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The path to leadership for women in finance (access required)

  As a teenager, Denise K. Mersinger took a part-time job during a summer as a bank teller to pay for dance lessons. Planning to be an education major in college, she said she will never forget when her father ...

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Fed survey: Small businesses report better access to credit (access required)

A new report finds that 46 percent of small businesses with at least one employee that applied for credit in 2017 received the full amount they sought, an increase from 40 percent the year before. The Small Business Credit Survey ...

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Boise officials to seek restitution if fireworks spark blaze

The Boise Fire Department says it will seek restitution from the vendors and the users if illegal aerial fireworks spark a blaze in the city. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports the department intends to work with police to investigate should a ...

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Idaho utility sues EPA over Hells Canyon dams requirement

An Idaho utility has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency contending the agency failed to act on a request by the state of Idaho to modify water temperature standards below a hydroelectric project where federally protect fall ...

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US consumer borrowing growth slows in April

Americans increased their borrowing in April at the slowest pace in seven months, dragged by a big slowdown in the category that covers auto and student loans. Consumer debt rose $9.3 billion in April after a gain of $12.3 billion ...

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Idaho panel to urge Otter for special session on water fight

Key legislative leaders on June 6 promised to urge Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter to call a special session to resolve a longstanding water battle. Special sessions are rare in Idaho, with only 28 being held since the territory became a ...

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Court restores lawsuit against North Carolina “ag-gag” law

A federal appeals court is resurrecting a lawsuit by animal-rights groups against a North Carolina law that discourages undercover investigations into conditions at farms and other workplaces. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on June 5 reversed a North ...

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