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MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017

MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 8:57 A.M.

Automakers remain silent as they walk a tightrope with Trump

Majed Moughni has lived the American dream: He climbed the ladder from impoverished refugee to hotel dishwasher to valet for Ford royalty. Today he’s a lawyer, sitting at a chair and desk in an office that all once belonged to a Ford chief executive officer whose Lincoln Continental he used to park.

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SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 2017

SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 2017, 4:45 A.M.

Motley Fool: After transformation, Big Blue is generating green

After a few years of causing pain for investors, shares of IBM (NYSE: IBM) bounced back in 2016, gaining around 20 percent. The company famously spent much of the last decade transforming itself from primarily a hardware manufacturer into a services company. Now it’s becoming a software and services company, thanks to increased sales in its key growth initiatives. IBM calls these areas – big data, analytics, cloud services, mobile and IT security – its strategic imperatives.

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SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 2017

Business Beat

ConstructionThe Spokane Home Builders Association has announced its 2017 board of directors. They are: President Jim Breidenbach of Craftsmen Construction, First Vice President; Nick Barnes of Construction Services, Second Vice President; Melissa Helvey of CrafteD Kitchen Design, Treasurer; Geoff Lee ...

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SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017

SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 4:24 P.M.

Tech companies protest Trump immigration order

NEW YORK (AP) – Google, Apple and other tech giants expressed dismay over an executive order on immigration from President Donald Trump that bars nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The U.S tech industry relies on foreign engineers and other technical experts for a sizeable percentage of its workforce. The order bars entry to the U.S. for anyone from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days.

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FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2017

FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2017, 6:18 P.M.

Idaho’s horse racing revival efforts reveal divisions

BOISE – The fight over Idaho’s faltering horse racing industry is building into a face-off between the Legislature and the governor’s office. Senate President Pro Tem Brent Hill emailed Gov. Butch Otter’s office, including Chief of Staff Dave Hensley, on ...

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The Dirt

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The week that was…

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, co-host Melissa Davlin interviews outgoing U.S. Attorney for Idaho Wendy Olson, and Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis, R-Idaho Falls. The show also ...

Parting Shot — 2.24.17

Veteran Ron Goodall stands by his Harley-Davidson three-wheeler revving the engine to disrupt Friday's Where's Cathy demonstration at the Walla Walla County Courthouse along Main Street, Walla Walla, Wash. The ...

Baumgartner town hall Saturday

It may not have the passion and excitement of a congressional town hall meeting, but state Sen. Mike Baumgartner will hold a legislative town hall meeting on Saturday. Baumgartner, a ...