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New partnership aims to reduce cost of law school (access required)

A new partnership between Concordia Law School and Boise State University will speed up law education for students who enter college knowing that they want to become lawyers. The new program, which starts this fall, will let students complete a ...

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More work, more pay? New rule extends overtime to millions

More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules issued May 18 by the Obama administration. The rule seeks to bolster overtime protections that have been eroded in recent decades by inflation. A diminishing ...

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Pondering the future of the store in an age of web buying

What’s the future of the physical store? That was one of the big topics of a three-day Las Vegas conference called Shoptalk, which attracted more than 3,000 people from a broad spectrum of the retail world, including stores, suppliers and ...

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Conservation groups seek to delay exploratory mining project (access required)

Advocates for the West is trying to stop  Idaho CuMo Mining Corporation from drilling about 130 exploratory holes in the Boise National Forest, saying the Forest Service did not do a good job of evaluating the project. The Boise group ...

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New office will help Idaho exporters (access required)

Now that Idaho companies export billions of dollars worth of goods to 161 countries, federal regulatory agencies are planning to keep a closer eye on the state. The Office of Export Enforcement, the agency that investigates whether companies are following ...

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New app can help airport restaurants serve rushed customers (access required)

Restaurants in the Boise Airport hope to better serve clients rushing to their next flight through the use of a new app. Grab is an app that allows time-pressed travelers to place orders from gate-side restaurants and retailers while waiting ...

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Up where drones fly, compliance with law is hazy (access required)

Many Idahoans using drones without a permit instead of going through an expensive Federal Aviation Administration licensing process. While recreational use is allowed, business use of drones requires an exemption from the FAA. There have been 23 exemptions issued to ...

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