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Judge dismisses Boise Tower Associates’ suit

Ada County District Court Judge Darla Williamson has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Boise Tower Associates LLC against the city of Boise and the Capital City Development Corp. on Nov. 2, 2004, the city announced April 29. Boise Tower Associates, ...

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Court takes up ban on genetically altered plant (access required)

By Kimberly Atkins WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that could clarify the standards by which courts may grant injunctive relief. A ruling in the case, Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farm, could also ...

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Crapo: Solid reforms needed in financial institutions (access required)

Idaho’s member on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs says it’s time to stop the “too big to fail” approach and end bailouts. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, speaking to the Idaho Business Review said he has concerns ...

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Gov. Otter remains hospitalized with illness

A spokesman for Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter says the governor is still under observation at a Boise hospital after being admitted for dehydration and flu-like symptoms. The 67-year-old Otter was taken to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center on April ...

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EPA awards over $1M to clean up, revitalize communities

Moscow has been selected by the EPA to participate in the brownfields grants program along with communities in 40 states and four tribes. In the Pacific Northwest, brownfields grants totaling more than $1 million will be given to King County, ...

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Prison company asks court to toss Idaho lawsuit

A private prison company has asked a federal judge to bar a lawsuit brought by 24 inmates and the American Civil Liberties Union over violence at Idaho’s only private prison, saying the primary plaintiff should go it alone in court. ...

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