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Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates play to Major League Baseball's first tie since 2005

PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday played to the first tie in Major League Baseball since June 2005.

Rain forced the teams to stop playing in the sixth inning with the score tied 1-1. Because the game has no effect on postseason positioning and the teams aren't scheduled to play again this season, MLB decided the game would not be made up and officially declared it a tie after a delay of 1 hour, 23 minutes.

All stats from the game will count.

via www.espn.com


NFL Buzz: WRs Eric Decker, Dez Bryant, Sammy Watkins all out for Week 4

'Major concern' over Watkins

The Bills announced Friday afternoon that wide receiver Sammy Watkins has been placed on the injured reserve list, meaning he will be out of action at least eight weeks.

The Bills will have the opportunity to activate him after the mandatory eight-week period, and they would likely do so if Watkins’ injured foot has healed by that point.

Earlier Friday, the Bills ruled Watkins out of Sunday afternoon’s game in New England, and coach Rex Ryan sounded an ominous tone when discussing the health of Watkins.

via www.usatoday.com


KEYS TO THE GAME: IOWA HAWKEYES VS. NORTHWESTERN WILDCATS

“Chicago’s Big Ten Team” is paying a visit to Kinnick Stadium this Saturday to help the Hawkeyes celebrate Homecoming weekend.

Quick side note: There is nothing about Northwestern that makes them Chicago’s B1G team. Nothing. There is a reason they are known as “just Northwestern” (jNW).

The Wildcats’ statistics and national rankings through the first four games of 2016 are underwhelming (to say the least):

Offense

Points per game: 16.3 (125th nationally)

Yards per game: 347.5

Passing yards per game: 239.5 (61st)

Rushing yards per game: 108 (119th)

via www.blackheartgoldpants.com


Clinton leads Trump by 5 points: Reuters/Ipsos poll | Reuters

Democrat Hillary Clinton has a 5 percentage point lead over Republican Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential race, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Friday, roughly the same advantage she has held all month.

The survey result showed little movement following Monday night's presidential debate, the first of three debates before the Nov. 8 election.

The Sept. 23-29 national tracking poll showed that likely voters support Clinton over Trump by 43 percent to 38 percent, while another 19 percent said they would not pick either candidate.

Clinton has mostly led Trump in the poll this year, and her level of support has been 4-5 percentage points higher than Trump's in each of the last four weeks.

In a separate poll that included alternative party candidates, Clinton led the field by 4 percentage points. Among likely voters, 42 percent supported Clinton, 38 percent supported Trump, 7 percent supported Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and 3 percent supported Jill Stein of the Green Party.

via www.reuters.com


Galassi Pasta Sauce

Galassi Foods"Making The Taste Of Homemade A Reality For Busy Families"

Galassi Foods is a family owned and operated business based in the heartland state of Iowa. We manufacture and wholesale fresh, high quality, all natural gourmet Italian foods. These products are all based on our family recipes with amazing, unique, homemade flavors.

We offer our families recipes and products for your families, our motto is "Making The Taste Of Homemade A Reality For Busy Families". Galassi Foods does not put out a product that we would not be proud to serve for our family dinners. We want to help bring you amazing meals without the cost of going out. 

About Us

Galassi Pasta SauceAfter years of having what we call "Soul Food Sunday" where we spend days planning and hours cooking for family, friends and neighbors, Galassi Foods was started in 2009 by our family.
 
People that would enjoy our cooking continued to comment on how we needed to bottle the recipes and sell them for everybody to enjoy. And that is how it all started, from our kitchen to yours! From our family to yours! 
 
We took the favorite recipes and started to sell them. We started at local farmers markets and after a great response we started selling in grocery stores. Galassi Foods still does countless farmers markets and demos in grocery stores with all of our products. We take pride in listening to all of our customers and have grown with the needs and requests. 
 
We now offer a full line of pasta sauces which includes four varieties. It is so much fun, listening to our customers, friends and family and creating new products for everyone to enjoy. And nothing beats the response that we hear from everyone when they taste our great products. It makes all the work worth while! 
 
Look for us in your local grocery store and if we are not there, then print the request form and ask for these amazing products.
 
 
Galassi Foods
2042 Glen Oaks Drive
Coralville, IA 52241
319-339-7409

via www.galassifoods.com


Bob's Heating and Cooling

Bob's Heating and CoolingBob's Heating & Cooling offers quality and professional services in the Cedar Rapids area.

We put our expertise and experience to serve you well. Our friendly staff will be glad to attend to your needs.
We guarantee customer satisfaction.

About Bob's Heating & Cooling:

  • Installations
  • Furnaces
  • Air conditioners

Contact Bob's Heating & Cooling today at 319-981-7333 for all your heating and air conditioning needs.

via bobsheatingandcoolingservice.com


Global Heating & A/C

CarrierGlobal Heating & A/C offers heating, air conditioning, and plumbing services to the Cedar Rapids area. We also have quality equipment at affordable prices.

About Global Heating & A/C:

  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Plumbing
  • Service most makes
  • Service and installation
  • Quality equipment at affordable prices
  • Commercial, residential, mobile homes

Licensed and insured

Global Heating & A/C

PH: 319-538-7536

via globalheatingandaircr.com


Coralville Hosts Four "Coffee with a Cop" Events in October

Coffee with a cop CoralvillePolice & community members can build connections over a cup of coffee

The Coralville Police Department is hosting four “Coffee with a Cop” events during the month of October. “Coffee with a Cop” is a nationally recognized program where police officers and the community members they serve can talk in a casual setting over a cup of coffee. It’s a great time for anyone in the community to ask questions, discuss concerns, say hello, and get to know the Coralville Police Department outside of a crisis situation.

Scheduled events:
Friday, October 7, 2016 • 8:30-10:00 am
National Coffee with a Cop Day
McDonald’s, 618 1st Ave.

Friday, October 7, 2016 • 8:30-10:00 am
National Coffee with a Cop Day
McDonald’s, 2794 Commerce Dr.

Thursday, October 13, 2016 • 8:30-10:00 am
Coffee with a Cop (in the morning)
Hurts Donut Company, 1303 5th St.

Thursday, October 13, 2016 • 10:30 pm-midnight
Coffee with a Cop (at night)
Hurts Donut Company, 1303 5th St.

For more information, please contact Community Relations Officer Adam Jennings at ajennings@coralville.org or 319.248.1800.

via www.coralville.org


Kids Inc.

Kids IncKids Inc. provides high quality educational and affordable child care programs in Cedar Rapids, IA, Coralville, IA, Marion, IA and surrounding areas. Since 1989, we’ve been providing our communities with reliable and respectful child care options that they can count on to give their children the best care available. We take pride in having 4 locations for child care and 9 locations that provide before and after school programs to meet all of the needs of our families.

We know how important it is to provide a safe, entertaining and productive environment and our staff members are dedicated to keeping our centers clean and organized to ensure that all of your child’s needs are being meet on a daily basis.

Our Mission:

Kids Inc. is committed to providing affordable childcare and learning opportunities in a safe, positive, productive, and interactive environment.

Holiday Closings:

New Year’s Day           Thanksgiving Day
Memorial Day              Day after Thanksgiving
Fourth of July              Christmas Eve Day
Labor Day                    Christmas Day

Testimonials

 ”I cannot say enough how impressed I am with [the staff]…They make Kids Inc. A comfortable and good place to be.”   - Rochelle H.

“We have been a part of the Kids Inc. family for over 11 years and couldn’t be more pleased with the amazing care given to our children.  Kids Inc. is a very nurturing, loving and educational environment with extraordinary providers. Kids Inc. helped to prepare both of my daughters for kindergarten.  Their preschool program is one of the best in the city. Our daughter’s extreme preparedness was very evident at our first parent/teacher conference when the teacher asked us “Did your daughter go to Kids Inc?” – Melissa C.

Kids Inc photoIf you are interested in touring a learning center or have questions about enrollment availability, please contact the location in which you seek information. 

Cedar Rapids

Coralville

Marion

If you would like to contact Kids Inc for any general questions, please call our Coralville location at 319-358-3536 or contact us at KidsIncCoralville@yahoo.com.

via kidsincia.com