Alex Heuer en Saving a Cedar Rapids Cultural Icon Mon, 24 Oct 2011 17:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 25696 at Texas Governor Rick Perry in Iowa Sat, 08 Oct 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 25655 at New Higher Ed. Opportunities in the Quad Cities Thu, 19 May 2011 09:30:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 25136 at Medal of Honor Recipient Army Staff Sergeant Sal Giunta <p></p> Mon, 15 Nov 2010 05:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 24795 at Re-branding the "Technology Corridor" <p>The greater Cedar Rapids and Iowa City region is often considered a single area of Iowa. The region has tried to give itself a name, branding itself "The Technology Corridor." That name has met mixed success, and now business and economic development leaders are considering changing the brand.</p><p></p> Fri, 17 Sep 2010 04:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 24668 at Magnificent Grant Wood Stained Glass Window Rededication in Cedar Rapids <p>A different type of Independence Day celebration will take place this weekend in Cedar Rapids. Community leaders and residents will gather for the rededication of a magnificent stained glass window which honors American veterans. Iowa Public Radio's Alex Heuer has the story of the only known stained glass window designed by Iowa artist Grant Wood.</p><p></p> Fri, 02 Jul 2010 04:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 16870 at Cedar Rapids: Two Years After the Flood <p>Two years ago at this time communities across Iowa were underwater. The floods of 2008 impacted dozens of neighborhoods but those in Cedar Rapids were among the hardest hit. Iowa Public Radio&#39;s Kate Wells and Alex Heuer report on signs of progress and the challenges still facing the community.</p><p></p> Mon, 14 Jun 2010 04:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer & Kate Wells 16826 at Iowa researchers working on Batten Disease <p>By the end of the year researchers at the University of Iowa will likely be one step closer to treating a very rare disorder called Batten Disease. It&#39;s an inherited disease that affects children. There&#39;s no cure and it&#39;s always fatal. Encouraging studies are bringing hope to families throughout the country and, in particular, to a family in Waterloo.</p><p></p> Wed, 02 Jun 2010 04:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 16789 at IBM's Impact in Dubuque <p>By the end of the year, IBM will employ about 1,300 people in Dubuque. Local leaders are calling the technology giant&#39;s move to the city last August a resurgence and the community has become a testing ground for business expansion within the United States.</p><p></p> Tue, 25 May 2010 04:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 16777 at World Premier of Play about Herbert and Lou Hoover during the Boxer Rebellion <p>On Friday night in Cedar Rapids students at Kirkwood Community College will perform the world premier of a play about the only U.S. President to come from Iowa. The play is about Herbert Hoover&rsquo;s early adult life as a mining engineer in China. At the turn of the 20th century the West Branch native and his newlywed wife, Lou, were trapped in the country during the Boxer Rebellion.</p><p></p> Fri, 09 Apr 2010 04:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 16670 at President Obama in Iowa City <p>President Barack Obama rallied a crowd of supporters at the University of Iowa&rsquo;s Field House on Thursday to build support for the new health care law. Mr. Obama returned to the site he called the birthplace of the grassroots movement to overhaul the nation&rsquo;s health care system.</p><p></p> Fri, 26 Mar 2010 04:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 16637 at The Census in Iowa's Second Largest County <p>Census forms are arriving in millions of mailboxes throughout the country. The results of the government&rsquo;s once a decade population count are especially important for Linn County. The state&rsquo;s second largest county is on the verge of officially reaching a population level that would put it in a special category for receiving increased federal dollars. Community leaders are uncertain of how the flood will affect the count.</p><p></p> Thu, 18 Mar 2010 04:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 16618 at Theatre Cedar Rapids Back Downtown Fri, 26 Feb 2010 05:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 16439 at Iowa Colleges Say "NO" to Sand Volleyball Wed, 10 Feb 2010 05:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 16397 at Flood Recovery in Oakville Thu, 14 Jan 2010 05:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 16336 at Farmstead Foods Continues to Burn in Cedar Rapids Fri, 18 Dec 2009 05:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 16287 at New Debate Over Jackson Pollock's "Mural" Tue, 08 Dec 2009 05:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 16266 at Former Lawmaker Ron Corbett Elected Cedar Rapids Mayor Wed, 04 Nov 2009 05:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 16202 at Paramedic Students Learning the Profession Sun, 01 Nov 2009 04:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 16197 at Recovering in Cedar Rapids, Block by Block Wed, 28 Oct 2009 04:00:00 +0000 Alex Heuer 16185 at