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Judge tosses conservative activist’s suit against magazine

An Idaho judge has ruled that a liberal-leaning magazine did not defame one of Idaho’s wealthiest people in an article that said the businessman outed a local reporter as gay. Fourth District Judge Darla Williamson tossed out Frank VanderSloot’s lawsuit ...

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Commerce director tells lawmakers not to cut taxes

Legislators serving on a bipartisan tax working group received a bit of a surprise message Oct. 6 from outgoing Department of Commerce Director Jeff Sayer: Don’t lower taxes right now. Sayer, a Gov. Butch Otter appointee who is resigning at ...

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New federal regulator takes over review of broker-dealer audits (access required)

Even as regulators increased oversight of public companies, banks and the mortgage industry, they often overlooked the brokerage houses themselves that trade securities. Now a new regulator has taken over review of audits of broker-dealers, only to find that the ...

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State’s broadband costs could fall $5M below projections

Lawmakers received $5 million worth of good news Oct. 6. The state’s bill for school broadband could come in well below budget. One reason for the savings: School districts have been able to tap into federally administered dollars that had ...

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Terry Reilly health system to open new Boise clinic (access required)

Terry Reilly Health Services is opening a new clinic at a building the health system owns at 848 La Cassia street. The Nampa-based nonprofit community health system owns and operates three medical, dental and behavioral health clinics, six medical and ...

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A Q & A with Steve Freeman: How sustainable is your furniture? (access required)

Several years ago, a group of furniture manufacturers created the Sustainable Furnishings Council to promote an environmental ethos in the industry and to encourage the use of green materials. Among the founders of the North Carolina-based organization was Golden Valley, ...

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Most school districts and charters break Idaho transparency laws

Almost every district and charter in Idaho is out of compliance with state laws created to promote transparency in spending, contracts and long-term strategic planning. Idaho law requires districts and charters to post the following information on their websites: • ...

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