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1 hr ago | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

Legal Concerns Lead to Suspension of Free UI Tuition Promotion

Legal Concerns Lead to Suspension of Free UI Tuition Promotion AP 7-31-14 Legal concerns have forced the University of Iowa to suspend a promotion offering free tuition to five randomly selected students who purchased football season tickets.

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5 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Lightning Round: 8 things you need to know

At its last meeting the commission approved a new license for Greene County... And today, members plan to discuss other new license applications.

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Related Topix: Des Moines, IA, Marshalltown, IA

10 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Iowa offering free tuition to boost ticket sales

The University of Iowa is offering a year's worth of free tuition to five randomly selected students who've purchased season tickets for the 2014 football season.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Strange sounds coming from Kinnick? No worries, officials say

The University of Iowa will begin the first phase of testing the upgraded audio system on July 30. Occasional low-level audio and white noise may be heard near the stadium until Saturday, August 2. The second phase of testing is scheduled to begin on August 4 and continue through August 9. This phase will verify that the system is working as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Iowa, Weird

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Hawkeyes suspend free tuition raffle over legal concerns

When the Hawkeyes take the field, the students help lead the crowd. "The student section gets rowdy, gets excited," said Evan Risk, a student season ticket holder.

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Switched

What Year's Worth Of Campus Blotter Reports For One Party School Looks Like

To examine this, the Arizona Daily Wildcat , UA's student newspaper, was gracious enough to share the entries from their " Police Beat " for the 2013-14 academic year.

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Related Topix: Dartmouth College, Marijuana, University of Arizona

Examiner.com

DNA mutations happening as cancer spreads

Clusters of simultaneous multiple DNA mutations can be a source of rapid change as cancer starts and spreads and also during evolution.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

The Des Moines Register

Doubts raised about legality of Hawkeye tuition raffle

State regulators are looking into the legality of a University of Iowa promotion which promises a drawing for a year's free tuition to five students who buy season tickets to Hawkeye football games.

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Black Heart Gold Pants

BHGP Partners with Iowa Touchdowns for Kids for Fifth Season

For the fifth consecutive year, BHGP is proud to announce that we have partnered with Iowa Touchdowns for Kids, the football-centric donation drive for the University of Iowa Children's Hospital and the Children's Miracle Network.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Nursing, Sports, University of Iowa NCAA, NCAA Sports

Hawk Eye

Sharing the knowledge

Honts is among the eight fellows taking part in this summer's FUTURE in Biomedicine Program.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Drake University, Iowa City, IA

KCJJ-AM Iowa City

UI Considering Another New Residence Hall

UI Considering Another New Residence Hall Lang 7/29/14 Another new residence hall could be on the horizon for the University of Iowa.

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Times Herald-Record

SUNY New Paltz basks in TV spotlight

That's how long you can expect to see SUNY New Paltz's cameo as a stand-in for the University of Iowa on an upcoming episode of the HBO hit "Girls."

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Related Topix: New Paltz, NY, SUNY College at New Paltz, Girls, Entertainment, Television, Theater, Arts

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KCRG

Schools & Families Deal with Rising Number of Kids with Food Allergies

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The prevalence of food allergies among children increased 18% during 1997-2007.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

KCRG

Regents to OK Last Budget Without New Metrics

The Gazette Board of Regents State of Iowa President Bruce Rastetter of Alden speaks during a meeting at the University of Iowa in this 2013 photo.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Iowa City, IA, Iowa State University, University of Northern Iowa

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Officials: Teen fell about 80 feet from Iowa cliff

The Clinton Fire Department says the teen fell from a bluff Monday afternoon at Eagle Point Park.

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Boing Boing

How stoned is too stoned to drive?

The US government is analyzing data from what it claims is the biggest study on how pot affects how you drive.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

RedOrbit

background tv bad for kids

How much television is too much for children? According to a new study lead by University of Iowa associate professor in English Deborah Linebarger, even background TV can be bad for children.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Parenting

Switched

Drivers Got High On Federal Weed For A Stoned Driving Study

For several months in 2013 and 2014, federal researchers administered free marijuana and alcohol to a group of people and set them loose in a driving simulator -- all in the name of science.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, University of Mississippi, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Laughing Squid

'Threading the RCA Projector', A 1950s Instructional Film...

YouTube archivists WDTVLIVE42 have unearthed "Threading the RCA Projector," a 1950s-era instructional film showing viewers the proper way to operate a 16mm projector.

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Molecular Therapy

Targeted Inhibition of Prostate Cancer Metastases with an RNA Aptamer ...

Correspondence: Paloma H Giangrande, Departments of Internal Medicine and Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa, 375 Newton Rd, 5202 MERF, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Iowa City, IA

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