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Serving self-confidence: Cafe 361 gives back to Cedar Rapids community

On a day off from school, you might not expect middle school and high school girls to spend their time giving back to the community. But at Cafe 361 i ...

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Trump inauguration speech sharp break with past and his party

Donald Trump began his presidency as he ran his campaign - with blunt, searing talk about a crippled nation in dire need of bold, immediate action. Hi ...

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New Eighth Avenue Bridge could spur other riverfront amenities

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Eighth Avenue Bridge replacement project may open the door for some intriguing options along the Cedar River, according to Cedar Ra ...

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Former President George H.W. Bush watched inaugural from hospital room

AUSTIN, Texas - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who has spent nearly a week at a Houston hospital where he is being treated for pneumonia, wat ...

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Second suspect arrested in Jan. 9 robbery

CEDAR RAPIDS - The second suspect in a robbery investigation has been arrested.Cedar Rapids public safety spokesman Greg Buelow said 21-year-old Levi ...

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AIG to pay Buffett’s Berkshire about $10 billion in insurance deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American International Group Inc has agreed to pay roughly $10.2 billion to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc to take on ma ...

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Trump, sworn in as U.S. president, promises to put ‘America First’

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, succeeding Barack Obama and telling a bitterly divided co ...

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Podcast: On Iowa Politics talks President Trump's inauguration and the 2018 election cycle

This week on the podcast, reporters discuss the inauguration of President Trump, and who is in or out in the 2018 election cycle.  On Iowa Politics i ...

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Anti-Trump protests turn violent ahead of inauguration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Black-clad activists protesting U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration smashed store and car windows in Washington on ...

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QUIZ: How much do you know about presidential inaugurations?

Think you know a thing or two about presidential history? This quiz includes questions about United States presidents and their inaugurations. Try your hand at answering, and see if you know your American history.

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Samsung may blame battery size for Galaxy Note 7 phone fires

Samsung announced Friday that it's finally going to reveal what caused its Galaxy Note 7 phones to catch fire and explode. The company stopped making ...

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One dead in Washington house fire

WASHINGTON - One person was pronounced dead at the scene of a house fire in Washington Friday morning.According to a Washington County news release, t ...

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In Trump We Trust: Inauguration prompts celebration in Russia

MOSCOW - The Kremlin may have spent years reviling America, but Russians hoping Donald Trump will usher in a new era of detente marked his inauguratio ...

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References to climate change removed from White House website on Trump Inauguration Day

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump's administration is committed to eliminating Barack Obama's Climate Action Plan and other environmental initiatives to help ...

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Trump administration overturns FHA mortgage-fee cut

The Trump administration overturned a mortgage-fee cut under a government program that's popular with first-time homebuyers and low-income borrowers.T ...

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