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City may force game day vendors off Melrose Avenue

An Iowa City city committee, citing safety issues, has suggested commercial vendors not be allowed to station themselves along Melrose Avenue on Saturdays this fall. And students and vendors decried the proposal.


City denies 21-only petition to change ‘restaurant’ definition

Iowa City officials denied a University of Iowa student’s proposal to extend the 21-ordinance’s restaurant exemption to any business with a kitchen.


Dental college performs ‘waste audit’ for sustainability

The UI college of dentistry held its second waste audit Thursday in efforts to assess its sustainability efforts in the last three years.


Jury: Phillips didn’t intend to kill landlord

Phillips was originally charged with attempted murder and going armed with intent after he allegedly put a gun to his landlords mouth over two years ago.


School board approves budget

Tax-payers in the district will have a lower property tax rate, but will have to pay more than last year because of state policies.


UI opens renovated, eco-friendly Stuit Hall

Stuit Hall will feature new windows that allow more sunlight, a rain garden to capture storm water, lighting controlled by occupancy sensors, and new insulation.


Two UI students sing with Iowa City barbershop chorus

The barbershop chorus has over 40 members who sing in the group. 


Spotlight: Local bike shop owner enjoys the cycle of life

World of Bikes owner Ryan Baker has had a passion for bicycles since childhood.


Coralville man charged with third-degree sex abuse


Loebsack to move to Johnson County


State legislature approves redistricting maps


Paul, Santorum take small step toward presidential run


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