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A brief look back at news from the past week on BusinessRecord.com

Hubbell taps into Omaha market
Hubbell Realty Co. acquired a multi-tiered Omaha homebuilder and development company in a deal that closed Dec. 31 and gives the firm a foothold in a growing market that is similar to Greater Des Moines.
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Steps toward sales tax vote
City councils in Des Moines, Pleasant Hill, West Des Moines and Windsor Heights approved resolutions recently that would ask voters to approve adding 1 cent to the 6-cents-per-$1 state sales tax.
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Iowa Business Council bullish on ’19

Two-thirds of Iowa Business Council members expect higher sales in the next six months, the organization reported based on its quarterly survey.
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Iowa’s job market leads Midwest
A regional survey found Iowa’s job market has been the strongest among nine Midwestern states over the past year, reports say.
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Book of Lists out
Published annually in January, the Business Record’s Book of Lists includes more than 70 lists covering a variety of industries, profiles of local leaders and more. 
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