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Refugees rebuild lives in Idaho

Damir Subasic’s family escaped the Bosnian Civil War and resettled in Boise in 1996. Today, Subasic is an officer at the Ada County Sheriff’s Office, and his parents and sisters work good jobs and have achieved financial security. But a study says that refugees coming from countries in Africa and the Middle East are having a tougher time landing jobs paying better than the minimum wage.

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Helena Harbor gets back on track

A dedication for Enviro Tech Chemical Co.'s $15 million plant at the Helena Harbor on March 31, 2015, attracted more than 300 people, including Gov. Asa Hutchinson. But behind the scenes, trouble loomed for the Phillips County harbor.

National Business

Iowa businessman collects old pharmaceutical bottles

Local businessman Jonathan Hull says he's always had the "collecting bug" in him ever since his days collecting coins and stamps as a kid. After his older brother brought home an old bottle after a trip to Wyoming, a then 12-year-old Hull got interested in conducting his own "archaeological digs" in the hunt for similar pieces.

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Bosnian refugee Damir Subasic

Ada County Sheriff's Deputy Damir Subasic talks about Immigrating to Boise and how Americans and refugees can better understand one another.
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Bosnian refugee Damir Subasic 2:21

Bosnian refugee Damir Subasic

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Behind the scenes: Albertsons delivery

How Table Rock Mobile Medicine does house calls 1:45

How Table Rock Mobile Medicine does house calls

Will Idaho Allow Oil And Gas Competition? 1:56

Will Idaho Allow Oil And Gas Competition?