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Letter: Veteran recalls World War II event

Recently, PBS had a documentary by Ken Burns on Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player in the major leagues. This story reminded me of an in ...

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Owner of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust buying Ankeny bank

QCR Holdings, corporate parent of Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust, has agreed to purchase Ankeny-based Community State Bank for $80 million in cash from V ...

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Purple Heart monument honors ‘those who shed blood for our country’

CEDAR RAPIDS - Retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Steve Feldmann couldn't sleep.Scheduled to give an address during a Memorial Day ceremony in Cedar Rapids, ...

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Cedar Rapids police investigate shooting on southeast side

CEDAR RAPIDS - A man who was treated at the hospital after suffering a gunshot wound on Sunday evening is expected to recover, Cedar Rapids police sai ...

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Fact Checker: Tim Gull and the cost of Linn County supervisors

Introduction#x201c;We the taxpayers of Linn County are paying $2.7 million to five Linn County supervisors for one term of service. This is an obscene ...

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For autistic adults in Eastern Iowa, no 'one size fits all'

We often hear about children with autism, but not as much about what happens when they grow up. Although the disorder can be treated with behavioral ...

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Time Machine: Indian Isle

As a boy, McGregor native Harry I. Clark explored the forests and islands near his home. He grew up to become president of the All-Steel Welded Truck ...

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Iowa honey bees may be staging comeback

After enduring years of losses due to bee-killing insects and inclement weather, Iowa honey bee producers with five or more colonies are reporting an ...

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Ground Floor: Hearten has dual purpose

Amanda Svoboda's new business offers style with a purpose. Hearten is a pop-up women's boutique that donates 10 percent of sales to Iowa-based charit ...

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Marion Home School team wins national mock trial championship

CEDAR RAPIDS - A team comprised of students from the Marion Home School Assistance Program recently won the national mock trial championship in Boise, ...

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Cedar Rapids Washington hopes lineup rotation produces a boys’ tennis state title

ANKENY - Rusty Graff said it is the first time he has had three players so interchangeable.Between junior Will Rizer and freshmen Rami Scheetz and Ty ...

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Iowa senators to hear Medicaid managed care experiences

With the legislative session recently wrapped and the Medicaid transition only two months in, Iowa Senate Democrats - along with a few Republicans - a ...

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Heartland Acres offers variety of activities

Visitors to Heartland Acres Agribition Center in Independence this summer will find a variety of agricultural innovations, implements and displays des ...

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In Iowa: Sizzling platter, graceful plateaus and art

I still have it somewhere, I'm sure, most likely in a box in the basement - one of the kinder rejection letters I ever received - and there were many, ...

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Watch: Memorial Day reading of Gettysburg Address

IOWA CITY - Many people study the Gettysburg Address in school. They know President Abraham Lincoln delivered the speech during the Civil War and some ...

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