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UI officials: Sabbatical cap may have caused drop in applicants

Last March, legislation passed limiting sabbaticals could only be awarded to 3 percent of the faculty at each regent universities through June 30, 2012.


Iowa caucus candidates point to deregulation for job creation

Federal data show unemployment was at 8.6 percent in November. That's down from 9 percent in October and 9.8 percent a year ago, but still well above the 4 to 5 percent range the country saw before the 2008 recession.


Iowa City snow storm causes 31 morning crashes

Tuesday's light snowfall caused some slip-ups during the morning commute hours.


UISG drops platform item of expanding U-Bill to downtown

Students who attended UISG's student focus groups said they liked the current credit billing system and didn't want to see a shift to debit.


Experts identify "hidden economies" in Iowa City

A strategic assessment of downtown Iowa City reveals the hidden economies that could help businesses better market themselves.


School board votes to dip into reserve fund, hire teachers

Reserve fund withdrawals will allow the district to hire more teachers.


Tax levy passes in final consideration

Iowa City City Councilors voted unanimously to pass a self-supporting municipal improvement district in its final hearing.


City council says goodbye to three members

Iowa City has collectively received 24 years of service from Mike Wright, Regenia Bailey, and Ross Wilburn.


UI Faculty Senate members concerned about safety of online CV fe

Officials say the electronic CV is secure and will allow them to pull information quickly to use in lobby efforts.


Johnson County pays more than others for jail alternatives

Johnson County pays $169,000 for programs, while others pay less than half or barely anything at all.


UI to buy old school district office


Council approves Uttermark as new student liaison


IC man charged after fight at downtown bar


Flags set at half-mast for Pearl Harbor anniversary


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