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Uber discusses plans for Corridor

CEDAR RAPIDS — Uber — the fast-growing ride-sharing service that has faced a string of criticisms this week — was nonetheless ... »

Wal-Mart fires employee for donating items meant for trash

While working for an Iowa Wal-Mart, Mary P. Tigges donated children’s items destined for the trash heap to a charity that supports low incom ... »

Hy-Vee donates $500,000 to UI Children’s Hospital

Hy-Vee donated $500,000 toward the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital building campaign, officials announced on Friday.

Construct ... »

New Iowa health insurance option details released

Three of the state’s largest companies released details on Friday about a new health insurance product.

Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue S ... »

Iowa jobless rate inches lower

Iowa's unemployment rate inched lower in October as the state's labor force hit a record high.

The state's seasonally adjusted jobless rate ... »

MidWestOne acquiring Minnesota bank

MidWestOne Financial Group of Iowa City has agreed to acquire a Minnesota bank, creating a combined bank holding company with roughly $3 billion in ... »

Delay to changes to ethanol mandate receives mixed reviews

By Erin Murphy, Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau

DES MOINES — Any changes to the amount of ethanol required in the nation's fuel supply ... »

Smoking opponents ask Hy-Vee to end tobacco sales

DES MOINES — A statewide group of health professionals and tobacco opponents used Thursday’s Great American Smokeout observance to la ... »

Airlines flying virtually full planes

CEDAR RAPIDS — If you’re thinking of taking a last-minute flight over the holidays, you may find there are no seats available during ... »

Iowa City committee asks for second review of cottages’ stability

IOWA CITY — Iowa City’s Planning and Zoning Commission is seeking another structural review of the three cottages south of downtown b ... »

Study forecasts higher energy costs

CEDAR RAPIDS — A new study contends the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed power plant regulations will boost power and ... »

Iowa City Council approves TIF rebate for Marketplace development

IOWA CITY —, The Iowa City Council has given the green light to a $1.75 million tax increment finance rebate aimed at securing an anchor ten ... »

Worker justice group to file wage theft complaint against Iowa City factory

IOWA CITY — An Eastern Iowa organization plans to file a complaint against a large packaging supply company with a factory in Iowa City. Act ... »

Cedar Rapids council endorses proposed $17.8-million New Bo project

CEDAR RAPIDS — The City Council this week applauded developer and builder Ahmann Companies for its proposed $17.8 million commercial and res ... »

Historic Mott Building in Cedar Rapids getting new life

CEDAR RAPIDS — History was headed under the bus 20 years ago when Linn County purchased the riverfront Mott Building — one of the old ... »

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