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Local doctors and firefighters travel to Zambia to treat burn victims

A team of 12 doctors and firefighters are traveling to Zambia today to volunteer at a local hospital and teach locals about fire prevention.


Chicago to Omaha rail will likely make a stop in Iowa City

A series of in-person and online meetings will be held this week in Chicago, Des Moines, and Council Bluffs to get comments from the public on the alternative routes.


UI officials say barn at 711 Melrose Ave. will be preserved

Officials say their decision not to demolish the barn comes from its small size and good condition.


Activists: Sex trafficking is an Iowa issue

On Monday, former Sen. Maggie Tinsman spoke about minor sex trafficking and how to spot the signs.


UI officials to conduct faculty gender gap study

The last gender equity study, conducted in 2006, found women were more likely to be in departments with lower salaries.


Experts say a transition to one-dollar coins would benefit state economy

PMX Industries in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is one of two producers of copper alloy material used by the U.S. Mint.


National foundations help push pediatric cancer  research moves forward

Foundations such as Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation aim to further fund pediatric cancer research.


Mason City resident killed in crash with semi


Man was charged with fourth domestic abuse assault


A man was charged with allegedly burglarizing cars with three accomplices


A local woman was charged with allegedly stealing lottery tickets and cash from her place of employment


UI student charged with possessing marijuana and adderall


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