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Legislator wants restrictions on tuition hikes

Rep. Jeff Kaufmann, R-Wilton, plans to propose an amendment on Wednesday that would restrict the state Board of Regents from increasing tuition to compensate for state budget cuts.


Students see ‘break-ins’ over winter break

The number of break-ins typically increase when students are away for breaks, police say.


Alcohol busts in dorms down

Underage possession/consumption violations in UI residence halls dropped from 122 to 59 in the past two years.


Law student suggests changes to ‘sexting’ laws

The University of Iowa law student says states may benefit from creating new laws against sexting instead of relying on old laws regarding obscenity or pornography.


Spotlight: Passion for kids drives Broadway Center’s Mims

James Mims routinely holds activities for kids after school throughout the week, including a chess club, sports teams, and homework club.


Locals pitch in to give on MLK day

Many students, staff, and faculty members helped to collect food at local Hy-Vees on Monday.


Some discuss potential ‘BYOB’ clubs

Other cities in Iowa say Bring Your Own Beer establishments could be successful.


Iowa City in store for a ‘deep freeze’

Iowa City will experience it’s third cold front this winter as temperatures continue to drop.


Advanced Placement changes irk some local educators

Teachers at City High and West High said they believe revisions to the curriculum are unnecessary.


State changes split-case liquor fee

The move will likely affect smaller businesses more than large chains.


Student charged for counterfeit money at Summit


Police: Man choked UIHC nurse


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