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North Cedar’s yearbook has rewarding history

CLARENCE - The yearbook is a recorded history of each school year's events and student body.The history of North Cedar's yearbook, Excalibur, came int ...

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Burger King and Tim Hortons owner to buy Popeyes

Restaurant Brands International Inc., owner of the Burger King and Tim Hortons fast-food chains, said on Tuesday it would acquire Popeyes Louisiana Ki ...

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Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week starts Wednesday

Looking for a delicious lunch or dinner option? Restaurant Week, which begins Wednesday and continues through March 5, is a great chance to try out a ...

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University of Iowa to ditch coal by 2025

IOWA CITY - With the University of Iowa's goal of 40 percent renewable energy consumption by 2020 well in sight, UI President Bruce Harreld this week ...

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House fire does $20,000 in damages to Iowa City home

IOWA CITY - A house fire did about $20,000 in damages to a home Monday afternoon.According to the Iowa City Fire Department, crews were called to 120 ...

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Chalk the Walk to feature giant “Dugout”

MOUNT VERNON - Norman Rockwell's famous Saturday Evening Post cover #x201c;Dugout#x201d; has been selected as the centerpiece for Mount Vernon's Chalk ...

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Iowa Court officials seek more state funding

DES MOINES - Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady made a personal pitch to state legislators Tuesday for adequate funding in the coming fiscal y ...

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Gun bill seeks ‘stand-your-ground’ law in Iowa

Iowa would be the latest state to adopt a stand-your-ground law if a proposal for revisions in gun regulations filed this week comes to pass.The self- ...

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Windstar Lanes and Megabus team up for Coralville-Chicago bus service

CORALVILLE - Windstar Lines Inc. will team up with New Jersey-based express transport company Megabus to bring bus services connecting Chicago to Linc ...

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Tuesday Morning Read: Affordable housing, bargaining lawsuit, hospital opens soon

Modest living - In Johnson County, where the median monthly rent plus utilities is $173 more than the state average, officials from the two most popul ...

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Bill aims to raise Iowa interstate speed limit to 75 mph

DES MOINES - Should motorists be allowed to go an extra five miles per hour faster on Iowa's interstates?That's a question introduced to Iowa legislat ...

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Legislators look to make Iowa roadways safer by targeting drunk, drugged and distracted driving

DES MOINES - Bills designed to target drunk, drugged and distracted drivers picked up traction Tuesday in the Iowa Senate.A Senate Transportation subc ...

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Iowa Attorney General Miller won’t defend state in collective bargaining lawsuit

DES MOINES - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced Tuesday that he will ask the Iowa Executive Council to seek outside legal counsel to defend th ...

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University of Iowa leaders commit to competitive grad student package

IOWA CITY - When the state last week officially dropped things like tuition and health insurance as mandatory bargaining topics in contract negotiatio ...

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Grassley: Testy town hall a good example of ‘representative government’

IOWA FALLS - A raucous town hall meeting frequently interrupted by shouted questions, insults and #x201c;do your job#x201d; chants was a great example ...

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