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Jury to deliberate in Everson trial after judge reduces charges

With the lessened charges, former Hawkeye football player Cedric Everson could face up to 10 years in prison, as opposed to the 25 his original second-degree sexual-abuse charge held.


Iowa City to host 2012 Olympic Wrestling Trials

USA Wrestling officials announced Tuesday they selected Iowa City — known for its historic wrestling program and large fan base — to host the next U.S. Olympic wrestling trials in April 2012.


UI represented among Supreme Court hopefuls

More than one-third of the 61 applicants for the three vacancies on the Iowa Supreme Court graduated from the UI College of Law.


UI officials look to cut two more programs

Officials in the Graduate College plan to ask the state Board of Regents next month for permission to terminate or consolidate several of its programs.


Intercity bus services see booming business

A national study found busing is the fastest growing mode of intercity transportation in the U.S., but some local companies worry about potential economic effects a Chicago-Iowa City train may have.


MLK speaker strongly backs campus diversity

Dennis Shields, a graduate from UI’s College of Law, came back to campus to express his feelings on the importance of campus diversity in light of Martin Luther King Day.


City Council scales back some funding

The City Council allocated some funds for community groups on Tuesday night.


Program brings officers, middle schoolers together

The Mercer Aquatic Center hosted the ‘Beat a Cop, Win a Pop’ program on Tuesday night, where local junior high students interacted with a local police officer.


Spotlight: Woman ensures free lunch for all

As the director of the Iowa City Free Lunch Program, Mary Palmberg is the only paid employee in the group, and she uses most of the salary to help out with its expenses.


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