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Former UI student Tang pleads guilty to lesser charges in assault case

Former University of Iowa Student Peng Tang, who was originally charged with first-degree kidnapping, now faces up 17 years in prison under a plea deal.


Iowa Dept. of Education seeks details on Iowa City diversity policy

Although the diversity policy passed the Iowa City School Board's final test, the Iowa Department of Education wants more information on how the school district would implement the policy before moving forward.


Iowa City residents, officials respond to postal service changes

The United States Postal Service will discontinue Saturday mail delivery beginning this August, and opinions are mixed in Iowa City.


Iowa City officials wary of Branstad's test scores plan

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad said he would like see improvements in 4th grade reading, and 8th grade math.


UIHC improves transparency on hip-replacement costs

A study found the UIHC provides accessible information to pricing for surgical procedures.


Estate tax increase sparks debate among Iowa legislators

Iowa legislators gave mixed reactions in the debate of the estate tax, which jumped at the beginning of the year.


UI ranks 46th nationwide in students joining Peace Corps after school

An increasing number of University of Iowa students are choosing to not only study abroad but also to work and volunteer overseas.


New computer-based GED test to be released in 2014

Local GED preparatory program officials said they will change their teaching methods to reflect the format of the new test.


Man accused of assaulting minor


Woman accused of assaulting woman with glass bottle


Man accused of possessing drugs


Golden Pledge program making an impact at UI


UI officials to meet with legislators this week


UI junior receives $150K Sallie Mae scholarship


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