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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 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...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 2, 2017

Iowa’s Sam Clovis is no longer President Trump’s nominee for the top scientific position at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It was announced on Thursday that Clovis sent a letter...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 24, 2017

On Tuesday, the Federal Communication Commission voted to eliminate a 77 year-old rule intended to ensure TV and radio stations serve the needs of their local communities. The vote on...

Chuck Grassley
Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 16, 2017

Last week, the office of Sen. Chuck Grassley announced Iowa’s senior U.S. Senator had completed another annual tour of all the state’s 99 counties. But once again, he skipped town...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Oct 12, 2017

The U.S. plans to withdraw from UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, but Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature Executive Director John Kenyon said he doesn't believe...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 23, 2017

What happened to the water-level marker in the Iowa River, and is the city going to replace it?

Posted by LV Promotions | Aug 15, 2017

Iowa City's Witching Hour festival, a joint venture between Little Village and the Englert Theatre, announced the 2017 lineup today. The festival, now in its third year, celebrates the unknown...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 3, 2017

The plan for a new building to house the University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) has been given final approval by the Iowa Board of Regents, it was announced...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 31, 2017

New features and old problems were discussed at Friday night's public meeting on Iowa City’s Pedestrian Mall Improvement Program.

Posted by Michael Stenerson | Jul 11, 2017

Last month, photographer Michael Stenerson spent an afternoon with three local vintage purveyors. While sifting through their extensive archives for this shoot, they chatted about how they fell into thrifting...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jul 10, 2017

Vermont senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is coming to Iowa City. Prairie Lights is hosting his appearance at Hancher Auditorium on Thursday night, August 31. Tickets will...

Posted by Jon Burke | Jul 6, 2017

This Sunday, July 9, documentarian David Byars is bringing his incendiary new film, No Man’s Land, to FilmScene as part of the Vino Vérité series, presented by FilmScene, 'Little Village'...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 3, 2017

Leslie Charipar is facing cancer by doing what she does best: creating. -- photo courtesy of Leslie Charipar By any measure, Leslie Charipar has lived through a couple of lousy...