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ICPD investigating shots fired incident on Ped Mall

Iowa City Police are investigating a Sunday morning shots fired incident on the Ped Mall. Few details about the incident have been released, but multiple callers to the Johnson County Joint Emergency Communications Center reported shots fired in front of the Fieldhouse bar around 1:10am. The JECC web site shows officers from the University of Iowa, North Liberty and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office were called downtown to assist in the investigation.
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"No uptick in employment" in states ending pandemic benefits

Census survey data indicates that there was “no uptick in employment” in the twelve states that cut residents off from federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits in mid-June. However, residents of those states were more likely to report it was “somewhat difficult” or “very difficult” to pay for usual household expenses, compared to surveys conducted before the unemployment programs ended.
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As tuition is set to rise at Iowa universities, questions linger about who is to blame

Speaking in June about tuition hikes, Iowa university students called upon their state lawmakers to look in the mirror. "Many of us are familiar with recent trends in state funding to colleges that have caused the cost of higher education to be placed on students in a way that makes it unaffordable and inaccessible," Regan Smock, undergraduate student body president of the University of Iowa, told the regents in June.
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Hands-on with the new Microsoft Teams experience for Windows 11

Earlier this week, Microsoft released another Windows 11 build to Windows Insiders in the Dev Preview ring. The new build brought improvements to the UI as well as the new Microsoft Teams integration. Microsoft announced the Teams integration at the Windows 11 launch event last month. With the feature now rolling out to Windows Insiders, we decided to take a closer look at the new Teams integration for Windows 11.
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Android 12: Is your phone compatible?

Android 12, Google's latest version of its mobile OS, is just around the corner. With it comes one of the biggest overhauls Android has seen in years. In fact, Google expects the software to be the fastest, smoothest and flashiest version yet. So when can you officially get your hands...
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The Indie MMO Spotlight - Timelines, Delays And The Wagadu

If you’re looking for a little more out of the RP in MMORPG, you need to check out Twin Drums’ sandbox isometric MMO The Wagadu Chronicles. The Afrofantasy MMO is geared around allowing players to immerse themselves in their character as they explore a world inspired by a blend of traditional fantasy archetypes and African cultures. There’s even a 300-page lore book for those wanting to take the online setting and apply it to their offline pen and paper campaigns. It’s all covered in Twin Drums’ Developer Spotlight that hit Reddit this week.

How to Create Stunning Web Apps for your Data Science Projects

Data scientists do not have to learn HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to build web pages. Web development isn’t a data scientist’s core competency. Most data scientists don’t bother to learn different technologies to do it. It’s just not their cup of coffee. Yet, most data science projects also have a...
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Hiring Now: These roles are open in Powers

Want to get yourself a job? Here are a selection of open positions in Powers: 1. Data Engineer; 2. CDL-A Dedicated Team Truck Driver; 3. Senior Python Developer; 4. Account Manager; 5. Registered Nurse | RN | MS (Contract); 6. Registered Nurse | RN | ER (Contract); 7. Frontend

Getting Started with Socket.IO

For years I’ve had my web apps poll various endpoints when I needed “real-time” updates… honestly just because I didn’t know any better. As you might imagine, this created tons of issues as time went on. My servers were getting a crazy number of unnecessary requests, and every now and then these polling requests would timeout or return errors, breaking the user experience (sometimes without the user even knowing).

Let’s Build a Pre-render Website with Next.js and Deploy to Vercel

Build a Pre-render Website with Next.js, React.js and API, then deploy on Vercel Cloud. Pre-render websites (Server-side rendering) are better for SEO, search engine crawling and social media sharing compared to client-side rendering. In this tutorial, we will explore Next.js to develop a pre-render website using Static Generation feature. We...
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GTA 6 Could Be the Last Title in the Franchise, Not as Tragic as It Sounds

Rockstar has remained completely tight-lipped on everything related to the next Grand Theft Auto title, and yet, the game keeps making the headlines regularly, mostly thanks to information coming via unofficial channels. For example, tipster Tom Henderson has previously revealed that GTA 6 is still in early development stages, which...

COVID-19: University Of Ibadan Bans Visitors

As part of measures to curb the spread of the Covid-19, the University of Ibadan, Oyo State has henceforth banned all unauthorized visitors from visiting the institution. Registrar of the University, Olubunmi Faluyi, issued a statement where she intimated that the institution had to take the decision from allowing visitors in order to protect the students since the 3rd wave of the Covid 19 surge came in.
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First Halo Infinite multiplayer technical test coming “soon”

The first Halo Infinite multiplayer technical test will take place “soon”, according to developer 343 Industries. Taking place “as soon as next weekend” — which is actually this coming weekend — the technical test will be open to a limited number of Halo Insiders. 343 confirmed the test will focus...