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Idaho program readies golfers for the business of the game (access required)

Thousands of golfers around the country are living the dream by making a living in the sport they love. And hundreds of those golf professionals are graduates of The University of Idaho’s Professional Golfers’ Association Golf Management program. The program ...

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Retirement market looms large for housing industry (access required)

The baby boomers who made their mark on movies, music, and most other culture in the 1960’s and thereafter are now changing the look of housing developments as they make their way into retirement. Homes are getting smaller, as the ...

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More than 76,000 sign up for health insurance

More than 76,000 people signed up for health insurance on Idaho’s exchange through the end of March under the federal Affordable Care Act, officials said. Your Health Idaho announced the total April 28 after figures were released by the U.S. ...

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Baby Boomers look to disposition of family businesses (access required)

Passing down a family-owned business is a thorny dilemma that combines both business and family matters. But putting together a plan and looking outside the family for help can help ease a difficult decision. “The top issue we encounter is ...

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For family lawyers, online legal advice can present stiff competition

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Attorney Audrey Numbers, who runs family law firm Numbers Law Office, often meets clients who started out trying to use online forms instead of hiring an attorney. “What surprises me is the number of people who can afford an attorney ...

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Banner Bank buying troubled Idaho Banking Co. (access required)

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Banner Bank is buying Idaho Banking Co. for $2.6 million in a deal announced April 24. Boise-based Idaho Banking Co.’s holding company plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as part of the merger, which won’t affect the bank’s day-to-day ...

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Software conference focuses on the people behind the tech (access required)

The Idaho Technology Council’s fourth develop.Idaho conference featured some technical discussion on computer software, harnessing big data and using cloud solutions, but many of the speakers also focused on supporting the people that make software, and increasing the number of ...

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Juice drink showdown reaches Supreme Court (access required)

During oral arguments on April 21, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court seemed disinclined to hold that a Lanham Act claim of false representation against beverage giant Coca-Cola was preempted under the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The case ...

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Umpqua bringing ‘bank stores’ to Idaho (access required)

Umpqua Bank will roll out a new “bank store” model for its branches as it completes the rebranding that follows its acquisition of Sterling Bank. The $2 billion merger was final April 18. Now, the Portland, Ore.-based bank is rebranding ...

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