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Iowa Gambling

Nearly 1.8 million Iowa adults gambled last year, according to a study released Tuesday by state health officials. The data means the percentage of adults who gamble is up nine percent since 2011, according to the state Department Public Health.

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Related Topix: Iowa Center, IA

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Louisville.com

Kentucky Opera Opens 2014-2015 Season With Beethoven's Fidelio

In a season featuring lesser known operatic works, Kentucky Opera's first production of the 2014-2015 season is Ludwig van Beethoven's sole work in the art form, Fidelio . Both performances, on Friday, September 19 and Sunday, September 21, are at the Brown Theatre at 315 W. Broadway.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Fidelio, KY, Beethoven, Classical, Spain, World News, Theater

Sat Sep 13, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

UNI students stand against violence

The video of Ray Rice punching his then girlfriend is still circulating days after it was released. Students at the University of Northern Iowa spent the weekend speaking out against his actions and violence in general.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Fraternities, Sigma Phi Epsilon

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Iowa regents will mull eight more efficiency 'opportunities' in...

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.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Iowa City, IA, University of Iowa, Iowa State University

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Buch, Gleason wedding engagement announced

Jeff and Sue Buch of Fairfield announce the engagement of their daughter Heather Sue Buch to Scott Gleason, son of Martin and Julie Gleason of Fairfield. The future bride graduated from University of Northern Iowa, with a degree in elementary education.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

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The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for its Master of Arts in science education program that begins in summer 2015, with an optional spring 2015 jump start. This program incorporates theory, application and content, allowing pre-college teachers to update pedagogy as well as add endorsement areas to their teaching licenses or update content knowledge in their specialty areas.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

ISIS threat makes vets consider redeployment

Cpl. Richard Morgan spent about two years deployed with the U.S. Marine Corps in Afghanistan and Jordan. After being honorably discharged, he came home to Cedar Falls.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

KIMT

a oeCampaign to Zeroa kicks off

KIMT News 3 - With one of the largest contributions in company history, the Iowa Donor Network is set to launch their most ambitious campaign to date. The Iowa Donor Network is kicking off their "Campaign to Zero" initiative and they're getting help, thanks to a large donation from the Gerdin Family Foundation.

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The Fairfield Ledger

Regents ponder proposed UNI land sale

An Iowa Board of Regents committee recommended Tuesday the sale of 50 acres of land on the western edge of the University of Northern Iowa campus to the Cedar Falls school district. The Property and Facilities Committee of the Board of Regents moved the issue to the full board, which meets Wednesday in Ames.

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Related Topix: Tax, North Cedar, IA, Cedar, IA

Tue Sep 09, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Branstad calls for reducing college costs

Gov. Terry Branstad called Tuesday for the state's public universities to reduce tuition costs by implementing a number of changes. Branstad said he wants to challenge the universities to offer some bachelor degree programs to Iowa residents for $10,000 in tuition.

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Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Iowa Government, Iowa, University of Iowa, Iowa State University

WKBT

UW-La Crosse ranked as best in UW System

For the 14th year in a row, UW-La Crosse is ranked as one of the top universities in the region. U.S. News & World Report's 2015 America's Best Colleges list ranks UW-La Crosse as the best regional university in the UW system, and the #4 public university in the Midwest.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, Truman State University, Grand Valley State University, Eastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Mon Sep 08, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Regents' plan would seek $13M for funding change

The Iowa Board of Regents said Monday it will ask lawmakers for an additional $13 million to help the state's three public universities transition to a new funding model based on in-state enrollment. A board budget plan shows the money would be split between the University of Northern Iowa and Iowa State University.

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Related Topix: Iowa State University, Ames, IA, University of Iowa

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Monday roundup: Iowa loves Doctor Who most of all; Sesame Street disappears from Netflix

According to the New Statesman , IPTV has been airing the popular British sci-fi program "with very few breaks" since 1974. The article chalks up the Good Doctor's longevity in Iowa to the nature of the pubTV pledge system, with viewers rewarding the station financially for continuing to broadcast their favorite shows.

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University Business

Questions arise around higher education funding changes

Critics, including at least one regent, are calling on the Board of Regents to reconsider a new funding model it approved in June that will change the way state dollars are allocated to Iowa's public universities and could pull $47.8 million from the University of Iowa over several years. In emails obtained by The Gazette, university faculty, Iowa residents and Regent Bob Downer question the process and timing involved in developing a new way of funding the UI, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

University Business

Questions arise around higher education funding changes

Critics, including at least one regent, are calling on the Board of Regents to reconsider a new funding model it approved in June that will change the way state dollars are allocated to Iowa's public universities and could pull $47.8 million from the University of Iowa over several years. In emails obtained by The Gazette, university faculty, Iowa residents and Regent Bob Downer question the process and timing involved in developing a new way of funding the UI, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa.

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Related Topix: University of Iowa, Iowa State University, US Governors, Terry Branstad

Thu Sep 04, 2014

KCRG

New UNI club gets swashbuckling start

Community organizers and students are building a new organization at the University of Northern Iowa, and they're seeing a huge amount of interest. The group is called UNI Swordfighting and has dozens of new members as they prepare for their first big battle.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Iowa regents plans would affect admissions, hiring

It might get easier for students to apply to Iowa's three public universities, and for those schools to hire employees.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

Speaker at UNI discusses affirmative action

On Thursday, Sept. 11, author and public speaker Sheryll Cashin will visit the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Multicultural Education to discuss her new book.

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Related Topix: Georgetown University, Clinton, IA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WHO-TV

Panthers Push Hawkeyes, Bison Romp Over Cyclones in Football Openers

DES MOINES, Iowa-The college football season opening weekend saw the Iowa State Cyclones suffer a devastating loss and the Iowa Hawkeyes survive a push by in-state rival, University of Northern Iowa.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Riders scramble to safety when bus catches fire

A public bus caught fire in Cedar Falls, forcing the driver and riders to scramble out of the vehicle as the rear burst into flames.

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Related Topix: Cedar Falls, IA

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