The Daily Iowan

Local police deal with open cases, some take years

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

March 11, 2009

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In May 2008, UI senior Brian LaGro was rushed into surgery after being nearly beaten to death. Between October 2006 and July 2008, almost 40 women were reportedly sexually assaulted on the UI campus and near downtown. Almost two a...

UI Health Care officials to take pay cuts

JENNIFER DELGADO

March 11, 2009

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More than 40 UI Health Care senior management leaders will take pay cuts as part of a three-tier approach toward reducing health-care expenses, officials announced Tuesday. UI Health Care officials — including UI Hospitals...

Sgt. Jackson resigns after OWI

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

March 11, 2009

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Iowa City police Sgt. Sid Jackson submitted a letter of resignation Monday, almost three weeks after being charged with OWI. Jackson has been on administrative leave since the Feb. 21 incident while the department conducted an...

Local publications ponder e-world

KATHLEEN SERINO

March 11, 2009

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David Hamilton, the editor-in-chief of The Iowa Review, said he can finally relax. The UI English professor is looking forward to his summer retirement from the literary magazine because he’ll no longer be at the helm of any...

Fee fight continues in student government

MICHELE DANNO

March 11, 2009

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During the group’s meeting on Tuesday, UI Student Government President Maison Bleam submitted a constitutional-amendment resolution to its partnership with the Executive Council of Graduate and Professional Students. Graduate...

Iowa City fire-station future becomes cloudy

AMANDA McCLURE

March 11, 2009

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Despite a pledge to build and staff a fourth fire station in Iowa City, city councilors on Tuesday took the salaries for the firefighters out of a now-approved fiscal 2010 budget, leaving the future of the station in limbo. Bidding...

Students cut back on spring break

JUSTIN SUGG

March 11, 2009

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UI sophomore Kendall Kasik is going to Peru for spring break. Peru, Ill. In more prosperous years, UI students have fled the dreary and temperamental Midwest weather for warmer climates in exotic locations. This year, however,...

UI faculty mulls pay cuts

ANNA LOTHSON

March 11, 2009

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Having to speculate on hypothetical financial scenarios may seem to be nearly impossible, but UI faculty have no other choice until final decisions are made. And that may not be for months. But in the meantime, lengthy and often...

Beatty tries to heal knee before NCAA championships

RYAN YOUNG

March 11, 2009

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Iowa 197-pounder Chad Beatty is already making good on his pledge to be mat ready by the NCAA championships, which begins on March 19. Just days after beating Minnesota’s Gordon Bierschenk with an injured right knee in the...

Despite record, Iowa basketball stays tenacious

SCOTT MILLER

March 11, 2009

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Penn State’s Talor Battle had 11 points in the last 2:41 to force overtime against Iowa on March 7. Everyone in Carver-Hawkeye Arena thought the game was over. The Hawkeyes had blown a nine-point lead down the stretch, and it’s...

Iowa has international accent on tennis court

ROBBIE LEHMAN

March 11, 2009

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There is a culture clash on the Iowa women’s tennis team, but, head coach Daryl Greenan says, this is a good thing. Greenan has eight players on the current Hawkeye roster. Six are from the United States, but freshman Sonja...

Haal excels everywhere, from tennis court to 3.97 GPA

AMIE KIEHN

March 11, 2009

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Court Eight in the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex has garnered a lot of attention throughout the spring tennis season. The painted asphalt has been worn down by Iowa’s Reinoud Haal during the Hawkeyes’ six home matches. For...