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  1. Cedar Rapids may have up to 14 underground beer caves, report estimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KCRG

    An Office of the State Archaeologist report estimates as many as 14 beer caves - not three as previously detected - are located underground near access ramps to Interstate 380 in Cedar Rapids. The report estimates five to eight beer caves - subterranean rooms used for cooling and aging beer before refrigeration - were connected to the Magnus Eagle Brewery, which was built in 1857 and demolished in 1937.

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  2. Appeals decision to lessen prison time for Des Moines man convicted in 2012 robbery, shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KCRG

    ... simple assault in May. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison. The third defendant, Shantres Johnson , 22, of Cedar Rapids, was sentenced last month to lesser charges of conspiracy to commit a forcible felony and willful injury as an aider and ...

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  3. Vacaville equipment maker moving jobs to SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... company maintains a sales office in the United Kingdom; its products are manufactured by contracting firms in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Venice, Italy. RF Biocidics was co-founded by Manuel Lagunas Solar, a UC Davis scientist who remains the ...

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  4. Read Full ArticleRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WauwatosaNOW.com

    ... house following until 6 p.m. Dr. Roy Sadler and Dr. Robin Sadler opened the practice and originally hail from Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Wausau, respectively. The two promise wellness through chiropractic care, rehabilitation, nutrition, functional ...

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  5. Iowa's First Sworn Female Officer DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KCRG

    Loved ones will gather to remember Iowa's first sworn female police officer, a Cedar Rapids native, later this week. Seventy-four-year-old Mary Patricia Armbrecht, or just 'Patt' to friends, died September 14th.

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  6. Two injured in crash on Highway 13Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KCRG

    ... south on Highway 13 when the car pulled out in front. The driver of the car, 24-year-old Catherine Jones of Cedar Rapids, failed to yield to oncoming traffic, according to a release from the Linn County Sheriff's Office. Jones and a passenger in her ...

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  7. Uber ride service looking for drivers in Cedar Rapids, Iowa CityRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    There may soon be a new way to get around in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. Uber, a company that connects riders and drivers, is looking to hire drivers in eastern Iowa.

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  8. City of Cedar Rapids replies to DOT concerns over speed camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    After receiving a letter from the Iowa Department of Transportation regarding some of the speed and red light cameras in Cedar Rapids, the city has replied. The DOT says the city is breaking a new rule because two sets of speed cameras on Interstate 380 are within 1,000 feet of a speed change.

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  9. Race 'Em or Wreck 'Em event to go on at FarleyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KCRG

    ... go on in memory of John Pickart, who died at the Hawkeye Downs event last Saturday. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette) CEDAR RAPIDS - Track officials at Farley Speedway confirmed Tuesday afternoon that the Race 'Em or Wreck 'Em event scheduled for Sunday at ...

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  10. Cedar Rapids porch light ignites bird's nest, causing fireRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Cedar Rapids man extinguished a fire on the side of his house after a porch light ignited a bird's nest, according to Cedar Rapids Public Safety Communications Coordinator Greg Buelow. Tuesday the Cedar Rapids Fire Department was called to 157 Broadmore Road NW at 1:34 a.m. The firefighters arrived after the resident, 40-year-old Chris Mays, was able to put the fire out by using a garden hose.

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  11. Most schools in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City not meeting federal targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    ... failed to meet the criteria because Iowa doesn't require teacher evaluations be tied to student achievement. Cedar Rapids and Iowa City school districts are among 45 of the 345 public school districts, or 13 percent, identified as a district in need ...

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  12. Coe College boasts record enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    Despite a hypercompetitive higher education landscape that has Iowa's public, private and community colleges working harder to fill classrooms, Cedar Rapids' Coe College this fall is boasting record enrollment. Coe's 1,340 full-time students for the fall term bests the previous high of 1,338 set last year after topping the 1,323 count in 2011.

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  13. City outlines possible traffic camera solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2010 | KCRG

    ... Friday. 'Because of the unique circumstances of these particular camera locations, an administrative waiver for Cedar Rapids is warranted and would not affect applicability of the distance guidelines in other situations,' stated the proposal ...

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  14. RV driver killed: Speedway race between RV and school bus leaves driver deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    An RV driver was killed while racing his RV against a school bus at the " Race 'Em or Wreck 'Em" event held Saturday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Emergency crews spent 30 minutes freeing 68-year-old John Pickart from the wreckage of the RV.

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  15. Exhibit highlights Velvet Revolution, fall of communismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... (630) 829-6270 or ben.edu/artgallery The showing is part of the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and features eyewitness accounts, pictures and videos from a professor, student, news reporter and U.S. Embassy staff ...

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  16. Cedar Rapids school levy increase barely passesRead the original story

    Yesterday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A recount shows the Cedar Rapids school tax levy increase was approved by only a 31-vote margin, Linn County officials said. The recount was ordered because a total of 3,155 ballots at Jefferson and Washington high schools got jammed in the vote scanning machines, possibility because of humidity from the rain on Sept.

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  17. Westshore Capital Partners hires new VPRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PE Hub

    ... development and mergers/acquisitions group at Rockwell Collins, an Aerospace & Defense company headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. His diverse industry knowledge extends to businesses involved in manufacturing, healthcare, software, entertainment, ...

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  18. Baseball-Hawkeyes Sweep Blue Jays in Fall OpenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WHO-AM Des Moines

    ... pitched single scoreless innings in relief. Iowa will hold its annual Scout Day at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Sept. 26, at 2 p.m. (CT). The Hawkeyes will be back in action Oct. 1, facing North Iowa Area Community College at ...

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  19. Deaths in storm drains raise safety issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    ... pipes and culverts used in cities all over the country that are designed with drainage, not safety, in mind. CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - When a 17-year-old student named Logan Blake was sucked into an Iowa storm drain and died during flash flooding this ...

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  20. Iowa City considers $1.75M tax break for mall renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    An architect's rendering shows the new look and name for Sycamore Mall in Iowa City - Iowa City Marketplace. Shive-Hattery Architecure-Engineering of Cedar Rapids is working with CORE Realty Holdings of California to rebrand the mall, which has lost Von Maur and other tenants in recent months.

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