Business

Your next smartphone might run on LTE-U

This spring, cellphone carriers such as T-Mobile plan to start supporting a new kind of mobile data. Known as LTE-U, the technology may result in a fa ...

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Raining Rose cuts staff amid sales decline

CEDAR RAPIDS - Raining Rose on Wednesday announced it had cut workers in one of its five divisions.A source with the company said fewer than 50 employ ...

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Time to sell station to Meredith

WASHINGTON - Time Warner Inc. said Thursday it plans to sell a broadcast station in Atlanta to Des Moines-based Meredith Corp., which could help speed ...

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Branstad: Work to open Chinese market to U.S. beef exports

ARLINGTON, Va. - Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, whom U.S. President Donald Trump has tipped to become ambassador to China, said on Thursday that he wou ...

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Google fights online trolls with new tool

The internet can be an ugly place - one where the mere act of expressing an opinion can result in a barrage of name-calling, harassment and sometimes ...

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Farms swapping corn for soy

Pat Swanson, who runs a crop-insurance company and farms 1,800 acres with her husband near Ottumwa, said they plan to switch 100 acres that would have ...

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MidWestOne to open Denver office

MidWestOne Financial Group will open an office in Denver later this spring, the Iowa City-based company announced Wednesday.Former First National Denv ...

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Truck platoons could hit Highway 20 this year

DES MOINES - Drivers could begin seeing #x201c;connected platoons#x201d; of trucks operating on Highway 20 across Iowa as early as this year if legisl ...

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My Biz: Since 2001, business owners sell the art of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck

By Katie Mills Giorgio, correspondentCEDAR RAPIDS - Wanda Lunn and John Cairns may spend the day looking at cartoons, but that doesn't mean their work ...

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Burger King and Tim Hortons owner to buy Popeyes

Restaurant Brands International Inc., owner of the Burger King and Tim Hortons fast-food chains, said on Tuesday it would acquire Popeyes Louisiana Ki ...

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Dairy farmers spoiling for a fight with Canada

Blame Canada.That's what U.S. farmers say about some of the bubbling gluts weighing on the milk market, and they are eager for President Donald Trump ...

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Windstar Lines and Megabus team up for Coralville-Chicago bus service

CORALVILLE - Windstar Lines Inc. will team up with New Jersey-based express transport company Megabus to bring bus services connecting Chicago to Linc ...

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Wind technician jobs growing, in Iowa and nationally

CEDAR RAPIDS - It's easy to spot the 240-foot-tall wind turbine on Kirkwood Community College's Cedar Rapids campus.The 2.5 megawatt turbine helps pow ...

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The Ground Floor: Sage and Sole Empowering Practices looks to aid ‘mind, body and soul’

CEDAR RAPIDS - Not every service offered at Sage and Sole Empowering Practices is as well known as reflexology, Reiki or Pilates. Singing bowl sound t ...

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Can Jesse Allen, the man behind One Park Place, pull off his big idea?

CEDAR RAPIDS - The offer stood out - and quite frankly, up - from the competition.Developer Jesse Allen's landmark plan for a $103 million, 28-story d ...

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