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2014-10-31 12:21:07

New ignition interlock law requires all drunken driving offenders to install IID in order to continue to drive DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intoxalock, a company that provides innovative technology with its alcohol monitoring devices, has expanded its focus to include Mississippi. The State of Mississippi provided approval to the Des Moines, IA based manufacturer, Consumer Safety Technology LLC (CST), in early October which marks the 40(th) state in which...

2014-10-30 23:06:49

The Iowa City Area Development Group is working with community partners to promote membership opportunities at three coworking locations within the Iowa City area, including Iowa City, Coralville and North Liberty. Iowa City, Iowa (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The City of Iowa City Cable TV office has created a new informational video for the Iowa City Area Development (ICAD) Group’s coworking spaces in Iowa City and Coralville. The video is available in multiple locations online including...

2014-10-30 20:24:59

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) will release its third quarter 2014 financial results before market open on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145861 The Company will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts to discuss these results at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)/8:30 a.m. (Pacific Time) the same day. Call participants should dial 866-859-7412 (United States/Canada) or 856-452-0684...

2014-10-30 12:32:46

- Agreement makes bank the largest to sign on with Iowa company HOUSTON and DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today announced an agreement that opens its technology platform to payments innovator Dwolla, allowing customers of the bank to use the Iowa startup's real-time network to make money transfers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155284LOGO The deal makes BBVA Compass the largest bank to partner with Dwolla, a nimble alternative to the...

2014-10-30 12:20:54

Download Free Infographic - 7 Tips for Safer Drivers DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 90 percent of adult Americans have a cell phone(1) and on average, replace it every 18 months.(2 )As quickly as technology changes, regulations regarding cell phone use while driving have changed equally fast. While laws vary by state, how can you legally use your phone while driving - and what risks are you taking? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/CG45741LOGO-b...

2014-10-29 23:10:36

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak, Iowa, has hired David Abercrombie as chief executive officer. A veteran healthcare executive with more than 30 years of leadership experience, including more than 10 years as a rural and critical access hospital executive, Abercrombie will assume his new duties on December 8. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 After conducting a...

2014-10-28 08:22:28

Dahl Ford highlights vehicle features with model comparisons DAVENPORT, Iowa, Oct, 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers looking for a new vehicle, face a daunting task of deciding between one model or another. One of the best ways to determine which Ford model will fit drivers and their needs best is to look at side by side comparisons. Dahl Ford in Davenport, Iowa provides quality model comparisons that potential owners can use to help them determine their ideal vehicle. Photo...

2014-10-27 12:29:45

ORANGE CITY, Iowa and CORALVILLE, Iowa, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIVCO Medical Solutions, the leading provider of radiation oncology motion management solutions, received the Iowa Global Excellence in Exporting Award by the Northwest Iowa Development Organization. CIVCO was recognized for this excellence in exporting award at the Fourth Annual Northwest Iowa Development (NWID) Partners Meeting at Northwest Iowa Community College (NWICC) in Sheldon, Iowa on October 13. Kathy...

2014-10-24 08:21:06

CLIVE, Iowa, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Revenues for the first nine months of 2014 were EUR3,375 million, up 14.1% on a reported basis, and 5.1% at constant consolidation scope and exchange rates (like for like) -- Transport revenues were EUR1,618 million, up 6.8%, or 3.7% like for like, due to strong momentum in the pallet distribution business -- Logistics revenues increased by 18.5%, or 6.7% like for like, to EUR1,670 million due to...

2014-10-24 08:20:49

2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty provides towing power and diesel efficiency DAVENPORT, Iowa, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers in the Davenport, Iowa area who need more power than what standard light-duty trucks offer, can upgrade their power and efficiency with the 2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty. Available with both a gas-powered engine option and a revised diesel-powered platform, the Ford F-250 delivers impressive utility and exemplary towing ratings. Three cab configurations...


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The Story And News Behind This Past Weekend’s Derecho (June 29-July 1)
2012-07-02 08:00:47

This past weekend we saw a massive line of storms impact large areas of the country from Iowa to Maryland in what is known as a Derecho. What is a Derecho? The best way to define this weather feature is by describing a large mass of t-storms combining together to form an elongated region of storms which can create intense surface winds that can blow in excess of 60mph reaching well into the 100 plus mph range. These winds are also known as straight line winds. What happens is, as these...

A Warm Front On The Weather Map
2012-06-18 16:42:53

If you look at our weather map above you see a warm front extending from Iowa into the Great Lakes region. What a warm front does is separate warm air from cool air. On the north side of the front the temps will be about 15-20 degrees cooler than on the south side of the front. The warm front is depicted on a weather map as having red half circles. The reason for using half circles it to show that advancing of the warm air from the south. Winds ahead of the warm front are from the...

2012-06-14 11:14:13

Symbol: RIIO Group: Lichen Family: Physciaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Physciaceae Genus   Rinodina (Ach.) A. Gray – rinodina lichen Species   Rinodina iowensis Zahlbr. – Iowa rinodina lichen

2012-06-15 05:49:27

Symbol: LEIO Group: Lichen Family: Lecanoraceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Lecanoraceae Genus   Lecanora Ach. – rim lichen Species   Lecanora iowensis Fink – Iowa rim lichen

2012-06-18 02:36:00

Symbol: ELIO Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ELMOP3 ×Elymordeum montanense (Scribn.) Bowden var. pubescens Bowden   ELIO2 ×Elytesion iowense (Pohl) Barkworth & D.R. Dewey Distribution: ×ElyhordeumiowensePohl [Elymus villosus × Hordeum jubatum] distribution:USA(IA, MT, ND, NE) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

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  • To stammer.
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