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Des Moines & Complete Streets - The Vote is Monday

Coming up before the Des Moines, Iowa City Council on Monday 24 September is a plan to adopt a "Complete Streets" program for the city. What is it and how has AARP-Iowa motivated their membership to get involved in calling their city council person in support of the project? Good questions...here we sit down with Don Corrigan a volunteer with AARP-Iowa and he tells us what the project is, what it will do for business as well as residents and those visiting the city. Listen in as we talk about Complete Streets and 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 5pm Central. You can subscribe on Google PlayPlayerFMPodbeaniTunesStitcher 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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Volunteers - An Important Part of the 370,000 Members of AARP-Iowa

We sit down with Brad Anderson the State Director for AARP-Iowa and talk about several items and then get into how the organization uses volunteers to serve the 370,000 Iowans who are members. To bolster that fact we also meet Don Corrigan who has been an AARP-Iowa volunteer for nearly two decades. Plus he is wearing a cool shirt. And we'll share details about two upcoming Sip, Sample, Serve events.  Also, here is a link to volunteer and get it going in your community! Click through to learn 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 5pm Central. You can subscribe on Google PlayPlayerFMPodbeaniTunesStitcher 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 Women Lead Change with Tiffany O’Donnell

Recently Tiffany O'Donnell the Chief Executive Officer of Iowa Women Lead Change made a trip to the Des Moines Metro and carved out some time to be with us on the Business News Hour. Here you'll learn more about what the organization is attempting to do when it comes to leadership, economic opportunity for all Iowans and women in business. We talk about economics, the culture of board rooms and so much more. Also IWLC has opened up nominations for the Woman of Achievement Award, learn more with a click. In addition IWLC has two conferences in on the calendar. The first is October 16th in Dubuque and then the two-day conference will be held in Des Moines November 6 and 7.

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 5pm Central. You can subscribe on Google PlayPlayerFMPodbeaniTunesStitcher 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 Business News Headlines 29 August 2018

Each day we bring you the business news headlines and what happened on Wall Street and why. Toay we'll take a look at these stories...and some great interviews:

  • Forget Trade Wars we've got Mattress Wars;
  • Campbell's Soup up for sale? A big fight is looming;
  • Elon Musk and his haters...gonna hate;
  • We head west for Burning Man....what?
  • The Markets had a good day...and we'll detail

Also today Laura Rowley will be speaking in Des Moines next week about the Future of Retail but we...got her first.

In addition Tiffany O'Donnell the CEO of Iowa Women Lead Change was in Des Moines so we sat down to talk about workforce efforts, leadership efforts and getting the economy to work for everybody. 

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The Zenith Chamber Music Festival with Ashley Sidon

This week marks the 4th year of the Zenith Chamber Music Festival and here, from Drake University, is Dr. Ashley Sidon who, along with her many other duties, puts the event together. What is it? Where will it be? Who can (should) attend and...is it "stuffy"? We asked and Ashley answered!  Click in to listen and then, go!

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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From Our Way-Back Machine - The Business of a Public Library

We were looking around today at some of our more interesting conversations and found this from February of last year.  We're asking questions about the business of a public library and with us is Urbandale, Iowa is library director Julie Wells and the communitty outreach coordinator Laura Sauser. When we first aired this is was cold and blowing snow...remember that?  Have a listen to "The Business of a Public Library"...

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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TECNA - What It Is & How It Supports Technology

The month the TECNA (Technology Councils of North America) Summer Conference was held in Des Moines, Iowa and nearly 200 tech related workers showed up to hone their skills and learn more about the ever changing world of technology. Made possible with the support of a slew of sponsors the Technology Association of Iowa put on a great conference. We wanted to learn more so we sat down with the incoming President of TECNA, Douglas Robertson from VENN Innovation based in New Brunswick, Canada and Ryan Weber from the Kansas City Tech Council. What's it all about?  Click in for 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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An IOB Extra! - Tecna Summer Conference with Mandy McWherter

This is an Insight on Business Extra, meaning it's outside of our regular broadcast. This week the TECNA (Technology Councils of North America) Summer Conference is being held in Des Moines, Iowa and we were invited to make a visit. In following episodes you'll hear from attendees from the United States and Canada. Here is Mandy McWherter the communications manager for the Technology Association of Iowa talking about Tecna and the Summer Conference. 

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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America’s Job Honor Awards - Lifting Up Heros

Back to join the business news hour is our friend Kyle Horn from America's Job Honor Awards now in their 5th year of celebrating the dignity of work. Here you will learn more about American's Job Honor Awards and about the lives that have been transformed all because businesses took a chance and a job seeker had turned his/her life around. It is a moving testamony to the power of employment. To nominate an employee or an employer for the Job Honor Award in Iowa follow this link. To nominate an employee or employer for the Job Honor Award in Wisconsin follow this link

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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Business News Headlines 6 July 2018

It was a great jobs report and Wall Street is happy but...and you knew there was one coming. China and the United States...it's official we are in a trade war. Meanwhile what might this mean for the economy moving forward and who pays the price? Want some neo-Nazi and white nationalist gear? Amazon has a deal for you. Those stories and a neat piece about two watresses who donate a days tips to a charity each month. And we'll get with Parker Reed and Jeff Pitts from Cityview with Stuff to DO in the Metro this week into next. Click ahead for the business news headlines. 

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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