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Iowa City police employee to be recognized for 50 years of service

IOWA CITY - A man who has served the Iowa City Police Department in varying capacities for 50 years is being recognized next week.Dave Harris is to be ...

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Marion hosts Ultimate Frisbee tournament this weekend

MARION - Hundreds of high school and college students from the Midwest are ready to huck it, layout and demonstrate the Spirit of the Game philosophy ...

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Leslie Odom Jr. to reflect in Hancher on portraying Aaron Burr, path that led there

A musician and Tony Award winning actor best known for his portrayal of Aaron Burr in the blockbuster Broadway musical Hamilton, Leslie Odom Jr. got h ...

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Eastern Iowa women ready for ‘Nevertheless, she persisted’ tattoos

MOUNT VERNON - #x201c;Nevertheless, she persisted.#x201d; The phrase was uttered in February by Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell in explaining his deci ...

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Newly discovered home color movies show White House grounds, Hoover family

WEST BRANCH - Researchers at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum-Library in West Branch have discovered what are believed to be the earliest color ...

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Chuck Barris, host of ‘The Gong Show,’ dies at 87

From his boundary-pushing game shows to his strange claims of being a CIA assassin, Chuck Barris lived large.The host of #x201c;The Gong Show#x201d; a ...

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C.R. cop changing her game for 'Survivor: Game Changers'

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids police investigator Sarah Lacina was strong before entering "Survivor." She's even stronger for having played the popular ...

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Willis Dady asks for public’s help funding shelter expansion

CEDAR RAPIDS - Willis Dady Emergency Shelter officials are well on their way to expanding their Cedar Rapids facility after having raised more than tw ...

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Cedar Rapids Public Library finalist for ‘nation’s highest honor’

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Legacy series, a program offered by the Cedar Rapids Public Library, has provided a forum in recent months for area residents to sh ...

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'Thank you for ruining my funeral'

CEDAR RAPIDS - For those in the field of emergency response, it's often they see a sad outcome to a medical emergency. That wasn't the case Tuesday a ...

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Cedar Rapids organization rebuilds houses and lives

CEDAR RAPIDS - By any measure, the vacant house at 1631 B Ave. NE had seen better days. The front porch sloped. Windows were broken. The roof leaked. ...

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Cedar Rapids mosques receiving support letters, not hate mail

CEDAR RAPIDS - Though the Islamic Center of Des Moines received a handwritten letter this past weekend calling Muslims #x201c;vile#x201d; and #x201c;f ...

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Cedar Rapids expo celebrates diversity to promote trust

CEDAR RAPIDS - When Tayyab Gichki moved to the United States from Pakistan, he was surprised at the diversity he saw in Iowa.Visitors to the public li ...

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Esto's Family and Friends

Esto's Family and Friends Thank you for the many wonderful cards and notes, gifts, phone calls, visits, and hugs celebrating my 100th birthday. God's Blessings to you all. Esto Jennings

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Review: ‘The Two-Family House’

Abe and Mort are brothers who live in a two-family brownstone in Brooklyn with their wives. Abe and Helen live upstairs with their four sons, and Mort ...

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