Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 28 Jul 2014 04:31:25 EDTMon, 28 Jul 2014 04:31:25 EDT's a storm a-brewing in Iowa Saturday at precisely noon, after a late night of nearly working, the peace and quiet of chirping birds and the gentle rhythmic beer-belching of the neighbors is shattered by the sound of the tornado siren test.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTIowa will miss out on solar power opportunity Lu Nelsen Center for Rural Affairs Last week, the state of Iowa gave up a $1 million grant that would have helped the state take steps to become a national leader in solar power, just as it has with wind energy. The U.S.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTGiving up tobacco is a realistic goal (nicotine) addiction is the most common form of chemical dependence in the United States.Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTSuing Obamacare is a summer rerun television, summer reruns are becoming a thing of the past. Noting a jump in demand for fresh entertainment in the hot months, TV execs are responding with original programming.Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe limits of corporate citizenship of big U.S. corporations are considering leaving the United States in order to reduce their tax bills. But they'll be leaving the country only on paper. They'll still do as much business in the U.S. as they were doing before.Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT