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Future of Eagle city hall uncertain

In Eagle, the future of City Hall remains in question, specifically because of its high operating costs. Now a task force is proposing four options that could save thousands of dollars annually. In 2009, Eagle was forced to slash its ...

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Big pharma pays Idaho $106K to settle fraud claims (access required)

Idaho just got a $106,648 check, courtesy of a big drug company targeted in a nationwide Medicaid fraud allegations for its allegedly illegal efforts to boost the sale of a painkiller. Alpharma Inc., a unit of Bristol, Tenn.-based King Pharmaceuticals ...

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Economic stress is easing more slowly (access required)

According to a national survey, Idaho was among the states that saw the biggest month-to-month decreases in stress, while two-thirds of U.S. counties became economically healthier in May, thanks to more manufacturing jobs in the Midwest and fewer home foreclosures ...

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Food processing groups form strategic alliance

A new food alliance between two Northwest groups will provide needed strength and political power in today’s economy with state and federal lawmakers, alliance leaders said June 26. Northwest Poultry Council and the Northwest Food Processors Association formed an alliance ...

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