The campus's new flagship dining hall seats up to 1,385 at its nine themed "micro-restaurants." That's nearly twice the seats it had pre-makeover, which is now enough for the UI to stake its claim as the largest non-military college cafeteria in the U.S.

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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa, Sept. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Athena's DBA program completes one year this September. Since launch, the doctorate program has been seeing an overwhelming response, and has already enrolled 100 learners from over 40 countries across five continents.

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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa, Sept. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Athena's DBA program completes one year this September. Since launch, the doctorate program has been seeing an overwhelming response, and has already enrolled 100 learners from over 40 countries across five continents.

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DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — From the Ford Model T to EVs and SUVs, residents for more than 100 years have driven through and parked at Davenport’s historic Riverview Terrace Park to take in the picturesque panoramic view of the Mississippi River.

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JOHNSTON — U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson likely will attend former President Donald Trump’s planned Oct. 9 rally in Des Moines because it will give her an opportunity to connect with her constituents.

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DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — The city of Davenport will pay its insurance carrier about $260,000 as part of a settlement of a lawsuit filed by a former fire chief who alleged she was discriminated against because of her age and gender.

The share of Americans under the age of 65 without health insurance fell every year between 2010, when the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, and 2016, when President Barack Obama left office. Though the U.S. uninsured rate among Americans younger than 65 has inched up over the years since, it remains well below […]

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WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The first Black police chief in Waterloo, Iowa, is facing intense opposition from some current and former officers as he works with city leaders to reform the department, including the removal of its longtime insignia that resembles a Ku Klux Klan dragon.

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AMES — Iowa’s Board of Regents on Thursday unanimously approved, without discussion, a request for $20.3 million more in state funding for the next budget year, including the first increase in five years for University of Iowa special purpose units like the State Hygienic Lab and Iowa Flood Center.

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CEDAR RAPIDS — Like many of his colleagues, Sen. Bill Dotzler is generally supportive of the redistricting plan released by the nonpartisan Legislative Services Agency Thursday, but he has some concerns about his own Waterloo Senate district.

CEDAR RAPIDS --  Like many of his colleagues, Sen. Bill Dotzler is generally supportive of the redistricting plan released by the nonpartisan Legislative Services Agency Thursday, but he has some concerns about his own Waterloo Senate district.

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In the wake of a temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by a federal judge against enforcement of Iowa’s mask mandate ban for schools, the Vinton-Shellsburg and Union school boards will discuss the matter during their respective meetings Monday night.

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — These Iowa lotteries were drawn Thursday:

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s four congressional districts would include two that lean heavily toward Republicans, one that favors Democrats and one that both parties would have a chance at winning under proposed redistricting maps released Thursday by a nonpartisan agency.

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The 2020 redistricting process has been abnormal from the start, and we’re just getting to the good stuff. This week, the nonpartisan Legislative Services Agency will propose a new set of state legislative and congressional maps, setting off Iowa’s redistricting process months after it would usually happen.