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BOISE —A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help farmers produce more crops and make grocery store offerings such as strawberries, potatoes and avocados stay fresher longer.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As the political battle to overturn California's gas tax increase intensified, the state transportation agency coordinated frequently with the public affairs firm working to block the repeal on behalf of unions, construction companies and local government groups, em…

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MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 16, 2018--Ceridian, a global human capital management (HCM) technology company, today announced plans to add on-demand pay functionality to Dayforce, its flagship cloud platform. With On-Demand Pay, employees will be able to request a payout based on their e…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As the political battle to overturn California's gas tax increase intensified, the state transportation agency coordinated frequently with the public affairs firm working to block the repeal on behalf of unions, construction companies and local government groups, em…

The Eastern Idaho Business Report: Keeping local businesses connected to each other and the community.

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Washington, Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- – Witt O’Brien’s, LLC (Witt O’Brien’s), a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH ) announced today the public release of a first-year progress report on the United States Virgin Islands’ recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rocketed to their biggest gain in six months Tuesday following strong earnings from major financial and health care companies as well as encouraging reports on the economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 547 points.

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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 16, 2018--WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions (the “Company”), today announced it will report third quarter 2018 financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, October 31. From WEX, Melissa Smith, chief …

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eOrdersPlus™ solution enabling direct eOrdering connectivity between healthcare professionals & providers of patients’ medical equipment, supplies and service needs now bridges last mile of electronic connectivity through integration with the Brightree ecosystem.

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Taipei, Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TAIPEI, TAIWAN, Oct. 3rd 2018 – Avalue Technology Inc. (TAIEX: 3479-TW), global embedded solution provider, associate member of Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance. With the continuous push for smart connected devices, Avalue Technology has …

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WILSONVILLE, Oregon--(BUSINESS WIRE)--oct. 16, 2018--FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ : FLIR) a annoncé aujourd’hui avoir remporté un contrat auprès du Département de la Sécurité intérieure (Department of Homeland Security, DHS) des États-Unis, pour prendre en charge le programme relatif au systèm…