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Iowa manufacturing jumps, unemployment rate steady - Business Record

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Iowa manufacturing jumps, unemployment rate steady
Business Record
Iowa's jobless rate stayed at 3.2 percent in July, in part because of gains in manufacturing, which rose for the third straight month. Manufacturing posted the biggest gain in jobs in July at 1,800, and has gained 5,000 over three months. A year ago ...
Iowa's July unemployment rate remains 3.2 percentMiami Herald

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Mandernach named Iowa's Public Health Ambassador - Business Record

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Business Record

Mandernach named Iowa's Public Health Ambassador
Business Record
The State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa has named Steve Mandernach as its ninth Public Health Ambassador. The program is a one-year partnership between the State Hygienic Laboratory and a leader in public health, environmental health, ...

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First Citizens Charitable Foundation announces mid-year recipients - Mason City Globe Gazette

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First Citizens Charitable Foundation announces mid-year recipients
Mason City Globe Gazette
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of NE Iowa $5,000; Elderbridge Agency on Aging $5,000; Floyd County Fair Society $15,000; Francis Lauer Youth Services $40,000; Good Shepherd, Inc. $1,000; Iowa College Foundation $5,000; Iowa Specialty Hospital ...

Iowa Virtual Academy Set to Kick Off 2017-2018 School Year - Business Wire (press release)

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:29

Iowa Virtual Academy Set to Kick Off 2017-2018 School Year
Business Wire (press release)
GARNAVILLO, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Students and teachers at Iowa Virtual Academy (IAVA), an online public school program of Clayton Ridge Community School District, will begin the 2017-18 school year on Aug. 23rd. A full-time, tuition-free school for ...

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Iowa City startup raises $2 million - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:41

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Iowa City startup raises $2 million
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
IotaMotion started in 2015 after it spun out of the University of Iowa. It has four employees and previously received $1.7 million in Small Business Innovation Research grants from the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health.

Iowa's only ObamaCare insurer requests 57 percent rate increase - The Hill

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:32

The Hill

Iowa's only ObamaCare insurer requests 57 percent rate increase
The Hill
... the federal government will fund the cost-sharing reductions, but we are working with the Iowa Insurance Division to help consumers understand the implications of lack of this funding,” Geoff Bartsh, Medica vice president of individual and family ...
Sticker Shock: Iowa's only ObamaCare insurer seeks 57 percent rate increaseFox News
Medica cites uncertainty, seeks higher Iowa Obamacare ratesWaterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Iowa's lone Obamacare insurer may raise rates if Trump doesn't make paymentsWashington Examiner
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Pension Funds Sue Six Banks, Claiming Stock-Lending Abuses - Fox Business

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:22

Pension Funds Sue Six Banks, Claiming Stock-Lending Abuses
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The plaintiffs -- Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System, Orange County Employees Retirement System and Sonoma County Employees' Retirement System -- allege in a complaint seeking class-action status that the banks have been acting together ...

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Eleven Corridor companies make Inc. 5000 - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:17

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Eleven Corridor companies make Inc. 5000
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Business magazine Inc. released its Inc. 5000 list this week, which each year recognizes the fastest growing private companies by revenue across the nation. Twenty-eight Iowa businesses made the list this year. Moxie Solar, a North Liberty-based solar ...

28 Iowa companies make Inc.'s list of fastest-growing firms ... - Business Record

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:10

28 Iowa companies make Inc.'s list of fastest-growing firms ...
Business Record
Inc. magazine's list of the 5000 fastest-growing companies in the country included 28 in Iowa. The Greater Des Moines entries included BirdDog.

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28 Iowa companies make Inc.'s list of fastest-growing firms - Business Record

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:10

28 Iowa companies make Inc.'s list of fastest-growing firms
Business Record
BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF. Thursday, August 17, 2017 11:10 AM. Inc. magazine's list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the country included 28 in Iowa. The Greater Des Moines entries included BirdDogHR, Happy Medium, Businessolver, ...

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Iowa Board of Regents narrow executive director search to five - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 15:46

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Iowa Board of Regents narrow executive director search to five
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Ament's highest degree is a master's of public administration from Iowa State. She first earned a bachelor's degree in business administration, management, and organization from University of Iowa. She worked for Iowa State in various roles between ...

Trump Disbands 2 Business Advisory Councils After String Of Resignations - Iowa Public Radio

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:56

Iowa Public Radio

Trump Disbands 2 Business Advisory Councils After String Of Resignations
Iowa Public Radio
... president to meet with "some of the world's most successful and creative business leaders to share their experiences and gain their insights." Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. TweetShareGoogle+Email. © 2017 Iowa Public ...
Keeping track: Who's quitting Trump job councils and who's stayingCNNMoney

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Toyota plant could cost Iowa hundreds of millions in incentives - Business Record

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:15

Toyota plant could cost Iowa hundreds of millions in incentives
Business Record
Des Moines Register: If Iowa leaders hope to land a $1.6 billion Toyota and Mazda factory, one thing is clear: It will cost them. Recent incentive packages for new foreign-based plants in the South have topped half a billion dollars, far outpacing the ...

Drought spreads in Iowa, but national corn outlook improves - Business Record

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:15

Drought spreads in Iowa, but national corn outlook improves
Business Record
BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF ... The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that 40 percent of Iowa — parts of 23 counties — is in severe drought, Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey said in a statement. Forecasts have teased with rain chances, but ...

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SBA awards up to $125000 to Iowa Innovation Corp. - Business Record

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:15

SBA awards up to $125000 to Iowa Innovation Corp.
Business Record
Iowa Innovation Corp. has received a grant of up to $125,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration through its Federal and State Technology (FAST) program. The grants are meant to boost business with outreach and technical assistance for science ...

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SBA awards up to $125000 to Iowa Innovation Corp. - Business Record

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:15

SBA awards up to $125000 to Iowa Innovation Corp.
Business Record
Iowa Innovation Corp. has received a grant of up to $125,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration through its Federal and State Technology (FAST) program. The grants are meant to boost business with outreach and technical assistance for science ...

Drought spreads in Iowa, but national corn outlook improves - Business Record

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:15

Drought spreads in Iowa, but national corn outlook improves
Business Record
BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF ... The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that 40 percent of Iowa — parts of 23 counties — is in severe drought, Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey said in a statement. Forecasts have teased with rain chances, but ...

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Toyota plant could cost Iowa hundreds of millions in incentives - Business Record

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:15

Toyota plant could cost Iowa hundreds of millions in incentives
Business Record
Des Moines Register: If Iowa leaders hope to land a $1.6 billion Toyota and Mazda factory, one thing is clear: It will cost them. Recent incentive packages for new foreign-based plants in the South have topped half a billion dollars, far outpacing the ...

Website: Iowa second-best place to grow old - Business Record

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:57

Website: Iowa second-best place to grow old
Business Record
Iowa is the second-best state in which to grow old, second to Utah, reports Caring.com, part of BankRate. The analysis looked at financial, health care and quality of life factors, but we're not sure which was the biggest downfall for North Dakota ...

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Website: Iowa second-best place to grow old - Business Record

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:57

Website: Iowa second-best place to grow old
Business Record
Iowa is the second-best state in which to grow old, second to Utah, reports Caring.com, part of BankRate. The analysis looked at financial, health care and quality of life factors, but we're not sure which was the biggest downfall for North Dakota ...

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