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Posted by Paul Brennan | Dec 4, 2017

Sen. Chuck Grassley issued a statement on Monday intended to clarify his recent defense of repealing the estate tax as a way of rewarding people who don’t spend “every darn...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 29, 2017

A rally on the University of Iowa Pentacrest protesting the federal tax bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives attracted a crowd of about 60 on Wednesday. The crowd...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 28, 2017

Shelter House, an Iowa City nonprofit that serves the needs of the homeless, has kicked off its Out of the Cold fundraising campaign.“It’s to support all of our winter programming...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 27, 2017

Des Moines-based Meredith Communications—publisher of such magazines as Family Circle and Better Homes and Gardens—has struck a deal to purchase New York-based magazine publisher Time, Incorporated. If the sale is...

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Nov 22, 2017

In the course of two years, teenager Daje Shelton is placed in an alternative high school, attends the funerals of friends shot in the streets of North St. Louis, falls...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 22, 2017

Illustration courtesy of the U.S. Department of Transportation Highway tests of driverless cars have begun on Interstate 380, between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Iowa Department of Transportation Director Mark...

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 Frankie Schneckloth | Nov 17, 2017

Marquee Pizzeria + Bar opened last night to a crowd of hungry diners. Featuring a wood-fired pizza oven that anchors the open interior, the restaurant offers customers a cozy communal...

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 Kembrew McLeod | Nov 14, 2017

From throwing used tampons into a crowd to playing pranks on Mötley Crüe, the new film 'L7: Pretend We're Dead' depicts L7 in all their fun-filled feminist glory.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 10, 2017

On Thursday, Rep. Steve King and Sen. Chuck Grassley both reacted to a story published earlier in the day by The Washington Post, which detailed allegations that Alabama Republican Senate...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 8, 2017

The Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) plans to remove all the temporary seclusion rooms from its schools, according to an email sent to district parents by ICCSD Superintendent Stephen...

Posted by Baynard Woods | Nov 8, 2017

In recognition that one year has passed since the election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States, members of the Association of Alternative Newsmedia banded together to...

Posted by Paul Brennan | Nov 7, 2017

Pop-up shops are coming to the Ped Mall for the holidays. The Iowa City Downtown District (ICDD) is hosting its third annual Downtown Holiday Market, and this year it will...