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What They’re Thinking: Iowa High School Press Association President Jonathan Rogers

IOWA CITY - Though they're often dubbed #x201c;digital natives,#x201d; young people often are duped by fake and misleading news online, a recent study ...

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Local budgets — and taxes — undergoing scrutiny

CEDAR RAPIDS - While the calendar year is nearing a close, local governments are busy preparing multimillion dollar budgets for the next fiscal year.F ...

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Linda Barnes rises to the top of Geonetric

Linda Barnes never thought she'd see the letters "CEO" next to her name, but after 10 years at Geonetric - a Cedar Rapids company that provides market ...

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Cedar Rapids targeting ‘snout houses’

CEDAR RAPIDS - They've been dubbed "snout houses." The design is prominent in communities all over Eastern Iowa and beyond: a double or triple stall ...

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Senate gives Cedar Rapids flood system a boost

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Legislation directing the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize work on a flood protection system for Cedar Rapids, among eight oth ...

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Iowa public university campuses face test over election reactions

Colleges and universities espouse the necessity of having a diversity of thought on campus to best educate students.But an overheated campaign season ...

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Reynolds: ‘I'm ready’ to be governor

DES MOINES - For six years, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds has operated under the assumption that some day she'd run for governor.But the sudden opportunity to ...

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Iowa virtual forum to expand disabled access to Democratic Party candidates

CEDAR RAPIDS - As the Iowa Democratic Party undertakes the selection of a new party chair, the party's Disability Caucus will host a virtual forum Sat ...

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Podcast: 'On Iowa Politics' Gov. Branstad to China, and President-elect Trump's victory tour visits Iowa

This week on the podcast, the crew discusses Gov. Terry Branstad's appointment to Ambassador to China, President-elect Donald Trump's visit to Des Moi ...

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Snow on the way to Eastern Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS - More wintry weather is on the way this weekend.Depending on where you are in Eastern Iowa, you might be hit by two different snow syste ...

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Judge rejects request to end Wisconsin’s recount

A federal judge has tossed out a request by supporters of President-elect Donald Trump to halt Wisconsin's ongoing presidential election recount.By Fr ...

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U.S. seeks to speed up Takata air bag replacements

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Friday said it will press the auto industry to accelerate the pace of replacements for defective Takata Corp. ...

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Trump team memo on climate change alarms Energy Department staff

WASHINGTON - President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team sent the agency a memo this week asking for the names of people who have ...

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Feedback sought for design of new Eighth Avenue Bridge

CEDAR RAPIDS - Citizens are being urged to provide input about a proposed replacement project for the Eighth Avenue Bridge, which is one of the busies ...

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Many long-term users hooked on prescribed opioids

One-third of Americans who have taken prescription opioids for at least two months say they became addicted to, or physically dependent on, the powerf ...

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