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GOP poised to tame political force with Iowa bargaining bill - The Times and Democrat

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 17:57

The Times and Democrat

GOP poised to tame political force with Iowa bargaining bill
The Times and Democrat
The proposed changes to Iowa's collective bargaining law would drastically alter how public sector unions are able to negotiate and organize on behalf of roughly 180,000 people in the state. Academics say the ripple effect is weakened unions with ...
Debate over Iowa collective bargaining bill stretches hoursNewton Daily News

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GOP poised to tame political force with Iowa bargaining bill - The Southern

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 17:56

The Southern

GOP poised to tame political force with Iowa bargaining bill
The Southern
The proposed changes to Iowa's collective bargaining law would drastically alter how public sector unions are able to negotiate and organize on behalf of roughly 180,000 people in the state. Academics say the ripple effect is weakened unions with ...
Debate over Iowa collective bargaining bill stretches hours | Newton ...Newton Daily News

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Dakota Access pipeline had right to take Iowa land, judge rules - DesMoinesRegister.com

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 17:51

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Dakota Access pipeline had right to take Iowa land, judge rules
DesMoinesRegister.com
Lawyers representing the Sierra Club and a group of 14 Iowa landowners had previously challenged the Iowa Utilities Board's decision to grant the pipeline's parent company eminent domain authority, which allowed it to forcibly take land to bury pipe ...

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GOP poised to tame political force with Iowa bargaining bill - Beloit Daily News

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 17:35

Beloit Daily News

GOP poised to tame political force with Iowa bargaining bill
Beloit Daily News
The proposed changes to Iowa's collective bargaining law would drastically alter how public sector unions are able to negotiate and organize on behalf of roughly 180,000 people in the state. Academics say the ripple effect is weakened unions with ...
Debate over Iowa collective bargaining bill stretches hoursNewton Daily News

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'Day Without Immigrants' Will Leave Parts of Des Moines Quiet Thursday - whotv.com

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 15:55

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'Day Without Immigrants' Will Leave Parts of Des Moines Quiet Thursday
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DES MOINES, Iowa - All over the country this week, Latino communities are protesting the Trump Administration's proposed border wall and crackdown on illegal immigration. The "Day Without Immigrants" calls on Latino communities - including the one here ...

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BC-USDA-Iowa-Daily Hogs - Beloit Daily News

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 15:25

BC-USDA-Iowa-Daily Hogs
Beloit Daily News
BC-USDA-Iowa-Daily Hogs. AP. February 15, 2017 at 3:08 pm | The Associated Press. LM—HG206. Des Moines, Iowa, Wed, Feb 15, 2017, USDA Market News. IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT AFTERNOON HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGIN.

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Iowa Arts Council grant applications due May 1 - Business Record

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 15:22

Iowa Arts Council grant applications due May 1
Business Record
A new round of Iowa Arts Council grant programs opens this spring, and artists, nonprofit organizations, communities, tribal councils and schools are encouraged to apply online by May 1. The grant programs support projects that provide access to ...

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Iowa Great Places to accept apps through May 1 - Business Record

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 15:22

Iowa Great Places to accept apps through May 1
Business Record
The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs is accepting applications for the Iowa Great Places program through May 1. Created in 2005, the program has designated 41 communities as Iowa Great Places for enhancing their area and recognizing the character of ...

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Iowa Arts Council grant applications due May 1 - Business Record

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:22

Iowa Arts Council grant applications due May 1
Business Record
A new round of Iowa Arts Council grant programs opens this spring, and artists, nonprofit organizations, communities, tribal councils and schools are encouraged to apply online by May 1. The grant programs support projects that provide access to ...

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Iowa Architectural Foundation elects 2017 board - Business Record

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:56

Iowa Architectural Foundation elects 2017 board
Business Record
The Iowa Architectural Foundation has elected the following community leaders to serve on its 2017 board of trustees: Ric D'Amico, vice president of design, construction and development for the Belaire Group LLC of Des Moines; Josh Miltenberger ...

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Iowa Architectural Foundation elects 2017 board - Business Record

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:56

Iowa Architectural Foundation elects 2017 board
Business Record
The Iowa Architectural Foundation has elected the following community leaders to serve on its 2017 board of trustees: Ric D'Amico, vice president of design, construction and development for the Belaire Group LLC of Des Moines; Josh Miltenberger ...

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Give Back Iowa Challenge launches third round - Business Record

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:56

Give Back Iowa Challenge launches third round
Business Record
The Give Back Iowa Challenge will launch its third eight-week challenge April 1 through May 31. The organizers suggest registering by March 15th, but companies can join during the challenge. The idea is to track and report volunteer hours. Employers ...

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Give Back Iowa Challenge launches third round - Business Record

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:51

Give Back Iowa Challenge launches third round
Business Record
The Give Back Iowa Challenge will launch its third eight-week challenge April 1 through May 31. The organizers suggest registering by March 15th, but companies can join during the challenge. The idea is to track and report volunteer hours. Employers ...

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Iowa State research farms serve as stewardship models - Mason City Globe Gazette

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 07:03

Mason City Globe Gazette

Iowa State research farms serve as stewardship models
Mason City Globe Gazette
John Sawyer, Iowa State University professor and extension soil fertility and nutrient management specialist, shows farmers the difference in corn with a sulfur deficiency on June 23. The presentation was part of the summer field day at the ISU ...

Iowa Senate puts vote on hold over bargaining bill - Miami Herald

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 20:53

Miami Herald

Iowa Senate puts vote on hold over bargaining bill
Miami Herald
The arguments are backed by the Iowa Association of Business and Industry, a powerful lobbying group in the state. The nonpartisan Legislative Services Agency, which offers analyses on proposed legislation, said there's not enough information available ...
Hundreds flood Iowa Capitol in opposition to collective bargaining changesBusiness Record
The Latest: House chamber debates collective bargaining billBradenton Herald

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'Day without Immigrants' protest planned in Des Moines - DesMoinesRegister.com

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 17:54

DesMoinesRegister.com

'Day without Immigrants' protest planned in Des Moines
DesMoinesRegister.com
Dozens of Latino-owned businesses will close Thursday as hundreds plan a march to the Capitol, adding Iowa to a list of states hosting "Day without Immigrants" rallies this week. Organizers of Des Moines' event are asking immigrants refrain from going ...

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UI teaching future doctors the business of medicine - Iowa City Press Citizen

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 17:29

Iowa City Press Citizen

UI teaching future doctors the business of medicine
Iowa City Press Citizen
Those are just two of many examples offered Saturday by John Murry, a marketing professor from the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business, to about 50 students from UI's Carver College of Medicine. “You are going to find yourself competing ...

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Pleasant Hill named a Home Base Iowa community - Business Record

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 14:54

Pleasant Hill named a Home Base Iowa community
Business Record
The state of Iowa has named the city of Pleasant Hill as a Home Base Iowa Community. The Pleasant Hill City Council, in partnership with local businesses and the East Polk Innovation Collaborative, in August 2016 adopted a resolution to become a Home ...

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Iowa Secretary of State requests funds to replace dated technology - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 13:39

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Iowa Secretary of State requests funds to replace dated technology
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
The business services division of his office processes 800 to 1,000 filings every day, handles 61,000 phone calls a year, processes 500,000 searches and filing requests, deals with 12,500 walk-in customers and processes 81,000 credit card transactions ...

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Healthiest State Iowa unveils "Iowa Walking College" program - Business Record

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 10:56

Healthiest State Iowa unveils "Iowa Walking College" program
Business Record
In response to recommendations developed through a walkable communities workshop held last year, the Healthiest State Initiative and Active Living Iowa have created an educational program called Iowa Walking College. The six-month program, which will ...

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