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Possible scholarships to ‘Dreamers’ draw lawmakers’ focus

Boise State University potentially offering state scholarship money to students brought to the United States illegally as children could be the subject of legislation next year. Emails obtained by the Idaho Statesman show the subject being discussed between an anti-regulatory, low-tax group ...

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University of Idaho secures more land for research dairy

JEROME — The University of Idaho has bought land for a public visitor center, classrooms and other facilities supporting what officials hope will be the country’s largest research dairy. Bill Loftus of the College of Ag and Life Sciences told The ...

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US job openings flat in June at 7.35 million

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of open U.S. jobs was largely unchanged in June and hiring slipped, suggesting the job market has cooled a bit. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the number of available jobs fell by just 0.5%, ...

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National study: Trader Joe’s boosts nearby home prices

A new national study of grocery stores’ impacts on nearby home values found the biggest payoff in neighborhoods with a Trader Joe’s. ATTOM Data Solutions, a property database company, found that the average home value near Trader Joe’s is $608,305, ...

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Tourism grants up by more than $1 million (access required)

The Idaho Travel Council has awarded more than $6 million in grants to 28 nonprofits around the state that strive to attract tourists and grow visitor spending. This year’s awards, which were announced July 31 at the Council’s annual meeting ...

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University of Idaho to play pivotal role in Dragonfly’s life on Titan experiment (access required)

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MOSCOW — Is there life on Titan? The University of Idaho hopes to find out. The mission isn’t scheduled to depart Earth until 2026, but Jason Barnes, associate professor of physics in the University of Idaho’s College of Science, is working ...

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Saint Alphonsus opens clinic offering ear, nose and throat services and more (access required)

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.

Ear, nose and throat specialists are balancing expanded services with hearing and balance disorder treatments and therapies at a new clinic near the Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center campus in Boise. Saint Alphonsus Health System officials, staff members and others ...

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Medical group continues to expand its reach in Treasure Valley (access required)

In 25 years, Primary Health Medical Group has expanded from one clinic to 19 locations throughout the Treasure Valley, with future growth on the horizon. The family medicine provider is looking at opening three new clinics in the next few ...

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Chamber hears governor detail priorities, goals (access required)

The old adage that state government has three main functions — to educate, medicate and incarcerate – still rings true as evidenced by some of Gov. Brad Little’s remarks to the business community at a July 31 Boise Metro Chamber ...

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IBR’s health care panel discussion will offer broad view of industry

The Idaho Business Review will present an August Breakfast Series panel discussion on health care trends featuring local leaders from across the industry, including St. Luke’s Health System, Saint Alphonsus Health System, Blue Cross of Idaho and Delta Dental. The panel, ...

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