'Project Safe' working to erase the stigma behind suicide

Thu Sep 12 05:40:33 PDT 2019

'Project Safe' working to erase the stigma behind suicide

The owner of Project Safe in Cedar Rapids Mike Farr said suicide has to do with depression, calling it a disease. It affects people of all ages, and he wants more focus on treatment.

Hotel construction continues in the Amanas

A multi-million dollar hotel project in the Amana Colonies is getting closer to completion.

Bill for SNAP work requirements could stress food pantries, advocates say

Fewer Iowans could have access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program -- formerly known as food stamps -- if a bill in the Iowa Senate becomes law.

Group provides recommendations to reduce opioid overdoses

State healthcare providers, researchers and law enforcement agencies recently came up with five recommendations to reduce opioid overdoses.

Bill requiring abortion wait period returns to legislature

A bill to require a waiting period before an abortion is back in the state legislature.

Police car conversation played at Burns trial as prosecution rests

The prosecution wrapped up its case against the man accused of killing Cedar Rapids 18-year-old Michelle Martinko more than 40 years ago.

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