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Consumer complaints in Idaho concern mortgages, credit cards (access required)

Idahoans are most likely to file complaints with the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau over problems with mortgages. Credit cards, debt collectors and bank services the next most common issues. The CFPB’s complaint database shows that mortgages make up more ...

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Judge refuses to block Utah ‘ag-gag’ challenge (access required)

A federal judge has refused to toss out the country’s first lawsuit challenging an “ag-gag” law that criminalizes undercover investigations of slaughterhouses and factory farms. U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby ruled August 7 that animal rights activists can continue their ...

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Business Briefs: Take Cash Cab for a free ride in Boise

Idaho’s capital city has its own version of the Cash Cab, the Discovery Channel’s Emmy-winning game show that featured a Manhattan taxi cab. On the show, unsuspecting taxi passengers who hopped into the cab were told they were on a ...

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Farmers markets still growing in Boise, across the country (access required)

If you think there are more farmers markets than just a few years ago, you’re right. The country has seen a 76 percent increase in farmers markets since 2008, with 8,268 of them listed in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ...

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Money allocated for fighting fires to run out

The U.S. Forest Service will soon have to scale back some projects designed to help prevent wildfires so that it can meet the expenses of fighting this summer’s round of fires. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said August 5 that about ...

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A word with Robert Grover, CEO of PCS Edventures! (access required)

Robert Grover has been with PCS Edventures! for 25 years, since shortly after the company started as Pat’s Computer School in the Nampa garage of teacher Patrick McShane. Grover, who had just graduated from Boise State University with degrees in ...

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Boise Hub offers more space, opportunities for startups (access required)

A startup marketer is adding a new business incubator and co-working space to the mix in Boise. The Boise Hub, which is due to open in September, will include a program called Collabortank aimed at providing freelance work for computer ...

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US airfares on the rise, outpacing inflation

Travelers, prepare to pay more for your flight. The average roundtrip ticket within the U.S., including taxes, reached $509.15 in the first six months of this year, up nearly $14 from the same period last year. Domestic airfare continues to ...

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Survey: Quarterly reports are increasingly onerous for banks (access required)

A new survey shows community bank leaders believe the quarterly reports they turn in to regulators are becoming an ever-increasing burden. The survey by the Independent Community Bankers of America finds that most banks are spending more time on the ...

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