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Iowa's Economy - Status Report (Episode 222)

posted on April 9, 2009 at 2:41 PM

Iowa business leaders discuss how the state is weathering the economic storm. The program also includes a visit to Forest City, a community that is experiencing the effects of the economic downturn in every sector of its life and commerce. In the studio to discuss these issues are Charles Sukup, president of Sukup Manufacturing Company in Sheffield and chair of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry; Eric Lohmeier, co-founder and managing director NCP Inc., Des Moines, and board member of the CFA Society of Iowa; and Steve Carter, director of the Iowa State University Research Park in Ames. (27:45)

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