For some reason starting a new month gets confusing. This is the second month of the third quarter and our interview that we thought was for this morning turns out it is tomorrow. Don't ask. Thanks for coming by for the Business News Headlines for Tuesday the 1st day of August. And, make sure you click ahead for the interview with Alan Kemp from the Iowa League of Cities who is in to talk about a new program to help communities better market themselves to citizens as well as outside groups. Ya gotta tell your story. Click ahead for the news and, if you're on Threads you can find us @Insight_On_Business. And you can hook up with us all day on Twitter or "X" @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. Here's what we've got for you today:
- Fewer job openings means what exactly?
- Will Yellow Freight drivers find jobs? Maybe;
- Musk makes good on his legal threat;
- Did you know solar panels wear out?
- Well, we didn't but it's spawned a new industry;
- DEI is dead at the Magic Kingdom;
- The Wall Street Report;
- Are advertising sales on the upswing? We hope...
Speaking of advertising and marketing the Iowa League of Cities has launched a new program designed to help their members better explain what a city does...or doesn't do. It's called Simplicity - Your City Simplified. My guest is Alan Kemp the Executive Director of the League who will also give a quick overview of their annual event this year in Cedar Rapids. To listen to that conversation click our player below.
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