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2008-10-08 03:00:11

By Palser, Barb Citizen media's agility during the Iowa floods offers a lesson to traditional journalists. On Friday, June 13, Denise Clark drove to an emergency shelter in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to find out how she could help her flooding community.

2008-10-07 15:00:41

Health Enterprises Cooperative (HEc) of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has formed a new partnership with ServiShare of Iowa, the shared services arm of the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA).

2008-08-06 15:00:56

By Diane Heldt, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Aug. 6--CEDAR FALLS -- University Hospitals in Iowa City lost an estimated $6 million in patient care revenue when the hospital was forced to cut back on clinic and surgical services during the June flood.

2008-08-04 12:01:14

By Kristina Andino, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Aug. 4--Nine Eastern Iowa school districts were among 60 that received reminder letters at the end of last school year from the Iowa Department of Education that they could be entering dangerous financial waters.

2008-08-03 12:00:21

By Eric Clark, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Aug. 3--C EDAR RAPIDS -- Jane Pini doesn't have much in common with "Honky-Tonk Highway" by Rob Nassif. Pini is an old-school rock 'n' roll singer, while "HonkyTonk Highway" is a musical about a fictional country music star.

2008-08-02 12:00:42

By Meredith Hines-Dochterman, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Aug. 2--C EDAR RAPIDS -- It was a routine ultrasound that changed their lives. Kevin and Heidi Schmidt were halfway through their first pregnancy, with everything progressing as it should. Then the screen revealed something abnormal.

2008-08-01 15:00:18

By James Q. Lynch, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Aug. 1--CEDAR RAPIDS -- Barack Obama challenged a Cedar Rapids audience to follow their gut and "take a chance on change" when they vote for president this fall.

2008-08-01 12:00:54

By Jennifer Hemmingsen, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Aug. 1--CONESVILLE -- Eight migrant workers say they were unfairly fired from their jobs picking watermelon and detasseling corn here, and they've called on Mexican immigration officials for help.

2008-07-31 12:00:59

By James Q. Lynch, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul.

2008-07-27 12:00:39

By James Q. Lynch, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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