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2 hrs ago | KCRG

University of Iowa Researcher Discover Muscle-Saving Compound in Tomatoes

You've probably heard of people trying to compare apples and oranges at some point.

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3 hrs ago | SFGate

Legislative leaders push for adjournment

Disagreements remain on several budget bills and priorities Gov. Terry Branstad outlined at the beginning of the year still have obstacles to overcome, but leaders in the Legislature say ending the 2014 session this week is likely.

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Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, US News

9 hrs ago | Forward

Virtues of the Marathon Rabbi

Even before my first day on the job, 44 years ago, as I was stocking up at a supermarket for my new residence, a soon-to-be congregant approached me in the parking lot.

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Related Topix: Religion, Judaism

10 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

Iowa Brass quintent at Wieting Monday, April 21

Let the trumpets sound.as well as a trombone, a horn, and a tuba!! The Iowa Brass Quintet, or IBQ, is the next event of the Wieting Theatre and Opera House's Inaugural Fine Arts series.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

UIHC: Anhydrous ammonia burns on the rise in Iowa

It's only April and the University of Iowa's Burn Treatment Center has seen higher-than-usual cases of anhydrous ammonia injuries this year.

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Coastal Breeze News

Darrell Loan: Thundering Through History

Darrell Loan shakes hands with the First Lady of Florida Ann Scott. Loan attended a reception at the Governor's Mansion in Tallahassee with author Tom Williams and his wife, Vicki.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Marco Island, FL

KCJJ-AM Iowa City

UI Receives 12th Sexual Assault Complaint This Academic Year

UI Receives 12th Sexual Assault Complaint This Academic Year Lang 4-18-14 University of Iowa officials have received their 12th report of a sexual assault involving UI students this academic year.

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KCRG

Woman Discuss Role In Politics At University Of Iowa

Women from across Eastern Iowa met Friday to discuss their role in politics. The event is being held in the old senate chambers in the Old Capitol building, a place where many men once served.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Johnson County, IA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Public records requests shouldn't start with costs

The request seemed simple: provide your school district's policy for handling emergencies that require a school lockdown and notifying parents.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Iowa Center, IA

Salon

No bras were harmed in the making of feminism

There's something of an ongoing debate among historians and chroniclers of the 1960s progressive movement about the origins and accuracy of stories about bra-burning feminists.

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PC World

Plastic computers taking shape, but won't replace silicon

Researchers are looking at the possibility of making low-power, flexible and inexpensive computers out of plastic materials.

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Related Topix: Computers, CPU, Science / Technology, New York University

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Regents to weigh UI purchase plans

The Iowa state Board of Regents next week will consider a request from the University of Iowa to spend $4.1 million to purchase the sites of Pediatric Associates of Iowa City and Coralville.

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA, Coralville, IA

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Adam Hoover

Adam was born in Iowa City on October 2, 1966 to parents H. Dee and Jill Hoover.

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA, Missouri State University, West Branch, IA

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI issues sex assault timely warning

The University of Iowa has issued another timely warning indicating a reported incident of a sexual assault on campus.

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Iowa City Press-Citizen

Replacing college fight songs with 'Solidarity Forever'?

Nearly 30 years ago, I graduated from Northwestern University, having spent four memorable years in Evanston.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, Cornell University

The Des Moines Register

Des Moines girls named captains for Iowa Ladies Football Academy

Toby and Jim Riddle of Des Moines experienced that when their oldest daughter, Megan, now 12, was diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis at 13 months old.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Des Moines, IA, Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Iowa City, IA

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Dan Morton, 65, Amarillo, Texas

Memorial services were at 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 14, 2014, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, in Amarillo, TX.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, University of South Dakota, Texas Tech

KCRG

New Outdoor Field at UI to Open this Year

A new outdoor field for the University of Iowa's marching band and other programs is scheduled to open this year.

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Related Topix: Iowa

India Talkies

Soon, cheap computers and 'throwaway' cell phones - Indiatalkies.com

Washington, April 18: Inexpensive computers, cell phones and other systems that substitute flexible plastic for silicon chips may be one step closer to reality.

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Related Topix: Iowa

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Princetonian

Eisgruber discusses online courses, higher education

The traditional brick-and-mortar college experience is still valuable because of the broad array of interactions it allows students to have with faculty members, University President Christopher Eisgruber '83 said Thursday in a lecture that was a part of the "Last Lecture" series.

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Related Topix: Williams College

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