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Chipps wins leadership award from ACCT

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Business leaders say no NAFTA better than bad deal

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GE shares sink to 2-year low

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MNSure CEO sys reinsurance is 'short-term fix'

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MNSure CEO sys reinsurance is 'short-term fix'


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CEO pay has little relationship to performance

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CEO pay has little relationship to performance


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Ford plans $14B in cost cuts as part of new CEO’s strategy

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Siouxland Chamber Board of Directors adds new members

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Business leaders say no NAFTA better than bad deal
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CORRECTED-U.S., Mexican business leaders say no NAFTA better than bad deal
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UPDATE 2-Business leaders say no NAFTA better than bad deal
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UPDATE 1-Business leaders say no NAFTA better than bad deal
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