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Astrology forecast: July 1-Aug. 3

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Some readers wish I would write more like Cormac McCarthy or Albert Camus or Raymond Chandler: with spare simplicity. They accuse me of being too lush and exuberant in my prose. They want me to use shorter sentences and fewer adjectives. To them I say: It ain’t going to happen. I […]

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Letter to the editor from Christina Bohannan: Why I’m running

By Christina Bohannan, Iowa House District 85 candidate The upcoming primary election is a pivotal moment for Iowa City. There is a lot at stake. The coronavirus has laid bare and magnified preexisting inequities — inequities brought about by the state legislature’s disinvestment in education, health care, civil rights, worker rights and more. Our beloved […]

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Weekender, Feb. 27: The Get Up Kids, a community soul food dinner, Floodwater Comedy Festival and more ways to spend your extra day this weekend

Weekender You’ve got an extra day this month—spend it wisely! Click to read our coverage of Humanize My Hoodie, the soul food dinner, Stages, Stephanie Catlett, Anthony Worden, The Actors’ Gang, Alyssa Limperis and take a pic of me and leave me here. If you want to receive the Weekender in your inbox every Thursday, […]

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This Week in the Village: July 28-Aug. 3

Catch up on the biggest headlines, videos and photos published by Little Village in the past week. Iowa City Police officer shot by BB gun, suspect shot by police on Riverside Drive Published Monday, July 29 An Iowa City Police officer was “shot multiple times” by a suspect armed with a BB gun on Monday […]

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Astrology forecast — July 3-30

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Cancerian voice actor Tom Kenny has played the roles of over 1,500 cartoon characters, including SpongeBob SquarePants, Spyro the Dragon, Jake Spidermonkey, Commander Peepers and Doctor Octopus. I propose that we make him your role model in the coming weeks
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Crab rangoon pizza is coming to Cedar Rapids

Beloved Des Moines-based restaurant and tiki bar Fong’s Pizza will open its third location in the New Bohemia District later this year. As first reported by The Gazette, Full Court Press, the group behind the restaurant, plans to open the new location by early May. The location of first Fong’s Pizza was once home to King-Ying-Low, Des Moines’ oldest Chinese restaurant, which inspired the Asian influence in Fong’s menu and decor. […]

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