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Obama touts jobs, education

America’s future lies with students today, President Obama said.


Plan gives regents more money

Gov. Culver’s proposal would also invest in financial aid and bring in $125 million in federal higher education money.


Faculty react to grad report

Though final recommendations won’t be released until the week of Feb. 8, the Graduate Task Force released the initial evaluations to each graduate program this week.


Owner sells Et Cetera bar

A new bar, Slippery Petes, will take its place.


Proposed cuts put elementary teachers at risk

District staff and officials say they are concerned about the impact of the proposed cuts.


Small tax hike to fund communications center

Johnson County residents will soon see a small increase in their property taxes to help fund a new emergency-communications center.


Students explore volunteer options

Around 45 agencies tried recruiting students at the annual fair.


Forum gives students inside look at economy

Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, talked to students about why the economy failed.


Spotlight Iowa City: Toys ’R’ her

One woman has become the self-proclaimed “Toy Lady” at the Police Department, dropping off games and dolls for kids who end up at the station.


Dining for a good cause

Students interested in helping with Haiti relief have two options for lunch today as the UI holds two benefits over the noon hour.


Supervisors set raises

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors agreed on salary raises for elected officials, their deputies, and non-bargaining employees at a budget meeting Wednesday.


Man charged with 6th OWI

UI police charged a Marion man with his sixth OWI after he was reportedly found driving backwards on Gilbert Street without his headlights on.


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