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Business News Headlines 24 September 2018

Welcome back to Monday...the final Monday for September. It's been a busy day in the business newsroom with these stories coming at you today:

  • Starbucks to get...slimmer;
  • Speaking of slim Weight Watchers is changing its name;
  • Johnson & Johnson talic trial...we've got an outcome;
  • Walmart to use blockchain to track food;
  • Speaking of food, U.S. farmers get more bad news today;
  • Facebook Dating launched today...but only in one place;
  • Three Words: Fired, China, Markets...yep, it's confusing!

Those stories and a conversation with Daniel Pettit who, along with his wife started building churches in emerging countries and now has launched yet another project. It's a great story with a surprise ending. Daniel Pettit and Trailhead International.

Today is Monday so we'll also chat with Laura Kinnard from Drake University and DMBizMixer about upcoming educational and business networking events. Grab your calendar and click through.

Thanks again for listening and subscribe dang it! 

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From Lanesboro, MN Meet Scott and Angie Taylor

Today we're in Lanesboro, MN as the Business News Hour is "On the Road" with a group from Bike World of Iowa. We settled in at Pedal Pushers Cafe and made friends with the owners Scott and Angie Taylor. Here we talk about their decision 14 years ago to get into the restaurant business, the world of being a tourist destination, the future of the tiny community of 800 and more. Always a delight to be "On the Road" and meet the people who make America...America. Enjoy. 

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 Hotel Grinnell Story with Angela Harrington

It started with a request from the Grinnell Business Community, "We need an events center..." What they got was the Hotel Grinnell a re-purposed 1921 school building in the heart of the town of 10,000. Meet Angela Harrington the person behind nearly eveything from design to picking out the furniture for this amazing property. And, she's not done yet. In this conversation she tells us where her next hotel will be. This is a great story...enjoy! 

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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It’s Not Sexy - Aging Issues in Iowa - Out to Lunch with John Hale

For decades there has been lots and lots of talk about aging but very little action. Iowa is one of the states with the largest "old-old" population in the nation. We have over half a million people over the age of 65 more on the way. Yet, according to our guest, John Hale of the Hale Group, Iowa is failing to plan for the future. Who is going to care for older Iowans? How do we deal with transportation, housing, nutrition, care giving? Is immagration a solution or a band-aid? Meanwhile the legislature talks a big game but leadership, according to John, is lacking. Click through as we go Out to Lunch at Vino 209.  

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 27 August 2018

Here are some of the top businss news stories for today along with what happened on Wall Street and why:

  • It's a deal! But nobody knows much about it. We're talking trade and the U.S. and Mexico;
  • Warren Buffett is taking a steak in a business he's never been in before;
  • How would you like a 46% raise in pay? We've got a story about that;
  • We've got two car stories for you;
  • Kiss property tax dollars goodbye as the Feds will build a new courthouse downtown Des Moines.

Those stories plus a conversation with Beau Fodor from Panache about three upcoming farm to table events and you are invited to each. Always a great interview...Beau Fodor in the news. Then we'll hear from Laura Kinnard from Drake University about some business education opportunities and networking for business. We'v got a packed day...click on through! 

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A Place at the Table with Beau Fodor

Food with a flair...Coming up on the 1st of October and for the next three Monday evenings you are invited to experience A Place at the Table with Beau Fodor of Panache. Listen as we talk about Panache, the accomplishments the business has had and then break down each one of the three special evenings called A Place at the Table. And, yes you can get tickets now for the event on October 1st with former State Senator and newly elected Polk County Supervisor Matt McCoy. And here are tickets for the October 8th date at Plant Life Designs in Van Meter. And, to round out the three events here are tickets for the October 15th date at Honey Hills in Osceola. 

 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 21 August 2018

Before we go Out to Lunch with Cindy Axne have a listen to these top business stories:

  • Herbalife Suit could cost the company a cool billion bucks;
  • Hospital closures are happening at a rapid rate in rural areas;
  • Amazin causes troubles for third-party sellers;
  • Tomorrow could spell the longest bull market...evah;
  • We'll also check the numbers from Wall Street.

Those stories and our Out to Lunch segment are 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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The Business News Hour Out to Lunch with Cindy Axne

Each week we go "Out to Lunch" with a thought leader and talk about the important topics of the day. This week we're at Vino 209 Wine Cafe in the Historic Valley Junction of West Des Moines, Iowa. Our lunch guest is  Cindy Axne the Democratic candidate for Congress from Iowa's Third Congressional District. We'll talk about who she is, what she has been experiencing on the campaign and the public policy issues that resonate with the people who live there. From health care to jobs to technology and more we'll cover lots of ground. And you? You're invited to come along as we go "Out to Lunch with Cindy Axne"

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 Business News Headlines 15 August 2018

Might it be that trade wars are turning into financial wars?  That could be very scary. It's the Business News Hour Headlines for Wednesday the 15th of August, thanks for coming by. Also today the markets fell and we'll share why. President Trump, it is said, is about to issue a change in "Buy American" and we'll share what that might be. We know what you've been spending money on and we've got the numbers to prove it. Those stories and more along with a trip to Rural America to learn more about running a restaurant there. Times tough or moving forward? Burke Risetter from the Grid Iron Grill and Sports Bar shares his story. Click 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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The Business News Headlines 14 August 2018

it's the business news headlines for Tuesday the 14th of August...thanks for clicking in. It was back to Turkey today as the Lira gained and investors shrugged off the larger issue...debt and inflation. Today we're broadcasting from Websiter City, Iowa and inTandem Workspace a cool co-working facility that has been open for the past five years.  Thank you for letting us crash. Also today we'll talk about Tinder, the middle class and check out the markets. Then, we go Out to Lunch with Deb Brown and talk about Rural that Works. Stay with us...we've got something new headed your way. 

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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