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Gallup's November measure of the total amount Americans expect to spend on Christmas gifts suggests U.S. retail spending this holiday season will increase by roughly 3%, better than last year but still below pre-recession levels. Read now Continue reading
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JP's Home Repair of North Liberty, IA offers professional and dependable interior and exterior remodeling and repair services including window and door replacement, basement finishing, kitchen remodeling, and more -; all at competitive rates. Our licensed and insured business is dedicated to providing prompt home repair and remodeling services, quality workmanship, and exceptional results to our valued customers in Iowa City, Coralville, North Liberty, and Corridor areas. JP's Home Repair has been in the business for over 10 years now and the owner has over 34 years of experience in repairing and remodeling homes. JP's Home Repair Services: Door and... Continue reading
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JP's Home Repair of North Liberty, IA offers professional and dependable interior and exterior remodeling and repair services including window and door replacement, basement finishing, kitchen remodeling, and more -; all at competitive rates. Our licensed and insured business is dedicated to providing prompt home repair and remodeling services, quality... Continue reading
Posted 54 minutes ago at Corridor Search
Chuck Hagel is stepping down as Defense Secretary under pressure, The New York Times is reporting. President Obama is expected to make an announcement from the White House Monday, the paper reported. via www.washingtontimes.com Continue reading
Reblogged 1 hour ago at Mike's Politics
Every week, I will play Selection Committee member, take a look at the College Football Playoff picture and offer Forde’s Fab Four bracket as if today were Selection Sunday. Feel free to agree or disagree, starting with this question: who has Florida State beaten, really? No. 1 seed Alabama vs.... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 hours ago at Sports Blog
Day: Windy with snow. Highs around 30°F. Wind chill around 16°F. Windy, with a west northwest wind to 25 MPH, gusting to 36 MPH. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. New snow accumulation between half an inch and one inch possible.... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Finding child care resources and referrals just got easier for residents of the Cultural Corridor. Employees of Child Care Resource and Referral of Southeast Iowa were joined Wednesday by ambassadors of the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce to celebrate... Continue reading
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AMES, Iowa — Iowa isn’t ready when it comes to a growing aging population. That is the assessment of Iowa State University’s Jennifer Margrett, who is Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies. Margrett chairs the ISU Department of... Continue reading
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Some utilities in Iowa are failing to give consumers enough time to pay past debts and may be setting budget billing payments too high under state rules, reports to the Iowa Utilities Board show. The information raises concerns that Iowa... Continue reading
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HENDERSON, Nev. – President Barack Obama says voters want a "new car smell" in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be "a great president." But would Clinton pass that particular smell test? In a nationally... Continue reading
Reblogged 3 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Ten snap reactions from the 12th Sunday of the NFL season: — There haven't been many bigger Thanksgiving games in Dallas than the one this coming week: The Cowboys and Eagles, knotted atop the NFC East at 8-3, squaring off in the first of two matchups in an 18-day span.... Continue reading
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Actions speak louder than words. Nobody believes this more than Marshawn Lynch. Here's an entire transcript of his post-game interview answers. Maybe. I don't know. Yeah. Maybe. No Juice. Yeah. I don't know. Yeah. via www.sbnation.com Continue reading
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Selena Gomez is one day away from taking the stage at the 2014 American Music Awards on Sunday (Nov. 23). And the singer is giving fans a taste of what's to come when she performs her single, "Heart Wants What... Continue reading
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PARIS (AP) — Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco are expecting twins next month, and the first one born will be the prince's royal heir. The palace of the Riviera principality advised citizens on Saturday that the big... Continue reading
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Faith Evans is in the process of making a Natalie Cole-style posthumous duet album with her deceased husband, Notorious BIG. The R&B artist said of the new album, “It’s gonna be really, really dope. It’s something I’ve been thinking about... Continue reading
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Josh vs. John! Katherine Heigl is beautiful and successful, but surprisingly, it took some convincing to get husband Josh Kelley to commit. The State of Affairs actress revealed to the entire world (she's still blushing!) that she once threatened to... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
Candidate campaigns and the independent groups supporting them poured $41.2 million into television advertising for Iowa's U.S. Senate race this year, ultimately airing nearly 77,000 commercials that reached voters in all but the farthest corners of the state. That flood of money easily makes the contest between Republican Joni Ernst... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Mike's Politics
Iowa’s 26-24 loss to Wisconsin on Saturday locks the Hawkeyes into the Big Ten’s middle tier of bowl agreements. Four league schools clearly are ahead of Iowa in the pecking order, and the Hawkeyes could fall to sixth or seventh should they lose to Nebraska this Friday. But that scenario... Continue reading
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WASHINGTON — They came to town last week for freshman orientation: the first black Republican woman elected to Congress, the only Jewish Republican elected to Congress this year and the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. Mia Love of Utah, by way of Brooklyn; Lee Zeldin of Shirley, Long Island;... Continue reading
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Music's biggest names have converged on Los Angeles for the 2014 American Music Awards. List of nominees and winners (bolded): Favorite Male Artist — Country Jason Aldean Luke Bryan Blake Shelton Favorite Male Artist — Pop/Rock John Legend Sam Smith... Continue reading
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Matt Forte gobbled up the yards on the ground, and Chicago's defense made several big plays at key moments. The second-half rally was reminiscent of Lovie Smith's time with the Bears, and that old familiar formula spoiled the coach's return to Soldier Field. Forte rushed for two... Continue reading
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Denise M. Deacon, 59, of Iowa City, died suddenly Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Memorial services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service,... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
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Weather for Linn... ...STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TO BRING SNOW AND WIND TO THE AREA MONDAY... .A STORM SYSTEM IN THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL MOVE INTO THE GREAT LAKES MONDAY. AS IT INTENSIFIES...THE RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW LATE TONIGHT... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
After expressing frustration with his own party over immigration reform inaction, Lindsey Graham, the long-standing Republican senator from South Carolina, suggested Sunday he still hasn’t ruled out a 2016 presidential bid. The comments came during a conversation with Gloria Borger on CNN’s "State of the Union," where Graham joined fellow... Continue reading
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