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Katie Holmes had a serious fling … with the Upper West Side, where she recently put a bid on an apartment at the prewar Apthorp. For now, however, Holmes has opted to stay in her rental at the Chelsea Mercantile.... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
NEW YORK -- Hair Loss Specialists, a creation of SignatureSpecialists, Inc., published an article detailing research at New York's Columbia University Medical Center of a new hair restoration approach that uses a patient's cells to grow new hair follicles. Professor... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Reverend Al Sharpton is in Birmingham Wednesday to open a new National Action Network (NAN) office. They call the office along 1st Avenue North the NAN Freedom Summer National Headquarters. Sharpton said the office will... Continue reading
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If you’re looking for a senator or member of Congress this week, you may have better luck at The Capital Grille than the Capitol. This final stretch of July is not just the last chance for Congress to address highway... Continue reading
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A minke whale seen breaching multiple times on Sunday with its mouth open, revealing the baleen plates it uses to filter plankton, has been a widely-discussed topic on social media. Mostly because this type of behavior is so rare, but... Continue reading
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LONDON — The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine — and the tougher round of sanctions against Russia that followed — is prompting some big multinational energy companies to take a fresh look at the ramifications of... Continue reading
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IOWA CITY, Iowa — A marijuana grow operation was discovered in a home in Iowa City last month. Members of the Johnson County Drug Task Force were called to a home on Mineral Point Lane in Iowa City on June... Continue reading
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After legal questions were raised today, the University of Iowa has suspended a raffle in which it promised to give away free tuition to five randomly selected students who purchased season tickets to Hawkeye football games. "This afternoon we learned... Continue reading
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CHICAGO – An immediate byproduct of Big Ten realignment was parity in one of the conference’s new divisions. In 2014, at least, there appears to be no clear favorite in the West. Compared to the top-heavy East, where Ohio State and Michigan State look like top dogs – only one... Continue reading
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BOSTON -- The Red Sox announced Wednesday that left-hander pitcher Felix Doubront has been traded to the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named later. The Red Sox will get a low-level prospect after the Rule 5 draft for Doubront, a source told ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers. via espn.go.com Continue reading
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Former IRS official Lois Lerner had the following email exchange with a personal associate on Nov. 9, 2012. At the time, Lerner directed the IRS division that processed applications for tax-exempt status. She has since retired. During the exchange, Lerner... Continue reading
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court’s oldest justice at 81, told Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric in an exclusive interview this week that she has no plans to retire. “People know that I'm here to stay, and my answer... Continue reading
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For as long as there have been cars on the road, there have been innovative car owners who have thought of some truly ingenious solutions to their car woes. We came up with 14 awesome car hacks that may make... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Scarlett Johansson is ready to say “I do,” to both her fiancé Romain Dauriac and a drastic new look. The 29-year-old “Lucy” actress, who is expecting her first child with Dauriac later this year, was spotted out with a short... Continue reading
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a... Continue reading
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"Did you hear Nancy Pelosi? What? She has to be a buffoon, has to be. 'No deportation without representation,' she said, meaning, we need to give this flood of illegals pro-bono lawyers." - Rush Limbaugh Continue reading
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Moscow (AFP) - A defiant Russia said Wednesday unprecedented Western sanctions over Ukraine would boomerang back on the United States and lead to energy price hikes in Europe after Brussels and Washington unveiled the toughest punitive measures against Moscow since... Continue reading
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Of the many fast food chains in this country, the Cheesecake Factory stands out for selling dishes with the most calories and the highest concentrations of sodium, saturated fat and sugar, according to the Center for Science in the Public... Continue reading
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New emails uncovered by the House Ways and Means Committee indicate that former IRS employee Lois Lerner has a strong dislike of some conservatives, and at one point called them “assholes” in an email exchange. The committee released an email... Continue reading
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Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
The Iowa City Animal Care and Adoption Center is offering reduced adoption fees in August. For the entire month of August, cats and kittens can be adopted for $20 and dogs and puppies can be adopted for $40. Typically, cat... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Early voting for the September 9, 2014 Solon Community School District special election will begin Thursday, July 31 at 7:45 a.m. at the Johnson County Auditor’s Office. Early voting will be available weekdays from 7:45 to 5:30 at the Auditor’s... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Recent flooding in Iowa City left its mark on Lower City Park and Terrell Mill Park, which remain closed even though floodwaters have receded. Superintendent of Parks Zac Hall said that cleanup is underway and Lower City Park and Terrell... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
DC Dave Says He's Standing Up for Iowa Seniors, Yet Votes to Cut Their Benefits OTTUMWA, IOWA - Today is the 49th Anniversary of Medicare. Dr. Miller-Meeks will fight to keep the promise we made to Iowa seniors to preserve and protect the program - unlike "DC Dave" Loebsack who... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Mike's Politics
Belief that the United States is winning the War on Terror has plummeted to its lowest level in over 10 years of regular tracking. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 27% of Likely U.S. Voters now... Continue reading
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