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Marco Rubio makes Idaho stopover

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio visited Idaho March 6, delivering a speech at the Jacksons Jet Center hangar in Boise.  

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Idaho Fish and Game takes aim at pelicans

Idaho officials released a 10-year draft plan on Friday aimed at reducing the American white pelican population in the state by about half to protect native trout and sport fishing. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is taking comments ...

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Bighorn protection plan in Idaho upheld by federal court

A ruling on March 2 by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the reduction of domestic sheep grazing in Payette National Forest in Idaho by about 70 percent to protect bighorn sheep from diseases. The three-judge panel said ...

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Compensation: Idaho’s rate of pay (access required)

Introduction Rate of pay in Idaho: Where Idaho stands Idaho ranks near the bottom nationwide for wages. Its average wage of $39,770 comes in 13 percent below the nationwide average of $45,750. The competition for employees has highlighted where the ...

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US seeks end to Yellowstone grizzly protections

The federal government is proposing to lift threatened-species protections for hundreds of Yellowstone-area grizzlies, opening the door to future hunts for the fearsome bears across parts of three states for the first time since the 1970s. The Associated Press obtained ...

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Influential CEOs represent companies, nonprofits from across Idaho

Now in its sixth year, the Idaho Business Review CEO of Influence program recognizes Idaho’s best from all corners of the state in business, nonprofit and government sectors. From over 30 candidates representing large and small public and private companies, ...

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MWI Animal Health acquired UK Veterinary health buying group (access required)

MWI Animal Health is continuing its quest to grow in foreign markets with the acquisition of St. Francis Group, an animal health buying group located in the United Kingdom. MWI was acquired by the large pharmaceutical company AmerisourceBergen in February ...

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Rush Truck dealership moves from Twin Falls to Jerome (access required)

North America’s largest commercial truck dealership chain is relocating its Magic Valley presence from downtown Twin Falls to the Interstate 84 interchange at U.S. 93. Rush Truck Centers broke ground on a 32,500-square-foot dealership and service center January at the ...

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High court says contract for broadband in schools is void

The Idaho Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling voiding a statewide contract for broadband in public schools. Under state law, the Department of Administration is now supposed to seek repayment from the broadband companies for the money already ...

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