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Kristin Armstrong will build fitness center at Ten Mile Crossing (access required)

Off her bicycle, three-time Olympic gold medalist and Boise resident Kristin Armstrong is entering the business world with a fitness center at the Ten Mile Crossing business park in Meridian. Armstrong and her husband, Joe Savola, will build and operate ...

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Single Idaho credit union granted CDFI funding

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Another Idaho credit union has been certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), and in addition was the only one receiving a Treasury Department grant during the most recent round of funding. The new CDFI is Freedom Northwest Credit ...

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IRS issues guidance on deductibility of business meals

The IRS is making it simpler for business owners to deduct the cost of meals with customers and clients. The agency last week issued guidance for the deductibility of food and meals under the tax law enacted in December. The ...

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Nobel Prize-winning physicist Leon Lederman dies at 96

Leon Lederman, an experimental physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for his work on subatomic particles and coined the phrase “God particle,” died Wednesday at 96. Lederman directed the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Chicago from 1978 to ...

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Coeur d’Alene Tribe to build youth recreation center (access required)

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe has approved plans for a nearly $16 million youth and family recreation center in northern Idaho. The center will be built on land near Worley owned by the tribe and its health care organization, Marimm Health. ...

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How stores click with shoppers in internet age (access required)

At some Neiman Marcus stores nationwide, dressing rooms are equipped with digital “memory mirrors” that can record an eight-second video of shoppers when they try on clothing. It’s not for security purposes. Shoppers can get a 360-degree view of the ...

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Despite strong economy, small business owners stay cautious (access required)

Although the economy is strong and consumers are optimistic, many small business owners are holding fast to their cautious approach to expansion. The government’s latest estimate of second-quarter economic growth, released earlier this month, showed that the gross domestic product ...

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