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University of Iowa dean of students leaving for Idaho State University

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 18, 2018 - 1:52pm
After just two years at the University of Iowa, Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students Lyn Redington is leaving to become vice president for student life at Idaho State University. UI’s...
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Federal judge presses University of Iowa on singling out religious student organization

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 18, 2018 - 12:29pm
A federal court judge who will decide whether the University of Iowa discriminated in deregistering a faith-based student organization asked UI attorneys Thursday if the institution has taken steps...
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1980s Coralville homicide to be featured on true crime series

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 18, 2018 - 12:12pm
CORALVILLE — A 36-year-old Coralville homicide case will be featured this weekend on a cable true crime series. On The Case With Paula Zahn will feature the episode A Murder In Coralville Jan....
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Audit: $380,000 in improper spending at Iowa Communications Network

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 18, 2018 - 10:52am
The State Auditor has identified $379,500 in improper disbursements and undeposited collections resulting from management decisions “not in the taxpayers’ best interest,” by the...
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Iowa Senate panel advances traffic camera ban

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 18, 2018 - 10:21am
DES MOINES — Racing to get their legislation to the governor’s desk, an Iowa Senate subcommittee Thursday joined colleagues in the House to advance bans on traffic cameras. The...
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California abuse case sparks calls for more home-schooling oversight

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 18, 2018 - 10:09am
Lawmakers and advocacy groups are calling for more oversight of home-schooling after a California couple using this method of education was charged with torturing their 13 children. The number of...
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One dead after officer-involved shooting in northern Iowa

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 18, 2018 - 7:49am
FLOYD COUNTY — The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a man dead Wednesday night. According to the Iowa Department of Public...
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Thursday Morning Read: Five answers on Cedar Rapids school plan; Woody Harrelson plans first U.S. screening at University of Iowa; House panel advances ban on traffic cameras

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 18, 2018 - 6:28am
TODAY’S REVENUE — Mostly sunny, warming. High 36, low 21. FIVE ANSWERS ON CEDAR RAPIDS SCHOOL PLAN — The Cedar Rapids school board could decide as soon as Monday whether to set in...
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5 take-aways on Cedar Rapids schools facilities plan

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 17, 2018 - 9:33pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids school board could decide as soon as Monday whether to set in motion the closure of eight elementary schools and reconstruction of the remaining 13. Under...
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Signature experience: Urban Pie makes pizza customization easy

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 17, 2018 - 8:23pm
Leaving sunny Arizona for Iowa winters wasn’t easy, but Urban Pie owner Justin Buck said it has been worth it. He first opened the pizzeria with his business partners Derek Hamil and Blake...
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Hubbell raises $3 million for gubernatorial run

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 17, 2018 - 7:38pm
DES MOINES — Fred Hubbell’s gubernatorial campaign raised more than $3 million in 2017, the campaign told the Gazette Des Moines Bureau. Hubbell, a Des Moines businessman and one of...
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Trump says terminating NAFTA would yield the ‘best deal’ in renegotiations (Reuters)

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 17, 2018 - 7:21pm
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that terminating the North American Free Trade Agreement would result in the “best deal” to revamp the 24-year-old...
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Trump administration bars Haitians from U.S. visas for low-skilled work

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 17, 2018 - 7:19pm
WASHINGTON — Haitians will no longer be eligible for U.S. visas given to low-skilled workers, the Trump administration said on Wednesday, bringing an end to a small-scale effort to employ...
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Apple cites tax law in massive development plan

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 17, 2018 - 6:28pm
Apple, the world’s most valuable company that for years has faced criticism for stashing billions in profits overseas, announced a plan Wednesday to repatriate most of it, spend $350 billion...
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Lake Macbride motorboat bill hits choppy waters: Iowa Capitol Digest, Jan. 17

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 17, 2018 - 5:45pm
A roundup of legislative and Capitol news items of interest for Jan. 17, 2018: VETERANS DAY AT THE CAPITOL: Scores of military veterans gathered at the Statehouse on Wednesday to celebrate their...
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Iowa House panel green lights bill to ban traffic cameras

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 17, 2018 - 5:19pm
DES MOINES — An Iowa House panel approved a measure Wednesday that would ban automated traffic cameras — including those in Cedar Rapids — and end what one legislator called...
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Woody Harrelson plans first U.S. screening at University of Iowa

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 17, 2018 - 5:14pm
IOWA CITY — One year ago, actor Woody Harrelson set out to break new cinematic ground by broadcasting live, in real time, an entire movie that was shot in one take with one camera. Next week...
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Foxhoven says privately run Medicaid here to stay

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 17, 2018 - 4:19pm
DES MOINES — The head of Iowa’s Department of Human Services rejected a “back to the future” notion Wednesday that the state could abandon its privately managed Medicaid...
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WATCH REPLAY: officials at public forum answer questions about Cedar Rapids schools facilities plan

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 17, 2018 - 3:40pm
At 6:00 p.m. the Gazette was be live from the Cedar Rapids Public Library, 450 Fifth Ave. SE, where several representatives of Cedar Rapids schools participated in a public forum and answered...
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Vinton man killed after his vehicle collided with Highway 30 median, other vehicle

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 17, 2018 - 2:37pm
A Benton County man was killed in an accident Wednesday morning west of Cedar Rapids after his vehicle collided with both a median and then an oncoming vehicle. According to a media release from the...
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