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News Track: Linn County officials looking to leverage conservation bonds

Cedar Rapids Gazette - April 29, 2017 - 10:07am
CEDAR RAPIDS — In November, Linn County voters overwhelmingly approved a $40 million conservation bond issue. Dubbed the Linn County Water and Land Legacy bond, the effort needed at least 60...
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President Trump has galvanized activists on the left. Can they stay energized?

Cedar Rapids Gazette - April 29, 2017 - 9:43am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The room was full of strangers, but they had a common purpose. The retired pastors who cut their teeth on the civil rights movement. The sociology professor from a local...
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Remnant of disappearing Cedar Rapids neighborhood could live on

Cedar Rapids Gazette - April 29, 2017 - 6:49am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Built just before the turn of the 20th century, a small house in southeast Cedar Rapids is the remnant of a disappearing neighborhood emblematic of a population that became a...
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The rich get richer, the poor get replaced by robots

Cedar Rapids Gazette - April 29, 2017 - 6:33am
America’s working class is falling further behind. The rich-poor gap — the difference in annual income between households in the top 20 percent and those in the bottom 20 percent...
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Reuters: Trump says he thought being president “would be easier” than his old life

Cedar Rapids Gazette - April 29, 2017 - 6:27am
WASHINGTON — He misses driving, feels as if he is in a cocoon, and is surprised how hard his new job is. President Donald Trump on Thursday reflected on his first 100 days in office with a...
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