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2014-09-24 16:22:29

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers of Alliant Energy's Iowa retail electric utility will continue to see reliable power and unchanged base rates for that energy through 2016. The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) has approved a rate plan that continues a three-year base rate freeze and includes customer credits. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020405/LNTLOGO Alliant Energy filed the plan jointly with the Office of Consumer Advocate, Iowa Consumer Coalition, and Large...

2014-09-09 12:26:16

Pre-Order Begins Today BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" hits theaters Oct. 10, 2014, with a soundtrack that includes an original end-credit song from The Vamps, plus original songs from two of the film's stars and score by Christophe Beck ("Frozen," "The Hangover"). The six-song EP will be released in the U.S. by Walt Disney Records on Oct. 7, 2014; pre-order begins today....

2014-07-22 20:20:31

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Company of Iowa has expanded the U-Haul network of moving and self-storage locations with its purchase of a building at 1550 16th Avenue SW. The new U-Haul Moving and Storage of Cedar Rapids consists of 11 single-story self-storage buildings and a two-story building containing an office and an apartment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129563 Formerly 16th Avenue Storage, the building grosses 61,530 square feet...

2014-04-24 23:13:53

FOX KFXA-TV will broadcast the first-rate cable television program this month. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The producers of Viewpoints Industry are pleased to announce air dates for the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and vicinity. The city is the second-largest one in the state and it is the industrial and cultural region for the eastern Iowa. High tech businesses are headquartering there, and the newly dubbed “Technology Corridor” is one of the leading centers in the country...

2014-04-16 16:25:50

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stamats Healthcare Marketing is proud to announce its purchase of Lighten Up 4 Life, an online community wellness and population health management service. The acquisition is part of Stamats' strategic response to changes in the United States' healthcare landscape -- providing critical services related to new Affordable Care Act mandates by helping hospitals across the nation better connect one-on-one with their communities....

2014-04-04 23:23:07

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has hired Nathan Van Genderen as chief financial officer. A seasoned healthcare executive with more than 15 years of financial leadership experience, Van Genderen assumed his new duties at Mercy Medical Center on April 1. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions...

2014-03-25 16:22:54

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers of Alliant Energy's Iowa electric utility will see no increase in their base electric rates through 2016. Credits will also be included in customer bills based on the three-year agreement filed with the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020405/LNTLOGO The agreement is a collective effort by Alliant Energy, the Office of Consumer Advocate, Iowa Consumer Coalition, and the Large Energy Group. It...

2014-01-13 23:19:58

Former news anchor Gabe Erickson brought on board. Cedar Rapids, Iowa (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Diversity Focus is strengthening our team, as we continue to make the Creative Corridor a more inclusive place to live, work, and play. We are proud to announce the addition of Gabe Erickson as our new Director of Communications & Media Affairs. Gabe brings a solid background in journalism and communications. He has served nearly a decade in newsrooms across Minnesota, Wisconsin, and now...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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