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Iowa Workforce Development Launches Over 135 Access Points Across Iowa

DES MOINES ñ Iowa Workforce Development is rapidly deploying access points across the state to bring workforce services closer to Iowans.“The access point system provides Iowans with the opportunity to…

Toiling away

Toiling away

Sept. 04–Far too many Iowans and Americans will have little to celebrate this Labor Day. More than 100,000 Iowans and 14 million Americans are unemployed and even more are underemployed,…

Palin visits Iowa, but doesn’t announce candidacy

INDIANOLA, Iowa ó She didn’t jump into the race, but she didn’t rule out a run, either. Three years to the day after accepting her party’s nomination for vice president,…

Model airplane hobbyists to hold events

Model airplane hobbyists to hold events

At one time, Ken Hanawalt, a Rockwell resident, had at least twenty-five remote controlled airplanes. His room was filled with the hobby he loved. Then, like the rest of us,…

DeWilde Auto Service continues with same name, new owner

DeWilde Auto Service continues with same name, new owner

Melvin Sexton took over the DeWilde Auto Service three years ago, July 1. He bought out his partner, Tom DeWilde. The DeWilde name has remained on the business. “DeWilde has…

Don’t Call it a Comeback- Frank’s Eatery & Drink

Don’t Call it a Comeback-  Frank’s Eatery & Drink

Story by Bridgett Hauert The plaza area north of Southbridge mall is bustling with activity now with the Streetscape nearing completion, East State Street open with parking and the Historic…

WikiLeaks: China, Paulson at odds over threat from subprime mortgage crisis

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ó On the eve of the U.S. financial crisis, Bush administration Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson was urging more financial innovation on his Chinese counterparts, even as the Chinese…

Workers, unite: Make saving money a priority

For so many Americans, these are desperate, fearful and contradictory times.More than 20 million are out of a job, have given up looking or settled for part-time work. Those with…

Bank of America layoffs could reach 30,000

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ó As they work to complete the first phase of a major efficiency program, Bank of America Corp. executives are discussing plans that could slash the companywide workforce…

Grim employment report sends stocks lower

WASHINGTON ó The U.S. economy added no new jobs in August as employers cut back hiring and trimmed work hours of existing employees ó jolting new evidence that the already…

17 banks sued over mortgage bonds

LOS ANGELES ó In the latest government effort to recoup mortgage meltdown losses, the federal regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac sued 17 banks over mortgage bonds that were…

Murdoch’s earnings soar 46 percent; son declines bonus

LOS ANGELES ó The British phone hacking scandal rocking Rupert Murdoch’s media empire did not stop the company’s top executives from being lavished with big salaries and bonuses.|By Meg James,…

Iowa man who got behind wheel of van, full of dependent individuals, while intoxicated pleads guilty

By Steve Woodhouse, Knoxville Journal-Express, Iowa An Iowa man who got behind the wheel of a van, full of dependent individuals, while intoxicated pled guilty and was sentenced this morning…

HIV positive Iowa woman wants probation in child molestation case

By John Mangalonzo, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa Sept. 02–A Davenport woman accused of molesting her friend’s child during a sleepover, forcing the child to perform sexual acts on her,…