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Michael Libbie
Des Moines, Iowa
Working to restore Iowa Values for Iowa Families
Interests: Public Policy, Government Affairs, Marketing, Advertising, Iowa
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Memorial Day Weekend Edition of Sunday Morning Coffee...tough to write this week. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at SundayMorningCoffee
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The business news headlines from today. Thanks for listening! Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Insight on Business
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An emotional conversation about the plight of Iowans and the world of direct caregivers with Di Findley from the Iowa CareGivers Association. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Insight on Business
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The Business News Headlines and more as we have an emotional conversation about Iowa Caregivers with Di Findley. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Insight on Business
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Sharon Feingold is a professional voice artist...what does that mean? It is Sharon who creates the connection between businesses, movies, television, radio and...consumers. Here you'll learn more about the business of a voice artist and have some fun along the way... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Insight on Business
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It was another good day on Wall Street and we'll share why. Banks and Billions in Credit...it's worries some. Lots of buyers but no inventory. Stimulus dollars and debit cards. Facebook gets into online shopping. Plus Sharon Feingold in for the interview on what it's like being a voice actor. How she started, some of her clients and the competitive nature of the business. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Insight on Business
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Here, in a return visit to the Business News Hour, a conversation about COVID19 and science with Yogesh Shah, M.D. the Medical Director of Broadlawns Medical Center and public health expert. You will, we promise, learn something here. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Insight on Business
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Today in the business news... Another Retail Outlet Quits, Mortgage Relief Changes, Next, Tax Cuts, Stimulus and Politics, Wall Street, Memorial Day, Vacations, Businesses, COVID19, Health Care Broadlawns and Yogesh Shah, M.D. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Insight on Business
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Here we talk about how technology has changed the way we interact, get things done and the possibility that working from home will become the new trend and the impact on commercial real estate. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Insight on Business
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The business news headlines: Wall Street A Bull Market, Negative Interest Rates, Mark Cuban on Trickle Up Economics and more. Plus Laura Kinnard on virtual meetings and the future of the office. . Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Insight on Business
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Better grab TWO cups. Sunday Morning Coffee is served..."Hot from the Pot"! Enjoy. Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2020 at SundayMorningCoffee
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The business news headlines: Mortgage Rates Dropping, Retail...Ouch, Elon Musk, Orland is Reopening, Tourists, Food Stamps and the Trump Administration, Wall Street, Tech workers, Silicon Valley...lots of stuff here and under 11 minutes! Go... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2020 at Insight on Business
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The business news headlines: What jobs report? FedEx to slow some deliveries. What you are buying online. Revenge Shopping is a thing. Luxury items but who is buying? Meat...yes, meat. Wall Street and What is Work from Home is a trend.? What...if? Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2020 at Insight on Business
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We are all painfully aware that not all small businesses are...equal. Money from federal and state programs have flowed into what are called "small businesses" but in reality may not be. Where do these "Micro-Business" owners in Iowa go? Learn more about the Iowa Small Business Relief Fund from Deidre and Kameron. Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2020 at Insight on Business
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The business news headlines from new recession talk to how prices can drop and rise at the same time. Plus you'll meet Deidre DeJear and Kameron Middlebrooks and the Micro-Business Financing Program. GO! Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2020 at Insight on Business
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Learning new adaptations for technology as we navigate virtual interviews for the News Hour. The Family stepped up to be our "Crash Test Dummies". Thank you and, yep, this is Partly Personal. Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2020 at Insight on Business
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The business news headlines: You are NOT spending and we can't blame you. The restaurant business may change forever. Renters, Landlords and Wall Street. How the theaters will lure you back. Elon says, "Arrest me!". Plus something "Partly Personal" Checking in with family in lock-down. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2020 at Insight on Business
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Consumers don't think about it but...businesses do. Each time the business accepts a credit/debit card there are fees and those fees can mount up. Meet Steve Casteel from Payteva with solutions and ways to save money. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2020 at Insight on Business
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The business news headlines on YOUR time: We've got housing news, car news, coal news, movie news and ore. Plus we'll talk with Steve Casteel about credit and debit card processing fees... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2020 at Insight on Business
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It's Mother's Day 2020 and it is unlike any Mother's day in memory. Today is a tough day for so many and I fear Sunday Morning Coffee reflects that reality. Grab a cup....and yes, it's hot. Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2020 at SundayMorningCoffee
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It's the Friday Edition of the Business News Headlines...give us 10 minutes and you'll be up to speed on Wall Street, more retail troubles, the post office pain, forget retail...prison systems are doing great. Those stories and more... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2020 at Insight on Business
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The business news headlines from optimism on Wall Street to malls opening to sparse crowds, canned food is a big deal so too is....pizza. Those stories and more and a conversation with Constitutional Law Professor George Isaacson about online sales and collecting sales tax. Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2020 at Insight on Business
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Professor Gregory Shill from the University of Iowa School of Law in a captivating conversation about how motor vehicles continue to wreck havoc on people, the environment and our health. A stunning look at our culture and public policy. Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2020 at Insight on Business
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The business news headlines: Workers get pink slips, shareholders get money. Brace yourselves, the jobs report is coming. You "might' get Clorox Cleaning Wipes...when? Those stories and more plus for the interview Prof. Greg Shill on how laws create a win for cars but a loss for...people. Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2020 at Insight on Business
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Our regular contributor, Laura Kinnard is hosting a live event...in a virtual world and you are invited to participate as an attendee or a presenter. A new format called HopIn and it's all pretty cool! Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2020 at Insight on Business