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Can US housing industry’s comeback endure? (access required)

The U.S. housing market has sizzled this summer, lifting expectations that home sales will finally help drive an economic expansion now in its seventh year. Or will it? Signs are emerging that housing’s momentum may be destined to falter in ...

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Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories buys Boise building (access required)

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. of Pullman, Wash., has purchased a 16,940-square-foot office building in Boise with capacity for 100 workers. Schweitzer makes power grid protection systems that it sells around the world. It has been renting office space in the ...

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Historic Perrault-Fritchman building is for sale (access required)

The historic Perrault-Fritchman Building, the oldest remaining commercial building in downtown Boise, is on the market for the first time since 1926. The 1879 structure at the corner of Main Street and Capitol has been in the Fritchman family since ...

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A word with George Mulhern of Cradlepoint (access required)

George Mulhern is CEO and chairman of the board at Cradlepoint, a Boise company that provides a platform for wireless WAN networking. Mulhern spent 20 years at Hewlett Packard, ending as a senior vice president in charge of the company’s ...

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FBI arrests activists accused of releasing 5,740 mink

Two animal-rights activists have been charged with terrorizing the fur industry during cross-country road trips in which they released about 5,740 mink from farms, including one in Idaho, and vandalized the homes and businesses of industry members, the FBI said ...

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Life sentence urged in peanut salmonella case

Federal court officers have recommended a sentence of life in prison for a peanut company executive convicted of selling salmonella-tainted food, a move that attorneys on both sides called “unprecedented” for a food-poisoning case. The potential life sentence for former ...

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Antitrust settlement could force agricultural cooperative to adjust (access required)

Grocers and potato producers have reached a preliminary settlement in long-running antitrust litigation that could force agricultural cooperatives to change their practices. The plaintiffs, several wholesale grocery firms and individuals, had claimed potato producers, marketers and distributors, including Idaho producers ...

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Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

The number of global fliers is expected to more than double in the next two decades. In order to carry all those extra passengers, airlines are turning to a technology very few can make work on a large scale: converting ...

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