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Roundup 9.7.18 (access required)

Red Bench LLC leased 2,635 square feet at Eagle Road and Colchester Drive in Eagle. Mike Christensen of Colliers International represented the tenant. Beau Manwaring of Hawkins Companies represented the landlord. Workout Anytime leased 7,200 square feet at 6906-7158 W. ...

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Caution is key with cryptocurrency (access required)

Cryptocurrency has been making news lately, but is it here to stay? And if so, should attorneys accept it? Starbucks recently announced it was working with Microsoft so it could accept certain kinds of cryptocurrency as payment for lattes and the ...

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Report: Idaho construction wages are rising in response to worker shortage (access required)

A national survey of construction companies reveals that Idaho employers are raising wages to attract more workers. The Associated General Contractors of America in a June-July-August survey of more than 2,500 construction companies determined 60 percent of construction companies said ...

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Portland gains net-zero-energy rental units (access required)

Amid efforts at the federal level to repeal and roll back environmentally conscious regulations, some builders are continuing to strive to exceed them. One is Green Hammer Inc. The design-build firm, based in Portland, Oregon’s Pearl District, has built a ...

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New apartments sprout all over Rexburg (access required)

Drive around Rexburg and it only takes a few seconds to come upon another apartment construction project. In a city with a 2017 population of 28,377, Rexburg since 2013 has seen construction starts for 30 apartment complexes with 2,020 units ...

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Idaho coalition to fight ‘historical horse racing’

An Idaho group of state and local political leaders launched a statewide effort on Sept. 5 to oppose a ballot initiative seeking to legalize “historical horse racing.” The group, known as Idaho United Against Prop 1, announced it was releasing ...

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US trade deficit widened to $50.1 billion in July

The U.S. trade deficit widened for the second straight month in July, reaching the highest level since February, as imports hit an all-time high. The deficit in goods with China and the European Union set records. The Commerce Department said ...

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Legislation expands use of telemedicine for Medicare (access required)

Federal legislation has expanded the use of telemedicine for Medicare as this technology reaches from urgent care to home care and, at least in the long run, offers the potential to reduce costs while improving access. The Creating High-Quality Results ...

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Apprentices learn manufacturing in Magic Valley

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High school students in the Magic Valley are participating in apprenticeships to help them learn manufacturing skills. Similar to the software engineering apprenticeship program and the healthcare apprenticeship program the Department of Labor also offers, the manufacturing apprenticeship program – focused ...

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