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Svoboda enters Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame

Eighty-two counties and two state level Iowa 4-H volunteers were inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during the 2014 ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17. Inductees or their surviving family members were presented a certificate by the Iowa 4-H Foundation as they were introduced on stage.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Benton County, IA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Messenger

Holiday road watch begins

"It's hand in hand with extra enforcement over the five major holidays," said ISP Lt.

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Related Topix: Webster County, IA, Ames, IA, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Examiner.com

Future Islands, Tony Bohnenkamp, Bob Pace, Steven Cooper top Friday's concerts

The Central Iowa Concert Calendar for Friday, August 29 is highlighted by shows from Future Islands , Bob Pace, Tony Bohnenkamp , and Steven Cooper.

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Related Topix: Future Islands, Des Moines, IA, World News, Iceland, Ames, IA

ABC2 Maryland

How a 'rule of thumb' could slow down drinking

Could controlling the amount of wine per glass keep people from going from slightly tipsy to texting all their exes? Researchers at Iowa State University and Cornell University set out to discover just that.

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Related Topix: Cornell University

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Awards for Applied Research Presented to Iowa State University Faculty and Staff Members

Iowa State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences presented research awards Aug. 28 to a professor of economics and an extension agricultural engineer.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Davis, CA, Berkeley, CA

KLIQ-FM Hastings

How to Do the Most for Your Child's Education

If parents leave it up to schools to do all the heavy lifting when it comes to educating their kids, then they're not doing all they can to help their children succeed academically, according to an Iowa State University study.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

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Ag Business Wins Outstanding Club for Eighth Time

The Iowa State University Agricultural Business Club won two major awards at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association conference in Minneapolis in July.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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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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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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

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