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Minneapolis Comic Con to feature Power Rangers

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Early today the largest comic-book and popular-culture convention in Minneapolis announced a third former star of Power Rangers would be returning to the convention in 2013.
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Apple meets some heat from China Labor Watch, and gets outed

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It looks like Apple may be in a bit of trouble, according to an article on the Information Week website. The reports state that China Labor Watch has allegedly claimed that Apple, Inc., the technology giant, has not met labor standards for the production of its new iPhones in China.
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University of Iowa faces new healthcare rules

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The new healthcare guidelines are looming for the entire country, and University of Iowa is no different. The college and its facilities prepare to be drastically affected by the new health care program set to go into effect January 1, 2015.

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Sony reigning in the Next Gen battle

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The biggest battle of the year this year is not a celebrity fued, or even arguably Apple vs. Android. The technology world is talking about the Next Gen console battle, as two of the top video game console companies are set to release their brand new consoles later this year.
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XBox 360 indie developers could self-publish on XBox Live

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All the video game buzz recently has been related to the two Next Gen consoles that are set to come out around this holiday season, and XBox developers have been seeming to be lacking a little ammo to compete with Sony.

They may have one point, though, according to recent announcements.

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Iowa City couple turns to burglary to support habits

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An Iowa City man and woman face multiple charges after attempting to break into homes early Thursday morning while their children were left at home alone.
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Peeping landlord trial pushed to September

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The trial for the Iowa City landlord accused of peeping on several of his female tenants has been pushed back again, due to reasons that have not been publicly stated. The landlord will now not face trail until late September of this year.
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Woman dies answering her iPhone

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A lot of questions have recently come up about the death of a 23-year-old Chinese woman who allegedly died when she answered a call on her iPhone 5 - so many, in fact, that Apple has been driven to take part in the investigation on the incident.
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Confidence in the Microsoft Surface lacking

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The new Microsoft Surface RT was a very anticipated device, but the anticipation is over after the release, and the result seems to be an extensive amount of disappointment all the way around.
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Iowa City responds to 'Not Guilty' verdict for Zimmerman

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The nation has literally erupted after the July 15 verdict of "not guilty" was given to George Zimmerman on the trail of the shooting of Trayvon Martin in February of last year. Cities held rallies and people outraged on various social media sites, either for or against the verdict.
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