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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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Computer Mouse Inventor Dies at 88

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The man who invented the computer mouse, and developed the early form of e-mail and word processing software, Dr. Douglas Engelbart, died last Wednesday in his home in Atherton, California at the age of 88.
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911 texting in Iowa useful

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Recently, Iowa initiated a program that would help text messages sent to the emergency services to be recognized and answered, potentially saving more lives. Now, 911 will accept text messages as well as picture and video messages.
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Luminosity says Iowa City is smart

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Thank your city is smart enough?
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You get 15 seconds

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Good news for Facebook and Instagram users! It's not just pictures anymore. Now, you can upload short videos to Instagram and to Facebook through Instagram.
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Iowa City man has 13-hour standoff with police

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The Iowa City Police arrested a man yesterday after a 13-hour standoff with him, according to a recent article.
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Man attempts to sell coffin on Craigslist...with skeleton inside

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Police recently interrupted an online sale of a coffin to question the man who was selling it. The coffin had an entire human skeleton inside it.
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Nook HD and HD+ Drops Price for One Week

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If you ebook lovers out there thought that Barnes and Noble’s Mother’s Day sale on the Nook HD and HD+ was amazing, get ready for the Father’s Day sale.
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Attempted murder...with a hammer...on the wrong guy

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An Iowa City man is facing a charge of attempted murder after he was discovered assaulting another man with a hammer earlier this evening. He was arrested for the attack only to release the information that he had been attacking the wrong man.
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Facebook loses advertisers again

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Facebook is in deep again, from the looks of it.
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