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Occupy Iowa ignores several IC ordinances

Iowa City Parks and Recreation require groups of more than 100 people occupying a city park to file a permit.


Violent crimes, staffing cuts cause jail crowding

A new study on jail population rates in Johnson County analyzed why officials saw a 193 percent increase in the number of inmates held in custody longer than a month from fiscal 2000 to fiscal 2011.


UI program furthers "Dr. Nurse" trend

As more nurses pursue doctorates, some physicians worry patients might not know the difference between a nurse with a doctorate and a medical doctor.


Lecturer: campaign rhetoric damages Arab relations

James Zogby, the president of the Arab American Institute, is concerned the political anti-Islamic rhetoric used in the GOP presidential nomination race may strain U.S.-Arab relations.


UI keeps group protecting minority athletes

A review committee suggested removing the equity subcommittee, but Presidential Committee on Athletics members disagreed.


Stafford grad student loans to be cut

Starting July 2012, students with federal Stafford Loans will have to start paying interest while they're still in school to help maintain Pell Grants.


Lawyer-lawmakers dwindle in Iowa legislature

Lawyers make up 15 percent of the Iowa House of Representatives.


Des Moines-based indie-rock band comes to IC

Envy Corps' will perform at 9 p.m. today at the Blue Moose Tap House, 211 Iowa Ave. Admission is free.


Search for missing UI student ends


Local pumpkin crops stay strong

Many East Coast pumpkin crops are floundering as result of recent hurricane.


Human rights commission requests early IC council vote


Local retailer, nonprofit partner for conservation


Man faces numerous charges


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