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How Iowa's Businesses Cash in on the Caucuses

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Small business owners in Iowa are used to the circus-like atmosphere that leads up to the state's caucuses. Here are the creative tactics that some are using to give their companies a boost

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Famous Business Owners Were Thrilled That Donald Trump Lost the Iowa Caucuses

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Prominent businesspeople took to social media to voice their opinions about the election results

Iowa Company Accidentally Says No Americans Need Apply

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Always proofread before your vendors act in your behalf. HR/Benefits

How This Iowa Company Aims to Disrupt the Payments Industry

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Dwolla, a payments processing startup, recently submitted a proposal to the Fed's Faster Payments Task Force. If accepted, its proprietary transfer network could potentially be adopted by major financial institutions

Hillary Clinton: Four Ways to Jump-Start Small Business

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The 2016 presidential candidate--who recently visited small business owners in Iowa--laid out her campaign's promise to entrepreneurs Thursday on none other than career networking site LinkedIn

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Nemechek wins at Iowa for 2nd straight NASCAR Truck victory

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NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — John Hunter Nemechek raced to his second straight NASCAR Camping World Truck victory, taking the lead with his six laps left Friday night at Iowa Speedway

Dalton Sargeant wins ARCA race at Iowa Speedway

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NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Dalton Sargeant won the ARCA Racing Series event at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night, holding off points leader Austin Theriault

William Byron wins in Iowa for first Xfinity victory

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NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — It took rookie William Byron just a week to get over one of the most brutal losses of his young career

Ryan Preece wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Iowa Speedway

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NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ryan Preece had waited his whole career for a chance to race in a car as strong as the No. 20 Toyota of Joe Gibbs Racing

Fired Iowa field hockey coach lands at Duke

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AP) — Duke says former Iowa field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum has joined the Blue Devils as a volunteer assistant coach DURHAM, N.C. (AP)

Iowa State signs F Simeon Carter

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AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State has signed prep forward Simeon Carter for next season

Iowa beats Gardner Webb 76-59 in opener

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Coach Fran McCaffery challenged Jarrod Uthoff this offseason to be more assertive as Iowa's new go-to guy

Iowa State's Steven Leath named president at Auburn

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AP) — Auburn University is hiring Iowa State president Steven Leath as its new president AUBURN, Ala. (AP)

Tifft back in Iowa after missing '16 race with brain tumor

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NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — To the outside world, NASCAR driver Matt Tifft was simply dealing with back pain to start last season

Iowa beats Gardner Webb 76-59 in opener

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Jarrod Uthoff scored all of his career-high 21 points in the first half and Iowa beat Gardner Webb 76-59 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams

Meeks leads No. 8 UNC past Northern Iowa, 85-42

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8 North Carolina's dominant second half, leading the Tar Heels past Northern Iowa 85-42 on Wednesday night CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) AP) — Kennedy Meeks scored 10 of his 18 points during No.

This Company Put Transparency and Flat Management to the Test--And It Worked

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Iowa's The Sky Factory has thrown out traditional corporate structure in favor of decision-making by consensus and equal say for all employees

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North Carolina to play road game at Northern Iowa

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Northern Iowa will host North Carolina this fall in what will serve as a homecoming for Tar Heels senior and Iowa native Marcus Paige

Iowa Straw Poll

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After weeks of reading about Iowa and the Republican Iowa Straw Poll, I wondered how many people actual vote in the poll. While I have nothing against NH or Iowa, I believe we have a fundamentally skewed process for selecting candidates and one that rewards extreme positions that cater to an absurdly small number of people. How broken is politics in this country?

Here's Where the Presidential Candidates Stand on the Issues That Affect Your Business

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Voters in Iowa and New Hampshire will soon head to the polls to make early decisions in the presidential primaries. Before you cast your vote, check out this primer on the candidates' views on business issues

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Iowa pork plant opponents seek support from neighboring city

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CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Opponents of a proposed pork plant in Mason City have asked officials in neighboring Clear Lake to stand against the plan

2012: The Year That Movements Go Mainstream?

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And here is what I am reading and thinking about: 1) Ron Paul is likely to win the Iowa Republican Caucus. " Maybe Paul's win in Iowa is the moment when Paul's ideas and the Tea Party movement go mainstream. I returned from ten days of skiing with my family last night. I'm on mountain time and plan to stay there until the new year. Staying up late and sleeping late seems to be a good way to bring in the New Year.

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Iowa lawsuit takes aim at conditions at 'roadside zoos'

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal lawsuit against a privately owned zoo in Iowa that houses hundreds of animals, including exotic tigers and lemurs, could provide the first definitive court ruling in

Authorities find dead man inside semitrailer in Iowa

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FLOYD, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say they do no suspect foul play in the death of a North Carolina man found inside a semitrailer at an overnight lot in northern Iowa

Mason Mitchell wins ARCA Racing Series event in Iowa

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NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Mason Mitchell won the ARCA Racing Series event Friday night on his home track, passing Kyle Weatherman in a one-lap overtime sprint to the finish at Iowa Speedway

Some work from 250 jobs cut in Iowa will move to NC facility, officials say

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SHENANDOAH, Iowa — Company officials say 250 hourly and salaried positions will be eliminated at the Eaton Vehicle Group plant in the southwestern Iowa city of Shenandoah

U.S. Senate candidate Brannon pushes anti-establishment pitch after Cruz win in Iowa

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Richard Burr, took the results of the Iowa caucuses as a good sign Tuesday Greg Brannon, a self-described anti-establishment Republican candidate who wants to unseat U.S.

Iowa: Next Great Data Hub?

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billion data center in Iowa. Facebook plans to open a data center in Altoona, Iowa, the Des Moines Register reported. According to USA Today , Iowa has already attracted expensive, high-profile data centers thanks to the state’s reasonable utility costs.

No Curry, but dangerous Davidson set to face Iowa

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SEATTLE (AP) — It started with an inquisitive tweet from the main University of Iowa Twitter account, right after it was announced the Hawkeyes would be playing Davidson in their NCAA Tournament opene

Iowa State, Indiana find success without mid-range jumpers

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AMES, Iowa (AP) — The mid-range jumper used to be a staple of college basketball playbooks. Now, the shot isn''t as essential as it used to be — it seems to be fading away

Erik Jones wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Iowa

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Nemechek docked 10 points for failing post-Iowa inspection

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Chidom leads No. 15 Duke women to 86-48 win over Iowa State

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15 Duke cruised to an 86-48 victory over Iowa State at the Cancun Challenge on Friday CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Oderah Chidom had 12 points with 11 rebounds and No.

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APNewsBreak: Iowa State leader used 2nd plane for NC trips

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Iowa State president damaged school plane on personal trip

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The Feld Fiberhouse Is Now The Handprint House

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Thanks to Ben Barreth for inspiring this project with his Homes for Hackers discussion with me when we met at Thinc Iowa. The winners of the Feld KC FiberHouse competition , that I’ve done in conjunction with the Kauffman Foundation , is a company called Handprint ! Handprint is working on some amazing 3D printing and editing technology. We had plenty of applications for the competition – many of them very interesting – but Handprint really captured our imagination.

Iowa OKs $11.5 million for company planning pork plant

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