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Continued demand drives multifamily housing through pandemic

Continued demand drives multifamily housing through pandemic

From the Idaho Business Review While the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the way Idahoans live, it has not slowed the demand for multifamily housing in Idaho. In fact, demand continues to rise as developers and multifamily housing operators plan new development projects. Boise-based real estate development company Thomas Development Co. recently completed a 48-unit affordable…

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Pandemic places hold on many educational housing projects

Pandemic places hold on many educational housing projects

From the Idaho Business Review The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we think about nearly everything in our daily lives, and it’s no different for those who design and manage student housing at Idaho’s largest universities. It’s also meant universities are taking on fewer student housing projects. At Boise State University, the most recent…

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Ties That Bind: Violent prison gang seeks to increase power with street gangs

Ties That Bind: Violent prison gang seeks to increase power with street gangs

From the Las Vegas Optic Editor’s note: The following is the first in a series exploring the role street gangs, prison gangs and organized crime play in violence, drug trafficking and addiction within Las Vegas and its surrounding communities. Federal agents and officers from multiple agencies converged on Las Vegas in the summer of 2012…

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Families angered by recent violence demand change

Families angered by recent violence demand change

From the Las Vegas Optic By the time the sun set on Monday, Sept. 21, Cassandra Lucero’s family had begun to worry. Her father hadn’t seen her all day, and she hadn’t called. He contacted police, and friends and family began searching for the 29-year-old Las Vegas woman. Investigators with the Las Vegas Police Department…

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City leaders raise concerns over LVPD involvement in political parade

City leaders raise concerns over LVPD involvement in political parade

From the Las Vegas Optic Las Vegas police officers escorted a parade supporting President Donald Trump through the streets of Las Vegas Saturday. The escort was authorized by top members of the Las Vegas Police Department, but some city leaders are voicing concerns about that decision. City Councilor David Romero told the Optic his main…

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In The Dark: Las Vegas Police keep death investigation details from family, public

In The Dark: Las Vegas Police keep death investigation details from family, public

From the Las Vegas Optic Fifteen weeks after Shana Storey was reported missing, city code enforcement officers discovered her badly-decomposed body under the floor of a home on Romero Street. The discovery wasn’t a complete shock, however, especially not to Storey’s family who’d been told by several people that her body was in the house,…

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