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Protesters rally in Cedar Rapids during Mike Pence visit

“Peace not Pence,” was chanted by protesters across the street from Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday. NextGen Iowa and Indivisible Iowa organized a rally to protest Vice President Mike Pence, Congressman Rod Blum and Gov. Kim Reynolds, who were at the company to speak about tax reform, among other issues. “Rod Blum is […]

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Rockwell Collins, which received millions in Iowa taxpayer dollars last year, announces it will move its executive offices to Florida

Rockwell Collins will move its executive management division from Cedar Rapids to Florida as part of the new corporate structure following its planned merger with United Technologies Corp., it was announced on Thursday. The company has been headquartered in Cedar Rapids, since it was founded in 1933 as Collins Radio. […]

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Family Free Night at the Iowa Children’s Museum promotes STEM learning

Iowa Children's Museum

STEM Family Free Night Iowa Children’s Museum — Friday, Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. This Friday at the Iowa Children’s Museum, enjoy an evening with all of your favorite exhibits and participate in special STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities sponsored by the Southeast Iowa STEM Hub. Admission is free, with activities focusing on […]

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