Erin Jordan

Cedar Rapids Gazette reporter who occasionally gets to do TV stuff.

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Barta at Jane Meyer trial: Not all abuse allegations in University of Iowa athletics investigated

DES MOINES - Dozens of University of Iowa student-athletes complained about verbal and mental abuse, with some even saying they experienced physical or sexual abuse in their time at Iowa, according to testimony Wednesday in a civil case brought by a for ... »

Student mural lends pride, stops damage in Iowa City school program

IOWA CITY - Blank white walls in a room outside the principal's office were a frequent target for kicks, punches or angry scrawls from students dealing with emotional outbursts at the Theodore Roosev ... »

News Track: Mercy Iowa City eliminates 20 jobs
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IOWA CITY - Mercy Iowa City officials announced in December they were considering joining the UnityPoint Health network, which would allow the small Catholic hospital to operate more efficiently and gain access to larger insurance p ... »

Jane Meyer trial: Athletic Director Gary Barta says she was poisoning the workplace

DES MOINES - A former University of Iowa athletics official, passed over for a prime job and angry over her partner's firing from the institution, was poisoning the work environment, UI Athletic Director Gary Barta testified Friday.

"Right at th ... »

Autumn Steele public records hearing postponed

A contested case hearing over whether Iowa law enforcement agencies broke public records law by refusing to release information about a 2015 fatal shooting by police has been postponed until August.

The family of Autumn Steele, a 34-year-old Burl ... »

Jane Meyer fired for angering coaches, others, Iowa officials testify

DES MOINES - The University of Iowa says it fired a former associate athletics director not because she's a woman or gay, but because she angered coaches, including Hawkeye Head Football Coach Kirk Ferentz.

#x201c;Coach Ferentz said 'We can't wor ... »

Koch foundation gives thousands at Iowa State University

Iowa State University will hold a three-day First Amendment celebration this week that includes national speakers, free food and a "Democalypse" march in which students experience how life changes without free speech and other First Amendment rights.

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Jane Meyer v. University of Iowa athletics trial starts Monday

The employment discrimination lawsuit of former University of Iowa athletics official Jane Meyer is slated for trial next week in Polk County with potential witnesses including UI Athletics Director Gary Barta, Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter ... »

Bulk of Iowa Flood Center funding would be restored under budget amendment

An amendment by the state House Appropriations Committee would restore $1.2 million to the Iowa Flood Center, a University of Iowa-based program previously slated for the legislative chopping block.

#x201c;I would say when I first saw that line it ... »

Iowa Flood Center on Legislature’s chopping block

Eastern Iowa officials condemned a proposal unveiled Tuesday to eliminate state funding for the Iowa Flood Center, an operation based at the University of Iowa that provides real-time flood mapping and helps communities see if they'll be affected by ris ... »