In their words: locals react to bin Laden's death

Students, soldiers, and those in the community react to the death of Osama bin Laden.

Experts: Bin Laden death to improve Obama's approval, for now

While Osama bin Laden's death has offered a sense relief and a surge of unity for the American public, political experts say it will not solidify President Obama's re-election in 2012.

Officials describe bin Laden raid

After nearly a decade of anger and fear, America rejoiced Monday at the demise of Osama bin Laden, the terror mastermind behind the horrific 9/11 attacks.

Councilors discuss plans to revamp downtown

After a long discussion, city councilors decided to look into possibilities like turning Washington into a two-way street before making decisions on improving downtown.

GOP hopeful Rick Santorum speaks on education, gay marriage

While introduces the presidential hopeful, Bob Vander Plaats brought up the recent controversy surrounding UI Professor Ellen Lewin during Santorum's introduction.

District parents concerned over free/reduced lunch kids

Twain, Mann and Hills elementaries will all remain with over 50 percent of students on free- or reduced- lunch programs.

Former battalion chief charged with murder

A former Iowa City Fire Department battalion chief and former Johnson County director of emergency management allegedly killed his long-time companion Sunday.

Spotlight: Local 7-year-old a go-cart champion

First grader Austin Kendig spends his Saturdays in Delmar, Iowa with his family, racing among other kids. He took a first place national title in St. Louis.

Local enthusiasts celebrate all things Sherlock Holmes

The "Younger Stamfords" are named after the briefly mentioned character who introduced Holmes and Dr. Watson.

Woman faces prostitution charges

UI spring graduation set

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