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8 hrs ago | Bad Astronomy Blog

To See Past Climate, Read Between the Clam's Lines

This is the second is a series of three posts from researchers' expedition to northern Norway.

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11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Thursday's concert highlights include Jackyl and Jamie Lynn Spears shows

The Central Iowa Concert Calendar for Thursday, August 28 is topped by shows from Jackyl and Jamie Lynn Spears .

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Related Topix: Jamie Lynn Spears, Clive, IA, Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KCRG

Eastern Iowa City Receives Gender Equality Award

The city of Tiffin received a Certificate of Gender Equality last month. It's one of only only a handful of cities in Iowa to achieve that distinction from the Carrie Chapman Catt Center at Iowa State University.

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA, Tiffin, IA

KIMT

Celebrating Carrie Chapman Catt during Womena s Equality Day

KIMT News 3 - It has been nearly a century since women in the U.S. won their right to vote, and to honor that, Tuesday August 26th has been named as Women's Equality Day.

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Related Topix: Mason City, IA

Examiner.com

Wednesday's concerts are headed by Honda Civic Tour and Jerrod Niemann

The Central Iowa Concert Calendar for Wednesday, August 27 is highlighted by the Honda Civic Tour stopping at Nitefall on the River and Jerrod Niemann coming to Ames.

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Related Topix: Jerrod Niemann, Country, Ames, IA, Pop/Rock, Grouplove, Des Moines, IA

Progressive Farmer

Land Costs Hamper US Competitiveness

Agricultural economists from around the world met in Des Moines last week to assess global competitiveness of the world's key corn and soybean producers.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Newswise

How Parents Can Help Their Children Succeed and Stay in School

AMES, Iowa - Students are back in school and now is the time for parents to develop routines to help their children succeed academically.

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Related Topix: Ames, IA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Tornado simulator used in university project

A massive simulator inside Howe Hall creates tornadoes that are meant to behave like real tornadoes out in the field, and now Iowa State researchers are using this in a new project.

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WHO-TV

Landscape Project Helps Students and Offenders

Summer break typically means a few months of relaxation, vacation and a part-time job, but it was a season of hard work in an unlikely place for one group of Iowa State University students.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Iowa Correctional Institution for Women, Prison

Osky News

Audience Appeal Earns 4-H'ers Awards at Iowa State Fair

In educational presentations, the 4-H'ers teach their audience about a topic they selected and researched.

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WHO-TV

Agribusiness Report: Common Disease Pressure Low In Central Iowa

There is not much soybean disease or insect pressure this year in central Iowa according to Iowa State University Field Agronomist Mark Johnson, "We've seen a little bit of [Sudden Death Syndrome], not a lot, we've seen a little bit of Brown Stem Rot, not a lot."

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This Is Somerset

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Daily puzzles such as crosswords and sudoku are great ways to keep up your mental strength, shows a new study Good news for fans of a quick-fix: running for seven minutes a day could help cut your risk of dying from heart disease.

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Related Topix: Sudoku, Games

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Examiner.com

ISU's Maintenance Shop announces fall concert schedule

The Maintenance Shop , located in the Iowa State University Memorial Union, has announced their concert schedule for the fall semester.

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Related Topix: Ames, IA

The Motley Fool

Too Many College Students Are Going Hungry

The rising cost of attending college has attracted a lot of attention lately, particularly when it comes to the enormous pile of student loan debt most enrollees are accumulating.

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Related Topix: Western Oregon University, UC Berkeley, Michigan State University

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Art Daily

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Brunnier Art Museum , part of University Museums at Iowa State University, is opening the new 2014 fall exhibitions.

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Related Topix: Ottumwa, IA, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Dysart Reporter

Sodders supports "Tuition Freeze Threepeat"

State Senator Steve Sodders of State Center today announced that he will help lead an effort next year in the Iowa Senate to extend the current tuition freeze at Iowa's public universities for an unprecedented third year.

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Related Topix: Iowa, State Center, IA, University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa

KETV-TV

Iowa State University adds food truck options

Some college students in Iowa have a little something extra to look forward to as the school year starts: more food trucks on campus.

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The Dysart Reporter

Kopriva-Parr wedding

Jeff and Marlene Parr of Van Horne, IA are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Parr to Zachary Kopriva, son of Curtis and Barbara Kopriva of Traer, IA.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Van Horne, IA, Traer, IA

Iowa State University

Partnership Creates Plant Science App for Teachers, Students

"The Journey of a Gene" is the product of a partnership between Iowa State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln .

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Jasper Riskedahl, 99, Columbus, Ohio

Jasper was born April 28, 1915 in Ellsworth, Iowa, to John and Sarah Riskedahl, and graduated from Ellsworth Consolidated High School in 1933.

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Related Topix: Ellsworth, IA, Agriculture, Science, Hamilton County, IA, Williams, IA, Independence, IA

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