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Jan-Pro and Maid Right to enter the Boise cleaning market (access required)

Jan-Pro and Maid Right – a pair of national commercial and residential cleaning firms owned by Alpharetta, Ga.-based Premium Franchise Brands – are set to add Idaho to their cleaning lists. Jan-Pro cleans commercial properties in 38 states, Washington, D.C., ...

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Study says Idaho is the best place to be a doctor (access required)

Physicians Practice, an online and print publication for physicians and practice management professionals, has selected Idaho as the best place to be a doctor. The group’s study identified other top states as Nevada, Georgia, Texas and Utah. It chose Idaho ...

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Four Idaho newspapers will be sold to Minneapolis company

The family-owned business that includes the Post Register and three other Idaho newspapers will be purchased by Minnesota-based Adams Publishing Group, Post Co. President Jerry Brady said. Brady announced the sale in a letter to employees Oct. 6, the Post ...

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Judge tosses conservative activist’s suit against magazine

An Idaho judge has ruled that a liberal-leaning magazine did not defame one of Idaho’s wealthiest people in an article that said the businessman outed a local reporter as gay. Fourth District Judge Darla Williamson tossed out Frank VanderSloot’s lawsuit ...

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Commerce director tells lawmakers not to cut taxes

Legislators serving on a bipartisan tax working group received a bit of a surprise message Oct. 6 from outgoing Department of Commerce Director Jeff Sayer: Don’t lower taxes right now. Sayer, a Gov. Butch Otter appointee who is resigning at ...

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New federal regulator takes over review of broker-dealer audits (access required)

Even as regulators increased oversight of public companies, banks and the mortgage industry, they often overlooked the brokerage houses themselves that trade securities. Now a new regulator has taken over review of audits of broker-dealers, only to find that the ...

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