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Recycling of organic matter goes mainstream (access required)

After finishing meals in one of the four cafes of Boston Scientific’s sprawling campus in Arden Hills, employees face four bins where they dutifully separate the remains of their trays. Colorful signs depict which items should go into the two ...

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A word with Chris L. Middleton of Pets Best insurance (access required)

Chris L. Middleton is president of Pets Best, a 10-year-old Boise company that provides health insurance for dogs and cats in all 50 states. You don’t have to love pets to work at Pets Best, but it helps. The office, ...

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Tall buildings will dot the CWI Boise campus (access required)

College of Western Idaho will likely bring serious vertical elements to Boise’s down-to-the-earth flat West End at Main Street and Whitewater Park Boulevard. Three design concepts drawn up by Boise-based CTA Architects imagine a distinctly urban community college campus potentially ...

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Whole Foods plans layoffs (access required)

Whole Foods Market plans 1,500 layoffs nationwide. Whole Foods plans to cut the jobs over the next two months as part of efforts to provide lower prices for customers and invest in technology upgrades. The company said in a Sept. ...

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US pending home sales fall in August

Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, as pending sales slumped amid broader concerns about the U.S. stock market and global economy. The National Association of Realtors said Sept. 28 its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index fell ...

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Idaho Community Foundation expects to select new president in November (access required)

The Idaho Community Foundation has narrowed its pool of candidates for president and CEO from 62 down to five. The Boised-based foundation is looking for someone to replace President and CEO Bob Hoover, who is retiring in coming months. ICF ...

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