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Charles Manson, mastermind of 1969 murders, dies at 83

LOS ANGELES - Charles Manson, who masterminded a string of bizarre murders in Los Angeles in 1969 that both horrified and fascinated the nation and si ...

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Historic Cedar Rapids church completes $4.5 million renovation

CEDAR RAPIDS - After years of planning, fundraising and construction, congregants at a historic Cedar Rapids church celebrated their building's $4.5 m ...

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UPDATE: Curtis Jones charged in death of Iowa City bail bondsman Jonathan Wieseler

IOWA CITY - Curtis Jones, already in custody in the death of cabdriver Ricky Lillie, will be charged in connection with the Jonathan Wieseler homicide ...

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Cedar Rapids man faces charges in Coralville motel break-in

CORALVILLE - Police say a Cedar Rapids man was caught in the act of breaking into a shuttered Coralville motel.According to Coralville police, around ...

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Cedar Rapids man charged in Coralville cab robbery

CORALVILLE - A Cedar Rapids man is accused of robbing a cabdriver in Coralville last month.According to Coralville police, around 12:30 a.m. Oct. 12, ...

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Trump puts North Korea back on list of state terrorism sponsors

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Monday announced that his administration has redesignated North Korea as a state sponsor of terror, a move aime ...

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UPDATE: Police locate minors involved in Amber Alert

UPDATE, 2:20 p.m.:The two minors involved in an Amber Alert were located shortly after 2 p.m. Monday, a Denison Police Department dispatcher told The ...

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Fire damages North Liberty home, garage

NORTH LIBERTY - The North Liberty Fire Department responded to a house fire Sunday evening.According to a department news release, crews were called t ...

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Cedar Rapids community Christmas tree installed

CEDAR RAPIDS - A 25-foot Colorado blue spruce is the city of Cedar Rapids official 2017 Christmas tree.The tree was donated by Janet Walker and crews ...

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New Iowa crop insurance discount for cover crops

Iowa farmers who plant cover crops this fall may be eligible for a $5-per-acre break on crop insurance for acres planted in cover crops through a prog ...

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Monday Morning Read: Some lawmakers lack sexual bias training; don’t give up on flood funding, Loebsack says; historic church completes $4.5 million renovation

TODAY'S WEATHER - Mostly sunny, warm and windy. High 54, low 33. SOME LAWMAKERS LACK SEXUAL BIAS TRAINING - As the fallout from sexual harassment all ...

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to headline Iowa progressives’ fundraiser

CEDAR RAPIDS - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will return to Iowa for Progress Iowa's fifth annual Holiday Party Dec. 19.De Blasio, who was electe ...

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Loebsack sees ‘a chance’ Cedar Rapids will get federal flood protection funds

JOHNSTON - Although it's been nine years since historic floods caused more than $5 billion in damage to Cedar Rapids, U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, ...

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North Liberty getting ready to Beat the Bitter

CEDAR RAPIDS - It started with a handful of people, but North Liberty's Beat the Bitter winter activities have, well, snowballed.#x201c;It started wit ...

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REMINDER: Cedar Rapids mayoral candidate forum is Tuesday

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Gazette is partnering with CBS 2 and FOX 28 to host a mayoral candidate forum from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Whipple Auditorium at ...

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