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2008-07-24 12:01:12

By Kristina Andino, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 24--CEDAR RAPIDS -- Cedar Rapids school leaders say they will ask the federal government for $6 million to provide services and free meals this school year to hundreds of students displaced by the June flooding.

2008-07-23 12:00:54

By Eric Clark, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 23--IOWA CITY -- Good thing it was The Apples in Stereo playing into the wee hours Tuesday morning at The Picador. A less effervescent band might have put the Monday night party crowd to sleep.

2008-07-22 12:00:58

By Kristina Andino, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 22--CEDAR RAPIDS -- If Taylor teachers' placements are any indication, the school's students may be scattered throughout schools this fall. Three feet of Taylor's first floor, at 720 Seventh Ave. SW, flooded during the historic June floods.

2008-07-19 15:00:32

By Gregg Hennigan, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 19--IOWA CITY -- The Iowa City school district should not hire armed security guards for its high schools, a district committee has concluded.

2008-07-18 18:00:35

By Gregg Hennigan, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 18--IOWA CITY -- The Iowa City school district should not hire armed security guards for its high schools, a district committee has concluded.

2008-07-18 12:01:08

By Dave DeWitte, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 18--The price of gas in Iowa climbed 1.8 percent in the state's latest monthly survey as energy price records continued to fall.

2008-07-18 12:00:57

By Trish Mehaffey, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 18--CEDAR RAPIDS -- Two Agriprocessors Inc. supervisors charged with aiding and abetting illegal workers at the Postville meatpacking plant pleaded not guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids.

2008-07-16 12:01:29

By Jim Ecker, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 16--from his job this summer and early fall while he receives treatment at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for tonsillar cancer.

2008-07-16 12:01:08

By George C. Ford, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 16--At a time when the airline industry is struggling with soaring fuel costs, airports across Iowa on Tuesday were awarded state funding for a variety of construction projects.

2008-07-15 18:00:38

MADISON, Wis., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Energy Corporation announced today that the estimated impact of last month's unprecedented flooding in its service territory will reduce its utility business earnings per share by approximately $0.20 in 2008.


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quotha
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