Council denies Piano Lounge liquor license, approves Slippery Pete’s

The City Council determined the part-owner of the Piano Lounge lacked “good moral character,” resulting in a loss of the bar’s liquor license.

UI looks for alternative funding for sabbaticals

Faculty Senate President Ed Dove discussed alternatives to supplement state funding to cover sabbatical costs.

Obama asks Congress for student tax credits

In his State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama said he will ask Congress to make the tuition tax credit program permanent.

Everson verdict renews consent debate

Karla Miller, executive director of the Rape Victim Advocacy Program, said the Cedric Everson verdict sheds light on societal double standards and the common practice of “victim-blaming” when alcohol is involved.

Council hires architects for multi-use parking structure

The complex will include parking, commercial spaces, and housing units near the Telluride apartments.

Hills students to go to Southeast, City

The Iowa City School Board voted Tuesday night to send Hills Elementary students to Southeast Junior High and City High instead of Northwest and West.

Spotlight: Woman helps children with incarcerated parents

Angie Jordan founded Children of Promise — an organization that reaches out to youth with parents in prison — when she was only 22-years-old.

Officials anxiously await decision on IC-Chicago railway

Iowa City City Council members believe Gov. Terry Branstad will make a decision this week about the proposed rail system that would connect Iowa City to Chicago.

Coralville approves River Landing plans

The Coralville City Council members approved two new ordinances for the Iowa River Landing project.

Fulbright TA discusses Tunisia revolution

Asma Ben Romdhane spoke about the impact of Facebook on the revolution in the North African country.

Attempted murder trial reset

Batcheller named Officer of the Year

Employer of construction worker who died had previous violations

School board names new elementary school

Female student attacks roommates, police

Methane gas caused Coralville explosion

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