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Iowa City’s education tech industry accelerates during pandemic thanks to e-learning boom

IOWA CITY – In a matter of weeks last March, Riley Eynon-Lynch saw her company’s product usage increase by 1,000%. “We have an amazing tech team that could scale our infrastructure very quickly, and then amazing sales and marketing teams that run 10 trainings a day,” said Eynon-Lynch, CEO and …

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Worksport offers innovation and practicality for those curious about electric vehicles

With consumer interest in clean energy solutions growing, the narrative of the wider renewable energy industry has never been more compelling. At the same time, few companies have been able to integrate next-generation technologies into current platforms quite like Working sport (OTC: WKSP). Specializing in tonneau covers integrated into solar …

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Effective AstraZeneca vaccine; Blood clots can be a rare side effect

Updated April 7, 2021, 11:52 a.m. ET The European Union’s medicines regulator said on Wednesday that the benefits of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine outweigh its risks, but rare blood clotting events should be listed as a possible side effect. The European Medicines Agency’s assessment comes after a panel of experts examined …

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Your opinion in News-Press on March 5, 2020

Student loan debt Many thanks to Michael V. Martin, President of Florida Gulf Coast University, for his recent opinion piece “FGCU Student Debt Not Really Part of the Crisis”. The FGCU is part of the solution, not the problem. Well done! Students in debt, those who repay, don’t spend in …

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How can Chicago reopen after the coronavirus? Here’s how we did after the 1918 Spanish flu

LOGAN SQUARE – Chicago is still grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, but as the spread of the virus here slows, officials are faced with a new question: How does it end? Christopher Kindell, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Chicago, studied the response of Chicago and Illinois to the …

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MBB preview: Arkansas vs. Missouri

Who: Arkansas Razorbacks (16-10. 4-9 SEC) vs. Missouri Tigers (13-13, 5-8 SEC)What: Razorbacks play 3 of their next 4 at homeWhen: Saturday – February 22 – noonOr: Fayetteville, Ark. – Bud Walton Arena / Nolan Richardson CourtHow (to be continued):– TV: SEC Network (Kevin Fitzgerald and Dane Bradshaw)^ CLICK HERE …

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For farmers in Iowa, profiting from cover crops may unlock potential

Iowa nearly doubled its acres of cover crops between 2015 and 2017, but the share of farmland with off-season crops that reduce pollutants pouring into waterways is still less than 4 percent, according to new data. As the government spends tens of millions of dollars to subsidize cover crops, farmers …

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Will the US stock market soon collapse?

The US stock markets had another brutal week. Fear of inflation and surging bond yields are some of the concerns trying to burst the stock valuation bubble. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, among two other stock indexes, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite, is the only index to keep …

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