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One incumbent, three newcomers vie for at-large City Council seats

Michelle Payne, Matt Hayek, Raj Patel, and Jarrett Mitchell are running to fill two available at-large seats.


Dobyns, Soboroff face off for City Council; Throgmorton runs unopposed

Distict C candidate Jim Throgmorton is running uncontested.


IC residents: immigrants still fearful of federal tracking rules

Community members plan to urge Johnson County Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek to opt out of fingerprinting for simple misdemeanors, the policy Polk County has regarding the Secure Communities Program.


Romney: cut federal programs, reduce spending by $500 billion

Romney said he plans to cut "unessential" programs such as Amtrak and the National Endowment for the Arts under his fiscal policy plan during a stop in Davenport Monday.


UI undergrads take advantage of loosened Cuba restrictions

The Cuba program comes after President Obama eased regulations on sponsored trips to Cuba by accredited universities and religious organizations in January.


Poll: most Americans favor small businesses

A recent Gallup poll showed 79 percent of Americans trust small business owners for job creation; Iowa City business owners said they strive to form personal relationships with employees and customers.


Peace Corps appealing to more UI post-grads

More than 600 UI alums have served in the Peace Corps in the last 50 years.


Official confirms Iowa Ave. fire started at Bruegger's


IC man charged with domestic abuse assault


IC police find three pounds of marijuana in car


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