Life & Accent

Mount Mercy University exhibit educates about human trafficking

Display includes stories of survivors from Cedar Rapids, Iowa City

Book fest reminds Iowans of Scottish heritage

Iowa Book Festival events start Oct. 1

Health

U.S. experts hunt for extent of Ebola exposure

First man diagnosed in U.S. said to be in serious condition

DALLAS -- Health experts were observing 12 to 18 people who were in contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in...

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Food

Inside the Better Homes and Gardens test kitchens

Des Moines-based publisher stays modern by tracking food trends

DES MOINES — Just like Vogue magazine wouldn’t show last season’s handbags, Better Homes and Gardens strives for recipes that...

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People and Places

Cedar Rapids couple opens LGBT-affirming church

Pastor says he wants all to know ‘they are loved’ by God, no matter who they love

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Rev. Tony White and his partner, Scott Niskanen, know what it’s like to be turned away from the church, and from...

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Books

‘Landline’ calls on time travel for fun plot

Ellroy an impressive engineer in “Perfidia”

Hoopla

Theatre Cedar Rapids goes 'Into the Woods'

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