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Apple turns its attention to books and radio with BookLamp, Swell buys

BookLamp was initially a University of Idaho project, started by a student that went on to become its CEO, Aaron Stanton.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

GigaOM

Apple acquires BookLamp, which was once a great book recommendation site

Apple has acquired BookLamp, the Boise, Idaho-based startup that aimed to provide better book recommendations based on thousands of elements of a book's text.

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Related Topix: Boise, ID

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Port Orchard Orchard

New SKSD director never strayed from child development

When Misty Dieffenbach attended the University of Idaho, she pursued a degree in child development and family relations with an eye toward teaching preschool.

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Related Topix: Western Governors University, Palouse, WA, Education Etc., Port Angeles, WA

The Spokesman-Review

Stage listings - Fri, 25 Jul 2014 PST

Arbor Crest Hot Summer Nights Get your Gatsby on and come as a flapper, flyboy, gangster or doll .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Rare Earth, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Thursday, Hayden, ID

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Time

Why Your Bottled Water Contains Four Different Ingredients

Water you buy in the store is not just hydrogen and oxygen. Here's why food producers add all those extra ingredients.

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Related Topix: Chloride, Supplement, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Magnesium

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Boise Weekly

Lonely Magic

Play Aan's modest official discography--three singles, the EP I Could Be Girl for You and the new album Amor Ad Nauseum --and you'll hear quite a few references to water and the sea.

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Related Topix: Boise, ID, Moscow, ID, Riggins, ID

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Land Board members laud record earnings from both lands, endowment fund

The state Land Board, which consists of the state's top five elected officials and is chaired by the governor, has sent out an opinion piece to Idaho news media hailing the endowment's record earnings in the past year, from the record 18.8 percent return on investments in the endowment fund to a 14-year high of $102 million from state endowment ... (more)

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Related Topix: Idaho, Idaho Government, Idaho State University, Lewis-Clark State College

The Spokesman-Review

Ed Board: Guv Passes Over Goedde

Among those Gov. Butch Otter passed over for the two recent state Board of Education openings, to whom he appointed David Hill and Debbie Critchfield: Outgoing Senate Education Chairman John Goedde, R-Coeur d'Alene; former Sen. Melinda Smyser, R-Parma; Trudy Anderson, a retired associate vice president from the University of Idaho; and more.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, C. Otter, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Cassia County, ID

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Top Idaho receiver dismissed over DUI

Vandals coach Paul Petrino announced Sunday that senior Dezmon Epps of Sacramento, California, had been dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

HeraldNet

School Winners

Kamiak grad National Merit Scholar: Ryan Vogt, a recent graduate of Kamiak High School, has received a National Merit University of Minnesota Scholarship.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Mill Creek, WA, University of Washington Bothell, University of Washington, Bothell, WA, Edmonds, WA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Canberra City News

Ginastera recital at Wesley

American pianist Dr Jovanni-Rey V. de Pedro will be performing works of celebrated Argentine composer Ginastera from 12.40 to 1.20pm at the Wesley Music Centre this Wednesday, July 23. Dr de Pedro enjoys an artistic career that has brought him to concert venues and musical institutions in Asia, North - America, South America, Australia, and Europe.

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Related Topix: Vocal

Boise Weekly

Times: Sage Grouse Grounds Renewable Energy Projects

According to a 2010 University of Idaho study, determining exact sage grouse population numbers is impossible ; but whatever that number is, sage grouse wield significant power when it comes to the region's environmental choices.

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Times & Seasons

Literary OTGD #30: Strength by Mabel Jones

What benefit do we get from the temple? Old Testament Gospel Doctrine Lesson #30 covers two renewals of the temple in ancient Israel; that of Hezekaih and that of his great grandson, Josiah.

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Related Topix: University of Utah, Arts, Poetry

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bioinformatics

geiger v2.0: an expanded suite of methods for fitting macroevolutionary models to phylogenetic trees

The scale and scope of such data have increased dramatically in the past few years.

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Related Topix: Bioinformatics, Science, Moscow, ID, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, UC Los Angeles

Mon Jul 14, 2014

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Interactive play "Tomato Plant Girl" involves some audience participation

Although it's been pretty hot recently and we whine about the high temperatures once in a while, these hot days make for some beautiful sunny evenings,especially on the Palouse.

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Related Topix: Moscow, ID

Sun Jul 13, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Idaho college students involved in farm research

Brigham Young University-Idaho agronomy students participate in a wide range of crops studies to make farming easier and more cost-effective for growers.

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Related Topix: Brigham Young University-Idaho, Agriculture, Science, Rexburg, ID, Fruitland, ID

Radio Ink

Simons Joins KXL Portland

Joe Simons becomes the afternoon news co-anchor for the Alpha station joining Val Stouffer weekdays 4p-7p.

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Related Topix: Washington State University, Palouse, WA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Iom Online

America was students' trip of a lifetime

Two university students from the Isle of Man have just returned from the trip of a lifetime to study for a year in America.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Isle of Man, Onchan County, Isle of Man, United Kingdom,

The Spokesman-Review

Eldonna Shaw to step down as Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce president - Sat, 12 Jul 2014 PST

Back in 2001, When Eldonna Shaw first came to interview for a position with what was then the Valley Chamber of Commerce, she had trouble finding the office.

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Related Topix: Spokane Valley, WA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

RV Business

Maxwell: The Real Impetus for Top 50's Revival

Editor's Note: The following is a column authored by RVBusiness Publisher Sherman Goldenberg on industry pundit and journalist Gaylord Maxwell and his contributions to the industry, in particular the establishment of the Consumer Care Commission.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Las Vegas, NV, Opinion

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