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Iowa's final Obamacare insurer Medica explains why it's staying - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 18:32

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Iowa's final Obamacare insurer Medica explains why it's staying
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
The Minnesota-based not-for-profit insurer has business throughout the Midwest, including in Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. It expanded into Iowa and Nebraska two years ago. At the time, company officials ...

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Reynolds on tour to boost Iowa workforce - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 18:02

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Reynolds on tour to boost Iowa workforce
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Bill Dotzler, D-Waterloo, who has been on workforce and economic development committees, often stresses a telling statistic from the Iowa Business Council: The state will need to replace 610,000 workers by 2025, but has grown its population only by ...

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South Dakota fireworks vendors not concerned about Iowa sales - KSFY

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 17:37

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South Dakota fireworks vendors not concerned about Iowa sales
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Just law week, some Iowa vendors said they were having trouble getting permits because the website to obtain one was so busy, but for South Dakota's fireworks vendors, it was business as usual when things kicked off on Tuesday. Many fireworks stands ...

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Reynolds, Gregg discuss boosting Iowa's workforce - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:54

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Reynolds, Gregg discuss boosting Iowa's workforce
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Iowa Sen. Bill Dotzler, D-Waterloo, who has been on workforce and economic development committees often stresses a particular statistic from the Iowa Business Council about the extent of the shortage. He says the state will need to replace 610,000 ...

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Volunteer Iowa approves $14.2 million for AmeriCorps - Business Record

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:05

Volunteer Iowa approves $14.2 million for AmeriCorps
Business Record
The Iowa Commission on Volunteer Services (Volunteer Iowa) approved $14.2 million worth of state and federal funding for AmeriCorps projects, including $578,702 earmarked for the Des Moines Public Schools. AmeriCorps provides grants to community ...

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Volunteer Iowa approves $14.2 million for AmeriCorps - Business Record

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:05

Volunteer Iowa approves $14.2 million for AmeriCorps
Business Record
The Iowa Commission on Volunteer Services (Volunteer Iowa) approved $14.2 million worth of state and federal funding for AmeriCorps projects, including $578,702 earmarked for the Des Moines Public Schools. AmeriCorps provides grants to community ...

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With opening of MERGE, development group continues working to foster local entrepreneurs - Little Village

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:46

Little Village

With opening of MERGE, development group continues working to foster local entrepreneurs
Little Village
As a result, the Iowa City Council and chamber of commerce decided to create a new organization specifically to welcome and aid the economic development of businesses dealing with interstate commerce — businesses that could decide to move anywhere.

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Egg executives in salmonella case must report to prison - Business Insider

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:40

Egg executives in salmonella case must report to prison
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A father and son whose Iowa-based egg production company caused a massive 2010 salmonella outbreak have exhausted their appeals and a federal judge has ordered them to begin serving prison sentences. The U.S. Supreme ...

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Egg executives in salmonella case must report to prison - The Messenger (subscription)

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:59

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Egg executives in salmonella case must report to prison
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The Decosters, whose Iowa-based egg production company caused a massive 2010 salmonella outbreak, have exhausted their appeals and a federal judge has ordered them to begin serving three-month prison sentences. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce ... Business ...

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Iowa attorney general co-signs letter opposing regulatory rollbacks ... - Business Record

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 10:56

Iowa attorney general co-signs letter opposing regulatory rollbacks ...
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Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller was among 12 state attorneys general voicing opposition toward the proposed Regulatory Accountability Act in a letter.

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Iowa attorney general co-signs letter opposing regulatory rollbacks - Business Record

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 10:56

Iowa attorney general co-signs letter opposing regulatory rollbacks
Business Record
Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller was among 12 state attorneys general voicing opposition toward the proposed Regulatory Accountability Act in a letter addressed to U.S. Senate leadership. The bill, if enacted, would roll back regulations across various ...

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Eastern Iowa business shows off their autonomous technology in Germany - KCRG

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 19:20

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Eastern Iowa business shows off their autonomous technology in Germany
KCRG
... auto industry almost two years ago. Shaw says, "We're seeing a lot of traction in oil and gas processing, power distribution and autonomous and so that's the new market for us right now." They hope to test out the technology on Iowa roads in the ...

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Landmark conference on connecting Iowa schools and businesses draws hundreds - Pilot Tribune

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 15:59

Pilot Tribune

Landmark conference on connecting Iowa schools and businesses draws hundreds
Pilot Tribune
Community leaders convened in Des Moines with the goal of building localized, school-business partnerships that inspire and prepare students for STEM careers across Iowa. At the “Fast-Track Iowa's Future” Conference in the Iowa Events Center, more than ...

Nebraska firework sellers scramble for new business in Iowa - Newton Daily News

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:50

Nebraska firework sellers scramble for new business in Iowa
Newton Daily News
Unlike Missouri's shops in small, isolated border towns that rely on Iowa customers, though, Nebraska retailers say they're already located in cities large enough to support their businesses. Many are part of regional chains that set up tents in ...

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Guest Opinion: The recipe for success isn't always clear - Business Record

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 08:13

Business Record

Guest Opinion: The recipe for success isn't always clear
Business Record
She is a 2014 graduate of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute CLP Program, was recognized in 2015 by the Business Record as a top Forty Under 40 in Iowa and was a 2016/2017 finalist for the Juice YP of the Year award. In her time away from work ...

Lift IOWA - In Case You Missed It: 6-26-17 - Business Record

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 08:13

Lift IOWA - In Case You Missed It: 6-26-17
Business Record
A direct-to-market retailer has developed a successful business model that couples jewelry sales with fundraising for not-for-profit organizations. Lionne Designs hosts two- and three-day sales in hospitals, corporations and not-for-profit locations ...

Guest Opinion: The recipe for success isn't always clear - Business Record

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 08:13

Business Record

Guest Opinion: The recipe for success isn't always clear
Business Record
She is a 2014 graduate of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute CLP Program, was recognized in 2015 by the Business Record as a top Forty Under 40 in Iowa and was a 2016/2017 finalist for the Juice YP of the Year award. In her time away from work ...

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits Nebraska and Iowa - Beloit Daily News

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 17:58

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits Nebraska and Iowa
Beloit Daily News
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg paid a visit to Nebraska and Iowa and toured Union Pacific's railyard in central Nebraska. Zuckerberg also attended part of the Heartland Pride Festival in Omaha on Saturday and stopped in ...

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits Nebraska and Iowa - Fox Business

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 17:40

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits Nebraska and Iowa
Fox Business
Zuckerberg also attended part of the Heartland Pride Festival in Omaha on Saturday and stopped in several Iowa towns as part of a tour of the area. After touring the railyard, Zuckerberg posted pictures on Facebook and commented about how important ...

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USDA makeover raises Iowa rural development questions | The ... - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 14:01

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

USDA makeover raises Iowa rural development questions | The ...
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
New U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has reorganized leadership of the department so that the position overseeing rural development no ...

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