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Whiteman Comments on Iowa's Economy

A leading economist who advises Gov. Chet Culver predicted Friday that Iowa's economy will stay flat for much of the spring but should perk up by summer. "I think we're going to get through this," said Charles Whiteman, a University of Iowa economist who sits on the governor's Council of Economic Advisers. "I can see light at the end of the tunnel." Whiteman spoke with Creighton University economist Ernie Goss during a taping of the public television program Iowa Press. The story appeared in several Iowa and national media outlets.


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