more people than you think. But people who use them because they think they’re more secure than email may have an unpleasant surprise. Fax machines can transmit a page of information to ...

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Survey: the nation’s largest banks are growing (access required)

Most of the nation’s biggest banks are growing, even though the largest is shrinking, based on a list of the 50 biggest U.S. banks and thrifts in the nation compiled by S&P Global Market Intelligence. S&P Global Market Intelligence assembled ...

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Idaho victims’ rights proposal would cost state $553,000

Advocates of a proposal to amend Idaho’s constitution to strengthen its crime victims’ bill of rights said Dec. 18 that the statewide cost would be less than 1 percent of what the state already spends on public safety each year. ...

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A word with Latonia Keith of Concordia University’s Fifth and Front Center (access required)

Latonia Keith is director of clinical education and an assistant professor at Concordia University’s 5-year-old law school in Boise. She coordinates the school’s Fifth and Front Center, a physical and administrative headquarters for Concordia’s free and low-cost legal service programs ...

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2017 was an active year for law firm mergers (access required)

It has been an active year for law firm mergers across the country. In fact, 2017 may go on record as being the busiest year law entities have joined forces, and industry experts expect the robust activity to roll into ...

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Business owner, Idaho town clash over pot extract’s legality

A small-business owner with high hopes of selling oil extracted from cannabis plants in staunchly anti-marijuana Idaho has found himself lost in the weeds with local officials who say such products might be illegal in the state. Michael Larsen applied ...

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Company faces fine after FedEx workers exposed to radiation

U.S. officials want to fine an Idaho company that sent radioactive materials across the country that leaked from lead containers and exposed FedEx workers. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday announced a proposed $22,400 fine for Idaho Falls-based Qal-Tek Associates. ...

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Americans and charities: When hearts and wallets don’t match (access required)

This is a story about two recent surveys. In one, conducted by the World Giving Index and published by the Charities Aid Foundation, Americans were found to be among the most charitable people in the world. So how does that ...

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