Tag: Iowa

Auto Manufacturing
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Dear Mr. Takeshi Uchiyamada, Mr. Akio Toyoda, and whomever it may concern "Well, some people create their own opportunities; others go where opportunities are the greatest; others fail to recognize opportunity when they are face to face with it.” Walter Chrysler I have been behind the wheel of a Toyota...

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             As a former delegate to the Iowa GOP convention, I’d like to weigh in and clear up some confusion concerning the status of medical cannabis laws in the country that has been passed around over the past few years. While attempting to reach out to House Leadership, our calls...

Avian flu
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Gov. Terry Branstad on Tuesday extended the State of Disaster Emergency in Iowa following avian flu outbreak until August 30. This is the third extension of the Disaster Proclamation the governor announced. The current disaster proclamation was set to expire on July 31. The proclamation activates the disaster response and...

Craft Brewing Industry
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The economic impact of the craft brewing industry in Iowa surpassed $100 million in 2014 that resulted in creating 1,500 jobs and increasing personal income by nearly $42 million, according to a study report. “The craft beer industry is one of Iowa’s emerging manufacturing segments,” said Megan McKay, a member...

Broadband
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On Monday, Governor Terry Branstad singed House File 655, a bill that encourages the expansion of high-speed broadband internet to all corners of the state, into law. The Connect Every Acre high-speed broadband bill facilitates broadband access to all targeted areas of Iowa to accelerate the growth of modern agriculture,...

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The number of Iowans diagnosed with HIV dropped 10 percent in 2014 that was down from 122 in 2013 and the lowest in 11 years, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). Based on the 2014 End-of-Year HIV Disease Surveillance Report, the IDPH states that HIV diagnoses among...

broadband
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On Tuesday, Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds praised the Iowa House of Representatives for passing the broadband bill – ‘House File 641.’ The purpose of the bill is to bring every acre of Iowa under high-speed broadband Internet connection. It was passed by the house...

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Samantha Logic of the University of Iowa was named yesterday as the recipient for the 2014-15 Senior CLASS Award in NCAA Division I women’s basketball. Women’s basketball coaches, media and fans chose the recipient of the award in a nationwide vote. The award is given to a senior athlete who...

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The Iowa Insurance Division is going to organize a statewide public education program “Iowa Fraud Fighters – Shield Your Savings” on 9 April. The program will be held at the Carrollton Inn ballroom, situated at 1730 U.S. Hwy. 71 North in Carroll. Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart made the announcement...

The Malaysian Student Society of the University of Iowa (MSSUI) will celebrate Malaysian Night 2015 at Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), 2nd Floor Ballroom 125 North Madison Street of Iowa City. The event will be take place on Friday, 3 April at 7:00pm to 10:00pm. The society will present Malaysian culture...