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181 Saint Alphonsus jobs impacted in parent company restructuring (access required)

Saint Alphonsus Health System, which operates three hospitals in the Treasure Valley, will lose 181 jobs as part of a larger consolidation and modernization of the billing department by parent Trinity Health. The changes, which were announced Feb. 6, will ...

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Share of homes sold above asking price hits two-year low nationwide

The share of homes sold above asking price declined each month in the second half of 2018 — and December saw the biggest month-over-month drop since at least 2012 — another sign of the slowing housing market. Nineteen percent of home sales ...

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Groundbreaking ceremony held for new Ronald McDonald House (access required)

The Ronald McDonald House will soon be welcoming more children to Boise. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho will open a new, expanded facility in early 2020 on Warm Springs Avenue near the St. Luke’s Boise Medical Center campus, enabling ...

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Northwestern Mutual looking to grow Coeur d’Alene office (access required)

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Northwestern Mutual, a Milwaukee-based financial services mutual organization, has appointed a new district director for its Coeur d’Alene office who expects to grow the firm in the next year. Joey Meehan, district director, said he doesn’t have an exact number ...

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Tech companies, states spar with govt over net neutrality

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tech companies and nearly two dozen U.S. states clashed with the government in federal court Friday over the repeal of net neutrality, a set of Obama-era rules aimed at preventing big internet providers from discriminating against certain ...

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Business is growing for Idaho State Liquor Division

The Idaho agency that sells whiskey, vodka and other distilled spirits wants to relocate or remodel nine of its liquor stores. State Liquor Division Director Jeffrey Anderson also told the Legislature’s budget-setting Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee on Tuesday that the agency ...

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Idaho water legislation bill headed to governor’s desk

Legislation to end years of litigation and help finalize an agreement involving water rights in heavily populated southwestern Idaho is headed to the governor’s desk. The Senate voted 35-0 on Tuesday to send to Gov. Brad Little the bill that ...

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