Business

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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Report: Cedar Rapids businesses took $25 million hit during 2016 flood

CEDAR RAPIDS - The 2016 flood caused a total loss of $25.7 million to the private sector in Cedar Rapids signaling a much broader impact than previous ...

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Will dog walkers be more in demand than teachers?

Memo to job-seekers: You've probably got more of a chance walking dogs for a living than teaching children in the coming decade's labor market.That's ...

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Wells Fargo see decline in checking accounts

SAN FRANCISCO - Fewer customers opened checking accounts at Wells Fargo in January and more closed checking accounts - an indication that the embattle ...

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Unilever rejects Kraft Heinz on merger

Kraft Heinz made a $143 billion offer for Unilever in what would be the largest-ever takeover in the food or beverage industry, opening a campaign to ...

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Changes planned to sell-by dates on food labels

The majority of Americans have no clear idea what #x201c;sell by#x201d; labels are trying to tell them. But after 40 years of letting us guess, the gr ...

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Judge blocks Cigna from scuttling $48 billion Anthem deal

Anthem won a court ruling temporarily blocking Cigna from scuttling a $48 billion merger between the health insurers.Delaware Chancery Court Judge Tra ...

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Coca-Cola fans fret as company revamps loyalty program

Ben Kelly got hooked at Blockbuster. It was July 2007, a time when leaving your home to pick up a movie was still conceivable, and his rental with acc ...

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Gander Mountain move to new Cedar Rapids store expected in late April

CEDAR RAPIDS - Gander Mountain, reported to be considering filing for bankruptcy protection, is expected to relocate from southwest Cedar Rapids to a ...

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Customer sues Wal-Mart over ‘craft’ beer

If you believed the Trouble Brewing beers sold at Wal-Mart are truly craft beers, instead of private-label beers produced at a large industrial brewer ...

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