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Finance – Unemployment insurance seminars slated in August (access required)

A series of free seminars will be held throughout the state in August to help employers understand Idaho’s wage and hour and unemployment insurance laws. The initial session is scheduled for Aug. 8 at the Lewiston Red Lion Motel, 621 ...

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Philanthropist gutting building to create “green” office space (access required)

At the end of 2005, Velma Morrison acquired from Ivan Strand a three-story office building at 815 Park Blvd. in Boise. Morrison is a long-time Boise philanthropist and widow of the late Harry W. Morrison, one of the founders of ...

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Experts explain stock “backdating” (access required)

Technology firms account for many of the 80-plus firms subject to stock-option “backdating” investigations, and Idaho is a high-tech state. While no backdating probes of Idaho corporations — high-tech or otherwise — came to light in July, several of the ...

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Micron’s legal woes continue (access required)

Micron Technology’s recent difficulties showed no sign of relenting last week, as the Boise-based manufacturer of memory chips continued to settle legal disputes with its competitors. Tessera Technologies, which specializes in semiconductor chip-scale miniaturization, announced a technology license agreement with ...

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Boise, Micron “most inventive” (access required)

Boise was recently named one of the most inventive towns in America, and Micron Technology was named one of the most inventive companies. But those two things have less to do with each other than you might think. The Wall ...

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Attorneys’ Service Awards handed out (access required)

Service awards are given each year at the Idaho State Bar’s Annual Meeting. The awards recognize attorneys who make a significant contribution to the legal profession through service to the Bar and their local communities. This year, the meeting was ...

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State gets low interest rates for new highway bonds (access required)

Idaho borrowed to fund highway projects at interest rates as low as 3.64 percent. The state’s new Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle bonds carry interest rates from 3.64 percent to 4.48 percent, Idaho Housing and Finance Association spokesman Reed Hollinshead said. ...

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Where the Garvee money goes (access required)

• $200 million bond issue, the first so-called “garvee” bonds. • $45.6 million to complete a 21-mile, four-lane route from Worley to Coeur d’Alene on U.S. 95 from Worley to Setters in northern Idaho. • $70 million for preliminary engineering, ...

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