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Eastern Iowa Airport officer attains rare master firefighter certification

CEDAR RAPIDS — A public safety officer at The Eastern Iowa Airport has attained certification as an airport master firefighter, one of 27 ou ... »

On Topic: Cloudy thoughts for a new year

Things are going to get easier, at least according to what I’ve been reading lately.

I just figured you’d want to know.

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Screen printing companies work for a variety of clients

CEDAR RAPIDS — Screen printing has been around for several years, it but has been gaining a do-it-yourself popularity in recent years.

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Iowa businesses have edge in China

CEDAR RAPIDS — In the aftermath of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Iowa in February 2012, there were expectations that his 30 ... »

Emerging Leaders: Five ways to be a leader, not a manager

What’s the difference between a manager and a leader?

Jennifer Hill, a seasoned financial leader, has held senior leadership positions ... »

Iowa jobless rate falls to 4.3 percent

More Iowans were working last month, sending the state’s jobless rate down to 4.3 percent from 4.5 percent in October.

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Backroom workers critical for stores

Keep product stocked, properly displayed

By George C. Ford, The Gazette

As shoppers hit Corridor stores for the final weekend of ... »

Manufacturers, craft brewery plan projects

Three Cedar Rapids business projects were approved Friday for state financial assistance by the Iowa Economic Development Authority Board.

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Iowa farmland values fall 8.9 percent

The value of an average acre of Iowa farmland is estimated to be $7,943, a drop of $773, or 8.9 percent over the last year, according to a survey b ... »

Study touts economic benefits of Iowa casinos

DES MOINES — An industry-commissioned study has found that Iowa's 18 state-licensed gaming casinos account for $2.5 billion in economic activ ... »

Iowa City taqueria changes name after trademark infringement

An Iowa City Mexican restaurant isn’t going anywhere, but its name has.

La Michoacana, a taqueria and meat market tucked in a strip m ... »

Report: Iowa is productive, but low population growth is a concern

DES MOINES − Iowa’s major industries are highly productive and have seen competitive job growth, but the state’s low populatio ... »

Eastern Iowa Airport adding boarding bridge

CEDAR RAPIDS — The addition of an aircraft boarding bridge to the lower concourse at The Eastern Iowa Airport should be welcome by travelers ... »

Cedar Rapids tightens ordinance on cell towers near homes

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cellphone companies will face a tougher time here when they try to erect tall cell towers near neighborhoods of single-family ... »

State gets $43 million to build Accountable Care Organization

The U.S. Department of Human and Health Services is awarding Iowa up to $43.1 million over the next four years to build upon its Accountable Care O ... »

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