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14th annual Ralston Creek Fair set for Labor Day weekend

Photo courtesy of Tom Gilsenan

Iowa City’s 14th annual Ralston Creek Fair kicks off this Labor Day weekend, August 30-31, in the area outside Uptown Bill’s Coffee House (730 S Dubuque St.). The event, hosted by Uptown Bill’s, will benefit its Extend the Dream Foundation, a non-profit charity that empowers individuals of all abilities. The fair will feature a flea […]

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Reports of Domestic violence on the rise in Iowa City

Domestic Violence in IC

It can happen with any couple, in any relationship, to persons of any gender. And lately it’s been happening in overwhelming numbers to those in Iowa City. From Jan. 1 to July 14 of this year, there were 301 domestic violence-related calls and 133 associated arrests reported by the Iowa City Police Department (ICPD). To […]

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Savage Love: Married ladies

Savage Love

I am a 38-year-old married woman. My husband of 18 years is 22 years my senior. I credit my husband for giving me a good life and helping me pursue goals. But my husband is a type A professional, and that has played out in the bedroom. He has always been disinterested in my pleasure. […]

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Astrology Forecast for August 2014

Astrology Forecast

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): The Earth has been around for almost 4.6 billion years. But according to scientists who study the fossil records, fire didn’t make its first appearance on our planet until 470 million years ago. Only then were there enough land-based plants and oxygen to allow the possibility of fires arising naturally. Do […]

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Lucky’s Market coming to Iowa City in early 2015

Lucky's Market

Lucky’s Market, a grocery store chain specializing in natural and organic products, recently announced plans to open a store in Sycamore Mall. While they haven’t yet decided on an official opening date, Lucky’s Vice President of Marketing, Ben Friedland, says the store will open sometime in spring of 2015. According to Friedland, Lucky’s Market seeks […]

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