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Staff wrote a new blog post: Summer: Time to dig in to reading
Learning to read takes practice, and summer is the perfect opportunity for kids to "dig into reading" because it's a chance to read for fun in a relaxed setting.
Sat May 18, 2013
Opinion Staff wrote a new blog post: Students landfill diversion is wise move
Congratulations to the students and faculty at Regina Elementary School in Iowa City for being involved in using our resources in order to keep from supplying our misused landfills.
Endometriosis more common in lean women: study
Researchers following more than 116,000 women found that morbidly obese study participants were 39 percent less likely than normal-weight women to develop the chronic condition - in which uterine tissue grows outside the uterus and causes painful periods and bleeding.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Fairfield Ledger
A dog named Toby has been credited with saving an Iowa couple from a fire that damaged their home southeast of Des Moines.
The Fairfield Ledger
Bob Jones University; University of Iowa
Rebecca Bartle, a senior dramatic production major from Fairfield, was among approximately 1,500 Bob Jones University students who were named to the Spring 2013 Dean's List.
Iowa City man accused of having 10 pounds of marijuana, $20,000 in safe
A 50-year-old Iowa City man is in the Johnson County Jail this morning on felony charges after police found more than 10 pounds of marijuana in his house, just east of downtown.
Cassandra Elton, the director of the library, poses in front of the Antelope Lending Library in the Ped Mall in Iowa City on May 11, 2013.
Thu May 16, 2013
Iowa City's La James beauty school accused of violating sanitation, licensing laws
The Tuscany Day Spa at La' James International College is located inside one of the beer caves the were part of the Union Brewery in what is now the Brewery Square building on Jan.
Staff wrote a new blog post: My Biz: Entrepreneurs...
Velvet Coat carries more than 30 designer brands, including Rag & Bone, Diane Von Furstenburg, Tory Burch, and Pink Tartan.
Wed May 15, 2013
Couple accused of stealing jewelry from Iowa City man's deceased wife
A couple has been arrested on suspicion of stealing jewelry belonging to an Iowa City man's deceased wife and then pawning it to help pay rent.
APNewsBreak: Mailbox bomb suspect to face hearing
Global health officials say a deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS has apparently spread from patients to two health care workers in eastern Saudi Arabia.
Gregg Hennigan wrote a new blog post: Iowa City OK's application for grant to put cops in schools
The City Council Tuesday night OK'd a grant application that would provide money to put armed police officers in secondary schools in the Iowa City Community School District.
Tue May 14, 2013
Slim women have a greater risk of developing endometriosis than obese women: study
The study, which is published online today in Europe's leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction , found that the risk of endometriosis was 39% lower in morbidly obese women -- those with a body mass index greater than 40 kg/m2 -- compared with women with a current BMI in the low normal range .
Johnson County Supervisors discuss 'immediate needs' for courthouse and jail
The Johnson County Board of Supervisors is going back to the drawing board to fix immediate safety and security needs at the jail and courthouse after a $43.5 million bond issue for the justice center failed, for the second time, last week.
KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
Iowa G Ingram to transfer
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa guard Patrick Ingram plans to transfer schools after just one season with the Hawkeyes.
The Washington Evening Journal
Gerald Anthony "Jerry" Morgan
Gerald Anthony "Jerry" Morgan, 67, of Lone Tree died Sunday, May 12, 2013, in Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.
Obama's CTO Gives Advice On How Learning Works In Kio Stark's New Book, Don't Go Back To School
To someone who has never tried, it's not obvious how to learn the things you want to learn outside of school.
Combination is beneficial
Iowa City and Cedar Rapids are now considered a combined statistical area for the Creative Corridor.
Mon May 13, 2013
Colorado Springs Business Alliance moves forward after year of change
It's no small feat to propel an economy forward and infuse a community with new jobs.