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Iowa Lottery Statement Regarding Delay of Powerball Drawing

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CLIVE, Iowa — Iowa Lottery officials have released the following statement after the delay of Monday night’s world-record Powerball drawing. “One of the 48 jurisdictions that sells Powerball is still completing required security protocols related to sales and play data. Just like the Iowans who are holding a Powerball ticket, we’re eager for this jurisdiction […]

Fast Facts About The Big Powerball Jackpot

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Jackpot Now Est. $1 Billion, IA Ticket Was So Close Saturday CLIVE, Iowa — The Powerball® jackpot continues its huge climb, now standing at an estimated $1 billion annuity, $497.3 million cash option, for Monday’s drawing. That grand prize is the second largest in the history of the game and is getting closer to Powerball’s […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccines for Use as a Booster Dose in Younger Age Groups

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An FDA Press Release Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorizations (EUAs) of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, Bivalent and the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, Bivalent to authorize their use as a single booster dose in younger age groups. The Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, Bivalent is authorized for administration at least two months […]

FDA Authorizes COVID-19 Vaccines As Booster Dose

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccines for Use as a Booster Dose Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorizations (EUAs) of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine and the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to authorize bivalent formulations of the vaccines for use as a single booster dose at least […]

New Postal Rates Go Into Effect

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New U.S. Postal Service Prices for 2022 Two Cent Increase for Forever Stamp WASHINGTON, DC — Today the United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) of price changes to take effect July 10, 2022. The new prices include a two-cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp […]

Biden Administration Announces $7.2 Million to Improve Rail Infrastructure, Enhance Safety, and Strengthen Supply Chain in Iowa

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46 Projects in 32 States to Modernize Rail Across Rural & Urban Communities Will Enable Economic Growth WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced $7.2 million in rail infrastructure funding for Iowa. This funding is part of the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant program. Nationally, the CRISI program awarded […]

FDA Efforts to Result in Millions of Additional Bottles of Infant Formula to Further Increase U.S. Supply

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An FDA Press Release Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on additional steps it has taken that will lead to more infant formula on U.S. store shelves in the coming weeks and months. “We continue to work around the clock with our government partners and industry to ensure there’s adequate […]

NOAA Wants To Hear From You If A Tornado Has Impacted You

A tornado destroyed this home in Sawyerville, Alabama, on March 25, 2021. Photo by Mike Coniglio. Credit: NOAA

May 25, 2022 Has a tornado hit your house or your community? Have you received a tornado alert? NOAA scientists want to hear your story. The new Tornado Tales citizen science tool is an online survey that provides a way for people to anonymously report their tornado experiences. Developed by researchers at the NOAA National […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Expands Eligibility for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose to Children 5 through 11 Years

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an FDA Press Release Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, authorizing the use of a single booster dose for administration to individuals 5 through 11 years of age at least five months after completion of a primary series with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine. […]

FDA Issues Warning Letters to Companies Illegally Selling CBD and Delta-8 THC Products

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An FDA Press Release Violations Include Marketing Unapproved New Drugs, Misbranding, Adding Delta-8 THC to Food Products Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters to five companies for selling products labeled as containing delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-8 THC) in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). This action […]

               

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