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Cedar Valley reacts to Cedar Crossing denial Video included

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Thursday, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission denied the license application for the proposed Cedar Crossing casino in Cedar Rapids. Without it, the casino cannot be built or operated. More>>

UPDATE: Decorah woman dead after Saturday crash in Dubuque

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Dubuque police announced Thursday morning one of the drivers involved in a two-vehicle crash Saturday night has died. More>>

No dice: IRGC members explain reasons, casino operators glad Video included

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A large group of people traveled from Cedar Rapids to Council Bluffs for the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission meeting Thursday. In the morning, they were optimistic.
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Group jumps in Mississippi for a cause Video included

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A group of 10 people jumped in the Mississippi River Thursday evening together - for a cause. More>>

Man accused of making meth in hospital parking lot

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One man is accused of making methamphetamine outside a Cedar Rapids hospital. More>>

Dubuque students launch viral social media campaign to help Ethiopian village

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At precisely 10:30 a.m. Thursday, students in a global studies class at Dubuque's Washington Middle School took to social media to generate a storm of support for Homacho, Ethiopia. More>>

Iowa lawmakers urge Congolese officials to let children go home Video included

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Lawmakers are responding to dozens of families who have legally adopted children that are stuck in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). More>>

Loras College receives real estate donation

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Loras College in Dubuque received a real estate donation from Dr. John and Cheryl Whalen. More>>

University of Dubuque unveils Performing Art Series 2014-15

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The University of Dubuque has announced their 2012-2015 Live at the Heritage Center Performing Art Series. More>>

VEISHEA task force to decide if Iowa State events will continue

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A task force has been formed to determine if an annual celebration at Iowa State University should continue in the future following a large crowd disturbance near campus. More>>

Cedar Rapids casino supporters react to IRGC decision Video included

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They worked for more than a year and a half, raised and spent more than $7 million from investors, convinced voters and put together plans for an elaborate casino that would showcase a part of Cedar Rapids previously lost to floodwaters and forgotten. Their dream was taken away quickly on Thursday morning. More>>

Gaming Commission forces Sioux City casino to shut down

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The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission has rejected a Sioux City riverboat casino's challenge to renew its gaming license, and has set July 1 as the deadline for the gambling boat to shut down. More>>

Ten teachers in Black Hawk Co. receive Gold Star Awards

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The 2014 Gold Star Awards for Outstanding Teaching recognizes 10 Black Hawk County teachers this year: More>>

It's a NO: IRGC rejects Cedar Rapids casino

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It's a no. A majority of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission members rejected the license for a proposed casino in Linn County during their board meeting Thursday morning just after 11 a.m. in Council Bluffs. More>>

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