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School Board to avoid teacher lay-offs after strong community reaction

Putting $2.5 million from reserves back into the general fund could help alleviate cuts in the short-term, officials said.


Provost candidate Butler committed to stay at the UI

Interim Provost P. Barry Butler spoke as the first of three Provost candidates to visit the UI.


Business owners discuss tax increase for downtown 'beautification' project

Not all business owners agreed with the necessary tax increases to fund the plans.


Mason on Lewin, campus safety

The Daily Iowan sat down with University of Iowa President Sally Mason to discuss campus security, Professor Ellen Lewin's controversial e-mail, and the nearly one-year mark of the 21-ordinance.


Ginty files complaint against UI professor over 'f-word' email

College Republican leader Natalie Ginty filed a formal complaint against University of Iowa Professor Ellen Lewin in the wake of her organization receiving a message from the professor containing profanity.


Ron Paul announces official exploratory committee in Des Moines

Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, skirted any direct indication of declaring a run for the GOP presidential nomination in 2012, but he didn't dismiss the possibility.


New leadership for UI graduate students

Kelli Todd and Michael Appel will serve as president and vice president, respectively, of the Executive Council of Graduate and Professional Students next year.


Job fair helps low-income residents

Roughly 200 people gathered on Tuesday to meet with 19 different businesses looking to employ primarily those seeking entry-level positions.


Postal service officials hear citizens out

Three officials held an open forum at the post office on Washington Street to discuss its significance.


Spotlight: Following the call of art

Eliezer Sotillo, 28, has also donated paintings to the Japan relief effort.


GOP senators urge delay on naming Harkin Institute


Sentencing hearing for former Iowa football player delayed


Police: man attacked person with a sword


Police arrest two men after searching home


Bo-James receives suspension, fine


Pints owners to retain liquor license


Council turns down KRUI's request for more funding


School District faces a lawsuit and a grievance over open records


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