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Concordia School of Law finds new home (access required)

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After a week of doubt over the future of the Concordia University Law School in downtown Boise, the school has found a new home with Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota. The school’s previous parent university, Concordia University – Portland, unexpectedly announced ...

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A word with Matthew Mazzotta, Westside Urban Park artist (access required)

Matthew Mazzotta has built a national reputation with quirky urban art pieces. Now he’s been selected to create a piece for the new Westside Urban Park in downtown Boise, which will begin construction this summer. Often described as a social practice ...

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How many multifamily housing units should a city have? (access required)

How many multifamily housing units should a region have? A number of Idaho cities are wrestling with that question. “There aren’t really data on how many multifamily units a city ‘should’ have,” said Amy Luft, communication coordinator for the Meridian-based Community Planning ...

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Boise ranked No. 11 best state capital to live in (access required)

Boise was barely squeezed out of the top 10 state capitals in a study published on Feb. 17. Consumer credit services website WalletHub issued its livability study, ranking Boise No. 11 in its list of best state capitals to live ...

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BOMA symposium addresses growing pains (access required)

Problems related to growth dominated the 23rd annual commercial real estate symposium held by the Building Owners and Managers Association on Feb. 11. Notable topics included lack of transit and infrastructure, a labor shortage in the trades and the lack ...

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New U.S. restrictions on China could hurt Micron (access required)

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A proposed program that would limit the ability of U.S. companies to ship technology to China could end up hurting Idaho companies such as Micron. “The Trump administration is weighing new trade restrictions on China that would limit the use ...

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Idaho rated in top 10 for franchise growth (access required)

Idaho ranked No. 5 in the list of top 10 states for franchise growth with roughly 100 new franchise businesses projected for 2020. That’s according to the International Franchise Association’s U.S. economic outlook for franchise businesses for 2020. Starting with the ...

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Los Angeles overtakes San Francisco as nation’s least affordable housing market (access required)

The City of Angels is now home to the nation’s least affordable real estate. In the fourth quarter of 2019, Los Angeles supplanted San Francisco for that title, according to a report from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity ...

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ICOM holds first health fair (access required)

photo of some of the ICOM medical students at the school's first community health fair.

The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, Idaho’s only medical school, held its first-ever community health fair on Feb. 8. at its campus in Meridian. Nearly 120 first-year and second-year students at ICOM were involved in the fair. Attendees received complimentary health screenings, ...

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