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Iowa Recognized as New Hot Spot for Jobs

Iowa Recognized as New Hot Spot for Jobs

A  new article recently appeared in AOL Jobs touting Iowa and surrounding states as the new "brain belt". The ability to bring in newly graduated young people to the area to take ...

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Upcoming Small Business Webinars

Upcoming Small Business Webinars

A new initiative to help small businesses grow and expand, Iowa’s Small Business Loan Program, started August 1, and the University of Northern Iowa is hosting a series of webinar ...

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Iowa Noted for Low Unemployment Rate

Iowa Noted for Low Unemployment Rate

Yahoo Finance recently released the top ten states with low unemployment rates. Iowa showed up at number 10 on that list with a 6.8% unemployment rate, under the national average ...

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Curt Hanson Day

Curt Hanson Day

One year ago today, House Democrats and Curt Hanson won a surprise victory against the House Republicans and Stephen Burgmeier. It was clear that the Republicans thought they were ...

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‘Iowans Helping Iowans’ Program Offered State’s Flood Victims

‘Iowans Helping Iowans’ Program Offered State’s Flood Victims

A new “Iowans Helping Iowans” flood assistance program was rolled out today. The program is meant to help families and businesses get back on their feet after this summer’s floods ...

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Iowa ACT Scores #2 in the Nation

Iowa ACT Scores #2 in the Nation

Once again Iowa's graduating high school students ranked number two in the nation after the state of Minnesota. Iowa students earned an average composite score of 22.2. The nation ...

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Des Moines Ranked 7th Best City for the Next Decade

Des Moines Ranked 7th Best City for the Next Decade

Kiplinger Magazine named Des Moines seventh in the 10 Best Cities for the Next Decade. Des Moines was touted for it's excellent work at luring back young Iowans and attracting  ta ...

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