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Regents approve UI's private contract for apartment complexes

Affordable housing at the Hawkeye Court and Hawkeye Drive apartments likely won't be quite as affordable next year.


Fight over daughter preceded fatal North Liberty trailer park shooting

Taleb Salameh was reportedly arguing with his spouse over their daughter, according to the Iowa City police activity log.


UI-Iowa City Partnership for Alcohol Safety sees decrease in underage drinking

The Partnership for Alcohol Safety devising plans for a more diversified downtown to help further curb under-age drinking.


Regents approved contract with UI COGS after months of negotiation

COGS requested a 5 percent increase in wages, the organization met in the middle with administrators and the board and will receive a 2 percent increase this July, followed by a 2.25 percent increase in 2014.


Iowa university student governments lobby to legislature for tuition freeze

The three regent university student governments met in Des Moines to lobby for approval from the legislature for the tuition freeze.


UI public safety employs double the personnel compared to state's other schools

The University of Iowa public safety personnel is now double the amount compared to regent universities and officials said the increasing crime rates, downtown coverage area, and large-scale events are the reasons why this difference exists.


Rising fuel prices leads to growing costs for UI's Cambuses

Over the last ten years, the amount Cambus spent on fuel rose from 81 cents a gallon to $3.42, not including tax.


Two UI professors work to create inexpensive solar cooker

University of Iowa professors Meena Khandelwal and H.S. Udaykumar held an event Wednesday to discuss the efforts for the proposed solar cooker.


Locals react to election of new pope

Jorge Bergoglio was elected pope Wednesday, becoming the first from Argentina and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.


Iowa City to begin hydrant flushing this month


Regents presented with retention report


Regents approve third set of fee increases


Regents approve nine member Transparency Task Force


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