Quad Cities http://iowapublicradio.org en Iowa Business Beat: Rockwell Collins Buys Airinc, John Deere Earnings Beat Projections http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-business-beat-rockwell-collins-buys-airinc-john-deere-earnings-beat-projections <p></p><p>Many Iowans work for two companies in recent business headlines. In a nearly 1.4 billion dollar deal, Cedar Rapids-based Rockwell Collins announced it was buying communication system company Airinc. Rockwell Collins CEO, Kelly Ortberg, calls it the biggest deal the company has undertaken.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 11:57:58 +0000 Clay Masters & Sarah McCammon 27675 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Business Beat: Rockwell Collins Buys Airinc, John Deere Earnings Beat Projections Summer Series: Border Towns http://iowapublicradio.org/post/summer-series-border-towns <p>Our summer series continues into the noon hour on &quot;River to River&quot;. We are examining communities along our state&rsquo;s border and the challenges businesses face in these areas. On today&#39;s &quot;River to River&quot;, we take a look at the challenges businesses in the Quad Cities and Sioux City face in economic development when competing with Illinois and South Dakota tax structures.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 18:41:12 +0000 Dean Borg 4472 at http://iowapublicradio.org Summer Series: Border Towns