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Idaho businesses criticize vandalism of Anne Frank statue (access required)

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A number of Boise businesses have sent a letter decrying the recent vandalism of the city’s Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial to Idaho public officials. “The cosignatories employee 1,000 employees and are easily responsible for more than $250 million in ...

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A word with Susan Kuehl and Lori Martin of Consilio Consultants (access required)

A culture consultant is neither someone who advises you on how to make your own yogurt nor on what paintings to hang on the wall. Instead, a culture consultant, in a business context, helps business owners and employees determine the ...

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How does Idaho stack up in innovation? (access required)

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Idaho is no stranger to innovation. The first electronic television set was created in Rigby by Philo Farnsworth, Idaho National Laboratory designed and constructed the first nuclear reactor to generate usable electricity in Idaho Falls and Boise is home to ...

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A word with Christopher T. Nomura at the University of Idaho (access required)

In August, the University of Idaho announced that Christopher T. Nomura, vice president for research and a biochemistry professor at State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry, would be joining the university in October as its vice president ...

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Central District Health rejects mask order on tie vote (access required)

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There will be no mask mandate for Central District Health. The board of Idaho Public Health District 4, also known as Central District Health, voted three-to-three on the proposed upgrade of its current health advisory to a health order at ...

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Idaho dairy farm pleads guilty to Clean Water Act violation (access required)

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A dairy farm in Shoshone, 4 Bros. Dairy Inc., has pleaded guilty to a violation of the Clean Water Act for releasing an unlawful volume of manure into the Milner-Gooding canal during a record flood period in 2017. Concentrated animal ...

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ISU to print tumors, bones and noses with new 3D bioprinter (access required)

A new 3D bioprinter is going to help Idaho State University researchers combat cancer and other diseases. Professor Jared Barrott plans to use the printer for printing small cancer tumors, which will then be used to test potential cancer treatment ...

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A word with Enrique Rivera, Idaho Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (access required)

Idaho’s Hispanic population is growing. According to the Department of Labor, using statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of Hispanics in Idaho rose 3.3% from 222,206 in 2018 to 229,490 in 2019, while the total population grew 2.1%. ...

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Vaccine arriving in Idaho for health care workers (access required)

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Pfizer has now notified hospitals and health care facilities in the state that the first shipments of its COVID-19 vaccine will arrive shortly. “The first shipments are on the way and are expected to arrive in the next few days,” ...

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Trying to avoid crisis standards, Little keeps Idaho at Level 2 (access required)

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Gov. Brad Little once again did not advance any new public measures to combat the downward-spiraling COVID-19 situation in Idaho. Little took action on Dec. 10 to take no further actions beyond those the state has already taken to combat ...

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