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Iowa Republican Party Files Complaint over Kinney Brochure

The Republican Party of Iowa filed a complaint with Johnson County Attorney Janet Lyness stating that campaign literature featuring Kevin Kinney in his Sherriff’s uniform violates campaign laws.

Kinney is the Democratic candidate for the Senate District 39 seat. The brochure in question features Kinney in a
Iowa City Man Arrested for OUI, Interference with Official Acts Murphy 10-23-14 An Iowa City man who fled police after a traffic stop was tased and charged with OUI and two counts of interference with official acts. Just after 1:00 am Wednesday, police
17-Year Old Arrested for Assault, Theft; To Be Charged As Adult Murphy 10-23-14 A 17-year old Iowa City resident was arrested for theft and domestic abuse assault, and will be charged as an adult. Robert Armstrong was engaged in an argument with his pre
Regents Oppose Tuition Hike AP/Lang 10-23-14 The governing board for Iowa's three public universities discussed a plan that would raise tuition and fees by 1.75 percent next school year, but multiple Regents expressed a desire to freeze tuition.

Board of Regents Receiving First Batch of Deloitte Expense Reports
The Iowa Board of Regents says it has begun receiving expense reports from the consulting firm advising Iowa's three public universities on how to cut costs.

An amendment to an agreement between the Regents and Deloitte Consulting LLP says Deloitte employees must submit receipts for airfare, lodging,
Man in Alexis Park Inn Standoff Sentenced to Almost 32 Years in Prison

A 44-year-old man involved in a standoff near the Iowa City Municipal Airport has been given nearly 32 years in prison for his 10th federal drug conviction.

Prosecutors say Brandon Thompson, an escapee from Hope House in Coralville, was sentenced on Monday to 380 months in prison. He must serve 10
UI Announces Location of New Museum of Art

The University of Iowa says its new art museum will be located in downtown Iowa City across from the new music school.

The university announced Wednesday that it has selected a local developer, H + H Development Group, to build the museum in a public-private partnership.

The 2008 flood of the Iowa River severely damaged the old
Regents Want More Oversight on Payments to Cities After Coralville Deal

Agreements by Iowa's three public universities to make voluntary payments to cities instead of property taxes would receive closer scrutiny under a policy recommended Wednesday.

The policy, backed by an Iowa Board of Regents committee that met Wednesday at the Iowa Memorial Union, comes after the
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