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Iowa lawmakers say K-12 funding shakeup would force cuts in other areas

Currently, the state funds 87.5 percent of K-12 funding. Each school district receives $5.40 per $1,000 of revenue from taxable property in the district.


Iowa sees increase in non-religious home-schooled students

The number of home schooled children across the country has almost doubled since 1999.


Experts disagree on effectiveness of one-year master's in boosting female enrollment

The Graduate Management Admissions Council said interest among women in one-year specialized master's degrees help decrease the gender gap among men and women in graduate business schools.


Some UI faculty members concerned with new strings attached to federal research dollars

UI receives a significant amount of reserach grant money from Public Health Service.


Iowa City officials consider payday lender zoning amendments

The Planning and Zoning Commission will look at the Iowa City Citizens for Community Improvement zoning amendments.


Iowa City residents discuss relationship between feminism and faith

In light of recent women and religious rights debate over contraception, locals gathered to discuss the importance of faith and women's rights.


Conference Board approves City Assessor's fiscal 2013 budget


Council approves Terry Trueblood improvements


Council approves two new water mains


Officials to begin work on U.S. Highway 6, Sycamore intersection


Councilors approve first vote on indecent exposure/public urination ordinance


City moves on first consideration of transit fees increase


State senator critical of student lobbying endorses Loebsack challenger


Coralville man charged with multiple counts of theft


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