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​Metro Atlanta Chamber CEO joins board of frozen potato supplier.

The president and CEO of Metro Atlanta Chamber is joining the board of directors for a frozen potato distributor based in Idaho. Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. officially announced Tuesday that it had appointed Atlanta's Hala Moddelmog and DICK'S Sporting Goods Inc. Executive Vice President Andre Hawaux to expand the board of ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Yellowstone National Park hit by 1400 earthquakes in six weeks.

A major quake swarm has hit Yellowstone National Park - but it's unlikely to be a sign of an impending volcanic eruption, according to geologists

- NewScientist - US

Senate Dems plan to drop nominations blockade if health bill fails.

Senate Democrats have dragged out confirmations for even the least controversial nominees while the chamber remained mired in the health care debate. But they're pledging to drop their blockade if the GOP's Obamacare repeal effort fails, according to senior Democratic sources.In recent weeks, the Senate has slowed to a ...


Idaho power company warns about water bottle dangers.

A company in Idaho is warning people about the dangers of plastic water bottles in hot cars. Veuer's Nick Cardona has that story.         


Hackers had access to millions of Social Security numbers.

— Hackers who breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system in March had access to more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers in 10 states, along with another 805,000 accounts that didn't include the Social Security numbers, according to records obtained from the agency. The department will be required to pay ...

- SFGate - US

U.S. national monument in Colorado to remain intact.

By Keith Coffman DENVER - U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said on Friday that Colorado's Canyons of the Ancients archeological site is no longer on a list of more than two dozen national monuments under review by the Trump administration for possible reduction or elimination. Zinke's recommendation to keep the Canyons of ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Earthquake swarm at Yellowstone hits over 1,200 events.

Researchers have recorded more than 1,200 earthquakes at Yellowstone National Park, part of an ongoing earthquake swarm now in its sixth week. Seismologists from the University of Utah have been monitoring the swarm since it first began on June 12, on the western edge of the national park. As of as ...

- The Raw Story - US

Idaho man catches a trout while in Utah and breaks a state record.

According to Fox News, Sidney Cellan, who hails from Soda Springs, Idaho, nabbed a 48-inch trout at the Flaming Gorge...

- Deseret News - US

Team discovers new paradigm for describing trophic cascades caused by infectious agents.

When gray wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park, they sparked a resurgence of aspen trees.

- PhysOrg - NL

DreamWorks' Jeffrey Katzenberg outlines his vision for short-form video with 10-minute episodes, called New TV, and how he's seeking at least $2B in investment .

Andrew Wallenstein / Variety: DreamWorks' Jeffrey Katzenberg outlines his vision for short-form video with 10-minute episodes, called New TV, and how he's seeking at least $2B in investment  —  When Jeffrey Katzenberg touched down in Sun Valley, Idaho, last week, it extended a streak of appearances at the annual ...

- Mediagazer - US

GOP Moving Forward With Rolling Back Endangered Species Act.

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans are moving forward with legislation to roll back the Endangered Species Act, amid complaints that the landmark 44-year-old law hinders drilling, logging and other activities. At simultaneous hearings Wednesday, House and Senate committees considered bills to revise the law and ...

- TPM News - US

Noncompete Pacts, Under Siege, Find Haven in Idaho

As some states make it harder to block workers from going elsewhere, Idaho has passed a law that tips the scale toward their employers.

- New York Times - US