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Councilors reject ban on game day vendors, look for more regulation

Iowa City city councilors largely opposed a complete ban for vendors but said permits could be a good solution.


Ralliers protest plans to cut 22 teaching positions

Roughly 40 students and teachers gathered downtown to protest pending layoffs to teachers at both the secondary and elementary levels.


Sex boutique faces resistance locally

Iowa City zoning restrictions and pullback from building owners have delayed plans to open an adult store.


More Iowans identifying as mixed race

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the numbers of Iowans marking themselves as more than one race jumped 68 percent since 2000.


House approves paid-leave bill

The bill, if passed, would require public employees to pay back salary earned on paid leave if they are convicted of a felony.


Council wants other cities to help fund new animal shelter

The Iowa City Animal Care and Adoption Center still has $2 million to raise to fund a new $4 million facility.


Local actress 24 characters in one play

Saffron Henke takes on the roles of men, women, adults, and children — each played with the varying dialects necessary to tell the story of apartheid in South Africa in the drama, The Syringa Tree.


Police charge Dubuque man with third OWI


Police: Woman threatened witness


Man arrested for allegedly choking girlfriend


Police arrested two after fight outside Union Bar


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