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Proskriptive uses data to prescribe a healthy way forward (access required)

Much the way Amazon or Netflix targets its recommendations for books or movies, a Boise company plans to use vast quantities of data to tailor health recommendations to individual patients. Health care technology startup Proskriptive is building a “wellness automation ...

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Incomes drop in most Idaho counties, but rise 6.5 percent in Blaine County (access required)

The median household income declined in more than half of Idaho’s 44 counties in 2013, including the five most populated: Ada and Canyon counties in the Treasure Valley, Kootenai County in northern Idaho and Bonneville and Bannock counties in southeastern ...

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College of Idaho names new president

Charlotte Borst has been named the new president of the College of Idaho in Caldwell. She’s the liberal arts college’s first female president and its 13th president. Borst, the vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Whittier ...

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Kolsen will lead Realtor group in a changing real estate world (access required)

Brenda Kolsen, the incoming president of the Ada County Association of Realtors, is working in a rapidly changing real estate world, where technology innovations make buying and selling a house easier or much more confusing. Kolsen is passionate about making ...

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Alco Stores to close following bankruptcy order; has five Idaho stores

Small-town discount retailer Alco Stores will close after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Dallas approved an order by the company’s creditors to shutter its stores. The court order in mid-November follows the company’s announcement last month that it had filed ...

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Small Business Saturday fueled business for downtown merchants (access required)

Small businesses in downtown Boise are finding an increasing public following, as demonstrated on Nov. 29, the nationally designated Small Business Saturday. About 143 downtown businesses allied with the Downtown Boise Association and American Express for Shop Small, the credit ...

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