Life & Accent

Quadriplegic man’s art reflects life’s journey

Accident paralyzed University of Iowa student when he was 7

Iowa City teen receives national honor for his heroic actions

Waikel will receive the third Hobie’s Heroes award in Bloomington

Health

Liberia shuts schools, quarantines communities in bid to halt Ebola

Americans battling disease said to be in serious condition

Liberia announced on Wednesday the quarantine of a number of communities and the closure of schools across the country, the toughest measures yet...

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Food

From the pantry: Cucumber makes for a refreshing summer sip

Scorching hot summer days require lemonade. It’s a simple truth. This tart and sweet sunny-colored drink is both refreshing and quenching...

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People and Places

Kalona resident to share stories from recent trip to Iran

Group hopes to continue discussion on topics of peace

Corben Boshart is hoping to continue a dialogue that started more than 6,000 miles from his hometown of Kalona.

Boshart traveled to Qom,...

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Books

‘Team Seven’: Teen coming-of-age story scores

Our state fair

Photos, essays capture spirit of Iowa State Fair

Hoopla

Bistro on the River to open in downtown Cedar Rapids

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