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2015-04-14 20:24:50

2004 graduate will deliver commencement address at Ashford's graduation ceremony SAN DIEGO, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-10 23:05:06

Chicago advertising and marketing agency Stevens & Tate has implemented a senior advertising program—including comprehensive search engine marketing—to cost-effectively drive website traffic

2015-04-09 16:32:23

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry leaders will gather in the insurance hub of Des Moines, Iowa, for the Global Insurance Symposium on May 26-28,

2015-04-09 16:27:56

Education, Conversation and Preparation Remains a Critical Part of Developing a Long Term Care Strategy RICHMOND, Va., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Genworth announced today, the results of

2015-04-08 12:33:53

- Collaboration makes BBVA Compass the largest financial institution to provide real-time transfers to and from the Dwolla network in the U.S. HOUSTON and DES MOINES, Iowa, April

2015-04-07 16:30:07

AMES, Iowa, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Workiva Inc. (NYSE: WK) today announced that it plans to report its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015 after the U.S.

2015-04-06 08:25:45

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CollegeRank has released a list of the 50 Most Amazing College Museums.

2015-04-04 23:01:37

Maharishi University of Management has announced a new master's program focusing on deep sustainability that will equip students with the tools to develop a truly sustainable society.

2015-04-02 20:21:48

DENVER, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leventhal & Puga, P.C., announced today that Bruce Braley, a former Congressman from Iowa, has moved to Denver to join the firm.

2015-04-01 12:23:29

Federal Highway & Bridge Funding Facing May 31 Deadline WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An analysis of the recently-released 2014 U.S.


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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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