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Neighbor Who Helped Man Escape Holiday Lodge Fire Says He's No Hero Podhajsky/AP 03/04/15   A man who helped his neighbor escape flames that destroyed a mobile home in North Liberty says he's no hero.      Jerry McBride Jr. say
    JoCo-Farm Definition Podhajsky 03/04/15   Johnson County officials may be redefining what constitutes a farm.   At a work session Wednesday morning, the supervisors discussed a possible change in language the county uses to define
Woman Arrested for Assisting in 2013 Heroin Overdose Murphy 3/4/15 An investigation into a heroin overdose in 2013 has led to the arrest of a woman on multiple drug charges.  The 2013 overdose led to a search warrant on the Brookwood Drive reside
Governor and Lieutenant Governor meet with Gazette Editorial Board Hunter 3/4/15   Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds were in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday and took time to meet with the Gazette newspaper’s editorial bo
Speed Limit Increase on Iowa roads tabled Hunter 3/4/15   The bill that would have raised the speed limit on some Iowa roadways to 75 miles per hour doesn’t look like it’s going to anywhere this year. The senator who sponsored the last s
Cedar Rapids man pleads guilty to identity theft Hunter 3/4/15   A Cedar Rapids man who used another person’s identity to apply for a credit card will face at least two years in prison after pleading guilty in federal court.   28 year old
Arrests down, assaults up at U of I Hunter 3/4/15 The Board of Regents office reports that the number of arrests and charges filed on the three Iowa public universities dropped in 2014 from the previous year. Particularly impressive was the University of
City eyes City Carton land for park Hunter 3/4/15   Iowa City officials have been in negotiations with locally-based City Carton about moving their operations out of the high-profile River Crossings district. Now that they’ve been sold to Arizo
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