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Melrose vendors upset with city

Big Ass Turkey Legs on Melrose Avenue “might be history” on football Saturdays this fall. At least that’s what Dewey Stewart, who has been part of the vending operation for 14 years, said Thursday.


Students create fast-food delivery business

Fast Food Iowa is a new delivery service for four Iowa City fast food chains benefiting carless dorm dwellers.


Women make strides on farms

Women have long played an essential role on the farm, but their roles have changed over the years, and their numbers have increased.


Group pushes for on-campus guns

The new UI chapter of Students for Concealed Carry on Campus held their Empty Holster Protest on Thursday to draw attention to campus violence.


Report: lead paint levels at elementary higher than district estimates

An Iowa Hygienic Laboratory document claims lead paint in a Horace Mann stairwell is slightly above Iowa Department of Public Health standards.


Preliminary designs for Sutliff Bridge presented

After being partially damaged in the floods of 2008, plans to reconstruct the historic Sutliff Bridge are near completion. The bridge spans the Cedar River, and is one of the longest and oldest Parker steel-truss bridges in the state at 113 years old.


Spotlight Iowa City: Teenage ballerina off to New York

Mirian Miller spends 20 hours a week on ballet, and the 14-year-old’s work ethic is paying off — she’s been accepted, with full scholarship, to the prestigious School of American Ballet in New York.


Officers arrest ‘police of the river’


Woman charged after failing to return over $300 of library materials


Group approves Spanish MFA


Supervisors issue letter over missed deadlines


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