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Interactive medical drones no longer science fiction

WASHINGTON - The towering tornado that struck Hattiesburg, Miss., in 2013 ripped roofs off houses, twisted steel girders as if they were Play-Doh, obl ...

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Cedar Rapids native Dedric Ward hosts 17th annual football camp

CEDAR RAPIDS - Standing at the center of the Metro Youth football fields in Cedar Rapids on Saturday afternoon, Dedric Ward looked around.He was back ...

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‘X’ serves as engaging, smart commentary on life

Chuck Klosterman's writing is an engaging combination of style and substance. Sometimes the style seems to be Klosterman's dominant concern, but readi ...

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Campaign against pollution vows to work until last straw

It started so innocently. A kid ordered a soda in a restaurant.#x201c;It came with a plastic straw in it,#x201d; Milo Cress recalled. He glared at the ...

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Heat and hail frustrate farmers

For many northern Linn County farmers, relief from a hot, dry early June turned out to be no relief at all.For them, the much-needed rain the evening ...

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Job market strength enables ‘gap years’

As many of Iowa's new university graduates peer out over the employment landscape, they're finding a workers' market. Replacing the stress that satura ...

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Squeeze bunt lifts seventh-ranked Cedar Rapids Kennedy over No. 5 Pleasant Valley, 2-1

ALBURNETT - Before the inning started, Maddison LeClere revealed the plan.It was up to her red-hot Cedar Rapids Kennedy softball team to put the strat ...

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In Iowa City, a quiet movement against massive school bond

IOWA CITY - As the mother and grandmother of children with special needs, Heather Young has never voted against a school bond issue. But she's active ...

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News Track: Pollock’s ‘Mural’ returning stateside

Like the rest of the University of Iowa Museum of Art's expansive collection since the devastating flood of 2008, its Jackson Pollock #x201c;Mural#x20 ...

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Kernels drop 3-2 toughie at Quad Cities

DAVENPORT - The Quad Cities River Bandits rallied from a 2-0 hole, scoring two runs in the fourth inning and one in the fifth for a 3-2 win Saturday n ...

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How to reuse your old flower pots, bring new life to old favorites

When pushing my cart through the nursery aisles, I find myself filling it with a variety of sizes and colors of plants that need a new home. Then, at ...

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Prosecutors hope extradition policy ends ‘a bet we simply do not have to wager’

CEDAR RAPIDS - Earlier this month, the Linn County Attorney's Office launched a policy of asking 6th Judicial District judges to recognize pre-signed ...

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Iowa City author’s attraction to ruins in the Bahamas leads to first novel

When Iowa City writer Rebecca Entel first traveled to San Salvador, Bahamas, for an academic workshop, she learned about small ships carved into plant ...

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Trump aides want new blood at Fed

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's candidacy for another term is encountering resistance from some Trump administration advisers who want a new ...

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U.S. judge asked to expand order blocking Iraqis’ deportation

June 24 - The American Civil Liberties Union asked a U.S. judge on Saturday to expand an order that temporarily blocks the deportation of 114 Iraqis i ...

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