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Small Business Spotlight - Rock Valley Tractor Parts and NTPDA

We're in Minneapolis for the National Tractor Parts Dealer Association (NTPDA) Summer Meeting talking small business. Each member of this association is, for the most part, a small business owner. Here we talk about the business of tractor parts, agriculture, farm prices, technology and more with Scott Schelling from Rock Valley Tractor Parts. We'll also dive into what the NTPDA is and more. Click through for something different and educational. 

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 14 June 2018

It's been quite a day. The NASDAQ hits another record, Kentucky sues Walgreens, New York sues the Donald J. Trump Foundation and French Way Cleaners to close in Des Moines after 109 years in business. Those stories and more today in the Business News Headlines...click on through!

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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Meet Brad Anderson the New State Director for AARP-Iowa

He has just started his role as the State Director of AARP-Iowa so we figured it was a great time to make the introduction. Meet Brad Anderson who says his passion is to expose friends and families to the wealth of resources that come from AARP. In addition Brad talks about a generation of people over the age of 50 that see life and a career so much differently than a generation ago. Some interesting conversation just a click away.

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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Taxes. Business and You with Mike Owen

The recent corporate tax rate cut in Iowa was an important step for business groups that said businesses would by-pass Iowa for more tax friendly states. However what they didn't talk about is what Mike Owen from the Iowa Policy Project is here to discuss. We caught up with Mike at a recent event where he was talking...taxes. Click through 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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Congressman Joaquin Castro Talks Business with the Business News Hour

We were able to sit down and talk business with Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) as he made a swing into Iowa. Here we talk about Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and his reaction to the G7 Conference and international trade. We also talk about immigration reform, agriculture and something Congressman Castro calls the Infrastructure of Opportunity. Click through to 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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Business News Week in Review 10 June 2018

Just in case you missed the broadcast on News/Talk 1540 KXEL here is The Week in Review headlines where we share business stories about Starbucks, McDonald's, Monsanto, Twitter, Winnebago, Chris Craft, KFC "Fake Chicken", housing issues and much more. Just click through to hear what you may have missed.  And, we'll be back next Sunday at 2pm Central with the Business News Hour - Week in Review

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 30 May 2018

If you like roller coasters you must love Wall Street. Stocks shot back up today and we'll share why first during this edition of the Business News Hour. They said banning some guns would hurt business but today a retail center posted big number. Meanwhile a consumer group demands Lowes get rid of some...strippers. You paying attention?  Housing hits home when it comes to jobs and opportunity. An Iowa story from the Wall Street Journal. Those stories and more along with a two part conversation as we Go Out to Lunch with Eddie Mauro who is seeking the Democratic nomination to run for Congress in Iowa's Third District. It's all just a click away. The business news on YOUR time.

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 Eddie Mauro - Part Two

In Part Two of our Out to Lunch with Eddie Mauro we go rapid fire through public policy issues and where he stands on health care, education, equal pay, trade and more. Click through to learn more about Eddie Mauro. 

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 29 May 2018

Click through for the business news headlines and find out why the stock market took a beating today. We know where you can get a job that starts near $80K a year but...nobody seems to want it and there are lots of jobs going wanting. You will never guess who just bumped wages by $5 an hour!  Those stories and more along with our guest Jeff Higgins from Anna Maria Island and then Laura Kinnard with education and business networking in the Des Moines Metro. Click through 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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Serious Hunger in Iowa a Conversation with Michelle Book

What does it mean to be "food insecure"? It's a good question and here Michelle Book from the Food Bank of Iowa shares with us the pain, frustration and health concerns that thousands of Iowans face each day. While Iowa feeds the world Iowans go hungry. Who are they, where do they live and what can we do about it? Good questions...here is Michelle from a conversation we had several months ago.

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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