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Chicago Tribune
Wade Nelson, journalist and political consultant, dies at 70in Chicago before moving on to a long career as a political consultant, speechw
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 minutes ago
in Chicago before moving on to a long career as a political consultant, speechwriter and communications director for officials including the late Sen. Alan Dixon and former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley. Nelson was remembered for his range... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
AP names Sanz US South deputy director for newsgatheringJuly 22, 2017 photo provided by Cindy Sanz shows… AP News | 07/27/17 08:07 AM
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 hours ago
July 22, 2017 photo provided by Cindy Sanz shows… AP News | 07/27/17 08:07 AM ATLANTA (AP) -- The Associated Press has named Alex Sanz as its new deputy director of newsgathering for the U.S. South, a position overseeing breaking news... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
AP names Sanz US South deputy director for newsgatheringATLANTA (AP) - The Associated Press has named Alex Sanz as its new deputy direc
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 hours ago
ATLANTA (AP) - The Associated Press has named Alex Sanz as its new deputy director of newsgathering for the U.S. South, a position overseeing breaking news and enterprise across all media formats in 13 states. The appointment was announced Thursday... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 11 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 14 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 14 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 17 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 17 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 17 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Minneapolis Police Chief Tightens Officer Body Camera PolicyMinneapolis police officers will be required to have their body cameras on when
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 18 hours ago
Minneapolis police officers will be required to have their body cameras on when they respond to calls and make traffic stops, the acting police chief announced Wednesday, following widespread criticism that two officers involved in the fatal shooting... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
KTVN Reno / Posted 18 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 18 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
Hawaii News Now / Posted 18 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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WALB Albany
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
WALB Albany / Posted 18 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 18 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 18 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 18 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 18 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 19 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
WGEM Quincy / Posted 20 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 21 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 21 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 21 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 21 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
KXXV Waco / Posted 21 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 21 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown nearly three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis,... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Minneapolis police chief tightens officer body camera policyMINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis police officers will be required to have their b
KWWL Iowa / Posted 21 hours ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis police officers will be required to have their body cameras on when they respond to calls and make traffic stops, the acting police chief announced Wednesday, following widespread criticism that two officers involved in... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
KWWL Iowa / Posted 21 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis, Marc... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 21 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis, Marc... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Center called 'powerful first step' as Ferguson still mendsa "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending fr
KHQ Spokane / Posted 21 hours ago
a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown three years ago. On the same day the Urban League kicked off its national conference in St. Louis, Marc... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Minneapolis police chief tightens officer body camera policyMINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis police officers will be required to have their b
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 22 hours ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis police officers will be required to have their body cameras on when they respond to calls and make traffic stops, the acting police chief announced Wednesday, following widespread criticism that two officers involved in... Read more
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News 8000
La Crosse among top 20 college towns in countryputs La Crosse as the No. 19 best college town in America. It also is the only
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
puts La Crosse as the No. 19 best college town in America. It also is the only city in Wisconsin to make the list, a press release from UW-La Crosse said. Boulder, Colorado, is the top-ranked college town in the U.S. and Rochester, Minnesota... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Ferguson Community Empowerment Center opens at burned store siteFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The president of the National Urban League says he's seen
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The president of the National Urban League says he's seen "steps in the right direction" in Ferguson, Missouri, in the three years since Michael Brown's death, and he's hopeful the new Ferguson Community Empowerment Center will... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Ferguson Empowerment Center to open at burned store siteFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The president of the National Urban League says he's seen
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The president of the National Urban League says he's seen "steps in the right direction" in Ferguson, Missouri, in the three years since Michael Brown's death, and he's hopeful the new Ferguson Community Empowerment Center will... Read more
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The Washington Times
Congress loves media, not votersImagine this: A sleek member of the press and an earnest likely voter are stand
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Imagine this: A sleek member of the press and an earnest likely voter are standing side by side in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. Which one would attract the most attention from passing lawmakers? Unfortunately, new research reveals a predictable,... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Balazs Named Pitt State Head Softball CoachPittsburg State University athletic director Jim Johnson announced today (July
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted yesterday
Pittsburg State University athletic director Jim Johnson announced today (July 25) the hiring of Ashley Balazs (buh-LAZ) as head softball coach for the Gorillas. She replaces former head coach Elizabeth Economon, who left PSU in late June for an... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Former Little Rock head coach Steve Shields joins Southern Miss basketball staffPress Release from Southern Miss Athletics Southern Miss men's basketball head
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
Press Release from Southern Miss Athletics Southern Miss men's basketball head coach Doc Sadler has announced the addition of Steve Shields to his staff as an assistant coach. "We're excited to add someone with the experience that Steve has,"... Read more
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Maneater
Mizzou women’s basketball says “bonjour” to an international recruitMizzou women’s basketball made an offseason splash on Monday when it announced
Maneater / Posted 2 days ago
Mizzou women’s basketball made an offseason splash on Monday when it announced the signing of Emmanuelle Tahane, a freshman forward from Bondy, France. Tahane, a 6-foot-1 small forward, adds size and length to an already impressive 2017 recruiting... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
TU Hall Of Famer, Former NFL Player Willie Townes Dies At 74University of Tulsa Hall of Famer and former NFL defensive lineman Willie Towne
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 2 days ago
University of Tulsa Hall of Famer and former NFL defensive lineman Willie Townes died at the age of 74 on Saturday in Dallas, Texas. TENURE AT TULSA... Townes is arguably the best defensive linemen that's ever played for the Golden... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
NFL Training Camp DatesBy The Associated Press Published: July 24, 2017 6:00 AM Rookie and veteran re
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 3 days ago
By The Associated Press Published: July 24, 2017 6:00 AM Rookie and veteran reporting dates American Football Conference BALTIMORE RAVENS -- Under Armour Performance Center, Owings Mills, Md. (rookies: July 19; veterans:... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon should follow Washington's lead in honoring early African AmericansBY R. GREGORY NOKES To someone steeped in the sad history of early Oregon's ra
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
BY R. GREGORY NOKES To someone steeped in the sad history of early Oregon's racism, as I have been in my recent writing, it was a relief to visit Centralia, Wash., the other day and witness how that nearly all-white community honors the African... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Poll: Support for Trump waning in swing countiesAn NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll of 143 counties across the country that su
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll of 143 counties across the country that supported Barack Obama in 2012 and Donald Trump in 2016 includes Luzerne County and shows Trump’s popularity dropping. The poll shows 44 percent in those counties approve... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Poll sees a new ‘flip’ on TrumpAn NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll of 143 counties across the country that su
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll of 143 counties across the country that supported Barack Obama in 2012 and Donald Trump in 2016 includes Luzerne County and shows Trump’s popularity dropping. The poll shows 44 percent in those counties approve... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Hot mics and neckties: Shareable OJ Simpson parole momentsheist. Here are some unusual moments from the hearing Thursday that led to som
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 6 days ago
heist. Here are some unusual moments from the hearing Thursday that led to some head-scratching, some chuckling and lots of social media posts. CONFLICT-FREE LIFE "I had basically spent a conflict-free life," Simpson said, igniting a social... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Hot mics and neckties: Shareable OJ Simpson parole momentsBy ALINA HARTOUNIAN Associated Press Published: July 21, 2017 4:58 AM The worl
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 6 days ago
By ALINA HARTOUNIAN Associated Press Published: July 21, 2017 4:58 AM The world watched live as O.J. Simpson convinced a Nevada parole board he should be released after spending nine years in... Read more
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Breitbart
Virgil: Five Points About the Politics of Police Work in America TodayThird in a series… In Part One of this series, we considered the changing poli
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
Third in a series… In Part One of this series, we considered the changing politics of the blue-collar suburb of Macomb County, Michigan, just outside of Detroit. In Part Two, we noted that the Thin Blue Line—that is, our nation’s police forces—is... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas City Chiefs fan at the OJ Simpson hearing: Parole board member sports football-themed tiehotel heist. There were several unusual moments from the hearing that led to s
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
hotel heist. There were several unusual moments from the hearing that led to some head-scratching, some chuckling and lots of social media posts. SPORTING A FOOTBALL-THEMED TIE Social media took note of parole board member Adam Endel’s choice in... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Rural banker survey index drops dramatically in July- Drought conditions in some areas and weak grain prices are among factors weig
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
- Drought conditions in some areas and weak grain prices are among factors weighing heavily on the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Western states. The overall Rural Mainstreet Index for the region plummeted to 40.7 in July from June's... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Rural banker survey index drops dramatically in July- Drought conditions in some areas and weak grain prices are among factors weig
KWWL Iowa / Posted 6 days ago
- Drought conditions in some areas and weak grain prices are among factors weighing heavily on the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Western states. The overall Rural Mainstreet Index for the region plummeted to 40.7 in July from June's... Read more
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