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University of Northern Iowa cutting courses, faculty amid budget and enrollment woes

Cedar Rapids Gazette - July 23, 2019 - 4:08pm
With the University of Northern Iowa this fall anticipating its lowest enrollment since at least 1976, administrators are cutting course sections, increasing class sizes and reducing the overall...
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Hawkeye football, basketball revenue continues to slip

Cedar Rapids Gazette - July 23, 2019 - 3:52pm
IOWA CITY — A massive $54 million contribution from the Big Ten Conference continues to plug holes in leaking University of Iowa athletics revenues — with proceeds from its men’s...
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An essential supply list for Iowa teachers

Cedar Rapids Gazette - July 23, 2019 - 3:40pm
Less than a month after the final day of school, I noticed an ad announcing “Back to School Supplies.” That makes a teacher’s heart skip a beat. Like a terrible joke after a...
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Former Linn-Mar school nurse sentenced to 180 days in jail for sex exploitation

Cedar Rapids Gazette - July 23, 2019 - 2:58pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — A teen victim said Tuesday that a former Linn-Mar High School nurse “betrayed me and ruined my life.” Angela D. Beik, 47, of Marion, formed a relationship with him...
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More than 50 vehicles vandalized in Iowa City and Coralville

Cedar Rapids Gazette - July 23, 2019 - 2:41pm
IOWA CITY — More than 50 vehicles were vandalized Tuesday in Iowa City and Coralville. The Iowa City Police Department said Tuesday that officers received 17 separate reports of car windows...
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Linn sheriff’s office identifies boy killed in mowing accident between Cedar Rapids and Fairfax

Cedar Rapids Gazette - July 23, 2019 - 2:21pm
The Linn County Sheriff’s Office has identified the juvenile who died Monday evening when a lawn mower rolled on top of him as 17-year-old Alexander W. Prochaska of Cedar Rapids. According to...
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Up to 75 Eastern Iowa households could get repairs under forgivable loan program

Cedar Rapids Gazette - July 23, 2019 - 11:46am
Up to 75 homeowners across six Eastern Iowa counties will have the opportunity to make home repairs thanks a five-year forgivable loan program. The loans are available to Johnson County homeowners...
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Iowa City neighborhood ‘livid’ over proposed changes to waste pickup

Cedar Rapids Gazette - July 23, 2019 - 11:01am
IOWA CITY — Residents of an Iowa City neighborhood are “livid” over the city’s proposal to issue trash carts and require curbside pick up, a departure from a decades old...
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Man accused of stealing from multiple businesses in Marion and Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Gazette - July 23, 2019 - 10:28am
Police arrested a Marion man who faces multiple charges stemming from a series of theft incidents that occurred over the past six months in Cedar Rapids. According to the criminal complaints, Evan J....
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Coralville man accused of assaulting 6-year-old, causing cardiac arrest

Cedar Rapids Gazette - July 23, 2019 - 9:03am
CORALVILLE — A Coralville man is accused of punching a 6-year-old boy, causing the child to go into cardiac arrest. According to Coralville police criminal complaints, sometime between July 5...
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Eastern Iowa Airport posts record month, passengers up almost 20%

Cedar Rapids Gazette - July 23, 2019 - 8:27am
CEDAR RAPIDS — June was another record month for travelers flying out of Eastern Iowa Airport. A total of 127,333 passengers boarded commercial flights in Cedar Rapids that month, up 19.5...
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