Iowa’s private Medicaid insurers to lose $450 million in first year

DES MOINES - The three private insurers managing the state's nearly $5 billion Medicaid program expect to cumulatively lose $450 million during their ...

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Norman Long

NORMAN D. LONG Cedar Rapids Norman D. Long, 90, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at Meth-Wick nursing home following an ext ...

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Evengline "Susie" Hopkins

EVENGLINE "SUSIE" HOPKINS Cedar Rapids Evengline "Susie" Hopkins, 49, of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center. Se ...

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Sean Callahan

SGT. SEAN F. CALLAHAN Cedar Rapids Sgt. Sean F. Callahan, 31, of Cedar Rapids, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Visitation: 1 t ...

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Betty Burrows

BETTY ANN BURROWS Manchester Betty Ann Burrows, 69, of Manchester, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, near Williamsburg. Survivors include ...

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Watch Live: Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett delivers his last State of the City address

Ron Corbett is scheduled to deliver his last State of the City address as Cedar Rapids mayor today at the DoubleTree Convention Center in downtown.The ...

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Francis "Joe" Dillinger

FRANCIS "JOE" WALLACE DILLINGER Marion Francis "Joe" Wallace Dillinger, 67, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. In agreement with his wishes, c ...

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Rep. Dave Loebsack notes GOP ‘anti-people’ legislation in D.C., Iowa

DES MOINES - Democratic U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack sees #x201c;far too many similarities#x201d; between what majority Republicans are doing in Washington ...

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State scales back union contract offer AFSCME leader says new law ‘trashes’ 40 years of negotiations

DES MOINES - State negotiators Wednesday offered a scaled-back contract proposal to Iowa's largest public employees' union that conformed to a new sta ...

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Rice, Laube headline all-Metro

Marion's Chloe Rice and Corby Laube swept the top individual awards for the 2017 all-Metro girls' basketball team. The duo combined to lead the Indian ...

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Critical time for engineers to dream big

Engineers work hard to improve how people live. They design, maintain, repair, and build almost everything we need in our daily lives. This week we ce ...

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George Heller

MARENGO George Heller, 86, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo.

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Michael *Mike" Kriz

MICHAEL "MIKE" ALLEN KRIZ Cedar Rapids Michael "Mike" Allen Kriz, 51, left the world on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, the same way he entered it: ear ...

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Marguerite Zook

KALONA Marguerite (Emde) Zook, 97, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Beatty Peterseim Funeral Home, Kalona.

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Wednesday Morning Read: Town halls, Hawkeyes win, gun bill

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

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