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New Pioneer Co-Op coming to Cedar Rapids

GABRIELLA DUNN

October 1, 2013

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Following a more than 20-year gap, a local natural and organic food store has announced its intention to return to Iowa’s second-largest city. Plans for the expansion of Iowa City’s New Pioneer Co-op into Cedar Rapids...

IC Library hosts discussion on medical ethics

DI STAFF

October 1, 2013

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As a prequel to the descendent family members of Henrietta Lacks speaking at the Iowa City Book Festival on Oct. 9, professors from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine spoke at the Iowa City Public Library Tuesday...

Government Shutdown: What does this mean for Iowa?

GRETA MEYLE

October 1, 2013

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As the clock struck midnight on Monday, Congress was at a stalemate regarding an agreement on the spending bill, meaning the nation, and more importantly Iowa — will face the consequences of a government shutdown. UI Associate...

Mason addresses UISG and ECGPS

LILY ABROMEIT

October 1, 2013

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The muffled noise of friendly conversation could be heard from outside the Senate Chmaber of the Old Capitol Tuesday while University of Iowa student leaders mingled with campus officials. Among those on hand included UI President...

Early voting begins today

LILY ABROMEIT

October 1, 2013

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To help fix recent lower-than-expected election turnout numbers, Johnson County officials are again turning to the option of early voting, starting today. With the effort, officials say they are hoping to see a record turnout...

Public responds to Gateway Project

REBECCA MORIN

October 1, 2013

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The return of a15-foot ruler that nearly reached the ceiling put the “extreme option” of a hotly contested area street project into perspective for one Iowa City resident. The symbol, Steve Tannen said, acts as a...

JC Supervisors seek officials’ input

CASSIDY RILEY

October 1, 2013

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Local law-enforcement and government officials are back at the drawing board for a new jail alternative. “The only option that is not an option is doing nothing,” Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Janelle Rettig said....

First Consideration moved on Human Rights Ordinance

REBECCA MORIN

October 1, 2013

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Rules created by local and state officials have made parts of a previously broad public accommodation law, now obsolete. By a 7-0 vote, the Iowa City City Council on Tuesday OK’d the first consideration to amend Title...

UI freshman appointed City Council vice liaison

DI STAFF

October 1, 2013

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A new student has been appointed to help represent the University of Iowa students at the Iowa City City Council. Kasra Zarei, a resident of Coralville and a UI freshman, was appointed as the UI Student Government City Council...

Discussion on amending Saddlebrook Expansion moved to November

DI STAFF

October 1, 2013

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Expansion plans for one East Side Iowa City residential community, which in recent months have drawn public opposition, has been pushed for later discussion. During a Sept. 6 Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, officials...

City adopts local bank’s alternative design plan

DI STAFF

October 1, 2013

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A local bank has requested an alternative plan for a future development project it is spearheading to continue with the desired aesthetic look of Iowa City’s current Riverfront Crossing plan. The Iowa City City Council...

City passes assembly fees

DI STAFF

October 1, 2013

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For large-crowd events, holding an assembly in Iowa City will not be free anymore. During a Tuesday evening meeting, the Iowa City City Council approved a resolution that establishes a new administration fee for events. Events...