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UI steps up monitoring of students abroad

The UI Office of Study Abroad is expanding their database to better keep track of students abroad in the wake of multiple international incidents.


Council passes tenants-rights amendment

The Iowa City City Council approved the first reading of a proposal that would place increased responsibility on landlords to notify their tenants about issues relating to security deposits, documentation, and contact information.


Same-sex parents manage stigma, 'normal' lives

Local same-sex couples raising children say they're no different than any other family, but critics argue the arrangement hinders a child's development.


Officials name third provost candidate

Uday Sukhatme, the executive vice chancellor of the faculties at Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis, will speak at the IMU today.


City manager: We're not trying to push students away

City Manager Tom Markus said Iowa City is trying to attract more permanent residents downtown, but future changes will be aimed at students as well.


Council passes first vote to lower underage in bar fine

The Iowa City City Council approved the first reading of a proposal to lower the fines for being in a bar underage and introduce a tiered system.


Spotlight: Local teenager raises funds for Japan

Bennett Luthje, an eighth grades, is working to raise money to help Japan recover.


Police: Woman gave child narcotics


Officers tase man after finding him with 26 inch blade


Woman reports robbery


New restaurant gets liquor license


Summit liquor-license approved under new owner


Council approves Gilbert Street project


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