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Message Monday - Let's talk turkey, 36% of fatalities involve alcohol

Monday, November 19, 2018

To keep things friendly and light, what are the two things you typically avoid talking about at family gatherings? Most people would say religion and politics because those topics tend to stir up strong feelings and possible disagreements. But what happens when Uncle Joe is enjoying his time at Thanksgiving with a few drinks, and you’re worried how it may impact his drive home? Whether you are hosting a celebration, or simply a guest, don’t be afraid to have the...

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Iowa DOT accepting applications through Jan. 18 for Volkswagen Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust program

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

AMES, Iowa – Nov. 20, 2018 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is now accepting grant applications for the Volkswagen Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust program. In 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) filed a complaint alleging Volkswagen violated the Clean Air Act with the sale of motor vehicles between 2009 and 2016 equipped with “defeat devices” designed to perform differently during normal vehicle operation than during emissions tests. This meant that vehicles exceeded the EPA compliant levels of nitrogen oxides...

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