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NewBo City Market is expanding.The market is adding 8-12 new merchant vendor positions to the north end of the building. Until now, that area was used for special events and guest vendors.The market's executive director says there has been an increase in demand for more retail and food offerings.The new vendors will come in early 2015.NewBo City Market is partnering with the Small Business Development Center and the City of Cedar Rapids in this expansion.
The Market is accepting applications for open spots now. The new vendors will be announced in early February.
A grand opening event is tentatively scheduled for March 5.
NewBo City Market opened in October 2012 in the New Bohemia neighborhood of Cedar Rapids, which was heavily damaged by the floods of 2008.
Conflicts between Waterloo city council members emerge after city emails were uncovered, revealing friction over a multi-million dollar renovation project in eastern Iowa.
There were five drugs in Tiger Wood's system when he was arrested in May, according to a toxicology report.
KWWL Meteorologist Kyle Kiel will be on hand at 11:30 a.m. to discuss the science of a Total Solar Eclipse, followed by the beginning of the eclipse at 11:48 a.m.
According to the Miami Herald, an ownership group lead by Derek Jeter and New York businessman Bruce Sherman will purchase the Miami Marlins for a reported 1.2 billion dollars.
The FBI has raided a Catholic Worker House in Des Moines looking for property of two women accused of damaging an oil pipeline that crosses Iowa and three other states.
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