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IOWA CITY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: ICR Future Coalition launches high school intern and job shadow campaign

On Thursday, theICR Future Coalition announced the launch of a new campaign to create 650 new high school job shadow and internship opportunities in Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR) by the end of 2020.

INDIANOLA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Vivo Chamber Players Recital to be Held February 8

The Vivo Chamber Players is an ensemble that was formed during the 2017-18 school year to bring together some of the string professionals who perform in the Simpson College Community Orchestra and the Simpson instrumental music faculty to perform chamber music.

HARTLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: H-M-S School Board Meeting to be Held February 11

(Starts at: 6:30pm) H-M-S School District Regular Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Cedar Rapids area has 46th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas.

The number of vacant homes in the Cedar Rapids area was nearly 2,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a 181-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Iowa ranked No. 45 in 2019 business climate index

Iowa finished at No. 45 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

ADEL PARTNERS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Raccoon River Valley Trail Clean-Up to be Held February 23

Meet at the Adel Family Fun Center parking The entire trail in Adel will be covered and cleaned up.

ALGONA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Weekly Chamber Coffee Kemna Auto Center to ne Held February 15

Come to Kemna Auto Center at the Weekly Chamber Coffee, meet their team and find out all the great things they have coming up in 2019.

CENTERVILLE-RATHBUN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: NAMI Family Support Group

Support for all persons and families with a loved one dealing with mental illness.

AMES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Leadership Ames XXXll: Healthcare to be Held February 14

The Leadership Ames program was created by the Ames Chamber of Commerce to develop informed, involved and concerned community leaders in the Ames area.

Analysis: Iowa ranked 4th least affected by government shutdown

Iowa ranked No. 48 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

State institution: These 2-year Iowa schools attract the most in-state students

Capri College-Cedar Rapids, La James International College-Johnston and Iowa School of Beauty-Ottumwa enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year Iowa schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Iowa ranks No. 32 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Iowa was rated 32nd best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

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