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Boys’ basketball notebook: Cedar Falls honors late coach with 2-day showcase event

CEDAR FALLS - Jerry Slykhuis loved basketball. Everyone loved Jerry Slykhuis. So it seemed a natural to honor his memory with a big hoops tournament. ...

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Sen. Joni Ernst joins Democrat Gillibrand on bill aimed at curbing sexual harassment in Congress

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, is among the Republicans joining Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, in sponsoring a bill aimed at curbing sexual haras ...

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What end of net neutrality means in Iowa

The Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality rules is being met with a mix of approval from local internet providers and concern f ...

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Marshalltown Democrat Smith plans to be Iowa House majority leader in 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS - A long shot win by an Alabama Democrat is good news for the nation and Iowa Democrats hoping to flip control of the Iowa House in 2018, ...

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Disney to buy Fox film, TV businesses for $52 billion

Walt Disney Co has struck a deal to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc for $52.4 bil ...

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Talks continue on community policing, racial profiling in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - Community leaders, NAACP representatives and local law enforcement hope to sign an agreement that would begin a mediation process on ra ...

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Omarosa Manigault dismisses reports of dramatic White House firing

Omarosa Manigault said Thursday that she was not fired and escorted off the White House grounds, blaming "one individual who has a personal vendetta a ...

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House Speaker Ryan mulls retirement after 2018 elections: Politico

WASHINGTON - Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan has told confidants he would like to retire after the 2018 congressional elections, Politico reported ...

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Friend of fatal shooting victim testifies Quarzone Martin shot them both during drug deal

CEDAR RAPIDS - A man testified Thursday his friend Andrew Meeks never got back up after he was shot by Quarzone Martin during a drug deal for Xanax pi ...

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Iowa City taxi company to close

Marco's Taxi Cab Co. in Iowa City will be closing after more than a decade in business.Mark Paterno, a co-owner of the taxi service, confirmed the com ...

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Added depth has made Marion a defensive beast

It's almost an embarrassment of riches. And it has made Marion an extremely difficult team to score against. The Class 4A top-ranked Indians are allo ...

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Old ‘mansion’ in path of PCI expansion in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - Historic preservation advocates on Thursday pushed back on a request to demolish one of the original Cedar Rapids #x201c;mansions,#x201 ...

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7 benefits of an interest rate hike

Interest rates are going up. The Federal Reserve hiked rates once in 2015, once again last year and twice in 2017. And on Wednesday, Fed officials vo ...

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‘Crimson Arrows’ is more than a ‘bowhunting odyssey’

Cedar Rapids archer Eyad Yehyawi could have written an instruction manual for mastering the art of bowhunting.He could have written thrilling adventur ...

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Davenport man arrested by Linn County deputies after chase continues into Jones County

CEDAR RAPIDS - A Davenport man is in custody after leading authorities on a chase that spanned two counties.According to the Linn County Sheriff's Off ...

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