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47 min ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

UIHC ready to treat Ebola patients if needed

More than 1,200 people have died as the deadliest ever outbreak of Ebola takes hold in West Africa, but fear is spreading even more quickly than the virus itself.


Wed Aug 20, 2014


Ferguson Activists Say Shooting Should Energize Voters

A campaign is under way to register voters in the Missouri county where the fatal police shooting of black teenager Michael Brown sparked 11 days of violence -- and where turnout in the most recent election was 12 percent.


Related Topix: St Louis County, MO, University of Florida, University of Missouri


Overflow housing woes snaring more U of I students this year, but help on the way

University of Iowa students and their families move belongings into Currier residence hall during a student move in session in Iowa City on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.


Related Topix: Iowa City, IA


EmCon 2014 Brings Together Scientists from Around the Globe at UI

Scientists are gathering at the University of Iowa for an international conference on emerging contaminants.


The Washington Evening Journal

Repairs, grant pursuits, loan OKed by Kalona council

Following a public hearing at Monday's council meeting, the council approved issuance of $1,124,000 in sewer revenue capital loan notes through the state revolving loan fund for the major sewer lining/force main replacements project now under way.


Related Topix: Kalona, IA, Washington, IA, Wellman, IA, Riverside, IA, Washington County, IA

Hispanic Business

Studies from University of Iowa Update Current Data on Therapeutics...

Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- Research findings on Therapeutics are discussed in a new report.


Related Topix: Journalism

The Fairfield Ledger

Ice Bucket Challenge

Several local people took part in the challenge Tuesday, including Iowa State Bank CEO Dave Eastburn, seen here being doused by his Iowa State Bank co-workers outside the downtown office.


Related Topix: Fairfield, IA

Mass Transit

Transpo Names New Operations Manager

The South Bend Public Transportation Corp. announced Mia Brunelli has joined in the organization in the newly created role of operations manager.



fit and smart

Youngsters who are more physically fit have more fibrous and compact white-matter tracts in the brain than their less-fit counterparts, according to new research appearing in the August 19 edition of the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience .


Related Topix: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL, University of Pittsburgh, Michigan State University

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WHO-AM Des Moines

Back To School Tips

Students heading back to school all across Iowa and a University of Iowa expert has some advice for parents.


Related Topix: Des Moines, IA

Health News Digest

Largest U.S. Frozen Donor Egg Bank Hits 1,000 Embryo Transfer Milestone

Donor Egg Bank USA, the largest frozen donor egg bank in the United States, has reached a company milestone of more than 1,000 embryo transfers completed.


Related Topix: Iowa Center, IA


announces new principal for Canterbury Elementary

Michael Mullen will be the new principal of Canterbury Elementary School , after the school board approved his appointment Aug. 18. Mullen served as associate principal of Ben Franklin Elementary School in Menomonee Falls for the past two years.


Related Topix: Menomonee Falls, WI, Education Etc., University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI


Some Jobs Cause Working Parents More Stress

Some working parents are carrying more psychological baggage than others-and the reason has nothing to do with demands on their time and energy.


Related Topix: Parenting, Family

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Public Perception of Jobs Also Influences Views on Parenting

Your job may be holding you back from being as good a parent as you can possibly be.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Medical News Today

In cystic fibrosis, impaired detachment of mucus from airway glands...

Mucus is key to keeping our lungs clean and clear of bacteria, viruses, and other foreign particles that can cause infection and inflammation .


Mon Aug 18, 2014

Oswego Ledger-Sentinel

OEHS dean, Plank principal among appointees

Four more administrators have been appointed in the Oswego School District before the upcoming school year begins.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Aurora, IL, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Plainfield, IL, Oswego, IL

Bangor Daily News

PTC board announces change in staff titles

The board of directors of Penobscot Theatre Company announced that Artistic Director Bari Newport has been named producing artistic director, and Mary Budd, who had served as the theater's interim managing director since February, has been named executive director.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Iowa, Dartmouth College


Conference to Address Role of PAs in Solving Rural Health Care Challenges

A national conference hosted by the University of Nebraska Medical Center on Sept.


Related Topix: University of Nebraska Medical Center, University of South Dakota, Wichita State University, Health Care Policy, Health

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Tensions in Ferguson have been simmering below surface for decades

The town has seen many middle-class homeowners who eagerly moved to St. Louis' northern suburbs after World War II to buy brick ranch homes with nice yards leave, replaced by poorer newcomers.


Related Topix: University of Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Glasgow Village, MO


Certain Jobs Create Additional Stress for Parents

New research has discovered that a person's job - and how society views it - can create additional psychological baggage for some parents.


Related Topix: Parenting, Family