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Is Northeast Iowa rolling in it?

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 12, 2019 - 1:27pm
IOWA CITY — Beneath the hills and valleys, cliffs and woodlands that bejewel the landscape around Duluth, Minn., scientists have discovered a figurative gold mine in the form of actual mineral...
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Hemp’s moment finally here, proponents say

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 12, 2019 - 1:26pm
Proponents of industrial hemp are hopeful that state lawmakers soon will sign off on a profitable alternative crop for Iowa farmers. “I’m very optimistic,” said Christopher...
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Occupants displaced after Cedar Rapids home fire

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 12, 2019 - 8:23am
Cedar Rapids firefighters responded to a fire in a single-family home on Saturday morning. According to a report from the Cedar Rapids Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched to responded to...
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Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 12, 2019 - 7:49am
Iowa is experiencing snowfall across the state, creating hazardous road conditions. Snow began to accumulate in the early morning, and much of Cedar Rapids has seen accumulating between dusting and 2...
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Cedar Rapids man eludes police, results in standoff where “pepper balls” were deployed

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 12, 2019 - 7:47am
Cedar Rapids police responded to an incident that led to a standoff negotiation this morning. According to a report issued by the Cedar Rapids Police Department, officers reported to the 4100 block...
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Driver seriously injured on Edgewood Road after entering ditch and striking tree

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 12, 2019 - 7:28am
A single car crash during the early morning hours of Saturday, January 12 has sent one woman to the hospital with life threatening injuries. According to a release from the Linn County...
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U.S. shutdown sends grain traders, farmers hunting for data

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 11, 2019 - 8:24pm
CHICAGO — When the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced last week that a slew of key farm reports would not be released on Friday due to the partial government shutdown, the phones at crop...
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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii says she will seek the 2020 Democratic nomination for president

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 11, 2019 - 8:22pm
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat from Hawaii, announced on a CNN show set to air Saturday that she will seek the 2020 Democratic nomination for president. “I have decided to run and will be...
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Iowa GOP chairman critical of King comments on ‘white supremacy’

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 11, 2019 - 6:53pm
JOHNSTON — As criticism rained down on 4th District Rep. Steve King for remarks he made about “white supremacy,” the chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa said those comments...
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Ex-Sioux Center teacher to prison for 60 years

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 11, 2019 - 6:51pm
ORANGE CITY — Many nights, a mother told the judge, she holds her son, helping him get his breathing under control when he has a panic attack caused by the sexual abuse he suffered at the...
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Why you need a will: Resolve to put your affairs in order this year

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 11, 2019 - 5:36pm
Thinking about what happens when you die isn’t something many of us wish to do. It’s likely the reason so many avoid drafting a will. As an estate planning attorney, I spend much of my...
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Trump backs away from declaring border emergency

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 11, 2019 - 5:32pm
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he would not declare a national emergency “right now” to end a standoff over border wall funding that has idled large swaths of...
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Prisoner barricaded himself in burning cell, assaulted correctional officer

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 11, 2019 - 4:59pm
An inmate at the Iowa State Penitentiary reportedly lit a fire in his cell and assaulted a correctional officer Friday. According to a news release from the Iowa Department of Corrections, the...
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Johnson County completes poverty report, recommendations

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 11, 2019 - 4:27pm
Background Johnson County held a forum on poverty last fall to kick off an effort to better understand and improve issues for residents struggling to meet their basic needs. The forum, held in...
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Sears’ legacy will endure

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 11, 2019 - 4:18pm
For more than century, Sears has been a business icon and the place where America shopped, evolving from a mail order catalog to a department store chain anchoring malls across the country. Now...
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Women, minorities returning to workforce

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 11, 2019 - 4:16pm
Minorities and women, especially those in their 20s and early 30s, are returning to the workforce nationwide. They’ve been drawn back by rising wages and recruited by employers who may have...
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China’s slowdown biggest threat to global economy

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 11, 2019 - 4:14pm
You shouldn’t worry too much about the big U.S. stock market sell-off. You should worry about China’s instead. Indeed, while it might not have gotten as much attention, China’s...
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Many businesses find themselves in limbo in government shutdown

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 11, 2019 - 4:11pm
Brooks Troxler is a small-business owner in North Carolina who’s known as “Trox the tech” for his ability to fix any computer problem. Business is growing and he had big plans to...
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SpaceX completes satellite network with launch

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 11, 2019 - 4:07pm
Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies kicked off its first launch in what promises to be a busy 2019, blasting a rocket carrying satellites for longtime customer Iridium Communications...
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Tama County man killed following police chase through Meskwaki Settlement

Cedar Rapids Gazette - January 11, 2019 - 4:03pm
A Montour man died early Friday morning after his vehicle rolled over following a pursuit by law enforcement. According to a crash report from the Iowa State Patrol, just after midnight Friday, Royce...
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