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Charles W. Fluharty, a University of Iowa professor who is the CEO and president of the Rural Policy Research Institute, addresses the annual meeting of Western Iowa Advantage (WIAD) at Schroeder Hall in Wall Lake. The organization represents about 90,000 people with efforts for business growth and other economic improvements in Adair, Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, Ida and Sac counties.
Charles W. Fluharty, a University of Iowa professor who is the CEO and president of the Rural Policy Research Institute, addresses the annual meeting of Western Iowa Advantage (WIAD) at Schroeder Hall in Wall Lake. The organization represents about 90,000 people with efforts for business growth and other economic improvements in Adair, Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, Ida and Sac counties.
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