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2008-07-10 09:00:35

By Scott Dochterman, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 10--IOWA CITY -- The Big Ten Network and Mediacom, Iowa's largest cable provider, have jump-started negotiations this week with the possibility of ending a yearlong impasse.

2008-07-09 12:00:32

By George C. Ford, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 9--CEDAR RAPIDS -- A panel of airport directors that includes an Eastern Iowan today will meet in Washington to discuss the need for a national air service policy and a related national energy policy.

2008-07-05 12:00:22

By Meredith Hines-Dochterman, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 5--IOWA CITY -- Derek Thuecks met supermodel Cindy Crawford when he was a teenager. He met her twice more in his 20s. A photograph was taken at each meeting.

2008-07-03 12:00:39

By George C. Ford, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul.

2008-07-03 09:00:54

American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, has launched a non-stop service between the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and New York's LaGuardia Airport. American Eagle operates the round-trip service with its 37-seat Embraer ERJ-135 jets.

2008-07-01 09:00:50

By Dave DeWitte, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 1--CEDAR RAPIDS -- Employees of Clipper Turbine Works decided not to join a union in a weekend vote that represented one of the first attempts to unionize a wind power supplier in Iowa.

2008-06-30 09:03:18

By Pat Shaver, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jun. 30--CEDAR RAPIDS -- Elementary students in the United States have a hard time imagining walking six to eight miles a night to sleep in a safe place. While students here have many educational resources, Ugandan children have very few.

2008-06-27 12:03:03

By Dave DeWitte, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jun. 27--CEDAR RAPIDS -- Downtown businesses should have a better idea today when their electricity will be restored, as Alliant Energy officials continue to assess the damage caused by flooding this month.

2008-06-26 12:03:13

By Dave DeWitte, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jun. 26--Downtown businesses should have a better idea tomorrow when their electricity should be restored, as Alliant Energy officials continue to assess the damage caused by flooding more than two weeks previous.

2008-06-26 12:00:00

By James Q. Lynch, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jun. 26--CEDAR RAPIDS -- A federal emergency jobs program will match five Iowans who are out of work due to recent flooding with the African American Historical Museum and Cultural Center of Iowa, which needs help recovering from the flood.


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