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Despite rising food prices, local food banks thrive

Thanks to donations from Iowa City businesses, local food banks continue to thrive despite this summer's drought.


UI introduces history to campus landscape with tree planting

A piece of a historic tree under which William Penn sat is now growing at the UI.


Recycling initiatives for Iowa-Iowa State game yield results

Roughly 4,000 pounds of recycling was collected before, during, and after Saturday's game against Iowa State.


Braley proposes radon mitigation, testing bill

A proposed bill that requires radon testing in school districts has statewide support.


Johnson County supervisors pleased with $1 sale of former public health building

Johnson County officials and local do-gooders are in agreement that the sale of the former public health building to four non-profit agencies is in the best interest of local residents.


Officials tout growth in UI Virtual Soldier Research Program

Virtual soldier 'Santos' is still growing after nine years and more than $30 million brought to the University of Iowa.


Officials say exhibits will attract more students to Pentacrest museums

Students say the Museum of Natural History and the Old Capitol Museum could do a better job of advertising its exhibits and services.


Kid Captain: Skylar Jacobsen faced overwhelming odds in cancer battle

Although 13-year-old Skylar Jacobsen was too young to recall much of her struggles, her experiences have made a profound impact on her, her family, and all those whom she meets.


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