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One year later with 21-only, police find calmer downtown

Police officers say they now see a rush of underage students from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. during "Friday After Class."


21 ordinance prompts earlier drinking downtown

The 21-ordinance has taken its toll on downtown bars, cutting back the number of students who once flocked to the watering holes in consistent, weekly herds.


UI police double travel spending

Chuck Green, director of UI police, said the jump was a result of officer turnover, resulting in the department paying to train 26 officers off-site over the past four years.


The famous Writers' Workshop game continues

Played since the 1960s, the Writers' Workshop softball game is an annual competition between some of the country's best scribes.


Post-21, much downtown business remains steady

Despite the closure of three popular downtown bars, many owners of non-bar stores said business is about the same.


Spotlight: UI senior keeping hands clean

Michael Ireland knows the importance of a clean hospital. As the leading cause of illness in medical centers, hospital-acquired infections are responsible for almost 100,000 deaths each year in the U.S. alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Iowa Juvenile Home residents use art to cope

Due to budget cuts, the Iowa Juvenile Home Foundation has scaled back from 81 to 56 students.


UI to help protect against flooding in the south

A slim chance of floods in Iowa and a strong feeling of sympathy prompted UI officials to send flood barriers to Louisiana.


Illinois man charged with OWI


Officials extend Nite Ride hours


Professor on leave files lawsuit


Man charged with 3rd OWI


UIHC launches fundraising campaign


North Liberty man arrested for assaulting officer


Men arrested on drug charges


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