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Jerome County Commissioner Candidate Roy Prescott

 

A familiar name is coming back to politics in Jerome County.  Roy Prescott is challenging for County Commissioner in the May 17th Republican Primary.  O...

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Has the largest retailer seen better days?
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Commentary: Walmart’s Speedy Checkout May Not Mean Fast

Speedy check-out doesn’t mean fast.  It could mean glacial pace.  I was thinking about semantics today while standing in a long-line at the nation’s largest retailer...

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Commentary: Are These the End Times?

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned on-air there was economic trouble ahead.  I’m not reading this in America’s largest newspapers or hearing it on TV network news...

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Challenging drives for taxpayers are a challenge in Boise.
Challenging drives for taxpayers are a challenge in Boise.
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Commentary: Idaho Legislators Need Some Stones

Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter won’t describe it the same way but he’s left his fellow Republicans some rotten eggs in this year’s Easter baskets...

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All out of dimes, Courtesy, Wikimedia.
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Commentary: Democrats and Carnival Barkers Are Going Extinct

Remember the gravelly voiced woman in Cleveland who bragged about having an “Obama phone” during the 2012 Presidential Election Cycle?  “Everybody in Cleveland got an Obama phone...

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Mid-morning traffic passes through a lonely downtown.
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Commentary: Idaho and America at the Crossroad

Saturday I drove to Sun Valley.  I listened the entire trip to Newsradio 1310 KLIX.  Only during a couple of stops at intersections at the resort did I lose the station because of some nearby interference...

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Research May Show Democratic Administrations Better For Economy! KLIXcast

Wait....what?  Research over the past 80 years on the American economy, and documented in the book called "Bears, Bulls and the Ballot Box" says the American economy fared better under Democratic administrations than Republicans...

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According to Forbes, Which Party Provides a Better Economy?

The answer, according to Forbes, may surprise you.  Adam Hartung with Forbes.com looks at a book that analyzes the past 80 years of the American economy and shows under which political party the American economy did better...

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Magic Valley “America’s Most Diverse Food Basket”

(KLIX)- The Magic Valley is being called "America’s Most Diverse Food Basket". The Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization highlighted that diversity at its 11th annual summit on Thursday...

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Idaho’s Economy Growth Slow But Getting Better

A State economist warns t could take until 2014 for Idaho’s economy to fully recover from the 60,000 jobs lost during the recession. State chief economist Derek Santos told the Legislature's economic-outlook committee yesterday that Idaho's personal income — the total of wages, business profits, investment earnings and government payments such as Social Security — showed a 6 percent growth in 2011, fueled in part by the cut in the federal payroll tax...

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Top Story Podcast 9/08/11:Re-Districting, BBQ Wings, Alex Sinclair, State of the City, Killing Conservative Zombies

Top Story Podcast 9/7/11: FIrst hour - No agreement on redrawing Idaho's legislative district lines, BBQ wings in the park, Economist Analyst Alex Sinclair

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Sen. Risch Says “It’s Really Bad.”

Idaho Senator Jim Risch was in Twin Falls yesterday meeting with constituents as Congress takes its summer break.  He says the current economic situation is number one on the minds of Idahoans as he travels the state...

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Surplus! Idaho Tax Revenue Beat Expectations

There’s good news regarding the state economy.  Final figures for fiscal year 2011 show Idaho came in with $85 million more in tax revenue than projected...

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Top Story Podcast 6/9/11:Obama’s Economy, Irish Dancing, Cops, Larrey Anderson

Top Story Podcast 6/9/11: First hour - Libs have no clue on the economy, Irish dancing, cops and the bad guy's list. Second hour - American Thinker's Larrey Anderson

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Top Story Podcast 6/2/11:IDOC Director Brent Reinke, QRU Fund Raiser, Economy

Top Story Podcast 6/2/11: First hour - Brent Reinke, IDOC Director, Mandy Wardle with QRU Benefit. Second hour - the economy...better or worse

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Top Story Podcast 3/24/11:Sen. Crapo, Cops, Larrey Anderson

Top Story Podcast 3/24/11: First hour: US Senator Mike Crapo weighs in on the Libya issue and the economic fate of America. Dan Thom with the TFCSO has the "bad guys" list

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Chickens Could Bring Jobs To Area

There may soon be a large chicken processing facility built near Burley.  Burley officials say Poultry Products International plans to build the processing facility near exit 208 and would include a $2...

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Wireless carriers join forces on mobile tap-to-pay — but will it fly?

Tap to pay convenience or another way to loose control of personal information.
(CNN) -- Would you be willing to pay for a pair of jeans, a tank of gas or a movie ticket simply by tapping your cell phone against a terminal?

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Stocks stage comeback as investors consider consequences of job report

With bad economic reports on the job front stocks make late comeback.

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Jobs report a wake-up call to Washington

Bad news on the job market report.
Friday's report sent a cold chill through widening optimism that the U.S. economy is improving. The report counted just 39,000 new jobs in November

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