Daily Archives: August 12, 2016

Labor Day Activities

September 3: John L Lewis Labor Festival. Lucas Iowa. All Day September 5 – Labor Day Events Cedar Rapids – Labor Day Picnic. 11 am – 4 pm. Hawkeye Downs 4400 6th St SW, Cedar Rapids.Music, kids entertainment, door prizes. … Continue reading

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Private Medicaid is hurting health care

Iowa Medicaid providers are struggling under the Branstad-Reynolds privatization plan, according to a recent survey. The survey was completed by more than 400 doctors, hospitals, local clinics and non-profit health care providers. They have faced hurdles and headaches in providing … Continue reading

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Labor History

August 13 Striking miners at Tracy City, Tenn., capture their mines and free 300 state convict strikebreakers. The convicts had been “leased” to mineowners by officials in an effort to make prisons self-supporting and make a few bucks for the … Continue reading

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