Business

Business Property Tax Credit applications due in March

CEDAR RAPIDS - Applications for a 2015 Business Property Tax Credit are due by 4:30 p.m., March 15. Commercial and industrial property owners are elig ...

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Beyonce song sends fans in droves to Red Lobster; makes restaurant chain trend on Twitter for first time ever

ORLANDO, Fla. - Red Lobster's surprise mention in a new Beyonce song is showing the Orlando-based restaurant chain the power of pop music, and the fic ...

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Gasoline prices at 12-year low in Midwest, but not quite in Iowa

An abundance of winter-grade gasoline, coupled with a glut of crude oil, is creating the lowest gasoline prices in 12 years in the Midwest.GasBuddy.co ...

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Ground Floor: Cedar Rapids couple finds retail resale to be good fit

CEDAR RAPIDS - Some couples have his and hers towels or his and hers coffee mugs. Gabe and Natalie Loesch have his and her resale stores. Three years ...

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Developers aim to restart new Riley’s site in Marion

MARION - Developers plan to reboot a failed construction project in uptown Marion this spring after the roof collapsed on the property, requiring the ...

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ADM to buy Moroccan corn wet mill

U.S. agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland on Monday said it would buy a Moroccan corn wet mill from Tate & Lyle in its latest effort to boost its footp ...

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Cedar Rapids-based Infinity Contact spins off global unit

CEDAR RAPIDS - Infinity Contact, a Cedar Rapids company that provides back office services to businesses, has spun off its global unit.Steve Griggs, m ...

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CenturyLink seeks waiver from landline requirement

The Iowa Utilities Board is deliberating what to do about an investigation into more than two dozen complaints from CenturyLink customers who say they ...

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New Coralville Hy-Vee opening delayed

Changes in the design of a new Hy-Vee Food Store on the border of Coralville and North Liberty will delay the opening of the supermarket until the spr ...

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Instructors, students use hedge apple-based oil from Iowa to build business

BLOOMFIELD - It was a business opportunity just lying on the ground, waiting to be picked up. Literally. But Todd Johnson, now president and CEO of O ...

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Tech Connect: Protect your business

There have not been many high profile data breaches in the news lately. This lack of activity may lull small business owners into a false sense of sec ...

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Beer, cars and ... mortgages? Super Bowl ads go financial this year

Digital wallets and mortgage apps will vie with beer and cars for Super Bowl viewers as financial-services companies step up their advertising to cate ...

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Gloomy winter days can be an issue for employers

CHICAGO - This time of year, that blaring alarm clock might bother you a little more. It's cold and dark outside, and your commute feels longer than u ...

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Why industry-driven Cedar Rapids not worried about having a crisis like Flint

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids is unlikely to face a drinking water crisis from lead contamination like Flint, Mich., despite its industrial roots and fa ...

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Water Rock project signs initial tenant

The developers of Water Rock, an $11 million, 7.75-acre project at the southeast corner of Blairs Ferry Road and Rockwell Drive NE in Cedar Rapids, ha ...

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