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  1. University Of Iowa President To Retire After 8-Year TenureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Mason announced Thursday that she will step down Aug. 1 after managing a devastating flood, major budget challenges and numerous controversies. The 64-year-old biology professor came to Iowa City from Purdue University, where she had been provost.

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  2. Uthoff, White lead Iowa past No. 20 Ohio St 71-65Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Jarrod Uthoff scored 18 points and Aaron White added 17 to lead Iowa past No. 20 Ohio State 71-65 Tuesday in the Big Ten opener for both teams.

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  3. Coach charged in gun incident pleads not guiltyRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A March trial has been scheduled for a former high school coach in Iowa City who police say tried to pull a handgun after his vehicle was pulled over. Court records say 31-year-old Edgar Arceo has pleaded not guilty to a weapons charge and a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

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  4. Court dismisses former UI researcher's murder caseRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The case against a former University of Iowa researcher accused of killing his wife in 1997 has been dismissed because of his death. Seventy-four-year-old John Bloomfield died Nov. 6 at a Minneapolis hospital.

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  5. 1 killed, 1 injured in crash with Iowa school busRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    An Ely woman has died and a man has been seriously injured in a crash involving a car and a Solon school bus. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that the Thursday afternoon crash just west of Solon also left four of the roughly 30 elementary and middle school students on the bus with minor injuries.

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  6. Official: Iowa college student hurt in welding labRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    An official says a student at Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo has been injured while in the school's welding lab. College spokeswoman Kathy Flynn says the student is being treated for severe burns following an incident Tuesday morning.

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  7. Police: Iowa City couple sold drugs out of homeRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports 29-year-old Jacob Broulik and 30-year-old Ronda Broulik were booked into and released from the county jail on Monday. A Johnson County drug task force raided their home on Oct. 27. Authorities say they found marijuana, large amounts of cash and a gun.

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  8. Man charged with vehicular homicide in Iowa crashRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A man has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection to a car crash in eastern Iowa that killed a teenager. The Iowa State Patrol says 28-year-old Jeffrey Bulechek faces charges of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence and serious injury by vehicle.

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  9. Rollover crash in southeast Iowa injures 4Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Iowa State Patrol says a pickup truck was traveling on Highway 34 on Saturday near Fairfield when it left the roadway then returned and overcorrected. The vehicle lost control and went through the highway medium.

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  10. Iowa leaders seek to expand walk-to-school programRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Volunteers in a walk-to-school program at an Iowa City elementary school say they want to expand the initiative. The program at Longfellow Elementary School allows a trained adult to lead students on a walking route to the school.

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  11. Iowa City coach tried to pull gun, police sayRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Authorities say a high school coach in Iowa City was arrested after trying to pull a handgun when he was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving. Thirty-one-year-old Edgar Arceo faces weapons and drunken driving charges.

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  12. Iowa grocery donates $500K for children's hospitalRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Grocery store chain Hy-Vee has donated $500,000 for the construction of the University of Iowa Children's Hospital. The university's foundation tells the Iowa City Press-Citizen that the donation pushed fundraising efforts over the $29 million mark.

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  13. Lawyer: Former UI researcher in murder case diesRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A former University of Iowa researcher charged with first-degree murder in the strangling death of his wife in 1997 has died. Leon Spies, an attorney for John Bloomfield, said Monday that his client died suddenly on Thursday at a hospital in Minneapolis.

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  14. Piano Store Closing After 30 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    One person is dead after a three vehicle accident in Milan, Ill. According to officials, the accident involved a semi-truck and two other vehicles.They say the semi-truck... One person is dead after a three vehicle accident in Milan, Ill.

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  15. Park excavation sheds light on early Iowa settlersRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    In January, contractors doing flood mitigation work at Hubbard Park near the University of Iowa campus discovered the relics that included marbles, coins and bone fragments. The objects offer state archeologists more clues about some of Iowa City's early settlers who lived near the park.

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  16. Officials planning to connect eastern Iowa trailsRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Officials in two eastern Iowa counties are considering trail expansions that could one day be part of a trail stretching from the Waterloo area to Burlington. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that Johnson County officials want to expand six miles of eastern Iowa's Hoover Trail by 2016.

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  17. Iowan dies more than 2 weeks after home fireRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A 58-year-old woman has died more than two weeks after being burned in a fire at her northeast Iowa home. Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home in Fredericksburg says Sandra "Sandy" Hamann died Thursday at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

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  18. New U. Iowa art museum would be near music schoolRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The University of Iowa says its new art museum will be located in downtown Iowa City across from the new music school. The university announced Wednesday that it has selected a local development group to build the museum in a public-private partnership.

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  19. Regents want more oversight on payments to citiesRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Agreements by Iowa's three public universities to make voluntary payments to cities instead of property taxes would receive closer scrutiny under a policy recommended Wednesday. The policy backed by an Iowa Board of Regents committee comes after the University of Iowa faced criticism over a $1 million annual payment to the city of Coralville for a tax-exempt medical clinic.

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  20. Police: Iowa man tortures roommate's kittenRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Iowa City police have charged a man with aggravated animal torture who they say abused his roommate's kitten for hours. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports 21-year-old Leo Nopoulos of West Liberty was released from the Johnson County Jail Wednesday after posting $5,000 bond.

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