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Thursday May 14 | via Politico
FIRST LOOK: DEMS POUNCE ON GOP OVER COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY: House Republicans who are set to speak at high school and college graduation ceremonies will be hit with their own version of a diploma, though some don't think they've earned it. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee today is launching a campaign criticizing vulnerable House Republicans over student aid issues. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via WHO-TV
"It's a great time to be a realtor or anything that has to do with real estate, whether it's a lender, contractor, a builder." Eisenlauer says. Comment?
Apr 23, 2015 | via Progressive Farmer
The bloom is coming off Corn Belt farm real estate, and that's just fine with buyers like 70-year-old Tony Kriegel of Brooklyn, Iowa. He views farmland as a long-term investment, something he hopes his 12 children will never sell. Comment?
Apr 22, 2015 | via KTVN Reno
A former Iowa lawmaker has been aquitted of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, in a case that centered on questions about when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex. A longtime Iowa state lawmaker was acquitted Wednesday of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, in a case that centered on questions about when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex. Comment?
Apr 11, 2015 | via The Messenger
The Iowa Finance Authority has recognized the top Iowa lenders from throughout the state for their efforts in advancing affordable homeownership through the Iowa Finance Authority's programs in calendar year 2014. The Iowa Finance Authority offers affordable mortgage and down payment assistance programs for eligible home buyers through a network of participating lenders throughout the state. Comment?
8 min ago | via Business World
Wall Street opened lower on Tuesday after the dollar jumped to a one-month high on data showing that U.S. business investment spending plans increased solidly for a second straight month in April. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday that the central bank could raise interest rates this year if the economy keeps improving as expected. Comment?
8 min ago | via 680News
U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in March, pushed higher by a limited supply of houses for sale. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5 per cent in March from 12 months earlier, the S&P said Tuesday. Comment?
11 min ago | via Business Wire
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Shareholders of Geeknet, Inc. of Commencement of an Investigation Concerning the Fairness of the Sale of the Company to Hot Topic )--Levi & Korsinsky, LLP has commenced an investigation into the fairness of the sale of Geeknet, Inc. to Hot Topic, Inc. )--The construction market in Spain is expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 3% from 2015-2019, according to a new report from research firm Technavio. Comment?
12 min ago | via Daily Herald
More Americans bought new homes in April - fresh evidence that the improved job market is powering the real estate sector. The Commerce Department says new-home sales climbed 6.8 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 517,000. Comment?
12 min ago | via Reuters
May 26 New U.S. single-family home sales rose more than expected in April and the median price surged, suggesting the housing market recovery was gaining traction. The Commerce Department said on Tuesday sales increased 6.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 517,000 units. Comment?
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