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What’s in the CARES Act for Idaho workers, businesses? (access required)

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President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act — or CARES Act — into law on March 27. This $2.2 trillion emergency stimulus bill contains provisions for the economic relief of employees, the self-employed and businesses. While the $1,200 ...

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University of Idaho ECHO offers free COVID-19 training

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The Idaho office of Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is working to get critical information on the COVID-19 outbreak to the state’s medical professionals. “From modeling and experience in other countries, it doesn’t take a lot for hospitals ...

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Urgent question from small businesses: When will aid arrive?

When will the money arrive? That’s the urgent question for small business owners who have been devastated by the coronavirus outbreak. They’re awaiting help from the $2 trillion rescue package signed into law Friday. But with bills fast coming due, ...

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Boise ‘center of excellence’ for smart device microprocessor (access required)

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A San Jose, California, startup — with a major Boise office — is launching a chip intended to enable sensor devices such as smart cameras to analyze what they see right on-site rather than having to ship the data elsewhere for analysis. ...

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Buried treasure found in Caldwell’s Indian Creek

A tributary of the Boise River, Indian Creek lay buried beneath concrete in Caldwell since the early 1950s. That is until 2009, when a revitalization project to restore Indian Creek exposed the waterway to daylight again and introduced suspended bridges, ...

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Micron announces results, $35 million COVID-19 donation (access required)

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Boise-based chipmaker Micron Technology, which has been near the forefront of Idaho companies in terms of COVID-19 coronavirus prevention, announced earnings that the company said were on the higher end of the range despite the pandemic. “While the current quarter ...

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