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IOWA IDEAS 2020 VIRTUAL EVENT
OCTOBER 15-16 - FREE ACCESS
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designed to explore the key questions and big ideas that will shape the future of Iowa.

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Pandemic exacerbates Iowa’s workforce diversity gaps

DES MOINES - Uncertainty continues to swirl around Iowa's employment market after COVID-19 business shutdowns brought histori...

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Safe communities expert to keynote Gazette’s Iowa Ideas Conference in October

David Kennedy, in an August New Yorker magazine article, proposed what he deemed as a new way to prevent community violence -...

Food deliveries booming in pandemic while other parts of ‘gig economy’ not in demand

Just like other sectors of the workforce, the 'gig economy' hasn't been able to navigate the coronavirus pandemic unscathed -...

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Guaranty Bank block development talks resume with Cedar Rapids officials

CEDAR RAPIDS - A $50 million project to restore the historic Guaranty Bank Building and partially restore the Old World Theat...

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Drop in Johnson County hotel stays crimps city budgets

CORALVILLE - FRYfest - a celebration of all things Hawkeye - should have been last week in Coralville, drawing thousands of f...

Damage from derecho could lead to economic ‘spark’ in Cedar Rapids

Cindy Lint has been unemployed since April, struggling to find jobs during a pandemic when they are hard to come by. She can'...

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Carson King to be keynote speaker at 2020 Iowa Ideas Conference

Beer drinker and football fan turned philanthropist Carson King will be one of the keynote speakers for The Gazette's 2020 Io...

Iowa State begins unprecedented fall semester after typical weekend partying

With students back in Ames for Monday's start of classes, onlookers over the weekend flooded social media with photos of pack...

Professors and students in Iowa face virtual limits to education

IOWA CITY - Sitting six years ago in a leather-bound arm chair next to Chris Merrill - director of the University of Iowa's e...

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