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A Sioux City complex that was once home to a repair and maintenance terminal for steam locomotives will be the site of an archaeological dig next month.The Siouxland Historical Railroad Association hopes the dig will boost efforts to have the complex placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Little known fact: MOOCs were invented by Vladimir Nabokov in his campus novel, Pnin , long before Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig launched their "Online Introduction to Artificial Intelligence" in 2011.
Patrick David Mashek, 63, died July 21, 2014 after a 12 year bout with colorectal cancer.
A recent scientific discovery showed that mutations in prickle genes cause epilepsy, which in humans is a brain disorder characterized by repeated seizures over time.
Researchers at the University of Iowa have developed a vaccine that can combat dust-mite allergies by naturally switching the body's immune response.
Parents, turn off the television when your children are with you. And when you do let them watch, make sure the programs stimulate their interest in learning.
It seems like awfully biblical stuff. In the beginning, Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judah and his brethren; and later on gun violence begat gun violence-but actually reduced non-lethal violence.
'We had to completely take all of our civilian clothes and hand them to our 'mi-fah-ked' which means commander in Hebrew, and she put it away in a shed,' Zimmerman said.
From Bartlett High School: Alexander Isla, Universal Tech Institute, automotive; Elliana Kae Yap, University of Iowa, pre-med; Kayla Haberstick, University of Dayton, sports management; and Brian Ehrhardt, Elgin Community College, business.
"He was an influential person in my life," Redenius said. "He promised he would give me a gold watch if I became a preacher."
Today's Justice of the Day is: WILEY BLOUNT RUTLEDGE. Justice Rutledge was born on this day, July 20, in 1894.
Fewer bad things happened across state government in the past fiscal year that resulted in Iowa paying settlements or judgments caused by employee error, misconduct or negligence.
Geoffrey Kunkler, pictured, a Joplin native, has become the new studio manager of Phoenix Fired Art.
A document released Friday by the State Auditor's office shows the University of Iowa athletic ticket office was missing more than $74,000 in ticket collections from the 2011 football season.
From left: Niki Alden, 13, of Coralville, Clay Greazel, 12, of Solon, Kennedy Hechstedler, 13, of Iowa City, Ezra Erives, 12, of Iowa City, and Lien Zhu, 14, of Iowa City attempt to make a cold beverage sale to a passer by on Iowa Ave in Iowa City, Iowa on Thursday, July 17, 2014.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 10:31 am
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