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2014-09-02 16:26:02

A "Giveaway to the Drugstore Lobby" is Challenged in Federal Court WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), the national association representing America's pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), today filed a lawsuit in Iowa federal court challenging a sweeping new Iowa law that restricts tools used by PBMs to lower prescription drug costs for the state's employers and consumers. The law--HF 2297--forces PBMs to overpay for generic...

2014-08-28 12:25:22

Winner will be announced at Ashford University graduation on October 5 in San Diego SAN DIEGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forbes(TM) School of Business at Ashford University has announced three finalists for the Senior Project Scholarship. They are Kyle Baucum from Scottsbluff, Neb.; Jason Koelliker from Running Springs, Calif.; and Clifford Ray Smith from Lemoore, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130228/LA68969LOGO The 2014 Senior Project Scholarship opportunity was...

2014-08-27 12:34:08

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21(st) Century consortium (ELPA21) has chosen Questar Assessment, Inc. to produce a field test to collect information that will be used to guide the development of its first English Language Proficiency (ELP) Assessment. ELPA21, a consortium of 11 states -- Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington, and West Virginia -- is...

2014-08-25 23:07:22

The University of Iowa celebrated the dedication of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOE DRC) on August 23, 2014. With 100 researchers and the most advanced laboratories and medical technology, the new facility will pursue innovative diabetes research and find treatments and cures for the epidemic that affects more than 9 percent of the American population. Iowa City, IA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The University of Iowa celebrated the dedication of the Fraternal Order...

2014-08-25 16:21:26

The sale will support approximately 800 jobs in those states WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has authorized a pair of direct loans to two wind power projects in Peru for the export of wind turbines manufactured in Hutchinson, Kan., and Fort Madison, Iowa, by Siemens Energy Inc. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110414/MM83673LOGO The financing, almost $65 million in total, represents Ex-Im Bank's...

2014-08-22 12:24:46

Launches Six New Sites MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twin Cities-based Irish Titan has concluded a busy summer with an incredibly productive month of August, launching a total of six new sites. They represent a broad range of the firm's capabilities, both within the Drupal and Magento spheres. Irish Titan kicked off the month by launching a new Drupal site for Indiana Seal, a GPK-product company that specializes in products for the piping industry. This was quickly...

2014-08-21 23:15:37

Drake University’s Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) and Colleen’s Dream Foundation have donated $10,000 to support ovarian cancer research conducted by Michael Goodheart, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Iowa’s Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Holden Cancer Center. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Drake University’s Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) and Colleen’s Dream Foundation have donated $10,000 to support ovarian cancer research, according to...

2014-08-21 23:13:08

The Grant Is Designated to The Children’s Fund at Orchard Place Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, has received a $10,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS. The grant will be used by the The Children’s Fund at Orchard Place to help with the emergency needs of children and families served by all Orchard Place divisions. “This grant is crucial to the children and families of Orchard Place,” said...

2014-08-21 23:11:10

Hy-Vee’s Homefront Initiative Kicks off with Strong Customer Support Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Hope For The Warriors® once again thanks Hy-Vee, Inc., a supermarket chain in the Midwest, for their continued support to military families. So far in 2014, Hy-Vee has already donated more than $46K to Hope For The Warriors® with the support of their customers and the “Round Up” program. The company will continue this program in the month of November for Veterans...

2014-08-21 23:04:31

The Court of His Majesty Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, has announced that the King will attend the Grand Opening of POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels’ Project LIBERTY cellulosic ethanol plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa on Wednesday, Sept. 3. Emmetsburg, IA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 His Majesty Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands to Attend Project LIBERTY Opening The Court of His Majesty Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands, has announced that the King will attend the Grand...


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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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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'