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  • BOISE, Idaho _ US Ecology Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $8.9 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 41 cents per share. US Ecology shares have risen 32 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BOISE, Idaho _ IdaCorp Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $56.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Boise, Idaho- based company said it had profit of $1.12. IdaCorp shares have risen 18 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BOISE, Idaho _ Boise Cascade L.L.C. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $19.2 million. Boise Cascade shares have climbed almost 9 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Boise Cascade, Earnings Report.

  • BOISE, Idaho— An Idaho environmental group is accusing a nationwide plastic bag producer of violating federal laws on reporting toxic waste. The Idaho Conservation League announced Monday that it has notified Novolex, which has a plant in Idaho, that it must begin filing information to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's toxic-release inventory...

  • The U.S. Interior Department announced the kickoff of the pilot project Monday that uses a smartphone app and real-time wildfire information to create virtual boundaries, or geofences, that drones can't cross. "We believe this program, which uses the global positioning system to create a virtual barrier, will move us one step closer to eliminating this problem...

  • TRUCKEE, Calif.— Once believed to have gone extinct in the Sierra Nevada, scientists believe a wolverine spotted this winter north of Lake Tahoe is the same one that in 2008 became the first documented in the area since the 1920 s. Chris Stermer, a wildlife biologist for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, set up remote cameras in the Tahoe National...

  • WASHINGTON— Unemployment rates ticked up noticeably in six states in June, even as employers continued to add jobs and the hiring outlook improved. A similar trend played out in five other states: Nevada and Oregon each saw a 0.3 percent increase, while rates went up 0.2 points in California, Maine and South Dakota. South Dakota had the nation's lowest rate in June,...

  • NEW YORK— Accusations that Airbnb has been ignoring complaints of racism have led several black entrepreneurs to create two new vacation rental websites where they say racism will not be tolerated. Among the stories that have made headlines was Gregory Selden's. Airbnb has a longstanding policy prohibiting discrimination, but back in January, a study by...

  • SS&C has also filed a similar lawsuit against another former employee, Richard Pullara, in federal court in Connecticut. In the two lawsuits, SS&C contends that the former employees emailed or made digital copies of confidential customer and product documents before they left work at SS&C's Chicago office, and that they used or intended to use the information...

  • VICTOR, Idaho, July 15- Dennis Lockhart became president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta in early 2007, with the economy still enjoying the steady growth and low unemployment of the "great moderation" and the U.S. central bank confident it could keep that rolling. Nearly a decade later the Fed has had to trash its playbook in the wake of a severe financial...

  • Tech & media moguls meet at Sun Valley

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin on the latest from the annual Sun Valley conference.

  • Froman, in a Bloomberg Television interview, also said that it may be possible for Britain, once it separates from the European Union, to join the 12- country U.S.- and Japan-led Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. "We're certainly going to want to do whatever we can to deepen our relationship with the UK and as well as with the EU, and ultimately that could mean...

  • Tech & media moguls meet at Sun Valley

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from the annual Sun Valley conference with the latest buzz, including chatter on the sexual harassment case against Roger Ailes and the Viacom saga.

  • WASHINGTON, June 9- Twenty-one U.S. states led by Texas and Arkansas on Thursday announced a lawsuit against Delaware, accusing it of violating federal law by snatching up to $400 million in unclaimed checks that should have gone to other states. "Delaware has our money," Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said at a news conference outside the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • *Hungary's trade surplus supports forint despite CPI. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, June 8- The kuna fell to a 2-1/ 2 month low against the euro on Wednesday, in contrast to other Central European currencies, after the Croatian government's coalition moved to the brink of collapse. The biggest party in Croatia's ruling coalition filed a no-confidence motion against Prime...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, May 19- U.S. lawmakers on Thursday began coalescing around revised bipartisan legislation to help address Puerto Rico's unpayable debt burden, which now threatens a full-blown humanitarian crisis. Puerto Rico has already defaulted on some of its roughly $70 billion in debt while trying to cope with a 45 percent poverty rate among its 3.5...

  • The New York Civil Liberties Union filed the lawsuit on behalf of Crispin Hernandez, who said he lost his job in September at Mark Farms, a large dairy farm in upstate New York where he worked for three years. The lawsuit filed in state Supreme Court in Albany against Cuomo and the state of New York seeks to provide farmworkers the right to organize without fear of...

  • The dominant pricing system used by exchanges, known as the "maker-taker" model, will be discussed at a meeting of the SEC's Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee on Tuesday. The SEC should use framework provided in the recommendation to move forward with a study, Warner, ranking member of the Senate subcommittee that oversees securities, along with...

  • The news agency also reported that the organization had sometimes recycled exams in the United States, including last January. Reuters found that tests were also reused in the United States during special midweek sittings, on Sundays and during makeup exams, even though some questions and answers from those tests had been discussed online.

  • The news agency also reported that the organization had sometimes recycled exams in the United States, including last January. Reuters found that tests were also reused in the United States during special midweek sittings, on Sundays and during makeup exams, even though some questions and answers from those tests had been discussed online.