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New Spring, New Construction Season On I-380

CEDAR RAPIDS - It's as near-nightly ritual along one portion of the northbound lanes of Interstate 380. A driver in a truck, alongside the highway, waiting for a specified time to push ahead, corral the... Read More »

Women Discuss Role In Politics At University Of Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Women from across Eastern Iowa met Friday to discuss their role in politics. The event is being held in the old senate chambers in the Old Capitol building, a place where many men once... Read More »

Building Destroyed In Iowa City Fire Valued At Just Under $1 Million

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The building destroyed in the Tuesday afternoon fire in Iowa City was valued at just under $1 million, but the total cost of that fire will likely be much more. “Building contents will... Read More »

State OKs Tax Credits for Tama Meatpacking Plant

TAMA, Iowa (AP) - State officials on Friday approved tax credits for developers to reopen a long-closed meatpacking plant in Tama that would eventually employ about 600 workers. The Iowa Economic Development... Read More »

Economist Says IRGC Made Correct Decision on Cedar Rapids Casino

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - A Creighton University economics professor said the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission was correct in rejecting a casino for Cedar Rapids. And he said the city's location makes it a... Read More »

Police Identify Man Killed in Iowa Falls Standoff

IOWA FALLS, Iowa - Authorities have released new details and the name of the man who police shot and killed during a standoff in Iowa Falls Thursday. The state Department of Public Safety says it happened... Read More »

Two Minnesota Residents Want Iowa City Police To Return Cash

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Two Minnesota residents want the Iowa City Police Department to return their money. The Iowa City Press-Citizen says Tiffani Barber and Kearnice Overton, of St. Paul, Minn., last... Read More »

USDA Ordering Farms To Report Pig Virus Infections

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year. The... Read More »

Tiffin Woman Accused Of Stealing $80,000 From Coralville Business

CORALVILLE, Iowa -- A woman is accused of stealing more than $80,000 from her employer. According to the Coralville Police Department, from June 2011 through November 2013, 30-year-old Brittany E. Willman... Read More »

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