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Health officials confirm case of Zika virus

The Iowa Department of Public Health announced today that an Iowa resident has tested positive for the Zika virus. According to an IDPH press release, the resident, who is between the ages of 61 and 80, has “a travel history to Central America,” a region that includes Zika-affected areas. The statement does not specify the […]

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Black History Month events finish out February

February may be half over, but a series of Black History Month events continue in Iowa City, running the gamut from culinary celebration to educational performances and mobile healthcare. This Friday, Feb. 19, City High (1900 Morningside Dr.) will host a soul food dinner with traditional southern foods from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. During the meal, […]

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Goat apprehended!

After more than two weeks on the run, the goat who escaped the University of Iowa Research Park on Jan. 29 has finally been recovered. According to a press release from the UI Research and Economic Development Office, the goat was found yesterday afternoon between Coralville and North Liberty, at the intersection of 1st Avenue […]

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Augusta restaurant will open in IC for Mardi Gras

New Orleans-style restaurant Augusta will open its new home in Iowa City next week. Last month, its owners announced that the formerly Oxford-based restaurant will take over the space formerly occupied by Ride (630 Iowa Ave.). On Tuesday, Feb. 9, Augusta will open its doors for Mardi Gras festivities. A lunch buffet will run from […]

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Iowa City Brewlab hosts grand opening

Iowa City Brewlab Grand Opening 505 E. Washington St. — Saturday, Feb. 6 at 12 p.m Iowa City Brewlab, the science-themed brewery and taproom that opened last July, will hold its official grand opening this Saturday, Feb. 6. The all-day event in the space started by father-son team Drew and Nathan Letcher, will begin with […]

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Seriously, where is the goat?

The goat who went missing from the University of Iowa Research Park last Friday after escaping a portable carrier remains on the lam, despite an outpouring of publicity. The goat was sighted by Colleen Sunderland in Coralville on Friday morning, and later near the Coralville Dam. But by Tuesday, the UI’s Office of Research and […]

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