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Business News Headlines 21 September 2018

The Business News Hour is in Lanesboro, MN this afternoon with some friends from Bike World...hey, it's sort of a vacation. But, we didn't forget about you.  Today in the business news:

  • The markets closed mixed today big issue...Canada;
  • The Feds have accused Walmart of discrimination to pregnant women;
  • The housing market took a hit today in the markets another sign;
  • Apple XS was out today and while the lines were not as long....
  • T-Mobile and Sprint are full of promises and cable TV is worried.

Those stories and the markets along with a conversation with Scott and Angie Taylor the owners of Pedal Pusher Cafe here in Lanesboro.

Then our friend Jeff Pitts joins us from Cityview with stuff to DO in the metro.  Stay with us...and click through.

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Out to Lunch with Kristian Day

In depth conversation is what Out to Lunch is all about and this week we went Out to Lunch with filmmaker, producer, writer and now radioi host Kristian Day. We settled into our table at Jesses Embers on Ingersoll for a conversation about the film industry, The Batchelor, television in general, his new radio gig, the Des Moines Arts Festival, his writing gig and why he doesn't like a bunch of...stuff. Click through for more from our friend Kristian Day as we Go out to Lunch at Jesses Embers. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Out to Lunch with Kristian Day Part Two

THe Out to Lunch series is so facinating that we can't get it all done in one segment. Here we pick up our conversation with film producer, writer, radio host, music lover, traveler, couch surfer and minimal living specialist Kristian Day...truly one of the more interesting people we know. Click through so you can get to know him too as we go Out to Lunch this week at Jesses Embers of Des Moines. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Iowa Juneteenth and Soledad O’Brien

It was quite an evening. So many awards going to builders of community as we celebrated Iowa Juneteenth at the Community Builders Appreciation Banquet. The keynote speaker was television journalist Soledad O'Brien who was also very open with her time and personal story. Click through to hear more...

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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The Back-Story of TV News and the Side Hustle with Marcus McIntosh

This was fun...and informative. We all see KCCI-TV8 newsman Marcus McIntosh and have enjoyed his reporting for years. Today I sat down with Marcus to get his take on the business of TV news, the media, truth telling and even a bit about his new...side hustle. Click through and have a listen! 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Out to Lunch with April Samp - Part One

Our newest feature on the Business News Hour is “Out to Lunch”. Each week we have lunch and talk business with a thought leader…this week our lunch partner is April Samp the News Director at Local TV 5 – We Are Iowa the ABC affiliate in the Des Moines Metro… We grabbed a bit to eat at Table 128 Bistro and talked about the back story of TV News…local and national. From “Fake news” to finding the right employee…it’s Out to Lunch…with April Samp…

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Out to Lunch with April Samp - Part Two

In Part Two of The Business News Hour – Out to Lunch…we talk more about employment in the tv news business, ratings and research…credibility in the news room and being one of just a few female TV news directors in the Midwest….We’re Out to Lunch at Table 128 Bistro..with April Samp from We Are Iowa TV 5 WOI, Des Moines. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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The Floppy Show Book with Jeff Stein

He's back for a longer conversation about The Floppy Show Book. Jeff Stein is a broadcaster and author and he has recently released The Floppy Show Book and it's getting great reviews. "Floppy was such a special television event that, for thirty years, delighted kids and parents." Here we talk about Dwayne Ellett the creator of Floppy, his ability to work all sides of the show, personal events and so much more. Get to know Floppy all over again...

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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The Floppy Show News Outtake from 26 Feb 2018

Here is an out-take from our news segment of Monday where we talked about the new book, The Floppy Show with Jeff Stein. Whild the event was yesterday in the Historic Valley Junction this gives you an idea of what the book is about...enjoy. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Sexual Harassment and Business

The news is astounding: Business executives, teachers, news media types and, yes, even some politicians are being "outed" by women who, in some cases, are coming forward decades following the abuse. Here we visit with former and current media person Brooke Benschoter about her experiences, what constitutes sexual harassment, where it may be going and what just might be the answer. This is also a clear business issue that impacts employees, productivity and branding. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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