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Iowa City is being scrutinized by federal investigators who are trying to determine whether the city has violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Iowa City Press Citizen reports that the Johnson County Task Force on Aging complained to the U.S. Justice Department earlier this year about the sidewalks and curb ramps throughout the city.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Sept. 12--IOWA CITY -- The Board of Regents will convene for a special meeting Oct. 2 to discuss eight more cost-saving, revenue-generating, or efficiency "opportunities" uncovered during a sweeping review of its universities.
Claims Filed in Iowa Food Bidding Settlement AP/Lang 9-13-14 More than 20,000 claims have been filed by parents seeking part of a $1.9 million class-action lawsuit settlement over food bidding at hundreds of Iowa schools, including several in the Iowa City area. The claims filed since the settlement was announced Sept.
IC, Coralville Police Ask for Body-Mounted Cameras Lang 9-13-14 The police departments of Iowa City and Coralville are asking their respective city councils to buy them body-mounted cameras. The cameras would record officers' encounters with the public.
He chose his 8-iron to reach the green. Playing along with him was his friend, Jared Harmon.
Feds Investigate IC After ADA Complaint Lang 9-12-14 Federal investigators have had their eyes on Iowa City for several months after a complaint from the Johnson County Task Force on Aging. The group filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice claiming many of the city's sidewalks were not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Iowa City Man Charged After Altercation at Apartment Murphy 9-12-14 An Iowa City man was charged with a pair of misdemeanors after a verbal altercation at his apartment turned physical. During the course of this argument, 20-year old Tyshaun Harris of Muscatine Avenue punched his victim in the mouth, causing redness, swelling and a cut.
Iowa City Hospice is hosting a luncheon for all bereaved individuals in the community at 11:30 a.m. Sept 24, at The Kalona Bakery in Kalona. Many people who are struggling with grief and loss find it helpful to have social outlets, such as this luncheon, where support is available.
The North Liberty Fire Department flew an American flag over Interstate 380 Thursday, which has become a local tradition in recent years. 'It's a good way to remember the 343 New York firefighters who lost their lives that day,' said Craig Voparil of the North Liberty Fire Department.
The University of Iowa is hoping it will be able to use grass as a biofuel to help power the campus About 70 people, including University of Iowa officials, on Wednesday toured Dan Black's farm where he is growing giant miscanthus, a tropical tallgrass native to east Asia, the Iowa City Press-Citizen reported. The University of Iowa is aiming to use less energy in 2020 than it did in 2010, even as its campus expands.
According to Johnson County Sheriff's Office criminal complaints, deputies were called to the area of Isaac Walton Road on the outskirts of Iowa City around 10:30 p.m. Aug. 2 for a report of a woman who had been assaulted, choked and held against her will. Police said when they found the woman, she was 'hysterical,' injured and required transport to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Emergency Room.
Downtown IC Pizzeria Likely to Move Out of Downtown IC Before Lease Expires Lang 9-11-14 A downtown pizzeria will likely be gone sooner rather than later. Iowa City assistant to the city manager Geoff Fruin says the management of The Wedge Downtown has been negotiating to be let out of the lease for its space on the Ped Mall.
While there is a lot of talk about potential for driverless car research in Iowa City, similar research is already underway at the University of Iowa, just not on the roadway. 'We've been working on unmanned aircraft systems for quite a while,' said Dr. Tom 'Mach' Schnell, who heads the University's Operator Performance Laboratory.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 01:07 am
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