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NewBo City Market kicks off fundraising campaign

$3 million campaign starts with $800,000 pledge from Hall-Perrine Foundation. Total cost of indoor-outdoor market project is $4.25 million.

JPEC continues to launch new programs

A novel concept when introduced on the University of Iowa campus 15 years ago, the John Pappajohn Entrereneurial Center continues to develop new programs to address commercialization and the changing business world.

Local doctor Ghosh considering his options

A well-known Cedar Rapids doctor who was fired last month said he is not sure what’s next for him or his future as a practicing physician in the area.

Chirantan Ghosh, who specializes in hematology and oncology with the Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa, was let go from the clinic late last month. His last day will be June 30.

Amphitheater fundraiser to feature local musicians

Local musicians are looking forward to construction of the Cedar Rapids amphitheater. It will bring in about eight national touring concerts and feature a total of 20 ticketed events every year.

Lawmakers to consider ‘angel’ tax credits

Iowa Angel Investment Tax Credit Program would leverage $10 million per year in new seed capital investments.

Workforce Development shuffles budget to keep IC office open

The Iowa Workforce Development office in Iowa City will remain open, despite talk of closing it due to state budget cuts.

Amana Colonies are a major economic engine

Area draws 800,000 annual visitors and $42 million sales

Nadicom plans $85 million iron foundry in Iowa City

The North American Ductile Iron Co. (Nadicom) has announced plans to build its first North American ductile iron castings foundry in Iowa City, locating here to capitalize on the growing wind-energy market.

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