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Worried about frozen pipes? Here are eight steps you can take to protect your home

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 28, 2019 - 12:55pm
Temperatures are expected to dip below zero for much of this week, including a possible low on Wednesday reaching -35 degrees. With such prolonged frigid temperatures, the city of Cedar Rapids has...
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Rambling Rose brings home decor shop to downtown Atkins

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 28, 2019 - 11:42am
ATKINS — Located in a building on Atkins’ Main Avenue that a coffee shop had vacated some time ago, Kadi McVay’s Rambling Rose boutique is the only retail clothing store in...
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Coralville man sentenced to 33 years for sexually abusing 7-year-old

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 28, 2019 - 11:35am
IOWA CITY — A Coralville man was sentenced Monday to up to 33 years in prison for sexually abusing a 7-year-old child and endangering the child by smoking methamphetamine while caring for the...
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How to keep your pets safe from frigid cold

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 28, 2019 - 11:24am
With subfreezing temperatures hitting the Corridor, pet owners are advised to take precautions against extreme cold that can harm even the furriest of friends. According to a news release from Cedar...
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More snow and low temperature predictions cause area cancellations, delays

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 28, 2019 - 10:04am
Extremely low temperatures are predicted in the Corridor this week, and it is already causing cancellations and delays in the area. A snowstorm dropped two to six inches of snow across Eastern Iowa...
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Marion woman accused of stealing car from apartment complex

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 28, 2019 - 9:56am
A Marion woman is accused of theft after she allegedly stole a vehicle from an apartment complex on Chapelridge Court in Marion. According to the criminal complaint, Marion police were on dispatched...
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Immigration, workforce will be top priorities for Iowa Business Council

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 28, 2019 - 9:36am
The Iowa Business Council, which includes leaders of Iowa’s biggest companies, may take a position on immigration for the first time to support strategies that bring more people of color to...
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Special deliveries 26 St. Luke’s Birth Center nurses had babies in 2018

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 28, 2019 - 8:33am
It might not seem unusual that a lot of babies were born in 2018 at UnityPoint Health — St. Luke’s Birth Center, and it isn’t, except that 29 of those babies — including...
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