Tag Archives: Cedar Rapids flood

Evacuation Of Cedar Rapids Under Way

The headline from this morning’s Des Moines Register was that residents of 5,000 Cedar Rapids homes were asked to evacuate in advance of the flood crest predicted to arrive Tuesday morning. The height of the crest has been revised downward … Continue reading

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Protect Environment, Stop Nuclear Weapons

(Editor’s Note: When this guest column ran in the Cedar Rapids Gazette on Wednesday, Sept. 21, its abstract nature became real as heavy precipitation events pummeled Butler County and other parts of northeastern Iowa, disrupting lives there and downstream. Living … Continue reading

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Al Gore Comes To Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa– Al Gore held up a T-shirt presented by a youth group from Indiana that said, “Ask me about my future.” The context can be political, even if the presenters intended the question be about the environment. Gore … Continue reading

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Global Warming is not a Liberal Hoax

Global warming is settled science, but one wouldn’t know if from conversations heard in Iowa. Blog for Iowa reported on Congressman Dave Loebsack, who wrote, “as Iowans, the threat of flooding never seems far away, and it’s only getting worse… flooding … Continue reading

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Cedar Rapids Activist Seeks To Prove Fraud And Misuse Of Flood Recovery Funds

“Although the flood was a disaster, what happened afterwards was sheer tragedy.” (NW Neighborhood Association president.) Whether she’s right about what has been going on in Cedar Rapids or whether it turns out that she is incorrect, you can still … Continue reading

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