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Past articles by Mark:

Officials search for new location for emergency winter shelter in Iowa City

A temporary homeless shelter has been established in Iowa City over the past two years. → Read More

Local officials keep pressure on feds to update Coralville Lake plan

The latest move will likely include action from the University of Iowa, Johnson County and various cities. → Read More

Crisis Center starts 'Project Holiday' raising money for holiday meals

An annual effort to feed the hungry during the holidays has started in Johnson County. → Read More

Union calls for more staff after inmates test positive for meth at Coralville prison

AFSCME Iowa President Danny Homan said the prison is short by at least 40 correctional officers. → Read More

UI Study finds simple changes could dramatically reduce farm equipment crashes

Researchers say states with more stringent lighting and marking policies for farm equipment see fewer crashes. → Read More

President Herbert Hoover honored with ceremony on anniversary of death

President Herbert Hoover is the only U.S. President from Iowa to date. → Read More

Officials in Johnson County make push for more affordable housing

The Iowa City Council voted Tuesday night to commit $500,000 to affordable housing in the community. → Read More

Food pantry added at Tate High School in Iowa City

The pantry will offer food to students on Mondays and Fridays. → Read More

North Liberty celebrates start of new city-wide transit system

Authorities had a grand roll-out celebration Monday for a new North Liberty transit initiative that aims to help those without cars get to important places like the grocery store, community center, and doctor's office. → Read More

Old Rose Oaks site quickly turning to 'resort style' student housing in Iowa City

The resort style community is set to open in August of 2017, according to a new website. → Read More

Some Johnson County absentee ballots may accidentally be heading north

The Auditor says an error at the vendor's mail center labelled some ballots with Black Hawk County return addresses. → Read More

Bizarre election presents challenges for high school government teachers

Teaching this election hasn't been easy for Eastern Iowa educators. → Read More

Coralville principal spends night on roof to reward students for reading

Students at Coralville Central Elementary School earned the unusual reward after 150 kids completed their Summer Reading Program. → Read More

UI Professor says entire world watching what's going on in American politics

Professor Tim Hagle has heard from media outlets around the world, all asking the same question: What's going on in America? → Read More

Johnson County rolls out mobile food pantry

The pantry will offer food at three remote sites every month. → Read More

UI Presidential Nomination Market shows Clinton holding steady lead

Voters on the market believe Clinton will receive 51 percent of the two party vote, while Trump will get 46 percent. → Read More

Coralville based medical clinic heading to Haiti next week

The group goes to Haiti five times a year to offer free medical care. → Read More

Despite warning, protesters fight to keep Bakken Pipeline from crossing Mississippi River

The protesters have been camping near a pipeline work site for weeks. → Read More

New UI Visual Arts Building ready for students as flood recovery nears completion

Members of the media were taken on a tour of the new building Wednesday. → Read More

Downtown businesses scramble to reopen after flood, hope for customer support

Downtown Cedar Rapids is slowly returning to normal. → Read More