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War, peace and ‘the vision thing’

Cedar Rapids Gazette - December 4, 2018 - 9:06am
Former President George H.W. Bush has died. The rest of us are tasked with assessing his legacy. A few pundits in the past few days have called Bush our “last foreign policy president,”...
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Elementary school classes canceled today in Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Gazette - December 4, 2018 - 8:56am
Weather has caused a cancellation of classes in Cedar Rapids. According to Akwi Nji, director of communications for the Cedar Rapids Community School District, all of elementary school classes have...
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Marion man arrested after high-speed chase

Cedar Rapids Gazette - December 4, 2018 - 8:44am
A Marion man faces multiple charges after he allegedly led state troopers on a high-speed chase early Tuesday morning in Johnson County. According to the criminal complaint, troopers clocked Clifton...
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Ariana Grande’s ‘Thank U, Next’ Video Breaks YouTube Record for Most Views in 24 Hours

Cedar Rapids Gazette - December 4, 2018 - 8:28am
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” video is a bona fide overnight sensation: It has smashed YouTube’s all-time record for most views in the first...
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ITC Midwest receives environmental award

Cedar Rapids Gazette - December 4, 2018 - 8:13am
IOWA CITY — Independent electricity transmission company ITC Midwest has been recognized for its environmental initiatives in Iowa City. ITC Midwest recently received the 2018 Wildlife Habitat...
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‘Cheating’ gorillas show clever puzzle-solving

Cedar Rapids Gazette - December 4, 2018 - 8:00am
By Matthew Stock BRISTOL, England, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Gorillas at a zoo in England have demonstrated a distinctly human trait while attempting to solve a new puzzle game - cheating. The gorillas were...
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