Grassley: Trump immigration order takes pressure off Congress

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said President Donald J. Trump’s promise Wednesday to sign an executive order to keep families together at the border is a good political move...

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A giant wave of plastic garbage could flood the United States, a study says

A tidal wave of plastic trash will flood the world over the next decade, a new study says, and warnings are already blaring like sirens in the United States....

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It’s easier to get a mortgage in 2018, according to a new study

Looser mortgage qualifying guidelines by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over the past few years are beginning to have an impact on mortgage loan applications this year. An analysis...

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Dubuque area man sentenced to four years for fraud scheme involving 250 victims

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Zwingle man who was part of a fraud that bilked more than 250 elderly people across the United States was sentenced Tuesday in federal court...

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Julian Castro cancels Iowa fundraisers with Democrats

CEDAR RAPIDS — Former U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro has cancelled visits to Linn and Johnson counties this weekend because of the urgency to end the...

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Second man charged in shooting outside Cedar Rapids bar will claim immunity under stand-your-ground law

CEDAR RAPIDS — A second man charged with attempted murder in a shooting that happened outside of a downtown bar in January, filed a motion to dismiss this week,...

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Onawa, Iowa, John Deere dealership sold

ONAWA, Iowa — A John Deere equipment dealership in Onawa has been sold to a dealership based in the Council Bluffs-Omaha area.

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Is climate change affecting us? Here’s how to find out

View this map located on our county to discover the impact on our local environment.

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Today’s best bets around Siouxland

Today’s top picks from our online calendar. Find more events at siouxcityjournal.com/calendar.

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