Tuesday Morning Read: Cargill celebrates 50 years in Cedar Rapids; Blairs Ferry Road closed for railroad work; University of Iowa picks new health care leader

TODAY'S WEATHER - Sunny, warm. High 70, low 46. CARGILL CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN CEDAR RAPIDS - When it was just starting, the corn milling plant on Ce ...

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David Ernst is all about Kennedy football

CEDAR RAPIDS - Most administrators. and a significant number of coaches, are hesitant to hire out-of-district coaches to guide their high school progr ...

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Larson tries a 15th time for victory

So P.T. Larson is back on the ballot. If his name rings a bell, you know that's no surprise. Larson ran in 14 Cedar Rapids city elections between 1987 ...

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U.S. senators reach bipartisan deal reviving Obamacare subsidies; direction backed by Trump

WASHINGTON - Two U.S. senators on Tuesday announced a bipartisan breakthrough to shore up Obamacare for two years by reviving federal subsidies for he ...

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Holiday retail forecast: More sales, more hiring

Despite department store woes, national retailers have started to seek seasonal help - and at levels close to those seen last year, according to some ...

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‘Blade Runner 2049’ is about learning that you’re not the main character in your own story

Because my colleagues and I were strictly enjoined from telling you much about #x201c;Blade Runner 2049#x201d; in advance of the movie's premiere, I e ...

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Linn County considers $227,000 in voting equipment upgrades

CEDAR RAPIDS - Linn County officials say changes to state voter ID laws could cost the county more than $200,000 in equipment upgrades.Becky Stonawski ...

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Iowa courts electronic filing system down, paper filings accepted in all 99 counties

DES MOINES - Iowa courts will temporarily accept paper court filings after the statewide electronic document management system crashed Tuesday. The I ...

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Dave Chappelle is back on top — would he really walk away again?

WASHINGTON - Dave Chappelle went back to where it all began.As a teenager, Chappelle worked stages in the D.C. comedy scene. He recorded #x201c;Killin ...

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Facebook acquires TBH, an anonymous teen compliment app

TBH, a mobile app that lets high school and college students compliment one another anonymously has been acquired by Facebook, the company announced M ...

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CIA says it thought it had mistakenly ‘shredded’ U.S. Senate torture report, later discovered it unshredded

WASHINGTON - The Central Intelligence Agency thought for months that it had mistakenly shredded a massive U.S. Senate report on its use of waterboardi ...

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Ron Arduser

RON ARDUSER Monticello Ron Arduser, 69, of Monticello, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, Oct. 14, 2017, surrounded by his family from his ...

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Elaine Ryan

LANSING Elaine Ryan, 88, formerly of Lansing, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Lansing.

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Search on for dozens missing in California wildfires as evacuees return home

SANTA ROSA, Calif. - Search-and-rescue teams in Northern California combed through the debris of burned-out houses on Tuesday for dozens of people sti ...

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David McKechnie

DAVID ALLEN MCKECHNIE Atkins David Allen McKechnie, 63, of Atkins, died peacefully at his home on the farm on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, followi ...

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