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Branstad, Hatch to face off in second debate

Five-term Gov. Terry Branstad and Sen. Jack Hatch will debate on Saturday in Burlington.


Cedar Falls native takes stage as Kid Captain

One Cedar Falls teenager is this week's Kid Captain after being treated at the UI Children's Hospital for two rheumatoid conditions.


Johnson County Secondary Roads Facility may get rooftop solar panels

In line with its mission for increased sustainability, Johnson County might build the new Secondary Roads Facility to be energy independent with an array of solar panels on the roof.


Officials remember Bender

Kelly Bender, a former UI official who pushed for alcohol safety, died Tuesday.


Longtime local radio personality received prestigious award

Dottie Ray received the highest award available in her profession for her years on air.


Institute has raised $400K in donations

The John Paul II institute has raised $400,000 in donations because of the Ice Bucket Challenge, and it  hopes to raise $1 million by the end of the year to continue clinical research.


Environmentally safe housing project discussed at meeting

Iowa City Cohousing asked for an increase in land at a Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, but it met with some opposition.


Grant to win third-annual Women in Equity award

Christine Grant will be the recipient of the 50-50 in 2020 Women in Equity award for her accomplishments in athletics.


Scotland votes down independence

Scotland held an election to determine if it will remain part of the United Kingdom or become a separate nation. Remaining in the UK won.


Johnson County Jail to see renovations, which may require jail evacuation


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