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  1. Iowa City Downtown Block Party doubles estimated attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KCRG

    This past Saturday, June 24th Downtown Iowa City held their first ever, Downtown Block Party. An estimated 30,000 people were in attendance.

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  2. University of Iowa to set aside $5M for faculty raisesRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 24 | KCRG

    University of Iowa leaders have announced a plan to set aside nearly $5 million next year for faculty pay raises. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports the announcement comes as university officials figure out how to absorb a second year of cuts in state funding and are preparing for tuition increases.

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  3. Iowa City woman excited to compete in 2018 Iditarod sled dog raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | KCRG

    It's the Iditarod, a one thousand mile sled dog race across Alaska. Emily Maxwell qualified for the 2018 Iditarod sled dog race after multiple races earlier this year.

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  4. Officers and parents say buddy system and calling police are best...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | KCRG

    It seems like every month, there's another report about strangers approaching kids, sometimes it's a case of harmless mis-communication, but other times it's a dangerous situation. Police say no matter how real these situations seem to be, kids still need to report every one of them.

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  5. Lululemon to open in Iowa River LandingRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 22 | KCRG

    Lululemon athletica is opening a full-line store in the Iowa River Landing in Coralville at 920 East 2nd Street, Suite 160, in Coralville. Lululemon opened a pop-up store in the Iowa River Landing for RAGBRAI riders in July of 2015.

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  6. Police looking for help in strong arm robberyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 22 | KCRG

    The Iowa City Police Department received a report of a strong arm robbery that had occurred in the 600 block of S. Johnson Street at 5:03 a.m. The victim, who was not injured, described the suspect as a very skinny black male wearing shorts and a grey t-shirt. The suspect also had a buzz cut and wore glasses.

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  7. Man offers to expose himself to young girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | KCRG

    The nine, 10, and 11 year old girls say they were walking on Washington Park Road about 5 p.m. when the man pulled over and propositioned them, and also offered to expose himself. The girls ran away.

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  8. Vietnam book available to Johnson Co. veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | KCRG

    The Johnson County Commission of Veterans Affairs is offering a copy of A Time to Honor: Stories of Service, Duty, and Sacrifice , and its corresponding documentary film The Journey Home for free to any Johnson County resident who served in Vietnam. Copies can be picked up at the Johnson County Affairs office, Suite 109C in the Johnson County Health and Human Services Building at 855 South Dubuque Street in Iowa City.

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  9. Police investigate strong arm robberyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 20 | KCRG

    Iowa City Police were called to 831 Cross Park Ave. at 1:27 a.m. after a report that a strong arm robbery had happened. The victim reported that five black juvenile males approached him in the parking lot, took his wallet, and assaulted him before fleeing the area.

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  10. Some words on staying safe while using fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | KCRG

    With the approval of fireworks for sale, possession and use in Iowa - this brings a layer of risk to anyone using them or nearby.

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  11. University of Iowa plans to close clubRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 18 | KCRG

    An Iowa university plans to close a club that has for decades hosted meetings, wedding receptions and other celebrations to make way for future redevelopments of the area. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that members of the University Club received letters from the University of Iowa administration notifying them that the club will come to an end September 2018.

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  12. Iowa City Police investigate early morning robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | KCRG

    The driver picked up a fare in the downtown area of Iowa City and transported him to the 1400 block of Boyrum Street. That's where the cab drivers said he was robbed around 12:45 a.m. Saturday morning.

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  13. Man arrested for inappropriate contact with multiple childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | KCRG

    The North Liberty Police Department were made aware of an incident regarding a youth church leader and mentor at Parkview Church in Iowa City having inappropriate contact with victims. Upon investigation Benjamin Craig Tweedt, 32, of North Liberty, has been charged with one count of Sexual Abuse Third Degree, two counts of Lascivious Acts with a Child, three counts of Indecent Contact with a Child and two counts of Lascivious Conduct with a Minor.

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  14. Iowa City puts hold on rental permits and expansionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | KCRG

    The Iowa City Council has agreed to hold off issuing new rental permits and building permits for rental properties. Council members say their aim is to ensure neighborhood stabilization.

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  15. Heat, lack of rain concern Johnson County farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | KCRG

    But for farmers, it's something they have to watch closely during the coming days. A couple Johnson County farmers said it's tough dealing with the dry spell.

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  16. Loebsack calls for independent commission on Russia investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 10 | KCRG

    Congressman Dave Loebsack says the United States is in a sad state of affairs. That's after the growing dispute between President Donald Trump and Former FBI Director James Comey.

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  17. Iowa City airport to give free flights to kids SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | KCRG

    On Saturday, June 10, the Young Eagles youth aviation education program will be offered at the Iowa City Municipal Airport, giving young people who have an interest in aviation an opportunity to take to the skies with a local pilot. The program is available to youth between the ages of 8 and 17. They must be accompanied to the airport by a parent or guardian.

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  18. Non-profit offers life-saving drug for free in eastern Iowa in case of overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | KCRG

    Now one group in eastern Iowa is giving people Narcan for free. The Iowa Harm Reduction Coalition says there are a lot of people who aren't using the pharmacy or can't use the pharmacy to get Naloxone, also known as Narcan.

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  19. Board of Supervisors to discuss Paris Climate Agreement goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | KCRG

    The Johnson County Board of Supervisors are meeting to consider a resolution of commitment to honor the Paris climate agreement goals. The board will meet formally at 5:30 p.m. today in the second floor boardroom of the Johnson County Administration Building located at 913 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City.

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  20. Fireworks will conclude the Iowa City Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | KCRG

    The City of Iowa City says the firework show will begin between 9:30 and 9:45 p.m. on the University of Iowa Pentacrest lawn. Viewers are encouraged to bring their own blankets and lawn chairs.

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