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Paul Brennan

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 21, 2017

On Monday, a federal judge in the Northern District of California issued permanent injunction preventing the Trump administration from cutting off federal funds to so-called “sanctuary cities.” The administration’s attempt...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 21, 2017

Iowa State Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix has reversed his position on what he will do to address sexual harassment and other workplace problems in the Senate Republican caucus. Again....

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 21, 2017

A first of its kind health survey of Iowa’s LGBTQ community is now underway. The Iowa Cancer Consortium, in partnership with One Iowa, the University of Iowa College of Public...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 20, 2017

Cedar Rapids is increasing traffic patrols this week, as part of the statewide special Traffic Enforcement Program (sTEP). The Cedar Rapids Police Department is one of approximately 170 law enforcement...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 17, 2017

Jamie Johnson, a former radio talk show host on WHO in Des Moines, resigned from his senior position in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Thursday, after CNN...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 17, 2017

More than 20 cars in Iowa City have had their tires slashed since Tuesday, according to a press release from the Iowa City Police Department (ICPD). The largest number of...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 17, 2017

A minor has been taken into custody for shooting threat that caused the Iowa City Community School District to cancel classes at Liberty High School. The threat was posted anonymously...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 17, 2017

The Iowa City Community School District Superintendent Stephen Murley announced this morning that classes were cancelled today at Liberty High School due to a credible threat to “shot up the...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 16, 2017

All three proposals for a casino in Cedar Rapids were rejected by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) on Thursday. The five members of the commission voted 3 to...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 16, 2017

Janet Godwin was elected president of the Board of Directors Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) during the board’s meeting on Tuesday. Godwin’s election followed Ruthina Malone’s resignation as president...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 15, 2017

The Late Autumn Shrimp Boil will raise money for two Iowa City nonprofits by serving up locally brewed beer and Iowa-raised shrimp. Big Grove Brewery for Good, the brewery’s new...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 15, 2017

Just days after it was announced the Iowa Senate Republicans would be hiring to a human resources manager to prevent further sexual harassment in their caucus, Sen. Majority Leader Bill...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 14, 2017

Curbside recycling in Iowa City will become simpler next month. Starting Dec. 4, paper and non-paper items in recycling bins will no longer need to be separated. It’s an attempt...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 14, 2017

The morning after winning a seat on the Iowa City Council, Mazahir Salih was up early working to support one of the causes she believes in. She testified before the...