Locals address presidential candidates’ college affordability plans

University of Iowa junior Catherine Clark is in debt  — $45,000 to $50,000 in student loans to be exact. But unlike Clark, UI sophomore Brian Behrens is scotch free — his parents pay for his education.

Experts spar on effectiveness of presidential candidates' tax plans

Both candidates want to bring down the current 35 percent corporate tax. But GOP candidate Mitt Romney’s plan sets the business tax three percentage points below President Obama’s proposed 28 percent rate.

Iowa Electronic Markets favor Obama in weeks leading up to presidential election

The Iowa Electronic Markets — a system of real-money future exchanges run by University of Iowa faculty — is already calling a winner in the upcoming election. The system currently favors President Barack Obama by a wide margin, leaving one IEM committee member puzzled.

UI students learn end-of-life planning with Honoring Your Wishes program

Planning for death comes at the end of a life, right? Not always — a classroom of University of Iowa students has begun to take a closer look at what they would want at the end of their lives, in the pursuit to better understand death and how it affects all those involved.

Complaints regarding disrespect decrease at UI

The Office of the Ombudsperson released a report stating complaints regarding disrespect have gone down at the University of Iowa.

Johnson County group advocates for LGBT seniors

The Johnson County Livable Community Visible Action Team is now working to become an affiliate of the largest national organization advocating for senior LGBT individuals.

UI officials start modifications to Field House

The Field House will undergo a $8 million modification project, slated for completion in October 2013.

Man accused of burglarizing home

Man accused of assaulting victim

Man accused of harassment

Man accused of running into podium while intoxicated

Obama to visit Davenport, Romney to visit Cedar Rapids on Wednesday


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