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UI basketball success boosting traffic near Carver

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa’s basketball turnaround has been a lifesaver this winter for some restaurants and sports bars struggling with the effects of the extreme winter on traffic and heating bills.

Basketball game-day business, which is usually good at such spots, has been epic.

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Cheddar’s cafe brings 200 jobs

Cheddar’s Casual Café opened Oct. 14 at 2824 Commerce Dr. in Coralville.

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Innovation Expo, Creative Week bring in entrepreneurs

The Startup Iowa Town Hall, as part of the UP America Summit and the Innovation Expo was Oct. 23 at the Coralville Marriott. The town hall featured Scott Case, the former CTO of Priceline and CEO of the Startup America Partnership and Scott Heiferman, the CEO of Meetup.com and University of Iowa graduate.

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Coralville mayor leaves politics after about 50 years

When Jim Fausett moved to Coralville in 1959, the population was no more than 5,000 people. Today, Coralville’s population is nearly 20,000. Though he wouldn’t take the credit, Mr. Fausett’s work in city government has helped lead Coralville’s growth and development.

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Coralville appeals postal service relocation plans

Officials in Coralville are hoping to keep an essential retail service in an area that is accessible to residents. The Postal Service plans to move the customer retail post office services located at 420 10th Ave. into a postal-owned building at 2150 James St. in Coralville.

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Next Gen. Summit focuses on multi-generational workplace

Kim Lear, generational consultant for BridgeWorks Consulting, identified, described and compared each generation during her keynote address Oct. 1 at the Next Gen. Summit at the Coralville Marriott.

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Synagogue settles in Coralville

The Agudas Achim Synagogue congregation started worshiping at its new location, 401 E. Oakdale Blvd. in Coralville, the former location of Gold’s Gym, last March. The congregation hosted an open house in August.

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Cupcake store owner expands business throughout the state

After 15 years in graphic design and marketing, Natalie Brown wanted to get out from behind a computer.

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New Coralville business mixes art and wine

A social painting studio opened Aug. 9 at 408 First Ave. in Coralville. They offer painting classes taught by local artists, a place for private painting parties, an open studio and a retail store with gift items.

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Iowa River Landing taking shape

The Iowa River Landing district has been an ongoing project for many years, and today the area is starting to take shape with the recent opening of anchor retailer Von Maur.

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