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Is your job killing you? 

Have you ever had a job that negatively impacted your health? People often like to groan about how their job is "killing" them. Tragically, for some groups of people in the U.S., that statement appears to be true. A new study by researchers at Harvard and Stanford has quantified just how much a stressful workplace may be shaving off of Americans' life spans.

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Edit: LCDC Should Target Good Jobs 27 

If you take the candidates at their word, there's no chance Coeur d'Alene's urban renewal agency is headed for the guillotine. That doesn't mean a close shave isn't in store. As they march down the campaign trail, including a televised forum last week, all but...

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Sims Miffed Henderson Bill Now Law 

Generating more jobs in Idaho might get a little easier now that the Legislature passed House Bill 100, and the governor signed it into law last week. "It is designed to create jobs, and we do need more jobs in Idaho," said Rep. Frank Henderson,...

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Poll: Obama Worse Than Carter 15 

Two new polls today find that just one third of the public feels President Obama deserves re-election while five times more Americans think Obama has done a worse job fixing the economy than Jimmy Carter, the modern era's Herbert Hoover. Washington Whispers contributor John Zogby...

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MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2011

President Barack Obama visits Midwestern states next week on a three-day bus tour. (Associated Press)

Obama pressed as approval rating falls 35 

WASHINGTON – As he sets out on a three-day bus tour of the Midwest focused on the economy, President Barack Obama is coming under growing pressure from fellow Democrats to put forward a more aggressive strategy to create jobs than the one he has been...

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GOP hopeful bashes Minnick's 'blitz' 

GOP congressional hopeful Vaughn Ward issued a sharply critical statement today in response to Democratic Congressman Walt Minnick's announcement of an "economic blitz" across the 1st Congressional District during the Congress' summer break, in which Minnick will host four events to connect Idaho companies and...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25, 2009

'Mass Layoffs' Soared In January 

Item: Gov't says 'mass layoffs' soared in January/APMore Info: Employers took a large ax to their payrolls in January, the government said Wednesday, and the cuts are likely to get worse over the next few months. The Labor Department reported that mass layoffs, or job...

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Press: Older Really Can Be Better 15 

Employment experts across diverse industries are extolling the virtues of older workers, once considered unwanted drag on the speeding vehicles of modern business. Rather than invest countless hours in seeking, screening, interviewing, hiring and training younger workers -- many of whom are gone within a...

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.