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2014-12-09 08:25:21

"OUR PATIENTS FIRST" PAC PLANS CAMPAIGN TO EXPOSE OBAMA & HILLARY CLINTON HEALTH POLICY DISASTERS SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec.

2014-12-05 23:03:02

Student will be the first from Buena Vista University to attend the Budapest Semesters in Mathematics study-abroad program; she will live and study in Budapest, Hungary, during spring 2015 semester.

2014-12-02 23:06:34

The Sky Factory has launched the ēSea, a Digital Cinema Underwater Experience Fairfield, Iowa (PRWEB) December 02, 2014 The Sky Factory has launched

2014-12-02 20:23:00

Board of Directors Strengthens VIDA for Next Phase of Growth CORALVILLE, Iowa, Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIDA Diagnostics, Inc.

2014-12-01 23:06:10

Jobsite Unite has rolled out with a mobile and web-based platform to help simplify, streamline and record critical

2014-12-01 12:33:18

Donation will help students gain sought-after skills to fill the growing need for highly trained manufacturing workers NOVI, Michigan, December 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-12-01 12:27:16

PURCELLVILLE, Va., Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Convention of States Project announces the endorsement of the Public Interest Institute in Iowa.

2014-11-24 16:27:49

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2014-11-24 08:28:26

- Epicardial therapy at the forefront of new way to ablate atrial fibrillation - IOWA CITY, IA, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IOWA Approach Inc.


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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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