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Sioux City – Sam Clovis, candidate for U.S. Senate, spent Tax Day campaigning on the merits of the Fair Tax. Clovis stated, “Between special interest loopholes and the targeting of political opponents, the IRS has become a burden Americans can well do without.” The Fair Tax will repeal the current... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Mike's Politics
Simple, widely available tests—one of which only costs $15—could help prevent heart attack deaths, according to new research. One of the studies, published in the journal Heart , is first to show that an electrocardiogram (ECG) administered by paramedics in... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
Karen Van De Walle asked the Kalona City Council Monday night to consider an ordinance that would allow the raising of chickens in the residential area of the city. Van De Walle gave the council copies of some ordinances from... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: This is NOT a proper role of government. A motion to get more 4-year-olds in preschool and create incentives for the creation and expansion of preschool programs was okayed by the Iowa Senate. The measure passed... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
CEDAR RAPIDS — Mediacom is upping the top speed of its Internet service in the metro area, which the company promises will allow customers who purchase it to download high-definition movies in less than a minute. JR Walden, Mediacom senior... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
If you turned your eyes to the skies overnight you would have seen a spectacular sight as Earth’s shadow blocked out the moon. The total lunar eclipse began around 1 a.m. and was fully eclipsed by 2 a.m. Nearly two... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
Iowa State Patrol has identified the person who died in a vehicle collision Sunday on Interstate 80 near the Coral Ridge Mall exit as 19-year-old Sambatu Ibit, of Des Moines. According to an Iowa State Patrol crash report, 27-year-old Onkel... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
The controversy started when Ice Cube claimed the Best Onscreen Duo award only went to Walker, who died last November in a car crash, as part of a "sympathy" vote by fans. "We had the best chemistry of everybody nominated,"... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Jeff Samardzija made it through an offseason that consisted of non-stop trade rumors and still wore a Cubs uniform on Opening Day. The trade talk hasn't altered Samardzija's performance on the mound in the early part of the season either. He sports a 1.29 ERA and 1.05 WHIP in three... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Sports Blog
Jeff Samardzija made it through an offseason that consisted of non-stop trade rumors and still wore a Cubs uniform on Opening Day. The trade talk hasn't altered Samardzija's performance on the mound in the early part of the season either.... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
Lauren Schafer has been studying Spanish since kindergarten. But the list of language options offered at her school just became a little bit shorter. Lauren is a sixth-grader at Wickham Elementary, and she will attend North Central Junior High next... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
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Assistant Manager Position Ideal candidate should have Accounting and Computer background Ability to multi-task & meet deadlines Receptionist & telephone skills Desire to work with Senior residents Be a team worker Submit resume to Jody Thomas, Administrator, or fill out application in person at Melrose Retirement Community, 350 Dublin Drive, Iowa City, IA 52246 EOE/Drug Screening Required Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier Classifieds
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Melrose Meadows Retirement Community Fulltime Cook Candidate must be able to work independently; supervise other dietary personnel, and have desire to create fine dining experience for seniors. Previous cooking experience required. Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Saturday thru Wednesday Please contact Jim at 319-341-7893 or apply at 350 Dublin Dr, Iowa City, IA. EOE/Drug Screening Required Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier Classifieds
DES MOINES (AP) - Gov. Terry Branstad says Democrats pursuing investigations into confidential settlement agreements, do-not-hire lists, and other issues are practicing partisan politics at its worst. At his Monday news conference, Branstad argued lawmakers ought to focus on the budget and policy issues instead of making accusations using politically... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Mike's Politics
DES MOINES (AP) - Gov. Terry Branstad says Democrats pursuing investigations into confidential settlement agreements, do-not-hire lists, and other issues are practicing partisan politics at its worst. At his Monday news conference, Branstad argued lawmakers ought to focus on the... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has awarded grants to two fueling sites in an effort to expand access higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel. The Oak Street Station in Inwood and Farmers Cooperative in Mount Ayr... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
LONE TREE, Iowa - The tornado that touched down in Lone Tree Sunday was on the ground for a mile before dissipating, according to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities deployed a storm survey... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
An Iowa City teen has been charged with felony strong arm robbery for allegedly striking a victim over a pair of headphones. Iowa City police say a 16-year-old Iowa City resident has been charged with second-degree robbery, a class C... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
"Liberalism is excuses disguised with the fraud of good intentions to exact conformity and control. And if you don't think that's what's going on with all of these psychological analyses and diagnoses of kids -- if you don't think it's... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
IOWA CITY, IA. -- Weather permitting, beginning on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, there will be various lane reductions on Highway 1 between Riverside Drive and Sunset Street. These lane reductions are necessary to facilitate the installation of painted pavement markings... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
WEST DES MOINES — In all, Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz wasn’t exactly pleased with the way his team practiced on April 12 at Valley Stadium. In the team’s ninth practice this spring, the Hawkeyes flashed moments of brilliance and promise in West Des Moines’ windy heat. But there were... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Sports Blog
WEST DES MOINES — In all, Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz wasn’t exactly pleased with the way his team practiced on April 12 at Valley Stadium. In the team’s ninth practice this spring, the Hawkeyes flashed moments of brilliance and... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
Newly licensed "Hawkeye Country" solar light flag stands. A unique and attractive piece that any Hawkeye fan would love to have in their yard! Call or email Steve 641-675-3556 everly@netins.net Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
Newly licensed "Hawkeye Country" solar light flag stands. A unique and attractive piece that any Hawkeye fan would love to have in their yard! Call or email Steve 641-675-3556 everly@netins.net Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier Classifieds
General Motors has pulled the wraps off its 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible, a few days ahead of its world debut next week at the New York Auto Show, but just in time for some spring-weekend dreaming about top-down driving.... Continue reading
Reblogged 3 days ago at Coralville Courier