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  1. Trials reset for Cedar Rapids man accused in fatal stabbing, theftRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KCRG

    A Linn County trial for a man accused in the fatal stabbing of Shanna Beyhl last April will be reset. The court proceedings against Bobbie Little, 32, of Cedar Rapids, charged with second-degree theft, and first-degree murder, had been suspended pending his mental evaluation but he was found competent to stand trial in December and both trials were continued.

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  2. IA Companies Could Get 'Leg Up' On CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WHO-AM Des Moines

    ... morning. Senator Liz Mathis says the bill would give preference to Iowa companies bidding for state business. Cedar Rapids Democrat says a search of contracts awarded last year shows a lot of Iowa taxpayer money was used to buy out-of-state ...

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  3. Cedar Rapids looking for school superintendent replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    CR looking for new Schools Superintendent Hunter 1/29/15 The Cedar Rapids Community School District is holding public sessions to get input on what's needed for the next Cedar Rapids schools superintendent. Current Superintendent David Benson announced his retirement last month effective June 30th.

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  4. the Little Engine that Could Earns Her Whistle to Play Ccpa, 2/6Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... theater opened August 26, 2011 and has hosted performances from City Circle Acting Company , Orchestra Iowa, Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, Dan Knight, Lola Astanova, Lorie Line, Judy Carmichael, Jim McDonough, Nolte Academy of Dance, and many others. ...

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  5. Shooting, robbery reported in northeast Cedar RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KCRG

    Cedar Rapids communications coordinator Maria Johnson said officers were called to First Avenue and Edgewood Road NW for reports of a shooting victim. There, police found the 18-year-old gunshot victim.

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  6. Man Pleads Guilty to Murder on Meskwaki SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... was convicted of one count of second degree murder. He pled guilty on Wednesday, in Federal Court, in Cedar Rapids. In his plea agreement, Youngbear admitted to stabbing Severn Jefferson with a knife, twice in the neck and chest, the United States ...

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  7. Youngear enters guilty plea to 2nd degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

    Jonathan Youngbear, 21, entered a plea of guilty to second degree murder in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, Jan. 28. As was reported on Monday, Youngbear signed a plea agreement in which he admitted stabbing Severn Jefferson twice which resulted in death. The crime occurred on Feb. 24, 2014 on the Meskwaki Settlement at a home located southwest of Tama.

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  8. Neighbors Concerned About Plan to Convert ...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    Some people in one Cedar Rapids neighborhood have big concerns about the city turning one-way streets into two-ways where they live. The city is planning on changing portions of Second Avenue, Third Avenue, Fourth Avenue and Fifth Avenue.

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  9. No. 8 DMACC upsets No. 7 Kirkwood, 88-87, on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    Kirkwood's Jordan Ashton hits a last second three pointer during overtime of their men's college basketball game against DMACC at Kirkwood Community College in southwest Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. DMACC won in overtime, 88-87.

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  10. Neighbors concerned about Cedar Rapids plan to convert one-way streets to two-wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    Some people in one Cedar Rapids neighborhood have big concerns about the city turning one-way streets into two-ways where they live. The city is planning on changing portions of Second Avenue, Third Avenue, Fourth Avenue and Fifth Avenue.

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  11. Attorney says part of sex abuse lawsuit in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    THE LAWSUIT WAS FILED IN JANUARY 2013 BY AN UNNAMED MAN WHO SAYS HE WAS SEXUALLY ABUSED IN 1977 OR 1978 WHEN HE BELONGED TO A WEST DES MOINES TROOP. THE LAWSUIT NAMED FORMER SCOUTMASTER KENNETH NEWELL, WHO NOW LIVES IN CEDAR RAPIDS.

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  12. 10-cent gas tax increase included in Iowa road funding planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2013 | KCRG

    ... bushels of corn are transported daily within a five-mile radius of the U.S. 30/Interstate 380 interchange in Cedar Rapids. Brenda Neville of the Iowa Motor Truck Association said that even though some members are apprehensive about the organization ...

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  13. Man convicted of second-degree murder in fatal Iowa stabbingRead the original story

    Wednesday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A man has been convicted of one count of second-degree murder in connection to a fatal stabbing on the Meskwaki Settlement in central Iowa. Officials say 21-year-old Jonathan Youngbear pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Cedar Rapids.

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  14. Data shows more than 400 committed suicide in Iowa in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KCRG

    1,100 white flags were placed on the lawn in front of Iowa Hall at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, to represent the number of college students who commit suicide every year and help raise awareness of counseling ...

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  15. Lawyer: Sex abuse lawsuit against Scouts partially dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KCRG

    The lawsuit was filed in January 2013 by an unnamed man who says he was sexually abused in 1977 or 1978 when he belonged to a West Des Moines troop. The lawsuit named former scoutmaster Kenneth Newell, who now lives in Cedar Rapids.

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  16. Rockwell Collins Shares Have More Upside Potential Left Despite Just Hitting A New HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seeking Alpha

    The 2013 acquisition of ARINC is helping the information management services segment become a needle mover in terms of sales. Rockwell Collins is an $11.6B Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based company that produces aviation electronics for military and commercial customers.

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  17. Utica's New Nickname: 'The All-Star City.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lite 98.7

    ... thinking: "Those are all major cities!" I agree with you. However, many smaller cities also have nicknames. Cedar Rapids Iowa is called the "City of 5 Seasons," St. Cloud, Minnesota is known as "The Granite City," and Anchorage, Alaska has been ...

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  18. More Shots Fired in Cedar RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    Officers say the call came in at 7:30 p.m. and no injuries were reported, though a house in the 300 block of 16th Avenue was hit. Police cars blocked off 16th Street between Bever Avenue and Fourth Avenue SE while officers investigated. They found shell casings at the scene.

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  19. Cedar Rapids approves new comprehensive planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KCRG

    The new comprehensive plan, called EnvisionCR, took nine months to create with the help of consultants and with public input from some 500 people through open houses, online comments, outreach to high school students and local development interests. The plan introduces a new approach to land use that promotes mixed-use development and provides greater flexibility to developers, the city's development staff, the City Planning Commission and the City Council in achieving quality development.

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  20. Cedar Rapids man wins 10K Powerball prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Stiles claimed his prize Monday after buying the winning ticket from the Kwik Shop on Center Point Road in Cedar Rapids. Since the lottery's start in 1985, its players have won more than $3.3 billion in prizes while the lottery has raised more than $1.5 billion for the state programs that benefit all Iowans.

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