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Iowa Democrats promote off-year caucus

CEDAR RAPIDS — While the off-year Iowa caucus may not garner national attention or the overwhelming presence of those conducted in presidential years, Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan believes a handful of contested primaries with strong candidates may lead to a larger than average off-year caucus crowd. Speaking to members of the press and […]

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Obama brings economic message to Cedar Rapids

If you listened to President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night then you already know pretty much everything he discussed during a stop this morning at Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing in Cedar Rapids. Obama was on the road to tout the same economic policies he discussed before Congress — and he maintained much […]

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Occupy Iowa

From Wall Street to Main Street, Occupy Iowa wants a level playing field

It’s the 99 percent. Perhaps you’ve heard of them? They are the folks who did as they were asked, who followed the rules, who believed this really was a country where any Average Joe or Jane could make good. But as they peer over stacks of unpaid bills, commute to their second or third job […]

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Community coalition gives helping hand to veterans, homeless

CEDAR RAPIDS — Quite a crowd was gathered at Veterans Memorial Stadium, but there were definitely no games being played. A coalition of more than 70 regional organizations joined forces Friday to care for homeless and nearly homeless veterans and other community members. From haircuts to medical screenings to winter clothing, the coalition, organized by […]

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Idiots Out Wandering Around

IOWA – Idiots Out Wandering Around Sure, we all joke about it, but unfortunately, I have found the Iowans that are the Idiots Out Wandering Around and it is us!  Yes, it is my community, my neighbors, my friends.  All of us that live in the Time Check, Czech Village and Taylor neighborhoods, we are […]

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