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Iowa City ped mall art aims to create community

IOWA CITY - They're iconic, dotting Iowa's rolling hills for more than a century: American foursquare homes.Hallmarked by their boxy style inside and ...

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Cedar Rapids Public Library hosts Rare Book Showcase Thursday

CEDAR RAPIDS - Lovers of old books and good stories are invited to a Rare Book Showcase where six special and rare books from around the Iowa Valley r ...

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Pastor, citing Bible, donates kidney to stranger

CEDAR RAPIDS - When Jay Alexander asked if any of his friends on Facebook would consider donating a kidney to his ailing older brother, he never expec ...

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New growth: Farming opportunities expand to refugees

CEDAR RAPIDS - A new group of farmers and gardeners hope to coax food out of Eastern Iowa soil, and they're using the help of a local not-for-profit t ...

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Solar fairs planned for Eastern Iowa

Area residents interested in Iowa's growing solar industry are invited to attend two upcoming solar fairs in Eastern Iowa.Solar energy fairs, which ar ...

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Cedar Rapids family receives home before holidays

CEDAR RAPIDS - Bridget Wilcox knows exactly where she's going to put the Christmas tree in her new home - a home she never plans to leave.Wilcox on Fr ...

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Junkin' for joy: The Barn in Wellman to host holiday market Nov. 4 and 5

When Kate Merck got engaged three years ago, she looked out at the decrepit barn in her parent's backyard in Wellman and thought, that's where I want ...

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Jesus Seminar on the Road returning to Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - When Jo Wasta first read about a two-day conference presented by Jesus Seminar on the Road coming to Cedar Rapids in 2014, she was intr ...

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Taste of Iowa City returns for 10th year

Update (Rain Delay): According to the Taste of Iowa City Facebook page, the event has been delayed to Thursday night due to rain expected to fall on W ...

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