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Judge revokes probation for man who drove car at police, who then shot him in 2015

June 15, 2018 - 2:16pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — A judge revoked probation Friday for a man who drove his car at two police officers and then was shot by officers following a short chase in 2015, His probation was revoked...
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U.S. Government says there have been nearly 2,000 child separations at Mexico border in under two months

June 15, 2018 - 2:06pm
NEW YORK — The government said on Friday that 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults at the U.S.-Mexico border between April 19 and May 31, as the Trump administration implements...
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In response to American tariffs, China to impose 25 percent tariff on 659 U.S. goods worth $50 billion: Xinhua

June 15, 2018 - 1:03pm
BEIJING — China will impose an additional 25 percent tariff on 659 U.S. goods worth $50 billion, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing the Tariff Commission of the State...
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REVIEW: ‘Brigadoon’ brings light and lively flair to Brucemore stage

June 15, 2018 - 12:20pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — “Brigadoon” has never sounded so glorious. With a cast full of college opera students, graduate students and recent graduates now embarking on their professional...
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Iowa gets an A for manufacturing

June 15, 2018 - 12:19pm
The state of Iowa deserves an A for manufacturing and human capital, according to a report released Friday, but an F for its tax climate. The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card, released by...
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Industrywide trucker shortage comes at a cost for companies, consumers

June 15, 2018 - 11:27am
Economic growth and more goods ordered by consumers online have contributed to the heightened demand for truck drivers. Yet finding those drivers has come with a price for trucking companies and...
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Michigan man convicted of sending drugs from “dark web” to friend who overdosed

June 15, 2018 - 11:09am
CEDAR RAPIDS — A Michigan man who ordered drugs from the “dark web” and shipped them to a friend in Dubuque, who died after using the drugs, was convicted Thursday in federal...
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Paul Manafort ordered to jail after witness-tampering charges

June 15, 2018 - 10:36am
WASHINGTON — Paul Manafort will be jailed after being accused of witness tampering while awaiting trial on federal conspiracy and money-laundering charges brought by special counsel Robert ...
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Podcast: On Iowa Politics discusses Iowa's governor's race, Rep. Steve King's retweet and a Nobel prize for president Trump?

June 15, 2018 - 10:05am
This week On Iowa Politics talks the possible negativity of the Iowa governor's race; Rep. Steve King's shocking retweet and the possibility of a Nobel prize for president Trump. On Iowa Politics is...
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Iowa City man arrested on child porn accusations

June 15, 2018 - 8:25am
An Iowa City man was arrested Thursday and accused of being in possession of child pornography. Joseph Daringer, 73, faces two charges of the purchase or possession of child porn, according to a...
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Spending ticket revenue on policing makes sense

June 15, 2018 - 4:42am
We find much to support in Cedar Rapids Police Chief Wayne Jerman’s proposal, unveiled this week, to spend dollars collected from unpaid automated traffic cameras on “proactive”...
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Explosive devices found at Swisher home after firearm displayed at hit-and-run: Johnson County Sheriff

June 14, 2018 - 10:22pm
What started as a hit-and-run accident where a driver displayed a firearm became even more complicated when law enforcement attempted to contact the suspect. According to a media release from the...
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Cedar Rapids police thank man who assisted officer who was being assaulted

June 14, 2018 - 5:59pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man who intervened when he saw someone assaulting a police officer was thanked Thursday by the Cedar Rapids Police Department. Jason Titlbach, 37, helped prevent...
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Inside Casa Padre, the converted Walmart where the US is holding nearly 1,500 immigrant children

June 14, 2018 - 5:43pm
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — For more than a year, the old Walmart along the Mexican border here has been a mystery to those driving by on the highway. In place of the supercenter’s trademark...
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U.S. House Republicans consider allowing immigrant children to be detained alongside their parents in new immigration proposal

June 14, 2018 - 5:42pm
WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders on Thursday circulated a proposal to end the Trump administration’s practice of separating immigrant children from their families when they are...
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Battered by time, nature and antiaircraft fire, Lincoln Memorial gets facelift

June 14, 2018 - 5:41pm
WASHINGTON - The errant antiaircraft round gouged the building in 1942. The gold Mylar confetti fluttered to the roof during the year 2000 festivities. The cracks in the huge marble blocks formed...
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Bricks for sale: A piece of Kinnick in honor of Hawkeye great’s 100th birthday

June 14, 2018 - 5:28pm
NORTH LIBERTY — As Hawkeye fans honor the 100th anniversary of Nile Kinnick’s birth this year, a North Liberty company is selling bricks from the University of Iowa stadium named after...
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North Liberty to ‘toast’ its new water plant

June 14, 2018 - 5:27pm
NORTH LIBERTY — Residents can pour themselves a glass of “high-quality H20” from North Liberty’s new water treatment plant next week. The city began operating the $20...
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Elon Musk’s Boring Co to build high-speed underground commuter system in Chicago

June 14, 2018 - 2:25pm
CHICAGO — Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s Boring Co to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the downtown Loop district to O’Hare...
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Iowa partisans concoct jumbo-sized party platforms

June 14, 2018 - 1:28pm
Good news for politicians. Gov. Kim Reynolds says you don’t have to follow the whole party platform. “It’s a guideline of what the grass roots Republicans kind of look to for the...
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