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When the flood waters of the summer of 2008 took out key printing equipment for Lueck Label Manufacturing, it slowed the growth of the small roll-label printing company, but it didn't stop it.
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - With his entourage of shopping carts close at hand, it certainly looked like Tony Nucaro was doing serious Christmas shopping, Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $768,159 to 14 community health centers in Iowa, including Cedar Rapids, to help the centers enroll uninsured residents in insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act.
One month after voters here agreed to extend the 1-percent local-option sales tax for 10 years to fix streets, the city's Public Works Department has fashioned a priority program that it says will let it get twice as many streets repaired in 2014 as in a typical year.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- A popular holiday program to match needy families with willing donors isn't accepting as many applications this year.
So I was poking around the Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board website , looking for one thing, when I stumbled across something else.
Elia Zarate hovered close to her 4-month-old son's hospital crib as the nurse explained an infection baby Omar had developed just a few days before Thanksgiving.
The bitterly cold weather in the last few days has sent a few more people to homeless shelters in Cedar Rapids.
The Iowa Department of Transportation is one step closer to having more say where automated traffic enforcement cameras are placed in the state.
The Cedar Rapids Airport Commission on Monday approved a $3.3 million bid for five new passenger loading bridges at The Eastern Iowa Airport.
FLOOD PROTECTION BREAKTHROUGH: Cedar Rapids got the big funding break it needed to make possible the construction of permanent flood protection on both sides of the river when a state board on Wednesday OK'd the city's request for $264 million over 20 years, siphoned from a portion of the growth in state sales tax revenue generated in this ... (more)
In Northeast Cedar Rapids, a truck plowing into the corner of Mahoney's Bar. Witnesses say, just after 4:15 p.m., two vehicles approached the intersection of 16th Street and E Street NE from different directions -- and crashed.
The Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area received around two inches of snow on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service, and the snow left local police busy responding to car crashes throughout the day as drivers found themselves adjusting to the winter precipitation.
After putting his approach shot in the water on the final hole of regulation while he was tied with Tiger Woods for the lead Sunday in the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge , Cedar Rapids' Zach Johnson needed to hit a pretty wonderful shot from the drop area.
The 30th Annual Holiday DeLight Parade took place, as well as, the lighting ceremony for the city tree and other activities around the downtown area.