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The U.S. is the world’s undisputed economic superpower representing nearly one-quarter of global GDP with $16.7 trillion last year. It is the financial capital of the world and has largely recovered from the Great Recession. The economy recently posted its... Continue reading
Reblogged 7 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky said the U.S. starting to trade with Cuba is “probably a good idea,” and the embargo against the country “just hasn’t worked. The comments, made a day after President Obama announced a normalization in relations... Continue reading
Reblogged 7 hours ago at Coralville Courier
The Coralville Courier is pleased to announce the addition of Roommakers to the Furniture category in the Corridor Search business directory. Roommakers is locally-owned and operated and has served Cedar Rapids, Iowa for more than 30 years. We have built... Continue reading
Reblogged 8 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Roommakers is locally-owned and operated and has served Cedar Rapids, Iowa for more than 30 years. We have built our company by providing beautiful furniture, great service, low prices and hometown relationships from our family to yours. Roommakers always offers simple to get, simple to use financing. Our programs often allow you to make payments while deferring interest, and always provide you benefits when shopping with us. Step inside our beautifully decorated showroom to browse a wide selection of bedroom, living room, and dining room furniture, leather, home office, kids furniture, mattresses and box spring sets. You’ll find brands you... Continue reading
Reblogged 8 hours ago at Coralville Courier Classifieds
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Roommakers is locally-owned and operated and has served Cedar Rapids, Iowa for more than 30 years. We have built our company by providing beautiful furniture, great service, low prices and hometown relationships from our family to yours. Roommakers always offers simple to get, simple to use financing. Our programs often... Continue reading
Reblogged 8 hours ago at Corridor Search
Crows have long been heralded for their high intelligence—they can remember faces, use tools, and communicate in sophisticated ways. But a newly published study finds crows also have the brain power to solve higher-order, relational-matching tasks, and they can do... Continue reading
Reblogged 8 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Click the link below to view the latest daily bulletin from the Coralville Police Department. Download Daily bulletin QQQ1(1) Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at Coralville Courier
IOWA CITY — Those coffee mugs, hand lotions, and gift cards you’ve been giving your kids’ teachers for the holidays? They may be illegal. via www.kcrg.com Continue reading
Reblogged 8 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Mercy Iowa City has purchased a medical office building in Coralville that houses several of its clinics and affiliates, the hospital announced this week. Mercy acquired the Coral West Health Center, at 2769 Heartland Dr., a three-level, 68,000-square-foot building that... Continue reading
Reblogged 8 hours ago at Coralville Courier
The repair of a broken support brace in the bulkhead of Mercer Pool will cause the pool to be closed all day Monday, Dec. 22 and most of the day on Tuesday, Dec. 23. The bulkhead is the floating divider... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Establishing ties with Cuba has been on President Obama’s bucket list for some time. Health care -- done. Amnesty for illegal immigrants -- done. Cuba -- next. This last one also has the added bonus point that it puts him right with the international left, which lionizes Castro. And the... Continue reading
Reblogged 11 hours ago at Mike's Politics
The University of Iowa has reassigned another female employee involved in a pending legal matter against the school — an action called retaliatory and illegal in a new court document. Teresa Wagner, a conservative Republican who is suing the university,... Continue reading
Reblogged 11 hours ago at Coralville Courier
The University of Iowa graduate student union on Tuesday called a Board of Regents proposal to freeze resident undergraduate tuition for an unprecedented third straight year “disingenuous.” The union also requested a waiver of mandatory fees after the board earlier... Continue reading
Reblogged 11 hours ago at Coralville Courier
IOWA CITY — Iowa City’s Historic Preservation Commission has voted that the mid-19th century cottages on South Dubuque Street are historically significant. The commission Thursday voted unanimously that the cottages, which reached public attention in recent weeks after property owner... Continue reading
Reblogged 11 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Today Day: Cloudy. Highs around 27°F. Light wind. Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 23°F. Light wind. Up-to-date weather conditions for the Iowa City area are observed at the Iowa City, Iowa City Municipal Airport, IA. For weather conditions specific to other cities outside the corridor area, click the link: http://coralvillecourier.typepad.com/community/weather.html... Continue reading
Reblogged 12 hours ago at Corridor Search
Today Day: Cloudy. Highs around 27°F. Light wind. Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 23°F. Light wind. Up-to-date weather conditions for the Iowa City area are observed at the Iowa City, Iowa City Municipal Airport, IA. For weather conditions specific to... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Coralville Courier
From overhauling the immigration system to imposing economic sanctions, President Obama has issued more presidential memoranda than any other president in history, according to a USA Today review. Why is this significant? Well, because they’re nearly identical to executive orders in what they can accomplish and how they impact everyday... Continue reading
Reblogged 12 hours ago at Mike's Politics
New Years' resolutions might've just gotten a little easier now that McDonald's has announced it will start phasing out eight menu items at an undisclosed time. Besides holding the distinct honor of being "America's Least Favorite Fast-Food Chain," the company... Continue reading
Reblogged 12 hours ago at Coralville Courier
With the Iowa Legislature organizing to begin its annual session in January, the large agenda item is the state budget. Education in Iowa gets about 55 percent of the general fund. Comparisons with other countries show Iowa spends about $12,000... Continue reading
Reblogged 13 hours ago at Coralville Courier
DES MOINES, Iowa —Iowans are asking Wednesday how the changing relationship between the U.S. and Cuba may impact the Iowa economy. Other Stories Download KCCI's new weather app Local Cuban-Americans react to new... Voter rights groups seek online... Police report... Continue reading
Reblogged 13 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Liberal activists eager to draft Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a run for president are working the ground in Iowa, the pivotal early-voting state where an organizing effort is already in place ? for Hillary Rodham Clinton. MoveOn.org held a meeting... Continue reading
Reblogged 13 hours ago at Coralville Courier
For years, companies have made special efforts to attract veterans so their businesses can benefit from the training and skills provided by the military. Now states are doing the same. In 2014, Iowa established a host of tax and tuition... Continue reading
Reblogged 13 hours ago at Coralville Courier
The Cubs traded Justin Ruggiano to the Seattle Mariners now, setting themselves up to make more moves later. The Cubs cleared space on Wednesday by shipping Ruggiano to Seattle, freeing up money as they look for an outfield upgrade while adding another arm to their deep farm system. The Cubs... Continue reading
Reblogged 13 hours ago at Sports Blog
Just hours after dismissing the idea of benching quarterback Jay Cutler during his Wednesday press conference, Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman has indeed made the switch to Jimmy Clausen, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The move comes at an interesting time for Chicago. The Bears, now 5-9, have already... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Sports Blog
The Dallas Cowboys have surpassed the Yankees as the most valuable sports franchise in the U.S., according to the latest Forbes valuations and a comparison done by Business Insider. Both franchises' estimated worth was around $2.3 billion in 2013, but the Cowboys – and many other NFL teams – have... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Sports Blog