Last month, local entrepreneurs raced the clock and racked their brains to transform ideas into businesses--and the recession into opportunity. Boise hosted the second Idaho Startup Weekend, and after two days, six teams pitched their ideas for a chance to win some valuable resources to get …

The headlights wink on around 3 a.m. and the van roars to life. The gig has been played, the applause has faded, the gear has been packed and all's quiet, save for the rumble of the engine. Enough money has been made for gas, but probably not a whole lot more. It doesn't matter though; they'…

Anyone who has watched TV in the wee hours of the morning has likely come across an ad for one of the nation's roughly 3,000 for-profit institutions of higher ed--private businesses like University of Phoenix, ITT Technical Institute or Stevens-Henager College.

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