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Stock Update: Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW) – Corning® Gorilla® Glass Helps Take Gionee Slim Smartphones to Next Level


[Thomson Reuters ONE] – The damage and scratch resistance of Corning ® Gorilla ® Glass 3 with NDR (TM) adds toughness to the slim Ultra Smartphone Elife S7 CORNING, N.Y., March 3, 2015 – Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today … Read more on this.

Tom Shipley reports from the Iowa Senate


(Des Moines) -- Iowa Senator Tom Shipley released his summary report from ...
There will be forums in Creston at the meal site at 8:00 and Corning at 10:00 on March 7. I hope to see many of you there. Tom Shipley represents Senate District 11.

Soybean Growers take positive approach to GMO labeling


Ray Gaesser, American Soybean Association chairman from Corning, Iowa, said at the top of their list this year is developing genetically modified organism labeling that is workable for farmers, agriculture, and trade providers. One that gives consumers the ...

John "Jack" Bailiff (1932-2015)


Iowa City. He was born July 15, 1932, in rural Adams County, near Corning, son of Charles “Ross” and Clara Reed Bailiff. He married Joyce A. Johnston on June 29, 1952, in Corning. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Jack was an ag technology instructor at ...

Well-Strung hits chord in Corning


CORNING — Well-Strung, a group of four men from New York ...
The performance was a precursor to an appearance Saturday at North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City.

Leo Dean Preston


Pleasant. He worked as a heavy equipment operator in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas and Texas, retiring in 2004. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War. He graduated from high school in Corning, Iowa, was of the Methodist faith, and enjoyed gardening ...

Iowa Poll: Iowans sharply split on 10-cent gas tax hike


"I feel like there should be more money put toward education." Darwin Goodvin, 67, a retired laborer who lives in Corning, in southwest Iowa, takes the opposite view. "The roads need to be repaired, and I think the gas tax is the best way to do it," he said.

Leo Preston


He graduated from high school in Corning, Iowa, was of the Methodist faith and enjoyed gardening, fishing and hunting, playing cards and drinking beer. Mr. Preston is survived by his wife of Mount Pleasant; three sons, Mark Steven (Lori) Preston ...

Robert H. Van Pelt


Howard was born in Corning, Iowa, June 14, 1934, and was a graduate of Corning High School and Drake University in Des Moines with degrees in Economics and Business Administration. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and served from 1956-1958 in Fort Devens ...

Grand opening today for restored Johnny Carson birthplace in Corning, Iowa


A celebration is planned in Corning at two o’clock this afternoon to mark the opening of the Johnny Carson Birthplace. The long-time “Tonight Snow” host was born in the home 88 years ago today. Chris Nelson of “The Johnny Carson Birthplace Society ...

THAT STUPID SIN AGAIN!


MOST PEOPLE DO NOT STRUGGLE WITH A TON OF SINS, BUT A FEW THAT ALWAYS SEEM TO SLITHER BACK. Heb. 12:1-2, Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside …

Asus Fonepad 7 (FE171CG), MeMO Pad 8 (ME581CL) Launched in India


Asus has launched two tablets in India, the Fonepad 7 (FE171CG) - which was officially  listed in January - and the MeMO Pad 8 (ME581CL) - which was announced d uring Computex 2014. The Asus Fonepad 7 (…

Corning Pyrex Butterfly Gold Gravy Boat MINT


Would love this in my kitchen :)

In Defense of Phnom Penh


“What’s your favorite country?” Every long-term traveler dreads the question. How could one possibly pick definitively? Yet I must admit, whenever someone asks, Cambodia does bubble to the front of m…

In Defense of Cambodia: A Love Letter to Phnom Penh


“What’s your favorite country?” Every long-term traveler dreads the question. How could one possibly pick definitively? Yet I must admit, whenever someone asks, Cambodia does bubble to the front of m…

Corning’s Gorilla Glass Set to Drive Revenue in Automotive Industry


Corning is set to move beyond just glass for iPhones and into the automotive industry. Image:  ShutterstockCorning , the company that makes screens for the iPhone, has its sights set on a new, potentia…

Owens Corning Will Donate $1.1 Million to Habitat for Humanity


Innovative piano instructor John Stonko has owned and operated Atlanta Piano Teachers in Georgia since 2009. Outside of his professional activities, John Stonko supports several organizations, includi…

LAUGH IN THE DEVIL’S FACE!


SOMETIMES WHEN HELL IS BREAKING LOOSE YOU JUST HAVE TO LAUGH! WHAT? You cannot be shocked when Satan is striving to bring discouragement into your life.  He knows that if he can get you to start dou…

Jesus Never Gives Up In OUR Mess!


Phil. 1;6, Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it unti l the day of Jesus Christ: WHAT I LOVE SO MUCH ABOUT JESUS IS THAT HE SO LOVES US! Come…

Iron Flamingo Brewery is now open in Corning.


The latest issue of the magazine Life In The Finger Lakes contained an article on craft breweries popping up in New York State, or rather, popping back up.  the article states that beer used to be a m…




SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR CORNING

Beans and peas are excellent sources of plant protein, and also provide other nutrients such as iron and zinc

Beans and peas are unique foods

bowl of beansBeans and peas are the mature forms of legumes. They include kidney beans, pinto beans, black beans, lima beans, black-eyed peas, garbanzo beans (chickpeas), split peas and lentils. They are available in dry, canned, and frozen forms. These foods are excellent sources of plant protein, and also provide other nutrients such as iron and zinc. They are similar to meats, poultry, and fish in their contribution of these nutrients. Therefore, they are considered part of the Protein Foods Group. Many people consider beans and peas as vegetarian alternatives for meat. However, they are also considered part of the Vegetable Group because they are excellent sources of dietary fiber and nutrients such as folate and potassium. These nutrients, which are often low in the diet of many Americans, are also found in other vegetables. Because of their high nutrient content, consuming beans and peas is recommended for everyone, including people who also eat meat, poultry, and fish regularly. The USDA Food Patterns classify beans and peas as a subgroup of the Vegetable Group. The USDA Food Patterns also indicate that beans and peas may be counted as part of the Protein Foods Group. Individuals can count beans and peas as either a vegetable or a protein food. Green peas, green lima beans, and green (string) beans are not considered to be part of the beans and peas subgroup. Green peas and green lima beans are similar to other starchy vegetables and are grouped with them. Green beans are grouped with other vegetables such as onions, lettuce, celery, and cabbage because their nutrient content is similar to those foods.

How to count beans and peas in the USDA food patterns:

Generally, individuals who regularly eat meat, poultry, and fish would count beans and peas in the Vegetable Group. Vegetarians, vegans, and individuals who seldom eat meat, poultry, or fish would count some of the beans and peas they eat in the Protein Foods Group. Here´s an example for both ways:

Count the number of ounce-equivalents of all meat, poultry, fish, eggs, nuts, and seeds eaten.

  1. If the total is equal to or more than the suggested intake from the Protein Foods Group (which ranges from 2 ounce-equivalents at 1000 calories to 7 ounce-equivalents at 2800 calories and above) then count any beans or peas eaten as part of the beans and peas subgroup in the Vegetable Group.OR

  2. If the total is less than the suggested intake from the Protein Foods Group, then count any beans and peas eaten toward the suggested intake level until it is reached. (One-fourth cup of cooked beans or peas counts as 1 ounce equivalent in the Protein Foods Group.) After the suggested intake level in the Protein Foods Group is reached, count any additional beans or peas eaten as part of the beans and peas subgroup in the Vegetable Group.

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    Schools and libraries with Wi-Fi in CORNING IOWA ?

    In June 2013, I joined the President in Mooresville, NC, to launch ConnectED – an initiative to close the technology gap in our schools and bring high-speed Internet to 99 percent of America’s students within five years. This vision – that all students should have access to world-class digital learning – is well on its way to becoming a reality.

    Thanks to the leadership of the President and the FCC, the resources are in place to meet the President’s connectivity goal. In addition, various private-sector partners are making over $2 billion worth of resources available to students, teachers, and schools. These include tablets, mobile broadband, software, and online teacher professional development courses from top universities. Fewer than 40 percent of public schools currently have the high-speed Internet needed to support modern digital learning.

    But now we have the resources to solve this problem. We just need help from our nation’s superintendents and school technology chiefs.

    Last year, the FCC approved the first major update to the E-Rate program since it was created in 1997. E-Rate (also known as the Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries) makes it more affordable for schools and libraries to connect to high-speed Internet – with the goal of making the gigabit speeds we see in cities like Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Chattanooga, Tennessee the norm in schools across the country.

    These updates have unlocked funding to support internal Wi-Fi network upgrades in schools and libraries this year for the first time since 2012. Wi-Fi is important because no matter how fast the Internet connection is to a school, students can’t take full advantage of it without a robust wireless network within the school.

    To secure E-rate support for Wi-Fi, schools and libraries must submit a form describing their project needs to the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). USAC then posts the request for competitive bidding. The Department of Education has prepared an Infrastructure Guide to help district leaders navigate the many decisions required to deliver cutting-edge connectivity to students. That said, schools and libraries have the final say when they submit an application to USAC for approval.

    Bringing our schools up to speed is a major priority, and E-rate provides an opportunity to make doing so much more affordable. For all of the superintendents and technology officers: If you haven’t yet done so, get your requests submitted by February 26, 2015, and your applications in before March 26, 2015 (requests must be up for 28 days before a school can choose a vendor). Your students, your community, and your country will thank you for bringing our classrooms into the 21st century. [20]




Responding To and Protecting Students from Sexual Assault in CORNING IOWA

January 26, 2015

Courtesy of Eve Hill and Mark Kappelhoff, Deputy Assistant Attorneys General for the Civil Rights pision

Note: The sample MOU can be found at here.

President Obama established the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault one year ago. On this anniversary, the task force has released a sample memorandum of understanding (MOU) to assist campuses and law enforcement agencies to work together in their efforts to protect students, address the needs of sexual assault survivors, and ensure a prompt, thorough, and fair response to allegations of sexual misconduct. This is yet another important step in the task force’s effort to help colleges and universities, as well as their partners in the community, address the problem of campus sexual violence.

While colleges and universities can do much on their own, communication and collaboration between campus administrators, campus police and local law enforcement is critically important to address the problem of sexual assault on campus.

The sample MOU reflects input from task force members and agencies, outside experts on sexual assault, police associations, state attorneys general, and campus administrators and counsels.

Many colleges and universities already have MOUs in place with local law enforcement authorities covering a variety of areas. Our conversations with campus administrators, campus police, and law enforcement have underscored the need for additional tools and strategies that are specifically tailored to the dynamics of sexual assault on campus, as well as the needs of sexual assault survivors. The task force is providing this sample MOU with that in mind.

We recognize that every campus and community is unique and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The sample MOU is, therefore, intended to be a starting point for a conversation between campus administrators, campus police and local law enforcement on how to improve collaborations between critical first responders. We fully expect that, in partnering to address the issue of sexual violence on campus, campus administrators and law enforcement will adapt the provisions of the sample MOU to meet their particular needs and circumstances. For example, some campus and law enforcement authorities may wish to incorporate some or all of the provisions into an existing general campus safety MOU, while others may prefer a standalone agreement specifically addressing campus sexual violence. Still others may decide that some different method of collaboration better meets their needs. We hope that this sample MOU will be an important resource in collaborative efforts between campus administrators, campus police and law enforcement to eradicate sexual assault from college communities nationwide.

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Office on Violence Against Women

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