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Senator Ernst Shares Iowa Small Business Owners' Concerns At Hearing Wednesday - 1380 KCIM

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Senator Ernst Shares Iowa Small Business Owners' Concerns At Hearing Wednesday
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As a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Ernst relayed what she has been hearing from rural business owners during her 99-county Iowa tours. She questioned Co-founder and Senior Director for Policy and Strategy at ...

Iowa trucking business invests in employees - WCTI12.com

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Iowa trucking business invests in employees
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DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - A Dubuque-based trucking business is investing resources in growing its talent from within. The fourth class of Truck Country's Diesel Technician Training Institute is making its way through the program. The students, who split ...

Questions Linger About Trump's Foreign Business Ties And The Emoluments Clause - Iowa Public Radio

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Questions Linger About Trump's Foreign Business Ties And The Emoluments Clause
Iowa Public Radio
At the time, many ethics experts waited to see if Trump would divest himself of his multi-billion dollar business interests. "And he didn't do it," says Zephyr Teachout, an associate law professor at Fordham University. "So immediately upon becoming ...

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​Polaris to repurpose Iowa plant as Indian motorcycle warehouse - Milwaukee Business Journal

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 14:44

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​Polaris to repurpose Iowa plant as Indian motorcycle warehouse
Milwaukee Business Journal
... motorcycle and off-road vehicle maker, which has been hit hard by recalls. David Schuyler is Digital Producer overseeing website content and also serves as a reporter covering the arts and nonprofit organizations for the Milwaukee Business Journal.
Polaris to close Iowa plantPost-Bulletin
Polaris discontinues manufacturing in Milford, IowaPowersports Business (press release) (subscription) (blog)

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Giant rabbit that died after United flight was Iowa-bound - Business Record

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 13:10

Giant rabbit that died after United flight was Iowa-bound
Business Record
For Steve Bruere and partners in an ownership group, a super-sized rabbit named Simon was a chance to win an Iowa State Fair blue ribbon in this year's big rabbit competition. Instead, Simon, a 3-foot, 10-month-old continental giant rabbit, was found ...

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Giant rabbit that died after United flight was Iowa-bound - Business Record

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 13:09

Giant rabbit that died after United flight was Iowa-bound
Business Record
For Steve Bruere and partners in an ownership group, a super-sized rabbit named Simon was a chance to win an Iowa State Fair blue ribbon in this year's big rabbit competition. Instead, Simon, a 3-foot, 10-month-old continental giant rabbit, was found ...

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All in the Family: Trump mixes family, governing, business - kwwl.com

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 03:31

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All in the Family: Trump mixes family, governing, business
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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this March 3, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump and his family, daughter Ivanka Trump, her husband senior adviser Jared Kushner and their children Arabella Kushner and Joseph Kushner walk out .
Watchdog Group Sees Conflicts In Jared Kushner's Vast Wealth, ResposibilitiesIowa Public Radio

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Owner of pet grooming business accused of animal neglect - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings - kwwl.com

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 20:10

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Owner of pet grooming business accused of animal neglect - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings
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George Parker, of By George Pet Grooming, was cited by Iowa City Police after a complaint was called in. The caller told Iowa City Animal Control that a dog, that was visible from the window, was without food and water. Police say they went to the ...

Owner of pet grooming business accused of animal neglect - kwwl.com

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 20:10

Owner of pet grooming business accused of animal neglect
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An Iowa City pet groomer was charged with animal neglect after police say a dog was not fed and given water. George Parker, of By George Pet Grooming, was cited by Iowa City Police after a complaint was called in. The caller told Iowa City Animal ...

Iowa City pet groomer accused of animal neglect - Iowa City Press Citizen

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:17

Iowa City Press Citizen

Iowa City pet groomer accused of animal neglect
Iowa City Press Citizen
The owner of an Iowa City pet grooming business has been charged with animal neglect after police say his business failed to provide food or water to a dog for multiple nights. According to an Iowa City police complaint, a caller saw a dog through the ...

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash - Business Insider

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:09

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'Bachelor' star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash
Business Insider
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa authorities have arrested former "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules, alleging that he fled the scene of a deadly traffic accident. The Iowa State Patrol reports that a pickup truck rear-ended a tractor on a highway in ...
Chris Soules charged with felony in deadly hit-and-runDesMoinesRegister.com
Victim identified in fatal crash involving ex-'Bachelor' Chris SoulesUSA TODAY
'Bachelor' star Chris Soules arrested for leaving the scene of a fatal accidentFox News
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Iowa house sales and prices post gains on year-ago comparisons ... - Business Record

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:53

Iowa house sales and prices post gains on year-ago comparisons ...
Business Record
House sales in Iowa last month increased 8.5 percent from a year ago, to 3250, and the median sales price rose 5.8 percent. Houses that sold last month were ...

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Iowa house sales and prices post gains on year-ago comparisons - Business Record

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:53

Iowa house sales and prices post gains on year-ago comparisons
Business Record
House sales in Iowa last month increased 8.5 percent from a year ago, to 3,250, and the median sales price rose 5.8 percent. Houses that sold last month were on the market an average of 91 days, down from 94 days in March 2016. For the first quarter of ...

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Governor Branstad Likely to Sign Iowa Medical Cannabis Law - Cannabis Business Times

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:46

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Governor Branstad Likely to Sign Iowa Medical Cannabis Law
Cannabis Business Times
DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad said Monday he likely will sign into law legislation to expand access to medical cannabis for more seriously ill Iowans, but first he wants to make sure the bill doesn't have unintended consequences that would allow ...
Branstad rails against critics of $150K tab for Reynolds' move down the Capitol hallBusiness Record

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Polaris discontinues manufacturing in Milford, Iowa - Powersports Business (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 08:26

Polaris discontinues manufacturing in Milford, Iowa
Powersports Business (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Discontinuing manufacturing at its plant in Milford, Iowa, and transferring Milford production to existing Polaris facilities in Huntsville, Ala.; Roseau, Minn.; and Anaheim, Calif. The Milford location will be repurposed as a storage/warehouse ...

Polaris discontinues manufacturing in Milford, Iowa - Powersports Business (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 08:06

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Polaris discontinues manufacturing in Milford, Iowa
Powersports Business (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Discontinuing manufacturing at its plant in Milford, Iowa, and transferring Milford production to existing Polaris facilities in Huntsville, Ala.; Roseau, Minn.; and Anaheim, Calif. The Milford location will be repurposed as a storage/warehouse ...
Polaris to close Iowa plantPost-Bulletin

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Iowa fireworks lovers may soon get a bigger bang - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 01:00

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Iowa fireworks lovers may soon get a bigger bang
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
“Obviously, it's more business for us,” said co-owner Katie Mostek, of the possible law change. “We are a distributor of consumer fireworks, so we would gain some business by distributing to people that are selling it in the state of Iowa, and we would ...

Polaris to close Iowa plant - Post-Bulletin

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 23:39

Post-Bulletin

Polaris to close Iowa plant
Post-Bulletin
DES MOINES, Iowa — Polaris Industries plans to close its plant in the northwest Iowa city of Milford, leaving up to 300 employees out of work. Polaris spokeswoman Kelly Basgen said Monday the company would stop production of all-terrain and utility ...
Polaris plant in Milford, IA discontinues manufacturing, 330 jobs to be impactedKTIV

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Former US attorney for Iowa hired by Cedar Rapids firm - Business Record

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 15:50

Former US attorney for Iowa hired by Cedar Rapids firm
Business Record
Kevin Techau, former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Iowa, has joined the Cedar Rapids-based Scheldrup Blades law firm. Techau resigned last month with 45 other federal prosecutors at the request of U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions. Techau's ...

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Workforce, innovation priorities during Iowa Year of Manufacturing - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 13:23

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Workforce, innovation priorities during Iowa Year of Manufacturing
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Iowa has more than 6,100 manufacturers that contribute more than $29 billion to Iowa's economy and employ more than 200,000 Iowans, according to the governor. In addition, Iowa consistently ranks among the top 10 states in terms of percentage of gross ...
Workforce worries keep Iowa manufacturers up at nightRadio Iowa

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