Business

New doughnut shop, Donut Experiment, coming to Cedar Rapids

Prepare your stomachs, Cedar Rapids.A new doughnut shop will come to the city later this year.Jen Bentley, a Cedar Rapids resident, plans to open a Do ...

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Nearly $1.7 million from Koch Foundation going to Iowa State University

Iowa State University has announced it will accept nearly $1.7 million from the Charles Koch Foundation for a program of study on Midwest markets and ...

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North Liberty Geek City Games store offers comics, games and more

NORTH LIBERTY - On any given work day, you might just find Jason Clark and Josh Karau playing games or reading comics while on the job.Anywhere else, ...

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Holiday retail forecast: More sales, more hiring

Despite department store woes, national retailers have started to seek seasonal help - and at levels close to those seen last year, according to some ...

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Facebook acquires TBH, an anonymous teen compliment app

TBH, a mobile app that lets high school and college students compliment one another anonymously has been acquired by Facebook, the company announced M ...

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Airbnb to collect Iowa hotel tax

Airbnb stays in Iowa will get a bit more expensive in November.The vacation rental marketplace has agreed to collect hotel and motel taxes in Iowa, in ...

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CenturyLink: Phone service restored in southeast Cedar Rapids

CenturyLink has restored landline phone service for customers in the southeast part of Cedar Rapids after the service went down last week.A contractor ...

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Trump to meet Yellen Thursday in search for new Fed chair -source

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will meet with current Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen on Thursday as part of his search for a new candidate fo ...

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States scramble for solutions for insurers that were counting on Obamacare payments

States and insurance companies scrambled to raise premiums for insurance plans sold on the Affordable Care Act exchanges early this week, after the Wh ...

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Sinclair said to seek TV station sales worth up to $1 billion

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. received bids for as many as 10 television stations that could fetch up to $1 billion as it takes steps to win approval ...

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Power outage hits 1,100 in southwest Cedar Rapids

UPDATE: Alliant Energy's website showed no customers without power in Cedar Rapids as of about 12 p.m. Tuesday.More than 1,000 Alliant Energy customer ...

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Former USDA chiefs predict rising consumer influence on agriculture

JOHNSTON - Consumers, not lawmakers and regulators, may drive the debate over water quality and good farm production, according to a former U.S. agric ...

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The Color of Money: What you don’t know about cybersecurity can cost you

WASHINGTON - You know the screams you hear when watching a horror movie in a theater? That's what I want to let out every time there's another data br ...

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Novo Nordisk diabetes drug effective and has no heart risk, preliminary FDA review finds

Novo Nordisk A/S's closely watched diabetes drug semaglutide is effective, caused no heart risk, and carried only limited risk of sight problems, a pr ...

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Iowa Governor Reynolds ‘concerned’ with proposed Renewable Fuel Standard changes

Moves by the Trump administration to alter the Renewable Fuel Standard #x201c;threaten the livelihood of tens of thousands of American farmers and wor ...

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