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FDA probes dangers of exploding e-cigarette batteries

Jan 3rd, 2017 | By
DOUG LINDLEY IDAHO STATE JOURNAL
   Derek Ross, owner of Ghost Vapors, is prepared to comply with new FDA regulations concerning e-cigarettes.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is probing the dangers of exploding batteries in e-cigarettes, following dozens of reports of devices that have combusted, overheated or caught fire and sometimes injured users. The agency announced a two-day public meeting for April, according to an online posting. The Associated Press reported last month
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US construction spending hits highest level in 10 years

Jan 3rd, 2017 | By
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By Martin Crutsinger/AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. builders boosted spending on construction projects for a second straight month in November, pushing activity to the highest level in more than a decade. Construction spending rose 0.9 percent in November after a 0.6 percent increase in October, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. The increase reflected
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Jan 3rd, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Welcome! Welcome H.S. Jeshua Ministries’ Day Facility, Transitions-Life Coaching & Resource Center now located at 326 E. Center St. The ministry has been helping victims of abuse and individuals coming out of prison by coordinating with other individuals and agencies in our community for over 12 years. We are pleased to have
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Dec 20th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi The Old Town Pocatello merchants invite you to come explore the wonders of Old Town Pocatello this last week before Christmas. Come shop and find the perfect gift…from bikes to fishing supplies….jewelry to trendy fashion……..home decor to fine art, Old Town offers it all in our charming shops. Come dine and experience
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Dec 13th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi The Bridge, now located inside the Historic Yellowstone Hotel located at 203 W. Bonneville, invites you to celebrate their grand opening during a special engagement with Pocatello’s own singer-songwriter Steve Eaton with guest musician Rob Harding. The grand opening events will be held on two nights, December 16th and 17th. Concerts begin
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Figures show Cyber Monday still biggest US online sales day

Nov 30th, 2016 | By
The city of Idaho Falls and Idaho Falls Power are exploring options to build on the city’s existing fiber-optic network to provide faster computer connections. (Submitted Photo)

Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Cyber Monday is still on top. Reports from two research firms show that the Monday after Thanksgiving was still the busiest U.S. online shopping day of the holiday season. Research firm comScore said Wednesday that desktop computer spending on Monday rose 17 percent to $2.67 billion. It didn’t give
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Average Thanksgiving weekend spending down

Nov 30th, 2016 | By
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By Prosper Analytics and the NRF WASHINGTON – Strong deals and promotions encouraged more consumers to shop over the holiday weekend. More than 154 million consumers will shop over Thanksgiving weekend, up from 151 million shoppers in 2015, according to the annual Thanksgiving weekend results survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Nov 28th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Thank you to all who came out to enjoy this year’s Night Lights Parade! The entries and floats were all very beautiful. It was certainly difficult to judge this year with all of the creativity and time invested to make the parade so beautiful. Thank you all who participated! This year’s award
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Nov 22nd, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Happy Thanksgiving week and welcome to the Holiday Season! You are invited to come Explore Old Town Pocatello during EXPEDITION:  Old Town Pocatello Christmas! Join us for the Night Lights Parade on Friday at 6:30pm! ISU Credit Union presents, Expedition: Old Town Pocatello Christmas. The adventure begins with the Night Lights Parade
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Nov 15th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Congratulations! During the recent Old Town Pocatello Annual Meeting, the award winners for this year were recognized. Congratulations to the Annual Award Winners for 2016 and thank you for your many contributions to our downtown! Spirit of Main Street Award Jane Warnock, First Friday Art Walk Coordinator Historic Restoration Award Myers Anderson
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