DES MOINES, IOWA (September 20, 2019) — The Offices of Governor Kim Reynolds and the Chief Information Officer announced that the application-window for the Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant Program has officially opened, making $5 million dollars in grant-funds available for communication service-providers who expand high-speed Internet service into unserved areas in Iowa. The application window will be open from September 20, 2019 through October 18, 2019.

Q: Why does the United States train dogs for diplomatic service overseas?

"Walmart Inc will stop selling e-cigarettes in its US locations as the country grapples with a string of vaping-related deaths," Bloomberg reports.

CNN: "Walmart said Friday [September 20] it will stop selling e-cigarettes as the number of deaths tied to vaping grows."

Associated Press: "Walmart said Friday that it will stop selling electronic-cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs following a string of mysterious illnesses and deaths related to vaping."

The national debt currently is the highest it has been as a share of the economy since just after World War II, and it is rising rapidly. This high and rising debt is ultimately unsustainable, and could have severe adverse consequences, including slower income-growth, a weakened ability to respond to the next recession or emergency, a larger burden on future generations, and heightened risk of a fiscal crisis.

The national debt currently is the highest it has been as a share of the economy since just after World War II, and it is rising rapidly. This high and rising debt is ultimately unsustainable, and could have severe adverse consequences, including slower income growth, a weakened ability to respond to the next recession or emergency, a larger burden on future generations, and heightened risk of a fiscal crisis.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (September 19, 2019) — Kirkwood Community College has released its Dean's List for the summer 2019 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point average or higher after completing 12 or more credit hours at the college.

Kirkwood students from the area earning this distinction are listed below.

 

HOMETOWN, STATE; NAME, COUNTY (if listed)

Atalissa, IA

Ashley Blick, Muscatine

 

Bennett, IA

Kelsi Hein, Cedar

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 20, 2019) — Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg on Friday released their public schedules for Monday, September 23–Sunday, September 29, 2019.  

The following events are open to credentialed members of the media:

 

Monday, September 23

Lt Gov Gregg attends Operation Lifesaver Rail Safety Week Event

Trains on the Farm

30215 170th St

Clarksville, IA

10AM

 

 

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (September 20, 2019) — Having had successes with her lsat two shows, QC photographer will display again at Rozz-Tox (3rd Avenue Rock Island). There will be an opening-reception for Eden at 5-7PM on 10/04.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 20, 2019) — The scenario is all too familiar to many college freshmen: Anxiety over the first big exam or paper, plus some pangs of homesickness, plus navigating new social circles, plus time-management concerns due to an extracurricular activity or two.

It all adds up to one word — stress.

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