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Paws of Life Foundation Executive Director Robin Habeger Announces the Organization's Latest Canine Placement for Search and Rescue
Fri, 20 Feb 2009, 13:09:49 EST Edited by Carly Zander
AMES, Iowa, Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite the recent ice storm in the area, Karen Frazier of West Paducah, Kentucky, was selected and received an Australian Shepherd named Briar from Paws of Life Foundation. Frazier is a member of Little Egypt Search and Rescue of Carbondale, Illinois. Little Egypt Search and Rescue is a volunteer group of individuals and canines providing assistance in the event of lost or missing individuals in southern Illinois and surrounding areas.
Make This City Releases New Pop Album!
Mon, 01 Dec 2008, 13:14:27 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Iowa based powerpop band, Make This City, is set to release their debut album on December 23, 2008. Over the past months, Make This City has been recording in Cedar Falls based studio, Catamount Recording. The result is their debut album, 'Live Love and Lies.' The album features nine catchy pop songs.
Biotronics, Inc., Announces Future Pork Grading Rivaling Beef, Ultrasound Technology Seen as a Major Advance in Online Pork Grading
Mon, 24 Nov 2008, 15:13:49 EST Edited by Carly Zander
AMES, Iowa, Nov. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Biotronics, Inc., a food animal ultrasound research and development company recently received a $150,000 Demonstration Grant from the Iowa Department of Economic Development. According to Doyle Wilson, President of the Company, these dollars supplement a $350,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant they have received to develop and test their first commercial prototype system to measure the amount of intramuscular fat, commonly called marbling, in the pork loin of carcasses in the packing plant.
ElectionMall, Google, and Iowa GOP Provide Real-Time Results of 2008 Iowa Caucus
Thu, 03 Jan 2008, 13:00:42 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
DES MOINES, Iowa - Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The highly anticipated Iowa Caucus will finally take place this evening and instead of waiting for local and cable news outlets to report the results, Americans can view the Caucus results in real-time. In an historic collaboration between ElectionMall Technologies, the Iowa Republican Party, and Google; voters, bloggers and politicos will be able to view actual county breakdowns once the results are phoned in.
Black Youth Vote! National Civic Education Training Tour Promotes Voting in Iowa
Thu, 13 Dec 2007, 11:30:46 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
DES MOINES, Iowa - Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As part of ongoing efforts to motivate young people to engage in the political process, the League of Young Voters Education Fund (LYVEF) recently teamed up with the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation's (NCBCP) Black Youth Vote! (BYV!) for an innovative civic participation training at North High School in Des Moines, IA.
Iowa Straw Poll Offers Tickets Online Similar to a Rock Concert
Fri, 10 Aug 2007, 21:51:00 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
AMES, Iowa - Aug. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While Republican presidential hopefuls are in Ames, Iowa this weekend shaking hands and jockeying for position among party faithful, two new technology tools are being offered to Iowa voters and political junkies. ElectionMall's eTicketing software and text messaging (SMS) system are being provided through IowaGOP.org allowing supporters to purchase their tickets online to the Iowa Straw Poll and receive results on their cell phone.
'This is My Human, Jake' - Online Design Firm Launches First Owners and Dogs Companion Wear Site
Mon, 02 Jul 2007, 15:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
DAVENPORT, Iowa - July 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online design firm, Victory Design Technologies, has launched an eCommerce site that gives new meaning to the term 'dog lover.' 4LeggedFashion.com - that launched on Wednesday, June 27 - allows dog lovers to personalize matching apparel for both owner and dog.
Onlyinboards.com Allows Wakeboard and Ski Boat Buyers and Sellers to Surf the Waves Rather than the Web
Tue, 09 Jan 2007, 16:26:00 GMT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
DAVENPORT, Iowa - Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Are you buying or selling a ski or wakeboard boat, but lacking the time to surf the Web? Onlyinboards.com eliminates the need for buyers and sellers to search multiple sites by compiling all listings on one user-friendly Web site.
It's a Wrap for the iPod
Tue, 7 Mar 2006, 03:29 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iPods keep getting smaller and the consumers like it. But if they want to protect their investment their options were big silicon skins and cases or iPod tattoos (iPod stickers). Either choice would prevent scratches but each has its flaws. WraptorSkinz from Matrix Productions, Inc. are the best of both. WraptorSkinz are thin wrapping protective skins that do not add bulk yet are not stickers.
Trippin' Tune Tattooz Cover More Than The iPod
Tue, 16 Aug 2005, 04:54 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For a while iPod owners have cured their white iPod blues with iPod tattoos, a thin colorful iPod skin that wraps around a majority of the iPods surface. iPod tattoos are a great way for iPod owners to be unique and their tattooed iPods themselves look great, but what about the accessories? Snap on an iTrip (by Griffin Technology) and something looks out of place. The answer, iPod tattoos with matching accessory tattoos. Matrix Productions, Inc. has re-released its complete line of TuneTattooz brand tattoos for the iPod Mini with an additional tattoo that covers the iTrip Mini.
News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Legitimate Emails Fall Prey To Spam Filters
Spammers Advancing Techniques Blurring The Line Between What's Real And What's Spam
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - March 3, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Spammers continue to improve their ability to
deceive the readers by changing the format of their spam. Spam filters attempt to automate the task of
separating spam from email by looking at key words, phrases and other key characteristics of spam. As
spam more closely resembles real emails of interest from friends or co-workers, filtering systems will
eventually have to block more legitimate emails or let more spam through. Such filtering problems are
not an issue with Mail Unknown Anti-Spam software (www.mailunknown.com) from Matrix Productions, Inc.
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