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Posted by Paul Brennan |
UI grad students rally against a Republican tax bill that might make college unaffordable

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 |
Shelter House’s winter programs, Housing First project fight homelessness in Johnson County

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 |
Iowa’s Meredith Corporation will purchase Time, Inc., with help from the Koch brothers

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 |
Award-winning documentary ‘For Ahkeem’ to be screened at FilmScene

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 |
Driverless car tests have started on I-380

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 |
Cedar Rapids Police Department is increasing traffic patrols this week

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 |
Marquee Pizzeria + Bar opens in Coralville

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 |
Cedar Rapids casino rejected by state gaming commission. Again.

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 |
The feminist hijinks of ’90s punk band L7 are captured in a new documentary by UI grad Sarah Price

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 |
Steve King and Chuck Grassley react to latest accusation of a Republican sexually abusing a woman

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 |
Iowa City schools will get rid of controversial temporary seclusion rooms

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 |
Protest songs from across the nation testify to one year of President Trump

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 |
Pop-up shops planned for the Iowa City Ped Mall this holiday season

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...

Posted by Paul Brennan |
Internet trolls post pro-white signs in Iowa City

Signs reading “It’s okay to be white,” were found around Iowa City over the weekend, KCRG reported. Iowa City is just one of several cities in the United States and...