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My first post on the US forum, as I usually haunt the Europe forum and the Lounge.

My daughter is conducting some research at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library in West Branch, Iowa. She'll be flying from Ottawa to Chicago and then onwards to ... well, that's the question. Her first thought was Des Moines and then taking ground transportation to Iowa City, where she will be staying. We were looking at a map last evening and realized that the airport in Cedar Rapids is a lot closer.

Anyone have any counsel before she books Cedar Rapids? I apologize in advance for my appalling knowledge of Iowan geography.

(Her research, by the way, is on Canada-US relations during the Depression. The library has very kindly giving her a grant to cover travel expenses.)

Anselm

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