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Idaho attorney general to participate in Facebook, Google investigations (access required)

Attorneys general nationwide are calling for investigations into Facebook and Google, and Idaho attorney general Lawrence Wasden is participating. The attorney general’s office confirmed that it was participating in both of the investigations, but said it couldn’t comment further because ...

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New voter registration system will require Windows 10 in counties (access required)

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New voter registration software the Secretary of State’s office plans to roll out in January will offer more security, meaning county clerks will no longer require a dedicated PC to connect to the system. However, that also means county clerks ...

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17 to be recognized as 2019 Leaders in Law

The votes are in, and an elite group of legal professionals has risen above the rest in areas of leadership, professional achievements, mentorship and community service. These men and women come from small private firms, large firms, private companies and ...

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National lab details $13B in building plans over next decade

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Officials at Los Alamos National Laboratory have plans for $13 billion worth of construction projects over the next decade at the northern New Mexico complex as it prepares to ramp up production of plutonium cores ...

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Foundation to fund building of new Fish and Game HQ (access required)

A nonprofit organization that previously partnered with the Idaho Fish and Game Department to build a regional office building in Nampa will help with a similar construction project in Boise. Agency officials on Aug. 13 said it has awarded a ...

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Federal study planned on raising Boise River dam

Federal officials plan to create an environmental study that will look at raising one of three Boise River system dams to capture more water for fast-growing southwestern Idaho. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is taking comments through Sept. 9 and ...

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Perkins Coie names new Boise managing partner (access required)

Melanie G. Rubocki has been named managing partner of the Boise law office of Perkins Coie. Rubocki, who joined the firm in 2004, has been a corporate partner working in areas including cleantech and energy, technology, interactive entertainment, manufacturing, mining, ...

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