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2014-01-02 12:22:07

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the headlines in 2013 were filled with sordid details of the rich and famous, there were lessons to learn from those who handled their legal issues well. ARAG(®) offers the top legal issues facing most Americans - and the celebrities who handled them best in 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130122/CG45741LOGO-b) Top Legal Issues 1. Divorce - Kudos to Clint and Dina Eastwood, who are keeping things nice as they...

Iowa State AIDS Researcher Admits To Falsifying Study Findings, Fraud
2013-12-27 09:36:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With countless lives depending on their work, it seems unthinkable that AIDS researchers might falsify their work. However, that’s just what Iowa State University assistant professor Dong-Pyou Han has admitted to, according to federal documents released on Monday. The Iowa State professor’s AIDS research project had been awarded $19 million in federal grants over the past several years, according to the Des Moines Register. Han...

2013-12-24 23:00:25

Announcing Holiday Homecoming on The Wings of Angel MedFlight Winner (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 The public voted for five finalists in Angel MedFlight Air Ambulance’s first Holiday Homecoming campaign, and the public’s choice was Lori McFate from Bettendorf, Iowa. The goal of this inaugural campaign was to give back by helping someone reunite or connect with a loved one and allowing the community to determine the recipient of the gift. Lori nominated Michael, who donated bone marrow...

2013-12-20 12:20:32

FOREST CITY, Iowa, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO), a leading United States recreation vehicle manufacturer, earned a "Top 2014 RV Debut" from RVBusiness Magazine for the Company's Winnebago Trend Class C motorhome. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131220/CG37172) "Just as the North American RV industry itself continues its impressive recovery, the compact, 9,350-pound GVWR Trend and Viva! companion lines of Class C motorhomes offer...

2013-12-20 08:27:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation is moving production of its commercial front-load washing machines from Monterrey, Mexico to Clyde, Ohio. The move reaffirms Whirlpool's continued commitment to its U.S. manufacturing base and its confidence in the Clyde, Ohio skilled workforce. Approximately 80-100 new jobs will be created in Clyde during the next three years to support this manufacturing relocation. The relocation will increase operational...

2013-12-19 08:20:25

FOREST CITY, Iowa, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO) a leading United States (U.S.) recreation vehicle manufacturer, today reported financial results for the Company's first quarter of Fiscal 2014 ended November 30, 2013. A complete and full-text financial results press release is accessible at the "Investor Relations" section of the Company's website at: http://www.winnebagoind.com/investor.html. About Winnebago IndustriesWinnebago Industries,...

2013-12-18 23:02:05

Iowa State’s ExerCYse is Medicine movement gains traction with the help of the TrekDesk Treadmill Desk. Ames, IA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 The state of Iowa has implemented a challenge to its citizens to become the healthiest state in the nation within the next four years. Iowa State University is an integral player in this quest to explore creative measures to improve citizen’s individual health. This week, the Des Moines Register labeled Iowa State’s ‘ExererCYse is Medicine’...

2013-12-17 23:04:56

Becker's Hospital Review has named the following hospitals to its list of "100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs." Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Becker's Hospital Review has named the following hospitals to its list of "100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs." These hospitals are institutions with programs demonstrating excellent clinical outcomes, cutting-edge research, cardiac risk-reduction programs and an innovative approach to cardiac care. They...

2013-12-17 12:21:13

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), one of the leading suppliers of liquid carbon dioxide (CO(2)) in the United States, today announced the signing of a long-term agreement for the production of liquid CO(2) with Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC (SIRE). Air Products will build a facility to produce 400 tons per day (tpd) of liquid CO(2) at SIRE's established ethanol production facility in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Air Products will market food...

2013-12-16 23:23:37

Miller Public Adjusters, insurance claim advocates and loss consultants, officially opens its doors in Appleton, Wisconsin to help insurance policyholders who have suffered setbacks due to property loss, settle their insurance claims for maximum settlement. APPLETON, WI (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Loss consultant and licensed Public Adjuster, David Miller, announces the official launch of the Appleton, Wisconsin office of Miller Public Adjusters. Servicing Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota...


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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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