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The Coralville Courier is kind of like an old school newspaper stand in a blog
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Iowa City Police Chief Sam Hargadine has announced his retirement from the Iowa City Police Department, effective June 30. He has accepted a position as the Executive Director of the Iowa Police Chief’s Association. Chief Hargadine has served the Iowa... Continue reading
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The sale of a large fertilizer plant in southeast Iowa will no longer go through after two fertilizer companies called off an $8 billion deal. CF Industries and OCI N.V. announced Monday they are canceling their deal, which involved Illinois-based... Continue reading
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Sports Authority, in planning to close all of its stores,is set to launch its going-out-of-business sales this week, according to court documents. In shutting down, the 463-store chain becomes the latest casualty among rivals for the sporting-good business. It follows the recently announced closure of the Sport Chalet chain, based... Continue reading
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The Big Ten might be on the verge of making a grave mistake. Its relationship with ESPN might soon be over. Regardless of what one thinks of the self-proclaimed Worldwide Leader in Sports, its power over American culture cannot be... Continue reading
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Coaches might not like to admit it publicly, and across the country they prefer to stick to a "next man up" message, but there is always at least one player a program can’t afford to lose. This week, the Big... Continue reading
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(CNN)Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald downplayed Monday the time it takes for veterans to receive medical treatment by comparing the "experience" of waiting for health care to Disneyland guests waiting for a ride. "When you go to Disney, do they... Continue reading
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There will be a public safety job fair this week, at the Wichita Workforce Center. You can meet with representatives from about a dozen agencies around the Wichita area, including police, fire, EMS, dispatch, and animal control. You can meet with groups outside of Wichita, including Liberal, Dodge City, Arkansas... Continue reading
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We've been serving great beer and pizza for more than three decades, and we're gearing up for three decades more. OF COURSE YOU CAN DRINK A BEER. BUT DO YOU REALLY KNOW HOW TO TASTE IT? Head. Froth. Aroma. Mouthfeel. Finish. Anyone who loves a great beer has some idea... Continue reading
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Today, the Olive Garden family of 800+ restaurants is evolving the brand with our customers' favorites in mind. With reinvigorated dishes, a refreshed website, a restructured logo, and remodeling of select restaurants, we aim to make every guest experience feel more like modern Italy. Keeping with modern-day Italian traditions, we're... Continue reading
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Olive Tree Catering has moved our base of operations from the Piccadilly facility near Central and Rock to Comotara Center at 2949 N. Rock Road. With 7,000 square feet of flexible banquet space, our new location allows Olive Tree Catering to host receptions with up to 400 guests, banquets with... Continue reading
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Metro Pursuit - Wichita Editor's Note: Shouldn't this be up to the parents? WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -- Wichita teachers will vote on a plan to change the length of the school day. Monday morning, the United Teachers of Wichita will approve or reject the contact addendum with USD 259. via... Continue reading
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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A pizza delivery employee was robbed at gunpoint Saturday afternoon at a vacant house in northeast Wichita. The incident occurred at about 2:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of N. Piatt, Wichita Police Sgt. Joe Kennedy said. via ksn.com Continue reading
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Back-to-back losing series, a slumping offense and an overnight flight with three games looming against their archrivals, the St. Louis Cardinals. These are tough times for the Chicago Cubs, who dropped a 1-0 affair to the San... Continue reading
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DES MOINES — They have varied professional and political backgrounds, and 23 years separate the oldest and youngest among them. But Tom Fiegen, Rob Hogg, Patty Judge and Bob Krause have one thing in common — they want to end... Continue reading
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LAS VEGAS (AP) – Madonna paid homage to Prince by wearing his signature color and bringing another icon — Stevie Wonder — onstage to sing the classic “Purple Rain” at Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards. Sitting atop a purple throne, Madonna... Continue reading
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Bayer AG offered $62 billion to buy Monsanto Co., deepening investor concern that it’s stretching its finances to become the world’s biggest seller of seeds and farm chemicals. The May 10 written proposal to Monsanto offered $122 a share in... Continue reading
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WASHINGTON — When the House Judiciary Committee convenes on Tuesday to consider the alleged misdeeds of the Internal Revenue Service commissioner, John Koskinen, it will contemplate action that has not been taken in more than 140 years, — and that... Continue reading
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Adele is reportedly to sign a £90million record deal — the biggest ever handed to a British musician. The 28-year-old Skyfall singer’s Sony Music contract tops the £80million EMI paid Robbie Williams in 2002. It is also the most valuable... Continue reading
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The days when Donald Trump’s name may be preceded by the title “president” may be getting closer, after new polls show him pulling even - or even surging ahead - of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. Two major polls released over... Continue reading
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The United States has fully lifted its ban on weapons sales to Vietnam, President Barack Obama announced on Monday during a visit to Hanoi, unpicking a decades-old embargo on the one-time enemy. "The United States is fully lifting the ban... Continue reading
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So you wanna know how it all started? Three friends. (And let’s be honest, probably a few shots of tequila.) One idea: Share Border-style food with the world. But why? Because Border-style means mesquite-grilled meat, fresh ingredients, hand-pressed tortillas, and sauces made in small batches. Words hardly do it justice,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Metro Pursuit
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It all started with a guy who really liked oranges. People called him Julius Freed. Julius liked oranges so much, in fact, that he opened his very own orange juice stand. Sales were slow. But Julius was not alone. He had a friend named Bill Hamlin. Bill also really liked... Continue reading
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The Wichita Public Library's summer reading program is set to begin May 25th. This summer program brings in more than 10,000 children and teens who devote their summer spare time to reading. via www.kfdi.com Continue reading
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Hardcore supporters of Clinton’s rival, the socialist senator Bernie Sanders, are vowing to fight her all the way to the party convention in July — even though the former secretary of state has all but secured the Democratic nomination for... Continue reading
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HealthDay News -- A controversial new study contends that a low-salt diet could be dangerous for your heart health. Restricting dietary salt to below 3,000 milligrams a day appears to increase the risk for heart disease similar to that of... Continue reading
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