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The Chicago Cubs announced Friday that the club has fired manager Rick Renteria after one season on the job. The move was made to make way for the imminent hire of Joe Maddon, who opted out of his contract with the Rays late last week. “Last Thursday, we learned that... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Sports Blog
PRESIDENT AT ODDS WITH HIS IOWA CAMPAIGN DIRECTOR ON VOTER ID CEDAR RAPIDS, IA. -- Today, former Iowa Secretary of State and Mayor of Cedar Rapids, Paul D. Pate is drawing attention to the contrast between President Barack Obama and his opponent, Brad Anderson who served as his re-election campaign... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Mike's Politics
The Holiday Markets, operated by Iowa City's Parks and Recreation Department, are still on for 2014, but will be moving to a new location. The weekly Winter Farmers Market program, however, will not be held this season. The annual Holiday... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
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Repair work is starting today on select curb ramps along Village Road. This work may require various lane reductions between Dunaggan Court to Village Farm Court. It is anticipated that normal traffic will resume along Village Road by Friday, November... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Coralville Fire Chief Recognized Coralville Fire Chief Dave Stannard received the 2014 Roger W. Mooty Award from the Iowa Fire Chiefs Association in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the advancement of the fire service. Learn more Iowa PGA Player... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
November 4 is Election Day. Polling places are open on Tuesday, November 4 from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm. Voters casting their ballot on Election Day should go to their regular polling place. Early Voting in Coralville: Early voting is... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Trick or treating in Coralville is Friday, October 31, from 5:30 until 8:00 pm. From big goblins to little pumpkins, all trick or treaters should be accompanied by a supervising adult. Learn more Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Don't just throw out that pumpkin after Halloween! The City of Iowa City Solid Waste Division reminds you to compost it instead. Pumpkins must be placed in a City of Iowa City Yard Waste bag or a container with a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Click the link below to view the latest daily bulletin from the Coralville Police Department. Download Daily bulletin QQQ1 Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Recruiting NEW Labor Ready - Iowa City, IA Press Operator Press Operator wanted 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts. Pay $10.00- $10.75/hr. Must be able to read, complete basic math, stand 8 hours a shift, lift up to 15 lbs., have...... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
City administrative offices at City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11 for Veteran's Day. Other office closures and schedule changes that will be in effect that day include: ANIMAL CARE AND ADOPTION CENTER: Closed AIRPORT: Administration office will... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
NEWTON, Iowa—These are not easy times for a Democratic canvasser, and Cindy Pollard knows it. For months, she has been working the neighborhoods of this hollowed-out former manufacturing town east of Des Moines, driving up and down its streets in... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A top University of Iowa athletic administrator and the college’s recently fired women’s field hockey coach say their long-standing relationship was not a conflict of interest. The relationship between senior associate athletics director Jane Meyer... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
Faculty at the University of Iowa are bothered that their president publicly backed a plan to cut the university’s budget by nearly $50 million. Privately, some faculty were horrified by seeing President Sally Mason’s signature on the letter endorsing cuts... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
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(CNN) -- No tricks here, just the treat: In honor of Halloween, J.K. Rowling is delving into the back story of one of "Harry Potter's" more twisted Hogwarts professors. On Rowling's Pottermore website, the best-selling author has crafted a story... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
(Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending fell for the first time in eight months in September, suggesting the economy lost some momentum heading into the fourth quarter. The slowdown in consumer spending, however, is likely to be temporary, as other data... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
(Reuters) - The high-profile U.S. Senate race in Iowa is a dead heat, with Democratic Representative Bruce Braley and Republican state Senator Joni Ernst each garnering the support of 45 percent of likely voters, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll.... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
After 7 weeks living off the land in a state forest, fugitive Eric Frein woke up Friday in a jail cell for his first court appearance on a capital murder charge of killing a Pennsylvania trooper. For law enforcement in... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Republicans are calling on Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu to apologize after she suggested Thursday that President Barack Obama's deep unpopularity in the South is partly tied to race. In an interview with NBC News on Thursday, Landrieu was quoted as saying that the South "has not... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Mike's Politics
When Damond Powell is standing on the turf at Iowa’s indoor practice facility, speaking about the remaining five or six games in an Iowa uniform, it’s easy to tell he’s getting antsy. As he becomes more invested in the conversation,... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
Since the day he walked away from the Tampa Bay Rays, Joe Maddon appeared to fit best with the Chicago Cubs, the young team in need of direction and a sturdier future. Instability, after all, has been a tradition for the Cubs. For proof, look no further than the imminent... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Sports Blog
Find detailed reviews on political races, candidates for office, the issues, voting records, the latest legislation and more! Informed voters check Mike's Politics before they go to the polls. Helping voters cast an informed vote Reviews come from multiple sources... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
Mondo's Draft House in Coralville OTTUMWA, IOWA – Dr. Miller-Meeks will be joining family, friends, and supporters at Mondo's Draft House (516 East Second Street Coralville, IA 52241) for Election Night next Tuesday, November 4th. Doors open at 8pm. NOTE: All Election Night press inquiries will be handled by Jeff... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Mike's Politics