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Business Briefs: New owner for Banbury Hot Springs (access required)

New owner for Banbury Hot Springs Banbury Hot Springs outside Buhl has a new owner who plans to upgrade the property to accommodate overnight guests. Banbury Hot Springs Manager and Co-Owner Bob Jensen purchased the 10.5-acre property in April after ...

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St. Luke’s prepares to roll out big development plans (access required)

Leaders of St. Luke’s Health System say they expect the hospital will need around 680,000 additional square feet of space by 2030 in downtown Boise. Officials at the state’s largest hospital haven’t determined timelines for specific projects yet. The hospital ...

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Cemetery, businessman test new idea for cremated remains (access required)

Dry Creek Cemetery in northwest Boise will start testing a new way to bury the cremated remains of a person or an extended family underneath a tree of their choosing. The new system, which its inventor calls Forestary, uses a ...

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Applicants, bosses both blamed as jobs go unfilled

Many potential employees don’t follow directions on job postings, are no-shows at interviews and sometimes accept a job only to say at the last minute, they’re going to work for somebody else. It’s a situation that’s leading small business owners ...

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U.S. Supreme Court ruling raises questions over lawyer-whistleblowers (access required)

A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a Massachusetts case not only expanded whistleblower protections available under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, but also seemed to go out of its way to make clear that lawyers themselves are entitled to such protections. ...

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Federal report: Warming disrupts Americans’ lives

Global warming is rapidly turning America into a stormy and dangerous place, with rising seas and disasters upending lives from flood-stricken Florida to the wildfire-ravaged West, according to a new U.S. federal scientific report. Climate change’s assorted harms “are expected ...

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U.S. Supreme Court, attorneys work up a sweat over patent case (access required)

In a case that could clarify the specificity with which patent holders must describe their inventions, justices and the attorneys arguing the case of Nautilus Inc. v. Biosig Instruments Inc., No. 13-369, before the U.S Supreme Court had a tough ...

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US service firms grow at fastest pace since August (access required)

U.S. service firms grew last month at the fastest pace since August as new orders and sales grew, adding to evidence that the economy is picking up after a slow start to the year. The Institute for Supply Management said ...

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IBR names 40 Accomplished Under 40 for 2014

While the Accomplished Under 40 program is not about numbers, there are a number of them to bandy about. The Idaho Business Review is celebrating the 15th anniversary of honoring 40 Idaho men and women who have been recognized by ...

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