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Money & Markets

Iowa community college tuition is up 3.6 percent this year, report shows

As Iowa’s community colleges battle inflation and try to hold down costs for students, a recent report shows that tuition makes up an increasingly smaller share of the schools’ total revenue. According to the Fiscal Year 2024 Iowa Community Colleges Tuition and Fees Report, released by ...

UAW may strike at small number of factories if it can’t reach deals

DETROIT — Leaders of the United Auto Workers union are considering targeted strikes at a small number of factories run by each of Detroit’s three automakers if they can’t reach contract agreements by a Thursday night deadline. The union’s leadership discussed smaller-scale strikes at ...

Why the UAW is poised to strike major US car makers this week

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT — About 146,000 U.S. auto workers are set to go on strike this week if General Motors, Ford and Stellantis fail to meet their demands for big pay raises and the restoration of concessions the workers made years ago when the companies were in financial ...

Maui beckons tourists to stave off economic disaster after wildfires

KAHULUI, Hawaii — Richie Olsten has been in Maui’s helicopter tour business for a half century, so long he’s developed a barometer for the tourism-dependent economy: rental cars parked at the island’s airport. There are so many since wildfires killed at least 115 people in the ...