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Today along with our guest Jason White (right) from the Warren County Economic Development Corporation we have these stories:
Who is Jennifer Prince and Why Should You Care
Twitter has hired Jennifer Prince, formerly Google's head of media and entertainment ad sales to pitch Twitter to TV and movie marketers. Why does that matter? We think it shows how powerful Twitter can be by pushing real time messages to users who already appear to be following specific shows.
Fifteen Dollars an Hour? Maybe in Seattle
We share with you what is going on and why this might help build the economy...or maybe not?
This Week's Economic Signs
A look at the reports coming out this week and why you should be paying attention.
Economic Development Numbers from the Iowa State Fair
Much has changed over the past thirty years including how much money is pumped into the Central Iowa economy.
Our guest is Jason White the executive director of the Warren County Economic Development Corporation. We talked about how Warren County decided they needed to take a front seat with economic development with GroWARRENow:
We also discussed the decision by an Urbandale, Iowa company to expand their operations into Warren County and how a local manufacturing business is doing their part to make products to treat Iowa water:
In this segment we discuss the economic impact of bicycle trails, the expansion of a new system in Warren County and the new businesses in the liquor, beer and wine industry:
In our final segment with Jason White we discuss Indianola as the first "Connect Iowa" community and talk about the future of the region:
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