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Free speech or hate speech? Campus debates over victimhood put university officials in a bind

October 22, 2017 - 6:02pm
SAN FRANCISCO — When the posters went up a third time, it happened in broad daylight, midmorning on a Thursday. Rabab Abdulhadi saw the move as increasingly bold and deeply unsettling. There...
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Iowa Senate Democrats oust Hogg, opt for new leadership with Petersen

October 22, 2017 - 2:56pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowa Democrats elected a new leader Sunday afternoon, replacing Senate Minority Leader Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids with Sen. Janet Petersen of Des Moines. The move comes less than...
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Cedar Rapids Ice Arena hosts Zamboni driving class

October 22, 2017 - 2:50pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Karol White has long joked with her family she plans to drive a Zamboni when she someday retires from working in counseling services at Mount Mercy University. On Sunday...
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Report: Loss of ‘Dreamers’ could have $195 million impact in Iowa

October 22, 2017 - 11:27am
Discontinuation of the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — or DACA — program to protect people who entered the country as minors from deportation...
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Buy Nothing groups take off in Corridor

October 22, 2017 - 10:44am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Emily Stochl and Jessie Lowe are good at sharing. It makes sense then that the two created and now administer the Cedar Rapids (Central) Buy Nothing group on Facebook. The...
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Four activists inducted into Linn County Democrats’ Hall of Fame

October 22, 2017 - 10:31am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Four longtime activists have been honored by the Linn County Democratic Party. Helane Golden, Harvey Ross, Phyllis Peterson and her husband, Sen. Wally Horn, were inducted into...
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Motorcyclist killed in collision with van near Springville

October 22, 2017 - 9:58am
SPRINGVILLE — A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a minivan Saturday afternoon near Springville. According to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, emergency workers responded at...
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Two hurt in downtown Cedar Rapids shooting

October 22, 2017 - 6:58am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Two people were hurt in a shooting early Sunday in downtown Cedar Rapids. Police said they received a report of shots fired in the 300 block of Second Avenue SE at 12:16 a.m....
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Republicans predict good results in 2018

October 21, 2017 - 7:50pm
DES MOINES — U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley told a GOP fundraiser crowd Saturday evening he thinks next fall’s election will be “an abundant harvest” for Republicans in...
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One hospitalized after Cedar Rapids shooting

October 21, 2017 - 4:31pm
CEDAR RAPIDS – Cedar Rapids police are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday morning. According to a Cedar Rapids police news release, officers were called to 53 Dartmouth St. SW at...
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Game Report: Northwestern Wildcats 17, Iowa Hawkeyes 10

October 21, 2017 - 3:50pm
PLAY OF THE GAME The set-up – The Hawkeyes had Northwestern’s offense thinking about Gatorade and finding a spot to hang out on the sideline. Until they didn’t. On a...
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Iowa lawmakers scrutinize opioid law options

October 21, 2017 - 3:36pm
DES MOINES — Lori Peter shares her devastating experience with opioid addiction often, and all over Iowa. Everywhere she goes, she brings her son. Kelly John Peter is forever 24 years old and...
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Review: Violin master Joshua Bell’s artistry rings through Hancher

October 21, 2017 - 11:37am
IOWA CITY — Joshua Bell is peerless perfection on violin. His artistry knows no bounds. Friday night’s nearly sold-out crowd at Hancher Auditorium heard Bell and his 300-year-old violin...
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Iowa City native Miriam Miller returning home with Hancher ballet performance

October 21, 2017 - 11:31am
New York City Ballet is on the move to Hancher for the first time, keeping an Iowa City native on her toes. Miriam Miller, 20, was just 4 when she danced on the former Hancher stage, but she...
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Iowa City Council candidates discuss housing, transportation

October 21, 2017 - 11:13am
IOWA CITY — When Iowa City voters head to the polls Nov. 7, they’ll be choosing three City Council members to help lead the community through complicated issues like increasing...
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Iowa City success coach encourages clients to overcome fear with confidence

October 21, 2017 - 10:24am
Marlo Higgins, of Iowa City, embodies the concepts of taking risks and overcoming fear with confidence, two key lessons she tries to instill in her clients. At several pivotal points in her life,...
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Cedar Rapids entrepreneur advices taking a look at emotional intelligence and understanding your leadership style

October 21, 2017 - 10:22am
When Gale Mote landed her first management job as a production supervisor at Square D in Cedar Rapids in the 1980s, she struggled. The lifelong Eastern Iowa resident wasn’t in touch with her...
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Health care providers in Iowa, nationwide cope with cuts in navigator funding

October 21, 2017 - 8:07am
Thus far unable to get repeal and replace legislation through the U.S. Congress, President Donald Trump is using his executive powers to try to cripple the federal exchanges — cutting the open...
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McGregor businesses rebuild after July tornado

October 21, 2017 - 7:48am
MCGREGOR — Three months after it struck McGregor, one could almost trace the path the tornado took down one bluff and across the valley by following the line of broken trees, bent flagpoles...
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Coralville growth and spending drive City Council candidates

October 21, 2017 - 7:40am
CORALVILLE — Four years after an epic 12-candidate election and two years removed from an incumbents-only race, Coralville again is in the midst of a contested City Council race. This time, on...
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