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Iowa Courts Uphold Use of Speed Cameras

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld the use of automated speed cameras in Iowa, rejecting challenges in two separate court cases filed by citizens claiming Cedar Rapids

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Possible New Rules Ruffles Feathers in MLB

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has plans of his own, regardless of ho the players union feels about them, to change the speed and flow of the game, including pitch clock and mound

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Sports for 2-23

The Western Illinois women have clinched first in their Summit League Conference with a 77-51 win over Fort Wayne last night. They play South Dakota Wednesday.

The Iowa women fell on the

Sports for 2-21

The Notre Dame Nike girls are heading back to the Class 1A state championship for the fifth straight year in a row after downing Easton Valley 49-42 on the road in Muscatine to claim the regional

Sports for 2-20

SCC’s softball team won twice last night, once over Carl Sandberg 10-2 and then against John Wood 15-6.

It was the highest scoring NBA game in history at the All-Star Game in New


Obituaries Thursday February 23rd

Richard R. Lehnert, age 89, of Mediapolis, died Tuesday evening, February 21, 2017, at his home.  He was born in Oakville, the son of Anna Bratton, on March 20, 1927.  Richard

Obituaries Wednesday February 22nd

Mary L. Greer, 91, of Burlington, died at 4:03 PM Monday, February 20, 2017, at the Great River Klein Center in West Burlington.


Born November 12, 1925, in