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In Case You Missed It – Lift IOWA: 4-23-18



On the 57th anniversary of the first manned space flight, the Iowa House and Senate honored Iowa native Peggy Whitson and her record-breaking accomplishments as an astronaut. Sioux City Journal 

Speaking of Whitson, she also landed on Time Magazine’s Top 100 most influential people list last week. Des Moines Register 

Andie Dominick, an editorial writer at the Des Moines Register, on Monday won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing for a selection of Iowa-focused editorials criticizing policies that restrict access to health care. Des Moines Register

From the first wedding she planned in 2012, Jo Kutcher’s Mount Vernon-based business, Unveiled Event and Design, was born. “I thought I’d do maybe one wedding a year,” she said. “But it completely snowballed from there. The next year I did four, and after that I was doing 10-plus weddings a year.” Cedar Rapids Gazette 


Barbara Bush, the widely admired wife of one president and the fiercely loyal mother of another, died Tuesday evening at her home in Houston. She was 92. New York Times 

The U.S. Senate has voted unanimously to let the babies of its members into the tradition-bound chamber. 
Chicago Tribune

Last Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled that employers cannot justify paying a woman less than a man doing similar work because of her salary history — a move advocates say will help close the wage gap between the sexes. The Lily 

The Multicultural Innovation Lab from Morgan Stanley aims to support entrepreneurial development with a $200,000 investment in each startup it selects. CNBC 

In honor of Small Business Week this May, NAWBO is holding the “No Small Thing” video contest. NAWBO.org

Although salaries for U.S. physicians edged higher in 2018, gaps in compensation remained unchanged for women and blacks, according to Medscape’s latest Physician Compensation Report. Reuters

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