Latest Cedar Rapids Stories

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.

2008-07-11 12:00:51

By James Q. Lynch, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 11--CEDAR RAPIDS -- Attorney General Tom Miller is defending more than $6 million in payouts to companies claiming to have been harmed by Iowa's ban of TouchPlay video gaming machines.

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.

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