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Organic Valley Lowfat Cottage Cheese Product Quality Notice

29 December 2013

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Summary As of November 2013, and continuing through December 2013, there have been reoccurring indents of poor quality Organic Valley Lowfat Cottage Cheese as provided from production facility 39-111, Smith Dairy Products, 230 N Vine St, Orrville, OH delivered to grocery stores in the Iowa City and Coralville area. Presumably other areas have the same poor quality product. […]

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Iowa City Fat Bike Stores, Shops and Bicycle Vendors

15 December 2013

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Iowa City Bike Shop Fat Bikes This page contains links to the “Fat Bike” models available from local Iowa City bicycle shops as of December 2013. Call or stop by the stores for a current inventory. Additional brands and models may be available, including some used bikes. 30th Century Bike Surly Moonlander Pugsley – Pug […]

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Bruce Thayer Photo Show “Emotions in Motion” at Body Moves Fitness

8 December 2013

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Poster / Flyer Please download, email, and/or print and post the flyer of the event. You can click the image below for a larger view or download the PDF. Real Dancers – Real Passion 3000 Miles 50 Nia Dancers 12 Months 3000 Images Dates and Times Saturday, 7 December 2013, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM […]

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University of Iowa Fine Arts Council Holiday Thieves’ Market 2013 in Iowa City

7 December 2013

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The 2013 Holiday Thieves’ Market takes place this weekend at the Iowa Memorial Union. Below are details from the Fine Arts Council website. Event Details The University of Iowa Fine Arts Council is proud to sponsor the Holiday Thieves’ Market. This market is an indoor art exhibition and sale held annually featuring artists from all […]

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Iowa City Hawkeye Court Apartments at the University of Iowa Scheduled for Renovation and Rebuilding

20 August 2013

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The Iowa City Hawkeye Court Apartments managed by The University of Iowa are scheduled for a major rebuilding. The rendition of the new housing complex shown above is from Balfour Beatty. Below is a photo showing the demolition of the original apartments. “Hawkeye Court’s remaining residents will have the opportunity to lease apartments in the […]

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Johnson County Iowa – Incarceration and Racial Disparity – Causes and Solutions

1 April 2013

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The justice system in Johnson County seems to be disproportionately arresting and incarcerating people simply on the basis of race. (Source: “Time to correct underlying causes of jail overcrowding,” Press Citizen, 31 March 2013) Once incarcerated, people of color are held longer than others. These statements are based on twelve years of research using large […]

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Architectural Bigotry and Intolerance of Urban Development Diversity

30 March 2013

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Architectural Bigotry and Intolerance is a phenomenon where people reject any architectural design that they don’t personally like or that doesn’t fit into the sectarian insular homogeneous cookie cutter template of what they believe to be acceptable. Increasingly it’s become possible for small but vocal and disruptive special interest groups to portray themselves as the […]

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The Chauncey Development Construction Shadow Controversy in Iowa City Prompts Awareness and Conversation About Shade and Sun Protection

28 March 2013

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A recent Moen Group development project in Iowa City called The Chauncey (pictured above) has sparked some controversy because of the perception that it will block out the entire skyline and cast a shadow over the city. (See “The Sky Will Be Gone,” Press Citizen, 26 March 2013) Anti-Shade Activists. The Iowa Coalition Against the […]

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Science Fiction Theatre Event in Iowa City – December 7 and 8, 2012

7 December 2012

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Calling All Theatre Enthusiasts Combined Efforts Theatre will be presenting ISO-ORBITING from GALAXY TENAJ.55 (think “Star Trek, Next Generation/Dr.Who”). Learn more by visiting FromDC2Iowa. When: December 7 and 8, 2012 at 7:00 PM Where: In the Little Theater at City High in Iowa City Map. Below is a map showing where City High is located. View Larger […]

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Race, Crime, Justice and Opportunities: A Justice Center for Johnson County

15 October 2012

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Johnson County Iowa is planning to build a Justice Center that will replace an undersized courthouse that is over 100 years old and a similarly undersized jail that is about 30 years old. Incarceration Demographics. Those in opposition of the Justice Center focus their efforts primarily on criticizing the expanded jail component of the new […]

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Johnson County Iowa Incarceration Rates Lower than Libya… and 62 Other Countries

24 September 2012

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Although the United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, Johnson County Iowa, with an average of 160 to 200 inmates, has a lower incarceration rate (per 100,000) than many countries – at times dropping as low as Venezuela and China. To reach even lower levels, such as those of Portugal, we will […]

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Johnson County Justice Center Has Grass Roots Community Support

21 September 2012

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Johnson County Iowa Among Lowest Incarceration Rates in the Nation – New Justice Center Will Further Reduce Incarceration Rate

11 September 2012

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Summary. The new Johnson County Justice Center will help Johnson County continue to have one of the lowest incarceration rates in the nation by offering expanded education and services on-site with effective diversion initiatives. However, you must vote yes on November 6 for the new Justice Center to be approved. Click here to learn more […]

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Initiative to Preserve the Historic Johnson County Courthouse – Johnson County Justice Center

11 September 2012

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The Johnson County Justice Center is a proposed initiative aimed at helping preserve the historic Johnson County Courthouse by creating an expanded courthouse facility that will decrease the overuse of the historic courthouse. The Johnson County Courthouse was designed and constructed in 1900 when the population of Johnson County was about 24,000 people (source). Today, […]

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Exploring Co-Housing Developments in Iowa City

11 September 2012

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by Andy Douglas Years ago I lived in a housing cooperative in Austin, Texas, a bright yellow rambling Victorian house. The students, musicians and working people living there understood that community was both a human need and a joy. The diversity of the group made for interesting conversations. On the other hand, it wasn’t for […]

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Iowa City is a Zipcar.com Location

24 August 2012

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In August of 2012, Iowa City became a Zipcar.com location. For about $25 per year, you can be a member of the Zipcar.com community, giving you instant access to cars in many major metropolitan areas. [Join Now] Zipcar Cost. Zipcar rentals are by the hour or by the day (about $9/hour or $66/day). The cost may vary depending […]

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Checklist for Setting Up an Online Business Presence for Creative Artists, Graphic Designers, Musicians, Photographers

6 August 2012

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Among people who have learned and developed creative skills, it’s sometimes challenging to convert our knowledge and experience into the fruit of financial income that can sustain the pursuit of our passion. This checklist provides some practical steps to help move people closer to establishing an infrastructure for income from creative arts. Email. Setup a Google […]

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Guidelines for Reporting an Attorney for Ethical Violations

30 July 2012

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Consumer Defense Introduction. The financial cost, time commitment, academic demands, and perseverance required to become an attorney present a series of hurdles that function as a refining qualifier for those who ultimately serve society as lawyers. As a result, only those who are intelligent, committed, and of strong character become lawyers and succeed. It’s likely […]

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