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Idaho company brings pet prescriptions to grocery stores

Jul 25th, 2017 | By
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By David Staats/Idaho Statesman BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Attention pet owners: A company you’ve never heard of wants you to stop buying prescription medicines and supplements for your dog or cat from your veterinarian and buy its products in stores instead. PetIQ, of Eagle, says it is the first and leading seller to retail stores
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Jobless rates fall below 4 pct. in nearly half US states

Jul 21st, 2017 | By
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By Christopher S. Rugaber /AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring rose last month in 14 U.S. states in June, and the unemployment rate fell to record lows in two states, evidence that the job market is getting tighter across much of the country. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates fell in 10
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Check in to get away: Zion park aims to require reservations

Jul 21st, 2017 | By
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Hikers climb down the Angels Landing trail in Zion National Park in Utah in this 2011 file photo. Crowds flocked in record numbers to Zion National Park in 2015, with visitation up 28 percent in the first quarter of 2015. The National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday in 2016 and has urged Americans to rediscover the country's scenic wonders or find new parks to visit through marketing campaigns that include giving free passes to every fourth-grader and their families.

By Lindsay Whitehurst/Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It would be a first for a U.S. national park: requiring reservations to get in. But it’s an option that Zion National Park is considering to manage an overwhelming surge of visitors to its sweeping red-rock vistas and canyons in Utah. Zion, which welcomed 4.3 million
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Scaramucci: NYC financier turned Trump communications chief

Jul 21st, 2017 | By
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By Steve Peoples/Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — He was the only Trump ally on stage that day. Yet Anthony Scaramucci didn’t seem to mind the tough questions from MSNBC host Joe Scarborough or the hostile crowd that filled the luxury hotel ballroom at last month’s private gathering of Mitt Romney supporters. Scaramucci drew from
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Ford says it will fight latest Takata recall

Jul 21st, 2017 | By

By Tom Krisher /AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Ford is fighting the latest expansion of the Takata air bag inflator recall. Earlier this month, Takata filed documents with the U.S. government adding 2.7 million vehicles to the recall from Ford, Nissan and Mazda. All have inflators with a drying agent that previously were thought
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Review: Amazon meal kits offer easy dinners … for a price

Jul 21st, 2017 | By
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By Martha Bellisle /Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon’s new ready-to-eat meal package is the perfect recipe for someone who doesn’t have enough time to shop and cook, yet has a healthy appetite and a need for balanced meals. These meal kits come with just about everything you need to prepare dinner for two. You
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Idaho June Unemployment Rate Declines to 3.1 Percent

Jul 21st, 2017 | By
Idaho State Cutout 3.1 percent

Press Release Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell for the fourth consecutive month in June to 3.1 percent, further squeezing an already tight labor market. June’s unemployment drop is the result of more than 2,000 Idahoans exiting the workforce or ending their work search. Total employment dropped by nearly 700 while the total number of
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State employment task force issues findings

Jul 18th, 2017 | By
Scott Stephens teaches one of his classes at Idaho State University. The classes focus on workforce development. (Photo by Laura Soldati)

Press Release BOISE – An employer-driven task force appointed by Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter to study how Idaho can do a better job of developing the educated, skilled workforce that businesses need is calling for more state investment in training programs, more engagement by industry and more focus on proven strategies.  The 17-member Workforce Development
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Eclipse Art & Neon Sign Walk set downtown Aug. 18

Jul 6th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi On Friday, Aug. 18, Old Town Pocatello will be hosting a special event in conjunction with the eclipse that will be taking place on Aug. 21.  The Eclipse Art & Neon Sign Walk will be an exciting event to bring visitors to Old Town for the evening. We are inviting visitors and
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Pocatello meetings to focus on impacts of eclipse viewers

Jun 27th, 2017 | By

By City of Pocatello POCATELLO — The Great American Eclipse on Aug. 21 may be to the north of Pocatello, but that doesn’t mean the Gate City won’t feel its impact. Over the course of the summer, the city of Pocatello will be hosting a series of town hall meetings with local businesses and the
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