Panel passes bill to require convicted profs to pay back salary

State lawmakers on a House panel pass a bill that would make convicted faculty repay paid-leave salaries.

Councilors consider local support for IC-Chicago rail

Iowa City would pay about $300,000 to $400,000 in operational costs.

UI deal with Planned Parenthood director draws fire

Iowans for LIFE criticized the UI-Planned Parenthood partnership.

Huckabee visits Iowa City on book tour

Some experts said the visit could indicate former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee’s interest in becoming a 2012 presidential candidate.

Councilors discuss legality of sanctuary city

Many councilors were concerned with the term “sanctuary,” as it is not completely accurate.

Flood awareness month begins today

Organizations have begun a collaborative effort to inform Iowans of ways to prevent flood destruction as flooding season nears.

Bill could restrict sale of candy-like tobacco products

Legislators said the dissolvable tobacco products were geared toward minors.

Spotlight: Local author writes about knitting as therapy

The children’s book author said knitting can be therapeutic and build community.

Paper business in line with UI’s book arts program

One specialist said the field of printmaking and bookbinding is growing.

Journalism student first to receive health fellowship

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