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Tom Zinkula to be installed Thursday as bishop of Davenport Diocese

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 22, 2017 - 9:45am
When 21-year-old Tom Zinkula was a Cornell College senior trying to figure out what he was going to do with his life, he never imagined his 60-year-old self would one day lead the Davenport...
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Kmart closures mean 100 Iowans will lose their jobs

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 22, 2017 - 9:22am
The closure of two Kmart stores in Eastern Iowa will mean about 100 people will lose their jobs. The national retail chain said last month it would shutter its store in Iowa City, the last of its...
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The Health 202: What’s in the Senate health care bill

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 22, 2017 - 9:19am
WASHINGTON — Senate GOP leaders are poised to release an Obamacare overhaul that clearly tries to woo the moderate members of their party while also keeping spending in check and giving...
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Early voting begins for Linn County election

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 22, 2017 - 7:59am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Absentee voting has begun for a Linn County special election on how future members of the county’s Board of Supervisors will be elected. Starting today, Linn County...
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Thursday Morning Read: Trump holds rally, protesters outside arena, fact checking Trump's speech

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 22, 2017 - 6:59am
Trump holds rally in downtown Cedar Rapids - He doesn’t get credit for all he’s done in 152 days as president, Donald Trump said Wednesday night, but he’s made “amazing...
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Police investigating Iowa City robbery

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 22, 2017 - 6:59am
IOWA CITY — Iowa City police are investigating a reported robbery. According to police, the victim said they were in the 600 block of South Johnson Street when they were robbed by a skinny man...
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Iowa City man accused of body slamming Hy-Vee employee

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 22, 2017 - 6:56am
CORALVILLE — An Iowa City man is accused of assaulting a Hy-Vee employee during a theft in April. According to a Coralville police criminal complaint, officers were called to Hy-Vee, 1914...
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Trump, in Cedar Rapids, touts ‘amazing progress’

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 21, 2017 - 9:44pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — He doesn’t get credit for all he’s done in 152 days as president, Donald Trump said Wednesday night, but he’s made “amazing progress”...
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‘He is able to connect with me’ C.R. crowd satisfied with what Trump had to say

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 21, 2017 - 9:33pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Mary Waddell didn’t drive over from Davenport to learn something new or hear promises from President Donald Trump on Wednesday. She watches the news and knows what the...
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Fact checking the speech: Trump mixed result on facts

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 21, 2017 - 9:29pm
President Donald Trump’s stops in Cedar Rapids Wednesday touched on many important Iowa issues, from wind power to wrestling. The Gazette’s Fact Checker will review six statements for...
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Planes over politics: Dozens wait outside airport anticipating Trump’s arrival, departure

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 21, 2017 - 8:52pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Right after President Donald Trump’s arrival on Wednesday evening, Mark Smith rushed to a drugstore up the road from the airport to get the photos he took of Air Force...
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Rain doesn’t deter protesters outside at Trump rally

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 21, 2017 - 8:26pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Heavy rains that came and went, and came again, didn’t deter scores of protesters who waved signs, chanted and elicited honks from passing cars while awaiting President...
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Iowa City police investigating man propositioning girls, asking them to expose themselves

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 21, 2017 - 7:50pm
IOWA CITY — Police are looking for a man who allegedly propositioned three girls in Iowa City Wednesday afternoon. According to an Iowa City Police Department press release, a man driving a...
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Trump calls for rural internet expansion at Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will push for increased rural internet access in his proposed $1 trillion infrastructure plan. His speech to a crowd of about 250 at...
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Pipeline oil, and protests, keep flowing at Dakota Access pipeline

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 21, 2017 - 6:10pm
WASHINGTON — Oil will continue to flow through the underground Dakota Access pipeline during the summer while authorities conduct additional review of the environmental impact, after a judge...
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Two injured in Cedar Rapids shooting

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 21, 2017 - 4:53pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Two people were injured in a Wednesday afternoon shooting. Cedar Rapids public safety spokesman Greg Buelow said officers were called to 424 Fairway Terrace SE at 1:08 p.m. for...
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Iowa City’s MERGE opens to innovators

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 21, 2017 - 4:30pm
IOWA CITY — A space tucked away in the heart of downtown Iowa City aims to bring together passionate innovators and support local business start-ups. The new space, called MERGE, is an...
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Live Coverage: President Trump visits Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 21, 2017 - 3:28pm
We have several reporters out and about as the President is set to visit Kirkwood Community College shortly and the U.S. Cellular Center for a rally at 7:00 p.m. Follow along with our coverage as we...
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University of Iowa diversity head to leave

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 21, 2017 - 2:36pm
The University of Iowa is losing one of its strongest diversity and inclusion advocates. Georgina Dodge will leave campus next month for a similar post in rural Pennsylvania. In her current role as...
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Two men face charges in gun thefts from Cedar Rapids and Hiawatha dealers

Cedar Rapids Gazette - June 21, 2017 - 2:23pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Two men have been charged in state and federal court with stealing long guns and handguns from two firearms dealers in Hiawatha and Cedar Rapids. John Gillespie Jr., 18, was...
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