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Councilors back converting Vito's to retail or office space

The Iowa City City Council has thrown its support — including financial incentives — behind Marc Moen's plan for the former location of Vito's.


Iowa's education chief takes questions from City High students

City High students and teachers shot questions at Jason Glass, who defended his support of Branstad's education funding plan, even as Iowa City schools are looking at layoffs.


Branstad signs redistricting bill

Gov. Terry Branstad officially approved the new district lines for Iowa Tuesday, placing Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, in the same district as Rep. Bruce Braley.


Speaker pushes for more activism

Though student volunteer numbers are on the rise, apathy lingers, and the UI Society of Graduate Black and Professional Students organized the "Be a Hero" Summit to stress the need for activism in the community.


Vendors, Melrose reps speak at city council meeting

Melrose Neighborhood Association representatives said they wanted the city council to be thoughtful when coming to a resolution about gameday vendors near Kinnick, but made it clear they wanted the stands away from their homes.


Spotlight: Researcher works for male sexual-abuse victims

Scott Easton will receive his Ph.D. in social work after studying the mental complications that can occur after traumatic abusive experiences in male sexual-abuse victims.


County program unveils male mentor program

A dozen men participated in a recent training session hosted by The Council for Boys and Young Men, a non-profit organization.


UI director named to defense board

John Fraser, outgoing director of the executive MBA program in the Henry B. Tippie School of Management, was appointed to the board of the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. last week.


Police: Man tried to sell 60 morphine pills


Iowa City woman charged with theft


Council moves for transit funding


Former UI playwright Pulitzer Prize finalist


Council approves trail construction project


Public hearing set on annual action plan


Raj Patel announced as next UISG city council liaison


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