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  1. Iowa Football Ranked 17th in Preseason AP PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    IOWA CITY, Iowa The University of Iowa football team is ranked No. 17 in the Associated Press Preseason Poll released Sunday.

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  2. University of Iowa drops plans for bias response teamRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    In January university chief diversity officer Georgina Dodge proposed a team to address complaints of racial or other bias on campus concerning incidents that "skirt the line between a policy violation or even a crime." But Dodge recently told the Iowa City Press-Citizen the plans raised concerns about the possible impact on academic freedom.

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  3. Man rescued from Iowa River in Iowa CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Officers and firefighters were sent to the Burlington Street Dam around 5:20 a.m. Wednesday. They found the man clinging to a log stuck in the dam wall.

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  4. Johnson County picks company to plan future of poor farmRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Johnson County supervisors have selected an Iowa City-based engineering company to plan the future of the county's historic 160-acre poor farm. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports the supervisors voted Wednesday to hire HBK Engineering to create a first-phase plan for the farm west of Iowa City.

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  5. Man rescued after going over dam in Iowa CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    It happened around 5:30 a.m. on the west side of the Iowa River near the University of Iowa Hydraulics Lab. Firefighters say a 52-year-old man ended up on a pile of logs that you could only reach by water.

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  6. Audit: 2,300 VA patients in Iowa, SD were on 'ghost panels'Read the original story

    Friday Aug 12 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A report says 2,300 patients at Veterans Affairs hospitals in Iowa and South Dakota were assigned to "ghost panels," or primary care doctors who no longer worked there. Critics say the practice is a way some VA hospitals have made caseloads appear artificially small.

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  7. Kalona man accused of stealing trailer, 4 cows worth $17KRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A southeastern Iowa man is facing felony theft charges after being accused of stealing a livestock trailer and four cows. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that 19-year-old Michael Escher, of Kalona, was arrested and released Tuesday.

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  8. Police respond to U.S. Bank robbery in CoralvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Officers respond to a bank robbery in Johnson County. Police say a woman robbed the U.S. Bank at 506 10th Avenue in Coralville.

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  9. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A listing of 'The Best Hospitals' in the United States ranks The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City as the best hospital in Iowa, according to the annual rankings from U.S. News & World Report. The new report Dr. Jean Robillard, UIHC Vice-President for Medical Affairs says, "Iowans can be confident when they entrust their health care to our world class health care team."

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  10. James Alan McPherson, prize-winning author, dead at 72Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    James Alan McPherson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning story collection "Elbow Room" and a longtime faculty member at the University of Iowa's prestigious Writers' Workshop, has died. McPherson died Wednesday at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City from complications of pneumonia, according to Iowa program secretary Deborah L. West.

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  11. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The second-seeded Iowa City West Trojans topped the seventh-seeded Cedar Rapids Jefferson J-Hawks 4-3 in a seventh-inning thriller Wednesday night in a Class 4A quarterfinal to advance to the semifinals. Jefferson scored twice in the top of the seventh to tie the game at 3-3.

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  12. Iowa football player mistaken for robber, held at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A University of Iowa football player says he was playing "Pokemon Go" in a public park when he was mistaken for a suspected bank robber, surrounded by police and searched at gunpoint. Faith Ekakitie writes on Facebook that he feared for his life Wednesday in Iowa City.

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  13. Former U of Iowa president leaves faculty positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The former president of the University of Iowa has left her faculty position. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that Sally Mason submitted her letter of resignation last month, saying she wouldn't return to teaching or research at the university.

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  14. Iowa City Police look for man suspected of robbing a bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    It happened Wednesday at 1:53 p.m. at the First American Bank. The bank is located off of Highway 1 in Iowa City.

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  15. Deadly crash on 380 in Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    We have more information on a car accident that killed three people in Johnson County on July 5th. Iowa State Patrol says a car was driving in the wrong lane on 380 when it hit another car around 3:40 a.m. Iowa State Patrol says 21-year-old Jordan David Dietrich of Victor was driving southbound in the northbound lane on 380, when he lost control going onto the east shoulder, crashing into another car.

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  16. Teen hit in Iowa City road by van dies from injuriesRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Johnson County Sheriff's Office says 16-year-old J.C. Meardon and two others were standing in a road Monday night in southwest Iowa City when they two of the boys were hit. Investigators say the boys were playing a game called "hostage," in which participants are blindfolded and dropped in a random area.

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  17. Student says teens were playing game when hit by vanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Police say three boys were in the middle of Dane Road in Johnson County Monday night when a van hit two of them, leaving one of the boys with life threatening injuries. We are told friends are devastated, and the accident happened while the boys were playing a popular game called "Hostage."

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  18. Iowa university students to list preferred gender pronounsRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    University of Iowa students will have the opportunity to include their preferred names and gender pronouns on their school record this fall. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that the university became one of the first institutions in the country to allow students to identify as transgender on their admissions application three years ago.

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  19. Study to look at expansion of I-80 east of Iowa CityRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Iowa Department of Transportation will study whether to widen Interstate 80 east of Iowa City from four lanes to six lanes. Cedar Rapids television station KCRG reports that the study will look at the stretch of interstate from outside Iowa City to just past the West Branch exit.

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  20. Police: Shots fired in Iowa City, no injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Iowa City Police are investigating a shots fired incident. Officers were on the scene of a home near Sycamore Mall.

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