It's happening again, workers at another Amazon facility have just filed to form a…you guessed it…a union. It’s the business news Headlines for Wednesday the 17th of August, thanks for being with us everybody. Also remember to click through for a hyper-local story that spells family fun. Also, remember that you can hook up with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. Here's what we've got for you today:
- Amazon and more union news;
- The markets fell today and why;
- There is an energy crisis in Europe;
- Profits tanked at Target for 2 reasons;
- Some great Girl Scout Cookie news;
- The higher cost of school supplies;
- Upscale shops use this tricky...trick;
- The Wall Street Report;
- More student debt is forgiven.
For the interview you'll meet Lauren Campbell who is one of the organizers of an upcoming hyper-local event in Windsor Heights, Iowa. Sure this is very local but it does offer a better look at this community of 5,200 folks smack dab in the middle of the Greater Des Moines Metro. Learn more about the Windsor Heights Fall Festival and our town by clicking our player:
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