Daily Archives: October 3, 2014

How to Talk to Your Friends and Family About…Voting Rights

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This is the first installment in a new series in which we give you advice on how to talk to your friends and family about key issues for working families. We know that with family and work responsibilities, you don’t … Continue reading

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Candidates exchange views at Sioux City forum

SIOUX CITY | About 25 citizens expecting to hear five candidates for state office debate issues of importance Thursday night instead heard from only three. Rep. Chris Hall, D-Sioux City, and Senate District 7 hopefuls independent Maria Rundquist and Democrat … Continue reading

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ARA Friday Alert

Thousands of Alliance Members Join Tele-Town Hall Calls with Candidates More than 6,000 Alliance members dialed in Monday night on a tele-town hall conference call with Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC), with several of the activists asking Sen. Hagan questions. Seniors … Continue reading

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Carpenter wears pink hard hat

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Braley campaigns with mom and (peach) pie

With a peach pie in one hand and his mother at his side, Democrat Bruce Braley worked the crowd at the South Side Senior Center in Des Moines. “I heard that today was pie day,” he said, crediting his mom, … Continue reading

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Labor History

October 04 Work begins on the carving of Mt. Rushmore, a task 400 craftsmen would eventually complete in 1941.  Despite the dangerous nature of the project, not one worker died – 1927 President Truman orders the U.S. Navy to seize … Continue reading

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Broadlawns trustee candidates discuss diversity at forum

The diversity of Broadlawns Medical Center’s patients was a much-discussed topic at a forum Thursday for candidates to be trustees for the public hospital’s board. About 50 people attended the first of two forums concerning who will govern the Des … Continue reading

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