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Iowa City schools receive $25K grant to connect students to STEM careers - Iowa City Press Citizen

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 19:12

Iowa City Press Citizen

Iowa City schools receive $25K grant to connect students to STEM careers
Iowa City Press Citizen
In a meeting last week at the district's main office on Dodge Street, educators with the school district and University of Iowa met with business leaders to discuss the district's plans for the grant and accelerating STEM education. The committee ...

Will Wapello County be designated Home Base? - Ottumwacourier

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:30

Ottumwacourier

Will Wapello County be designated Home Base?
Ottumwacourier
Home Base Iowa has been bringing hundreds of skilled workers to businesses around the state. Ottumwa businesses haven't signed on yet, at least with the local coordinator. “Businesses tell me they need workers with those soft skills,” said Connie ...

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Iowa pharmacy company raises $2.5 million in investment ... - Business Record

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:35

Iowa pharmacy company raises $2.5 million in investment ...
Business Record
Cedar Rapids Gazette: An eastern Iowa pharmacy business has raised $2.5 million in investment funding to push forward its prescription delivery and ...

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Iowa pharmacy company raises $2.5 million in investment - Business Record

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:35

Iowa pharmacy company raises $2.5 million in investment
Business Record
Cedar Rapids Gazette: An eastern Iowa pharmacy business has raised $2.5 million in investment funding to push forward its prescription delivery and management system. SmartScripts, based in Washington, Iowa, announced the investment, its first large ...

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United Way of Central Iowa receives 4-star charity rating - Business Record

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:34

United Way of Central Iowa receives 4-star charity rating
Business Record
For the 13th consecutive year, United Way of Central Iowa has received the top rating -- four stars -- from Charity Navigator, the largest independent charity evaluator in the nation. The rating demonstrates United Way's strong financial health and ...

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Iowa event planner hides rocks with inspirational messages - Newton Daily News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:02

Iowa event planner hides rocks with inspirational messages
Newton Daily News
These are some of the words and advice that inspired Catherine Mayfield to embark on a solo business adventure three years ago and to keep going when it got tough. EventConnect, an event-planning business, marked its third anniversary this month, and ...

Iowa company recalls food for vending machines in 3 states - The News Tribune

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:53

The News Tribune

Iowa company recalls food for vending machines in 3 states
The News Tribune
Federal officials say an Iowa company has recalled salads and sandwich wraps sent out to vending machines in three states because they were distributed without federal inspection. Marengo-based Pride of Iowa Sandwiches is recalling products containing ...

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Franalysis: Iowa Takes Care of Business on Opening Weekend - Go Iowa Awesome

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:05

Go Iowa Awesome

Franalysis: Iowa Takes Care of Business on Opening Weekend
Go Iowa Awesome
Let's start with the obvious: The competition that Iowa faced on Friday and Sunday this past weekend was some of the worst in Division I college basketball. Kenpom ranks Chicago State as the 334th best team out of 351 D-1 teams this season, while ...

Guardian Pharmacy Services Expands to Iowa Through New Partnership with Right Dose Pharmacy - Business Wire (press release)

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:43

Guardian Pharmacy Services Expands to Iowa Through New Partnership with Right Dose Pharmacy
Business Wire (press release)
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Guardian Pharmacy Services, one of the nation's largest long-term care (LTC) pharmacy companies, today announced that Right Dose Pharmacy, a leading independent long-term care pharmacy serving Iowa, is joining the ...

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Canon USA Congratulates Advanced Systems, Inc. on 60 Years of Business - Markets Insider

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:22

Canon USA Congratulates Advanced Systems, Inc. on 60 Years of Business
Markets Insider
Founded in 1957 in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Advanced Systems, Inc. services, leases and sells office equipment with a high level of expertise to fine-tune solutions that better help customers meet their business needs. Advanced Systems, Inc. has been an ...

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Cleanup time: No. 5 Wisconsin's defense wrecks another foe - Business Insider

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 06:08

Cleanup time: No. 5 Wisconsin's defense wrecks another foe
Business Insider
Three of Wisconsin's first six possessions against Iowa ended with turnovers, as did the Badgers' first possession of the second half. Three other drives ended with three-and-outs. The offense put the game away in the second half after turning two Iowa ...

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Western notebook: Griffons get back to business - News-Press Now

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:17

News-Press Now

Western notebook: Griffons get back to business
News-Press Now
The Griffons (2-0) forced an average of 29 turnovers per game in a pair of wins in Fayette, Iowa. Missouri Western led the MIAA in turnovers by opponents each of the last two seasons. Western took the floor with nine new incomers and little experience ...

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Iowa pharmacy company raises $2.5 million in investment - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:08

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Iowa pharmacy company raises $2.5 million in investment
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
An Eastern Iowa pharmacy business has raised $2.5 million in investment funding to push forward its prescription delivery and management system. SmartScripts, based in Washington, announced the investment, its first large round of fundraising, on ...

University of Iowa student-managed investment fund tops $6 million - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 18:02

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

University of Iowa student-managed investment fund tops $6 million
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
The value of an investment fund managed by students at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business has topped $6 million, 23 years after it was established with $50,000 in capital. The Henry Fund's 11.25 percent average annual growth is more than ...

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Iowa Gov. Reynolds begins assembling first state budget plan - Mason City Globe Gazette

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 17:10

Mason City Globe Gazette

Iowa Gov. Reynolds begins assembling first state budget plan
Mason City Globe Gazette
Reynolds said easing Iowans' tax burden is a key element of her priorities to create a competitive business environment, boost workplace skills for the jobs of tomorrow, educate students for the knowledge economy, pursue energy innovations that keep ...
Reynolds 'anticipating another tough budget year' in IowaDesMoinesRegister.com
Iowans continue to drink more alcoholSioux City Journal

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Reynolds outlines 'tough' budget process - Quad City Times

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 16:49

Quad City Times

Reynolds outlines 'tough' budget process
Quad City Times
... to create a competitive business environment, boost workplace skills for the jobs of tomorrow, educate students for the knowledge economy, pursue energy innovations that keep down business costs and expand broadband connectivity to all parts of Iowa.
Iowans continue to drink more alcoholSioux City Journal

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6th District judge joins special business court - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:58

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

6th District judge joins special business court
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
McPartland, a district judge for nine years, was assigned in September to the Iowa Business Specialty Court. The court started in 2013 as the result of a task force recommendation, but McPartland wasn't involved in that committee. He decided to apply ...

Des Moines Among Cities Chosen for Facebook Business Program - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:28

DesMoinesRegister.com

Des Moines Among Cities Chosen for Facebook Business Program
U.S. News & World Report
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Facebook has chosen Des Moines as one of 30 cities for a program that helps equip small businesses with digital skills. The Des Moines Register reports that the program will help businesses build their digital presence on the ...
How Facebook plans to help Des Moines small businessesDesMoinesRegister.com

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How Facebook plans to help Des Moines small businesses - DesMoinesRegister.com

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:40

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How Facebook plans to help Des Moines small businesses
DesMoinesRegister.com
Facebook wants to hear from small businesses in Des Moines. The social media giant announced that Des Moines was among 30 cities selected for its Community Boost program, which is designed to equip small businesses with the digital skills they need to ...

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New Identifier For Downtown Des Moines Launches - Markets Insider

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:37

New Identifier For Downtown Des Moines Launches
Markets Insider
DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Des Moines Partnership has launched a new identifier for Downtown Des Moines: Downtown DSM USA. The Partnership launched the DSM USA identifier earlier this year for Greater Des Moines (DSM ...

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