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3 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Andrea and Brad Dellit are raising awareness about infertility

Sunday marks the start of the 25th annual National Infertility Awareness Week. Every year in the U.S., thousands of couples struggle with an inability to get pregnant.

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Related Topix: Waterloo, IA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Jacoby: Funding vote is 'an attack on UI'

Iowa House Democrats say the Republican majority is playing dirty politics by pitting state universities against each other and endangering a tuition freeze that the Iowa state Board of Regents promised Iowans.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, US News, University of Iowa, Iowa State University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

89 new Americans take oath of U.S. citizenship in Cedar Falls

Hundreds of people met at the University of Northern Iowa's Maucker Union Ballroom on Wednesday to celebrate 89 new U.S. citizens.

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KCJJ-AM Iowa City

Funding Plan Approved by House Gives UI Smaller Increase than Other Schools

Funding Plan Approved by House Gives UI Smaller Increase than Other Schools AP 4-16-14 The state House has approved a plan to raise spending for Iowa's public universities, but the measure would give the University of Iowa less of an increase than that given to Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa House approves shift in university funds

The state House has approved a plan to raise spending for Iowa's public universities, but the measure would give the University of Iowa less of an increase than that given to Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Volunteers plant 6,500 trees in Cedar Falls

Student volunteers with UNI Hardwoods, a student-run organization at the University of Northern Iowa, planted 6,500 trees in Cedar Falls on Saturday.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

UNI fraternity brothers wear heels for a cause

Fraternity brothers at the University of Northern Iowa have put on red high heel shoes to raise awareness about sexual assault.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, Cedar Falls, IA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Iowa City Press-Citizen

UI faculty discuss efficiency study interviews

University of Iowa faculty leaders expressed cautious optimism Tuesday about their visits last week with representatives hired to review the state's three public universities and generate ideas to cut costs and streamline services.

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KCRG

State to Pay $125,000 to Ex-UNI Worker to End Suit

Iowa's executive branch has agreed to pay $125,000 to a former University of Northern Iowa employee who claimed she suffered discrimination and retaliation.

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Vinton Today

VS changes: Davis recommended as Shellsburg principal

Ryan Davis, the 2013 Iowa Assistant Principal of the Year, will become the Shellsburg Elementary principal for the 2014-15 school year if the Vinton-Shellsburg School Board approves the recommendation from Superintendent Mary Jo Hainstock.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

KCRG

Univ. of Northern Iowa Student Killed by Drunken Driver

A University of Northern Iowa student has been identified as the person killed over the weekend after being hit by a vehicle while walking on Highway 20. The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office said 21-year-old Dawson Besler, a junior at the University of Northern Iowa originally from Epworth, was struck and killed early Sunday on Highway 20 near ... (more)

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TCPalm

Judge Roby seeks re-election in Circuit Court so he can 'make...

Experience: Appointed as a circuit judge in 2000 and elected in 2002 and 2008. He served as chief circuit judge from 2004 to 2009, and he has served in all counties in the 19th Judicial Circuit.

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The Gazette

Iowa Senate passes education budget bill

The Iowa Senate voted Monday to approve a $986 million education budget for fiscal 2015 that would cover a tuition freeze at state universities, fund K-12 education reforms with $49 million and boost operating money for community colleges by $8 million.

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Related Topix: Iowa, US News, Terry Branstad, US Governors

Daily Kos

The Story of My Conversion

This is Part 3 of an ongoing series of diary entries depicting my change of heart from anti-gay activist and paid staffer of the National Organization for Marriage, to advocate of marriage equality.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Indiana, University of Notre Dame, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Washington Evening Journal

New golf pro in Washington

Braden Gaal has made a homecoming, as the Washington Country Club's new full-time resident golf professional.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Writer's Digest

2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 4

I hope you're having a great time poeming so far. It's been fun for me, and speaking of fun, I just recently learned about an article on Mashable that listed me and more than 30 other "gifted poets" on Twitter.

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Editor & Publisher

25 Under 35

Our nomination form for this year's 25 Under 35 feature asked for "people who are young, bright, and capable of tackling whatever the changing newspaper climate throws at them.

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Bradford Today

Pitt-Bradford to mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month

On April 8, "Not for Sale," which addresses human trafficking, will be held from 11 a.m. to noon in the Harriett B. Wick Chapel.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Sexual assault reported on UNI campus Sunday morning

The University of Northern Iowa issued a crime alert Monday night about a sexual assault in a dormitory early Sunday morning.

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The Gazette

James Q. Lynch wrote a new blog post: Iowa Democrats, GOP a kind...

Democratic legislative leaders say there's agreement on a fiscal 2015 budget that will amount to nearly one-seventh of the proposed total general fund spending next year.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Family, Kids, Shell Rock, IA, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Iowa State University

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