Daily Archives: November 22, 2016

Volunteers in Eastern Iowa work to feed people in need

In Waterloo, a Thanksgiving meal took place Monday night. At least 800 people packed the UAW Hall in Waterloo, to get in line for a hot meal. The assembly line works with the help of some volunteers. “It’s such a … Continue reading

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Labor History

November 23 History’s first recorded (on papyrus) strike, by Egyptians working on public works projects for King Ramses III in the Valley of the Kings. They were protesting having gone 20 days without pay—portions of grain—and put down their tools. … Continue reading

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Senate Democratic leader Rob Hogg hopes to prevent GOP dismantling of state government

CEDAR RAPIDS — Sen. Rob Hogg says he gets it that the new Iowa Senate Republican majority will do some things he and his Democratic caucus won’t like, “but I hope they don’t dismantle the things that make Iowa a … Continue reading

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