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Corridor agencies helping with meals for Thanksgiving

Growing up, Beth Babka remembers celebrating Thanksgiving with her family. She and her five brothers would play, goof off and eat.

This Thank ... »

Deli-Licious brings traditional deli fare to downtown Cedar Rapids

Deli-Licious may be off the beaten path, but owners Aparna Jain and Manish Kumar are giving customers plenty of reasons to seek out their new resta ... »

Convicted former Marion investment broker sold forfeited property, according to indictment

A former Marion investment broker already serving federal prison time for scamming several victims out of thousands is now charged with attempting ... »

St. Louis suburb smolders after racially charged riots

FERGUSON, Mo. — The St. Louis area braced for another day of protests on Tuesday after a grand jury cleared a white police officer in the fa ... »

Iowa city using inflatable dam to hold back flooding

WAVERLY — This flood-ravaged Cedar River community took an approach quite different from that of Cedar Rapids in protecting itself from futu ... »

New Eastern Iowa Airport director hails from Minnesota

The executive director of the airport in Rochester, Minn., has been named director of The Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids.

Martin Lenss, ... »

Questions arise around efficiency savings and tuition freeze for Iowa universities

From the beginning of a comprehensive efficiency review of Iowa’s public universities in March, members of the Board of Regents have reitera ... »

Protesters unite in Iowa City in support of Ferguson

IOWA CITY — When Tayo Ajose goes into a store, she’s careful to hold the item she wants to buy prominently in front of her body. The ... »

Casey’s revising financial statements

Casey’s General Stores is revising its financial statements for the past three years because of an error in calculating ethanol excise tax.< ... »

Freshman orientation is 'data overload' for congressman-elect Blum

CEDAR RAPIDS — Rod Blum started a software company from scratch and grew it to more than 300 employees, so he knows a little about the steep ... »

UI law professor named Florida A&M provost

Florida A&M University has hired a University of Iowa human rights and international law professor as its next provost following a years-long natio ... »

Thanksgiving dinner cost steady

Despite rising food costs for some items at the grocery store, the cost for the average Thanksgiving dinner for 10 is only slightly higher this yea ... »

Blum, Democrats expect Iowa’s 1st District to be targeted race in 2016

By James Q. Lynch, The Gazette

Even though he hasn't taken office, Blum already has a bull's-eye on his back.

The congressman-elect ... »

Corridor unemployment rates fall

The unemployment rate fell last month in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City as the education and health care sectors increased hiring.

Iowa Workforce ... »

UIHC mandates new, uniform scrubs for nurses

In the coming months, patients and guests at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will see a more uniform and “professional” ap ... »

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