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On Topic: Not-so private eyes, they’re watching you

It was without a trace of irony when my wife said, “It was in the news.”

I’d pointed out what appeared to me to be the a ... »

Warehouses find their niches

CEDAR RAPIDS — When it comes to commercial storage — just like residential real estate — location is one of the key factors to ... »

Marion choirs on the rise

MARION — Two or three years — maybe even last year — if someone had mentioned Marion High School having a show choir, m ... »

Iowa City woman accused of hitting child

IOWA CITY — An Iowa City woman is accused of hitting one of the small children she was caring for.

According to Iowa City police crimi ... »

Recently appointed judges bring varied experience

CEDAR RAPIDS — The two newest 6th Judicial District judges didn’t have aspirations to take the bench until others encouraged them. Th ... »

Iowa exports hit record $15.1 billion

Iowa merchandise exports reached a record $15.1 billion in 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administ ... »

Hidden art: Depression-era mural to return to life in Cedar Rapids City Hall

CEDAR RAPIDS — Come the end of April, residents will see the main reason workers on two occasions — the last time some 50 years ago & ... »

Trials reset for Midamar founder, sons charged in halal beef scheme

CEDAR RAPIDS — Federal trials have been rescheduled for the founder of Midamar Corp. and his sons in cases that involve mislabeling beef pro ... »

New contract brings annual raises, higher weekend pay for UIHC employees

IOWA CITY — Health care professionals at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will be receiving annual raises and higher weekend pay for ... »

Dubuque dry cleaner collects and donates hundreds of items for homeless shelter

DUBUQUE — Homeless people in Dubuque are getting some relief from the bitterly cold weather.

Just in time for a winter that doesn ... »

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek’s ‘Mr. Spock,’ dies

Leonard Nimoy, famed for his portrayal of Mr. Spock on the “Star Trek” science fiction TV series and movies, has died after battling ... »

International community colleges group will continue, but probably not in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — An international consortium based at Kirkwood Community College will stay intact, despite up to $280,000 owed to the host col ... »

Court suspends license of retired Iowa City tax attorney 

The Iowa Supreme Court suspended the license of a retired Iowa City tax and estate attorney Friday for violations involving client trust account an ... »

Attorney for convicted murderer Null asks for reduced sentence due to unstable home life

A defense attorney asked a judge Friday to resentence Denum Null, convicted of robbing and killing a man in 2010, to 25 years and suspend 50 years ... »

Hiawatha man charged in connection with December meth fire

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Hiawatha man has been charged in connection with a December mobile home fire started by a meth lab.

According to publ ... »

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