Business

The Color of Money | Equifax data breach could have a silver lining

WASHINGTON - Whatever your political affiliation, there is now one financial issue on which we can all agree.We need Congress to pass legislation allo ...

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Toys R Us files for bankruptcy protection

Toys R Us Inc. has filed for bankruptcy reorganization - a victim of the sea change in retailing and the company's own heavy debt burden. But said it ...

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A photographic eye: Owner of Galena's River Bend Gallery breaks barriers

Geoffrey Mikol has been interested in photography since he was a teenager. Now in his early 20s, he owns his own gallery in downtown Galena, Ill. He ...

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Innovation Expo 2017: Entrepreneurs seek feedback, potential financing in Coralville

CORALVILLE - Brandon Lovested and Jay Hamilton were looking for constructive feedback as they continue to grow their company, Optimum Fleet Health. Th ...

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United Fire Group selling its life insurance division

United Fire Group will sell its life insurance subsidiary to an Illinois-based insurance holding company, UFG announced Tuesday.Kuvare US Holdings pla ...

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Airlines cap fares ahead of Hurricane Maria

Major U.S. airlines said on Tuesday they would cap one-way airfares to aid evacuations out of Hurricane Maria's dangerous path, in the second such cos ...

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Sports events planners converge on Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - About 70 sports events planners have come to Cedar Rapids this week as the city's tourism bureau attempts to woo more competitions, rac ...

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Northrop deepens space-defense push on Orbital deal

Northrop Grumman Corp.'s $7.8 billion purchase of Orbital ATK Inc. will expand its space and missile businesses just as the United States sharpens its ...

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For Equifax, stock sales prior to notice of massive security breech said to be focus of criminal probe

The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into whether top officials at Equifax Inc. violated insider trading laws when they sol ...

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Iowa regulators reject news rules for livestock operations

DES MOINES - Over loud protests, state regulators voted unanimously Monday to reject proposed changes to rules governing large-scale livestock feeding ...

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Walgreens said to tweak Rite Aid deal

Walgreens Boots Alliance is poised to revise its agreement to buy individual Rite Aid stores - a move that may be enough to resolve outstanding antitr ...

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Dreams come true at Cafe Dodici in Washington, Iowa

For more than a decade, Cafe Dodici has made downtown Washington a destination for foodies across Eastern Iowa. The Italian restaurant has gained a r ...

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Rep. Blum: ‘We’ll be watching’ Rockwell Collins acquisition

U.S. Rep. Rod Blum will #x201c;always be very worried about#x201d; the acquisition of Rockwell Collins, he told The Gazette Monday.#x201c;We're now pa ...

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Tech: Enabling bikes to talk to cars electronically to improve safety

DETROIT - Jake Sigal wants to make biking safer.To do that, Sigal and his Detroit-area software company, Tome, plan to make bicycles - or their access ...

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The Ground Floor: Eastern Iowa portal designed to help, one cause at a time

Ed Luebe said his new business aims to help each of what he calls the three pillars of the community - individuals and not-for-profit and for-profit b ...

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