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Iowa DOT adding more digital signs on I-380, Highway 30

CEDAR RAPIDS — Motorists on Interstate 380 and Highway 30 will soon encounter more information on their commutes — whether they want ... »

Bill would allow more EpiPen use in schools

A bill in the Iowa Legislature would give schools more freedom to use EpiPens when students have allergic reactions — potentially saving liv ... »

Science standards meet resistance

DES MOINES — State Board of Education members and some members of the public are expressing concerns with including evolution and climate cha ... »

Capitol Ideas: Old foes Branstad, Conlin discover the real digital divide

DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad is a cutting edge, high-tech sort of guy, right?

He's promoting broadband expansion so farmers have ... »

Iowa All Over: Grinnell’s jewel box bank shines bright

For the past 100 years, the Merchants National Bank Building in Grinnell has allowed visitors to “step inside a jewel box.”

The ... »

Immigrant group works to help newcomers integrate in America

When Congolese immigrants arrive for an appointment at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, there often is a Swahili-speaking translator t ... »

Profile: Marty Lenss says airport vital to pushing economic development

Marty Lenss, who became director of The Eastern Iowa Airport this past January, remembers the first time he boarded an airplane.

“I to ... »

Grant Wood AEA worker to represent agency in Seattle

SEATTLE — A Grant Wood Area Education Agency employee is among 15 people visiting the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation this week in Seattle ... »

Iowa DCI investigating officer-involved shooting in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — Two police officers shot and injured a driver after a brief pursuit early Sunday when they say he accelerated toward them, bu ... »

Something about Mary...Palmberg

IOWA CITY — They say it takes a village to raise a child. But what about moving a pool table or finding a home for a Labrador retriever?

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CRST tackles driver shortage head on

CEDAR RAPIDS — Dave Rusch admits the jobs he's offering are tough.

“Four of our eight operating companies are team-driven, incl ... »

Seeing the business possibilities

Some of the reasons people move to Iowa, especially from urban areas, are obvious — more job opportunities, better schools and lower crime. ... »

Iowa law tackles use of GPS for stalking

IOWA CITY — Among the screening questions for new clients at the Domestic Violence Intervention Program’s shelter are a few about cel ... »

On Topic: A woman’s perspective

The Association of American University Women released a report this spring that puts a bit of a drag on the celebratory nature of this month’ ... »

Consignment stores see mixed success rates

IOWA CITY — As you might expect, more consignment stores began popping up during the last recession and those already in operation reported ... »