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US won’t restore Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

U.S. officials will not restore federal protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears, despite a court ruling that called into question the government’s rationale for turning grizzly management over to states that are now planning public hunts for the animals, according to ...

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Hospital sues Idaho prison contractor over medical bills

A hospital system has filed a lawsuit against a company hired to provide medical care for Idaho’s prison inmates, claiming it owes more than $14 million in medical bills. The Saint Alphonsus Health System filed the suit April 25 against ...

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Gubernatorial candidate A.J. Balukoff: ‘The governor can be an advocate for education’

The Idaho Business Review is interviewing candidates who will face off in the upcoming primary elections for the governor’s office. This week, we feature conversations with former state Rep. Paulette Jordan, D-Plummer, and with Boise businessman A.J. Balukoff. Both are ...

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Gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan: ‘We need to go back to being a balanced state again’

The Idaho Business Review is interviewing candidates who will face off in the upcoming primary elections for the governor’s office. This week, we feature conversations with former state Rep. Paulette Jordan, D-Plummer, and with Boise businessman A.J. Balukoff. Both are ...

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Applications show law degree is regaining its lustre (access required)

The latest data from the Law School Admissions Council may be good news for American law schools, including those in Idaho. Applications for the 2018-19 school year at ABA-accredited law schools are up more than 9 percent — 326,539 last ...

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Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwords

The number of online accounts compromised by hackers is now in the trillions — enough, perhaps, to make even technophobes think hard about the security of their passwords. Indeed, many are — especially older Americans, a new survey shows. Start ...

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BP official: Energy industry must incorporate more renewables (access required)

One of the world’s largest energy firms wants more oil and gas companies to make room for renewables. David Lawler, CEO of BP’s US Lower 48 onshore division, said the future of energy must include a carbon tax. It’s critical ...

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Supreme Court online sales tax ruling unlikely to change Idaho law, legislator says

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A case before the U.S. Supreme Court could change the way online retailers are required to collect sales tax. But it’s unlikely to affect a bill passed by the Idaho Legislature this session, according to the legislator who carried the ...

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