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UI research sails along

Research funded by outside sources may be one area at the UI safe from major cuts.


Hundreds of state jobs could be slashed

The plans submitted by various state agencies call for 791 state employees to be laid off and 529 vacant positions to remain unfilled.


Job market looks dismal

Iowa’s unemployment rate remained steady at 6.7 percent in September, up from 4.2 at the same time last year, numbers released by Iowa Workforce Development Wednesday show.


Teach For America gains popularity

Teach For America, a national corps of recent college graduates who devote two years to teaching in public schools located in low-income areas, has seen record-breaking interest in recent years.


UI alumnus addresses low-income housing

Iowa City’s crime may not be completely related to low-income Chicago natives, a speaker said.


Faculty and students petition to keep branch libraries open

Technology may be changing, but members of the math and physics departments say libraries are still vital.


UI students work to bring sustainability to small Iowa towns

The class is expected to give valuable experience to students, assistance to towns.


Oxford bank robbed

A string of robberies throughout Iowa have similarities.


Students to get early look at book costs

UI students looking to avoid classes with costly textbooks will soon have another option: avoiding the course altogether.


Spotlight Iowa City: A long love affair with ‘real’ beer

One local knows the importance of ‘macro’ versus ‘micro’ — and he’s not an economics expert.


Satterfield’s trial delayed

The trial for a former Hawkeye football player accused of sexually assaulting a female student-athlete inside an empty Hillcrest dorm room has again been rescheduled.


Man charged with controlled-substance violation

Police have arrested an Iowa City man after he allegedly participated in a marijuana sale.


Man charged with animal abuse after vodka incident

Iowa City police arrested a man after he allegedly gave vodka to a puppy.


Supervisors ponder ambulance, medical examiner spending

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday afternoon discussed the budgets for the Johnson County Ambulance Service and Johnson County medical examiner.


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