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  1. Loved ones put to rest in Deeded Bodies Ceremony in Iowa CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    It was an emotional and heartwarming ceremony as hundreds of people finally got to put their loved ones to rest. University of Iowa medical students and staff held a memorial service for the donated bodies the school uses.

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  2. Eastern Iowa official wants discussion about county's nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCRG

    An eastern Iowa county supervisor says he'd like to see a public discussion about whether the county's name should change given the history of its namesake. Johnson County Supervisor Rod Sullivan tells the Iowa City Press-Citizen he's not necessary advocating for a change, but he'd like to see what the public thinks.

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  3. Marathon event to go from Cedar Rapids to Iowa CityRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 21 | KCRG

    On September 21 many groups from the corridor announced they have partnered to host a marathon that will go from Cedar Rapids to Iowa City.

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  4. Annual Coats for Kids Drive ramps up into blitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | KCRG

    Every year, we collect thousands of coats as well as other winter weather wear like hats, glove, mittens and scarves. We work closely with locations across eastern Iowa to gather the goods.

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  5. New Hamburg Inn opens in IC, kicks off mission to take restaurant across U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | KCRG

    The owner says this is the first of many steps to take the restaurant across the country. The new restaurant is located next to Regina High School.

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  6. Some Iowa businesses pledge to keep $10.10 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | KCRG

    Some businesses in an eastern Iowa county are pledging to retain a $10.10 base wage for their employees, despite the Legislature nullifying the local minimum wage boost. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that the Johnson County Board of Supervisors voted two years ago to use three 90-cent increments to increase the $7.25 minimum wage.

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  7. Iowa City police look for truck that hit 13-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | KCRG

    Iowa City police are looking for a truck that reportedly drove through a red light and ran over a 13-year-old girl's foot. Police say the girl was crossing a street on the city's east side shortly after 3:30 p.m. Monday when a white, eastbound semi ran the light and hit her.

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  8. Iowa City Police looking for truck involved in hit and run incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | KCRG

    Iowa City Police are searching for a semi truck they said ran over a girl's foot and continued driving. Police said it happened about 3:40 p.m. Monday on U.S. 6 at Sycamore Street.

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  9. IC schools nervous about U.S. Dept. of Education plans to 're-evaluate' Title IXRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | KCRG

    Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced last Thursday during a speech she would like to re-evaluate Title IX. The Iowa City Community School District wants to make it clear that they stand by Title IX and that they don't like what the Secretary of Education is suggesting.

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  10. Police: 1 person killed, 1 injured in Saturday night shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | KCRG

    Police said the shooting happened at 8:24 p.m. Saturday at 383 17th Street SE. Emergency crews took both victims to the hospital.

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  11. More than 2,000 surveys being mailed to Iowa City householdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | KCRG

    The City of Iowa City is conducting a survey with the National Research Center to gather residents' opinions on community issues. The mailed surveys will also include how to complete the survey online and for people who want to mail in their answers, postage paid envelopes will be included.

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  12. During renovations, IC McDonald's to auction 1950's memorabilia for high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | KCRG

    Before crews go to work inside, the owner is putting the restaurants 1950's memorabilia up for auction. It's located on Lower Muscatine Road right next to the old Sycamore Mall.

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  13. Police want to identify theft suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | KCRG

    Coralville Police and the Iowa City Area Crime Stoppers hope someone recognizes these women as they investigate a theft at Coral Ridge Mall. Police say the three women pictured, along with a fourth woman, stole roughly $500 worth of clothing from Scheels on Saturday.

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  14. ICCSD bond passes, officials eager to move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | KCRG

    That included school board elections, bond issues, and other ballot issues. Bond issues need a 60 percent super majority to pass.

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  15. Johnson Co sees lots of early votes, expects big turnout for school electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | KCRG

    In Johnson County, several multi-million dollar bond issues have encouraged more people to vote early. Historically, bond issues and school board elections get much lower voter turnouts than other elections, but in Johnson County, there are a lot of tax dollars on the line.

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  16. Bond votes in Eastern Iowa: what you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | KCRG

    School elections will be held across Iowa Tuesday, September 12. Polls are open from 7 .a.m to 8 p.m. Here's what you need to know before you head to the polls: Voter ID: You do NOT need an ID to vote Tuesday. The new state law requiring voters show a photo ID at the polls does not take effect until 2018 but some polling locations may be testing out the new scanners Tuesday.

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  17. IC West High honors class of 2018 student who passed awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | KCRG

    A student at West High School in Iowa City died this summer while visiting family in his native country of Sudan. When the school had heard that Mohamed Yousif had died, they wanted to do something that would make sure his legacy would last forever at West High.

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  18. Iowa City DREAMer maintains positive outlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | KCRG

    One Iowa City DREAMer has kept a positive outlook on her future ever since the Trump Administration announced its plan to rescind DACA following a 6-month delay. Being a part of the DACA program, she is able to attend the University of Iowa as she hopes to become a pediatric surgeon.

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  19. North Liberty Police looking for car burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | KCRG

    According to a news release, police are looking for the person caught on surveillance video around 7:50 a.m. Thursday near the Walmart in Iowa City off Highway 1. If you have information on this person you should call the North Liberty Police Department at 625-5724, or CrimeStoppers at 358-8477.

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  20. IC District Makes One Last Pitch for Bond Approval with Open HouseRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2013 | KCRG

    The Iowa City School District wanted to make one last pitch to undecided voters before next Tuesday's bond vote by letting the public explore facilities at Iowa City High, Iowa City West and Liberty High Wednesday evening. Iowa City West High School has specific needs such as general interior and exterior upgrades, a new geothermal system for heating and cooling classrooms as well as new windows.

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