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University of Iowa News Release

Feb. 21, 2003

UITV To Broadcast Dome Raising Monday

On Monday, Feb. 24, University of Iowa Television (UITV) will broadcast the scheduled placement of the Old Capitol dome atop the Old Capitol building.

Weather permitting, the new dome will be hoisted by crane to the top of the Old Capitol around noon. From noon to 1 p.m. UITV will broadcast video of the project as it is captured by the UI Pentacrest Webcam.Real-time still images of the project can also be viewed on the Pentacrest Webcam web page at

In Iowa City and Coralville, UITV is viewed on cable channel 17. Check your cable television listing for the UITV channel in your area. For more information about the broadcasts, contact UI ITS Video Services at (319) 335-5898.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Stephen Pradarelli, 319-384-0007,