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Twin Falls TV stations sold (access required)

Gray Television will buy two Twin Falls TV stations, KMVT and KSVT, from Neuhoff Corp. for $17.5 million in cash. KMVT, the Twin Falls area’s CBS affiliate, is the highest rated television station in the Twin Falls area. It serves ...

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Inspection exemption would mean big savings for small manufacturers (access required)

Idaho manufacturers are trying to get rid of a certification process for industrial equipment, saying it doesn’t increase safety and costs thousands of dollars. A measure backed by several companies and the Southwestern Idaho Manufacturers’ Alliance was approved by the ...

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Johnson Thermal Systems opens new facility in Caldwell (access required)

Rapid growth led Johnson Thermal Systems to build a new 46,000-square-foot facility in Caldwell. The company, which opened its new plant late last month,makes custom process chillers, chilling the temperature on everything from lasers to dairies and computer servers. Johnson ...

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Traffic up at Idaho Falls airport (access required)

The Idaho Falls Regional Airport saw a 12 percent increase in 2014, but some of the new routes and airlines that led to more passengers last year have since been scuttled. Frontier Airlines ended its flights to Denver in early ...

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HSA insurance plans gain traction with employers, workers (access required)

A decade-old health insurance option is gaining traction as costs rise for employers and employees. High-deductible plans with health savings accounts are becoming more popular across the United States because they can reduce insurance premiums, said Will Applegate, vice president ...

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Idaho delegation wants to help family loggers start younger (access required)

Idaho’s congressional delegation has introduced legislation that would allow family logging businesses to employ their children at 16. Republican Rep. Raúl Labrador and Sens. Jim Risch and Mike Crapo introduced legislation this month that would amend the Fair Labor Standards ...

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Fantasy football app targets female sports fans (access required)

Alvin Mullins has a specific target for his upcoming fantasy football mobile app Fanazer: Women. Women make up just 20 percent of fantasy football players, but Mullins said they’ll be drawn to Fanazer because it’s quicker than other apps to ...

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IBR announces 2015 CEO of Influence names

Now in its fifth year, the Idaho Business Review CEO of Influence program recognizes Idaho’s best business and nonprofit select few whose commitment, performance and excellence exemplify effective leadership. From 18 candidates representing large and small private companies, small businesses, ...

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4c Financial opens Eagle office (access required)

4c Financial Group has opened a 1,200-square-foot office in Eagle. The financial services company is led by Scott Cleveland, who formed the company last year after working for 24 years in Idaho for a New York-based insurance and securities company. ...

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Poll: Idahoans support local-option tax (access required)

A poll shows that 52 percent of Idaho residents support using local-option sales tax authority to pay for infrastructure projects, though the topic is likely dead this year at the Idaho Legislature. The poll also found that 79 percent of ...

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