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Iowa to receive high-speed rail funding

The Department of Transportation granted $404.1 million to expand rail travel in the Midwest.


Out on the fly: Iowa authorities struggle with warrants

More than 51,500 people in Iowa have warrants. But a lack of money and manpower leave local agencies struggling to find and arrest them.


Temps to reach near-record high today

Students said the much hotter weather drives them outdoors to study for final exams.


School Board discusses future of West overcrowding

Board members discussed potentially renovating West High gyms and cafeterias.


UI reaches out to aid veterans

Despite a recent U.S. Government Accountability Office report identifying several problems in the post-9/11 GI Bill program, UI officials said they have worked to minimize these issues, and veterans agreed the effort has paid off.


Spotlight: For biology wiz, it's the people

UI soon-to-be graduate Jeff Nirschl has developed a strong interest in helping people after working as a undergrad research assistant at the UI.


Swahili popularity increases at UI

Swahili — known as "Kiswahili" in the language — has been taught at the University of Iowa since 1991, and the program's increasing popularity has made it one of the largest in the nation.


Man dead after truck flipped into the Iowa River


Davenport man arrested, charged with OWI


CR woman allegedly assaults police officers


Woman tries to grab officer's Taser


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