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  1. University of Iowa scholarship cuts criticizedRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Students, parents and legislators are all unhappy about the University of Iowa's move to eliminate 2,500 scholarships in response to funding cuts, but there is disagreement about who is to blame. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports there's wide disagreement on whether the target of such exasperation should be the state Legislature's Republican leadership, Gov. Terry Branstad or university president Bruce Harreld.

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  2. University of Iowa Scholarship Cuts CriticizedRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Students, parents and legislators are all unhappy about the University of Iowa's move to eliminate 2,500 scholarships in response to funding cuts, but there is disagreement about who is to blame. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports there's wide disagreement on whether the target of such exasperation should be the state Legislature's Republican leadership, Gov. Terry Branstad or university president Bruce Harreld.

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  3. Authorities ID woman whose body was found in Iowa RiverRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Johnson County Sheriff's Office identified the woman as 30-year-old Darling Yosseli Acosta Rivera, who lived in Iowa City.

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  4. Competency restored, trial set for IC man accused of groping femalesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Competency restored, trial set for IC man accused of groping females Podhajsky 02/24/17 Now that an Iowa City man has been ruled to be competent to stand trial, a date for that trial has been set on several sexual abuse charges. Officials at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center determined earlier this month that 34-year-old Adam Weinstein had been restored to competency.

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  5. Coach Eidahl: - The future looks bright'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... skills. Tall, fast and quick, and excellent shooters. "We came out scared. Two years ago, we played Regina at Iowa City. We came out scared and it took over half the game to get going. Same Friday night. Most of our girls had not been in this ...

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  6. Officials identify woman found in Iowa RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Officials identify woman found in Iowa River Podhajsky 02/24/16 A body found floating in the Iowa River last week has been identified as that of an Iowa City woman. Johnson County Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek on Friday identified the woman as 30-year-old Darling Yosseli Acosta Rivera.

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  7. Lyft expands to another 50 citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Autoblog

    ... heels of a 40-city expansion announced about a month ago. The new cities stretch from coast to coast and include: Iowa City, IA, Ocala, FL, Topeka, KS, and Flint, MI. The complete list can be view here . Lyft expects to expand to about 300 US cities ...

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  8. Name released of woman found dead in Iowa RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Johnson County Sheriff is releasing more information about the woman whose body was found in the Iowa River on February 16. They say Darling Tosseli Acosa Rivera, 30, from Iowa City was found in the river. Her cause of death hasn't been determined yet.

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  9. Trial date set for IC man accused in two January robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Trial date set for IC man accused in two January robberies Podhajsky 02/24/17 Trial has been set for April for an Iowa City man accused of robbing or at least attempting to rob two people within a week. Daniel Crum, 30, of West Benton Street, will stand trial on two 2nd Degree Robbery charges on April 18. Online court records show Crum pleaded not guilty to both charges last week and a case management conference was scheduled for March 31. Crum is accused of attempting to rob a woman who was giving him a ride while he nursed a foot injury early the morning of Jan. 23. The woman drove Crum around for awhile before he claimed to have a gun and told the woman it was a robbery.

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  10. New ride sharing service in ICRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    New ride sharing service in IC Hunter 2/24/17 Lyft is up and running in Iowa City. It is the second ride-sharing service to open up shop in the area, after Uber reached an agreement with the city in 2014.

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  11. Robert PainterRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    Robert R. "Bud" Painter, 74, of Terre Haute, Ill., died at 11:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Born July 14, 1942, in La Harpe, Ill., he was the son of Lowell and Lois Manifold Painter.

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  12. Burlington teen survives rare diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    ... with porphyria - a group of diseases affecting the skin and nervous system. Ryan was in the intensive care unit in Iowa City a year ago, and the Beyers feared they would lose her as well. Unfortunately, Mick's problems went beyond diabetes. He would ...

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  13. U of Iowa eliminating some scholarships as part of cutbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The University of Iowa is eliminating academic scholarships expected by more than 2,400 resident students for the 2017-18 school year. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that a letter being sent by university President Bruce Harreld blames the Legislature's decreasing university funding by $8 million.

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  14. UI student government and Iowa City team up for better off-campus street lightingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KCRG

    ... Kueter. "The street lamps really help me feel visible and make a big difference when I'm biking home" said Knight. Iowa city has updated or replaced some of its street lights. But the old ones sometimes don't work. And that spotty coverage on ...

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  15. Anthony Burtch, arrested in Lance Dewoody murder, given time servedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Anthony Burtch, arrested in connection to Lance Dewoody murder, given time served Podhajsky 02/23/17 The man arrested in connection to the murder of Lance DeWoody in 1985 will not have to serve anymore time in jail. As part of a plea deal, 58-year-old Anthony Burtch of Iowa City was sentenced to six months in jail and given credit for time served.

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  16. Lyft Throws Subtle Shade At Uber, Announces Its Largest Expansion YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Refinery 29

    ... new locations where riders can tap to hail a Lyft include Fort Myers, FL, Fredericksburg, VA, Kalamazoo, MI, and Iowa City, IA. The positivity surrounding the announcement must sting a bit for Uber, which has faced backlash since President Trump ...

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  17. KHN On Call: When Is ACA Repeal For Real?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... The IRS, however, noted that the requirement is still law. A related question comes from Kathryn Henry of Iowa City, Iowa. She asks, "If it is repealed, what happens to people like me who currently have insurance through it and when?" Both President ...

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  18. DAPL Protestors March Through Iowa CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    DAPL Protestors March Through Iowa City Lang 2/23/17 A group protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline marched through downtown Iowa City Wednesday afternoon, eventually stopping at a pedestrian bridge to hang banners for oncoming traffic. The group of approximately 20 people started in the Ped Mall, visiting branches of Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank.

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  19. U of Iowa eliminating scholarships expected by 2,400 studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The University of Iowa is eliminating academic scholarships expected by more than 2,400 resident students for the 2017-18 school year. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that a letter being sent by university President Bruce Harreld blames the Legislature's decreasing university funding by $8 million.

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  20. Sanderson, Mary KathrynRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Herald

    Mary Kathryn Sanderson Born: April 30, 1958; in Iowa City, IA Died: February 19, 2017; in Dallas, TX Mary Kathryn Sanderson, died February 19, 2017 in Dallas, Texas - after much too brief a life. Born in Iowa City, Iowa on April 30, 1958.

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