Oil discoveries at 70-year low; could signal supply shortfall ahead

Explorers in 2015 discovered only about a tenth as much oil as they have annually on average since 1960. This year, they'll probably find even less, s ...

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Top Democrat urges FBI probe of allegations Russia seeking to influence U.S. vote

WASHINGTON - Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid is calling on the FBI to conduct a quick and thorough investigation into concerns the Russian governm ...

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Maine governor says he may not finish term amid racism allegations

BOSTON - Combative Maine Governor Paul LePage said on Tuesday he would consider resigning as he faces a wave of criticism from both fellow Republicans ...

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Market After Dark draws estimated 27,000 people

CEDAR RAPIDS - Officials are calling the second attempt at Market After Dark a success after thousands flocked to the streets of downtown Cedar Rapids ...

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Agriculture Department closes offices in five states after anonymous threats

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday that it had closed offices in five states after receiving multiple anonymous threats, describing the m ...

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Four Downs with The Gazette: Prep football Week 2

1st & 10 Q: What was the biggest statement victory by an area team in Week 1? JL: Iowa City High solidified itself as a Class 4A heavyweight with it ...

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Richard Braksiek

RICHARD "DICK" BRAKSIEK Elberon Richard "Dick" Braksiek, 84, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids following an ext ...

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Supporting families by strengthening TIES

I sat across from her and looked into her tear-filled eyes as she said, #x201c;I LOVE my kid, but sometimes I just don't LIKE him.#x201d; This confess ...

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Iowa City Schools dismissing two hours early today due to heat, humidity

IOWA CITY - Schools in the Iowa City Community School District will be dismissed two hours early today due to high heat and humidity, school officials ...

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Reader questions school staff turnover

I don't understand why there are six new principals at the Cedar Rapids schools at once. Why is there such a great turnover at the last minute? I thin ...

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3 And Out: What we learned Tuesday as Iowa prepares for season opener vs. Miami (Ohio)

It's finally gameweek in Iowa City.To help get you ready for Saturday's season opener, The Gazette's Marc Morehouse and Jeremiah Davis break down the ...

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Linn-Mar seeking public input on proposed grade restructuring, facility plan

MARION - Linn-Mar school board members, at a work session this week, reached consensus to put a proposed grade restructuring and facilities plan out f ...

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Larry Sellers

LARRY L. SELLERS Cedar Rapids Larry L. Sellers, 74, of Cedar Rapids, died Aug. 24, 2016, at his home. Memorial services: noon Saturday, Sept. ...

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Iowa Democrats see Clinton as ‘champion’ on mental health care

CEDAR RAPIDS - Hillary Clinton #x201c;hit a home run#x201d; with her plan to integrate mental and physical health care and enhance community-based tre ...

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Joyce Bratten

VINTON Joyce Marie Bratten, 75, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Phillips Funeral Home, Vinton.

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