Archive | January 25, 2012

Full transcript from Obama’s speech in Cedar Rapids Wednesday

Via The White House: Thank you! Hello, Iowa! Hello, Cedar Rapids! (Applause.) All right. Thank you. Thank you, everybody. Please have a seat. It is great to be back in Iowa, although it is a little colder here — (laughter) — than it was in Washington. I want to thank Jeff for the introduction. It’s […]

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Intramural soccer: Persia’s last-minute goal completes comeback

By Patrick Mason patrick-mason@uiowa.edu Strong play and an organized effort pushed Persia to a 3-2 victory over Sigma Pi on Wednesday night in the Bubble. The match was marred by poor officiating, though. Many calls were missed, and several players said it seemed the officials were not even paying attention to the match. Maysam Takapoo, […]

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Intramural soccer: Man Dimes open season with blowout victory

By Tommy Reinking thomas-reinking@uiowa.edu Just Can’t Get Enough just couldn’t get a goal. The team lost to Man Dimes, 4-0, despite firing 28 shots — including 11 that slapped the goalkeeper’s mitts and four that smashed against the goal post — in an intramural soccer match Wednesday in the Bubble. Man Dimes scored three of […]

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Obama stresses importance of manufacturing jobs at plant in Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids — President Barack Obama spoke about job growth and the economy to a crowd of Iowans gathered on the floor of the Conveyor Engineering and Manufacturing plant in Cedar Rapids today. “We need to make it easier for businesses to do business here in America and we also need to make it easier […]

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Obama in Cedar Rapids: American manufacturing boosts economy

The country’s tax code must change in order to bring jobs back to America, President Obama said during a speech in Cedar Rapids this afternoon. Speaking to a crowd at Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing, Obama stressed American manufacturing and the disparity between the wealthy and the rest of the country. Before speaking about the tax code, […]

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LIVE updates from President Obama’s appearance in Cedar Rapids

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