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Idaho Healthcare Summit highlights an industry in flux

Challenges in health care – ranging from the far-reaching opioid epidemic, limited access to mental health services, and funding care for a large number of uninsured and underinsured Idahoans – make it more important than ever for industry players to ...

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Idaho has second city with population surpassing 100K mark

Federal data shows Idaho’s largest cities have grown larger, with the state getting a second city with the population topping 100,000 residents. The Post Register reported Thursday that new numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the most dramatic growth ...

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US consumer confidence hits highest level since November

WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers felt more confident this month, shrugging off a rocky stock market and heightened trade tensions between the United States and China. The Conference Board, a business research group, says its consumer confidence index rose to ...

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Yellowstone National Park visitors spent $513M in 2018

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A federal report shows visitors to Yellowstone National Park spent nearly $513 million in neighboring communities last year. The report last week from the National Park Service indicates the spending by the park’s 4.1 ...

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Proposed Idaho powerline could help US cybersecurity efforts

Federal officials are taking public comments on a plan to build a 16.5-mile (27-kilometer) powerline at an eastern Idaho nuclear site as part of a cybersecurity effort to bolster protections for the nation’s electric grid. The U.S. Department of Energy ...

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McCall gears up to provide broadband internet (access required)

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McCall hopes to become a destination for tech workers, and it is looking to broadband internet to attract them. In response to an economic development summit last fall that found the McCall region had insufficient broadband internet, a regional organization ...

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Retail churn continues as stores open, close

While some national retailers like Dressbarn are pulling the plug on their brick-and-mortar locations in Idaho, off-price retailer Gordmans held a “grand opening” for its two stores in the Boise metro May 23, offering free gifts to visitors and checks ...

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