Editorial: Don't reduce funding for UI

Legislation that would fund the state's regent universities next year has stalled after the Iowa House of Representatives unexpectedly amended the bill to reduce funding growth for the University of Iowa.

Lee: The other side of LBJ's legacy

1964's Civil Rights Act was designed to eradicate the white backlash against emancipation that loomed over the descendants of American slaves for decades. But it also benefited other racial and ethnic groups.

Guest opinion: District deters records requests

The request seemed simple: provide your school district's policy for handling emergencies that require a school lockdown and notifying parents. Libby Collins, a University of Iowa senior working as a journalist for the nonprofit Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism — IowaWatch on a news story, asked Iowa's 30 largest school districts for that information in late February.

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