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CommUnity's food bank at 1045 Highway 6 East in Iowa City. CREDIT COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

Experiencing record-high demand, food bank donations down 43%

CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank is currently distributing 6,000 pounds of food to approximately 200 households per day, but food product donations have...
Iowa's employers are finding it difficult to hire employees. CREDIT PEXELS

Report: Iowa hiring struggles fifth-worst in the U.S.

Iowa employers’ hiring struggles are the fifth-worst in the nation, according to a report published by WalletHub. During the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of Americans lost...
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Construction job openings hits new record

The count of open construction jobs jumped to a record-high 449,000 unfilled positions in April, according to the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey...

Building material prices increase slightly

The prices of goods used in residential construction, excluding energy, climbed 1.6% in February (not seasonally adjusted), according to the latest Producer Price Index...

ASAC working to reduce substance-use related deaths

The Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) is implementing the Strategic Initiatives to Prevent Drug Overdoses (SIPDO) grant in Linn County.  This grant’s goal is to...

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