Daily Archives: January 22, 2014

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Union Bowl for the Cure

              Every year the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) host a bowling event to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy.               The Des Moines area NALC Branch 352, held their 4th annual event at Premiere Lanes in Pleasant Hill on … Continue reading

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EMILY’s LIst Political Opportunity Program Training – Des Moines, IA 2/21/14

  When: Friday, February 21, 2014 – 8:30am to 5:00pm Where:   Political Opportunity Program Training – Des Moines, IA 2/21/14 Des Moines, IA   EMILY’s List is a political donor network and political resource for pro-choice Democratic women candidates. … Continue reading

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Labor History

January 23 Some 10,000 clothing workers strike in Rochester, N.Y., for the 8-hour day, a 10-percent wage increase, union recognition, and extra pay for overtime and holidays. Daily parades were held throughout the clothing district and there was at least … Continue reading

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Report: Many Low-Income Children in Iowa Start the Day Hungry

John Michaelson, Public News Service-IA http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/37046-1 Join the discussion: facebook.com/PublicNewsService  Twitter: @pns_news  @pns_IA  Google+: plus.to/publicnewsservice (01/22/14) Des Moines, IA – A new report from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) says Iowa is among the worst states in the nation for getting … Continue reading

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