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Culver wields big budget cleaver

Gov. Chet Culver’s large budget cuts forced UI officials into emergency meetings Thursday. Some officials have hinted at midyear tuition hikes, faculty layoffs, and freezes on both hiring and construction projects.


Locals find body, gun on Southeast Side

Police are investigating a suspicious death on the Southeast Side of town after witnesses said they found a man lying next to a gun in the hallway of Broadway Condominiums.


Authorities brace for wild football weekend

Homecoming weekend. Check. Night game. Yes. Undefeated Hawkeye team against a big-time rival. Definitely. “It could be the perfect storm,” said Iowa City police Sgt. Troy Kelsay.


Magic may roll to a stop for the bus

When this year’s football and tailgating season ends, the Magic Bus might stop, drop, and roll to the junkyard.


H1N1 vaccine arrives

The Johnson County Public Health Department received 500 doses of the nasal H1N1 vaccine on Thursday, but UI students are not yet allowed to be vaccinated.


UI grad lives through Samoan tsunami

Recent UI graduate Kelly Berger, who teaches on the South Pacific island, saw the devastating storm and its aftermath in Samoa.


Little time for research

Some professors are worried about the sacrifices they will have to make with research schedules as they will most likely teach even more students next semester.


Cambuses under one roof

Officials from UI Facilities Management turned in final bids Oct. 7 for two projects to expand the Cambus maintenance facility so the entire black and gold fleet can be housed under the facility’s roof.


Course aimed at money

Student Credit and Money Management Services has developed a financial literacy course. If approved, one section will be offered in the spring.


UI not in loan probe

The UI is not part of a U.S. Department of Education probe into Iowa Student Loan’s questionable relationship with the Iowa State University Alumni Association, officials have confirmed.


Spotlight Iowa City: The mother of whistlers

Resident Connie Roberts whittles wooden whistles.


Photos: Iowa Shout


Bazzell out in council election

Official results from the Oct. 3 Iowa City City Council primary confirm Jared Bazzell is no longer on the ballot.


United Way to train emergency volunteers

The United Way of Johnson County will hold two training sessions for community members interested in volunteering at the Emergency Center during times of disaster.


Man charged in robberies

Police arrested an Iowa City man allegedly connected to two armed gas-station robberies following a Wednesday robbery, Iowa City police reported.


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