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DURHAM, N.C. - Researchers at Duke University say global warming in not progressing as fast as it would under the most severe scenarios outlined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Looking at 1,000 years of temperature records, researchers found... Continue reading
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The Iowa Department of Transportation has made provisional plans for an express bus service and an online carpool matching service for Interstate 380 commuters between Iowa City and Cedar Rapids. According to a Thursday news release, the proposals were made... Continue reading
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Homegrown doesn’t always refer to the food on your plate. On Friday and May 2, a locally produced feast for your eyes will fill downtown Iowa City. via thegazette.com Continue reading
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CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: Well, it seems this government/private partnership is seeing some measure of success. It's easier when city government (the taxpayer) subsidizes your start-up costs. Beers from Backpocket Brewing Company started hitting Siouxland shelves yesterday after the Coralville,... Continue reading
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DECORAH — After harnessing solar energy for millennia to fuel photosynthesis, farmers increasingly are tapping sun rays to power their farmsteads. “Solar is sexy. Everyone is doing it, and it is especially well-suited for farmers,” said Andy Johnson, director of... Continue reading
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Make plans now to attend the 26th Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday, April 25th at the Marriott Conference Center in Coralville, Iowa. This is the area's largest show, with over 125 talented exhibitors presenting and selling the... Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at Coralville Courier
CHICAGO — Visitation and funeral Mass were held Friday afternoon for Chicago Bears great Doug Buffone. Family and fans filled old St. Patrick’s Church to say goodbye to the legendary linebacker and broadcaster. via wgntv.com Continue reading
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CINCINNATI -- OK, that’s a little more like it. Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester started to show why the organization signed him to the biggest free agent contract in team history as he threw his first quality start of the... Continue reading
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Former Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherff has accepted an invitation to attend the opening night of the NFL draft next week in Chicago. The winner of the Outland Trophy as college football's top interior lineman last season shouldn't have to... Continue reading
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The largest broadcasting company in the world, Comcast, has just decided to drop the $45 million deal to buy Time Warner Cable. This comes as a result of regulatory impediments, as Comcast would have become an internet censorship element. The... Continue reading
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By Mike Thayer The following Republicans In Name Only voted to confirm Loretta Lynch to be the next US. Attorney General. They voted her in, despite her record of being politically motivated and in lockstep with Barack Obama.... rather than being objective and a supporter of the Constitution. Kelly Ayotte... Continue reading
Posted 15 hours ago at Mike's Politics
As Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post wrote, we’ve seen the confirmation of Loretta Lynch (we’re not discussing whether it was a good or bad thing), the passage of a Medicare doc fix, a human trafficking bill, and fast-track authority... Continue reading
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big. The screen said: "The reels have rolled your way! Bonus Award - $41797550.16." Pauline... Continue reading
Posted 15 hours ago at Coralville Courier
A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing hundreds of people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches in the Himalayas. It was the worst temblor to hit the... Continue reading
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A pocket shark—the rarest of sharks with only one specimen ever seen before—has been discovered by scientists, and in the most unusual way. A male pocket shark measuring 5.5 inches long was collected during a 2010 midwater trawl survey 190... Continue reading
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Pepsi is getting rid of aspartame, the artificial sweetener and sugar substitute that has been an ingredient in Diet Pepsi for decades. Today the company announced that the change will come later this year. Aspartame will be removed from every... Continue reading
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The question is, in terms of pure numbers, can anything beat the 2015 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack? Let's review them: $40,990, 485 horsepower, 475 lb-ft of torque, 0-60 mph in 4.2 seconds, a quarter mile in 12.6 seconds at... Continue reading
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It’s getting to be a regular thing now — chatter about women from outside the world of mixed martial arts taking on Ronda Rousey. Which makes some sense, given Rousey’s fame and the way in which she thoroughly demolished the... Continue reading
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NewsBusted: The green light for conservative laughter, featuring Jodi Miller! Continue reading
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Click the link below to view the latest daily bulletin from the Coralville Police Department. Download Daily bulletin QQQ1 Continue reading
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Make plans now to attend the 26th Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday, April 25th at the Marriott Conference Center in Coralville, Iowa. This is the area's largest show, with over 125 talented exhibitors presenting and selling the... Continue reading
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5,000 square foot office/warehouse building for rent at 1936 51st Street NE Cedar Rapids. 7 offices, 3 bathrooms, conference room, lobby area, break room, large workroom, and a security and camera system. Warehouses are 900 and 1,250 square feet, both with 10 foot overhead doors. $3,817/month. Available now! Contact Ron... Continue reading
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Day: Mostly cloudy with isolated showers. Highs around 57°F. Southeast wind 8 to 16 MPH, gusting to 23 MPH. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. New precipitation amounts less than one tenth of an inch possible. Night: Cloudy with showers likely.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
IOWA CITY — The Trinity Episcopal Church congregation has filed a formal objection to the proposed 15-story Chauncey tower. According to a Thursday news release from the congregation, if the owners of 20 percent of the land located within the... Continue reading
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