The Daily Iowan

200 UI students could have H1N1

SAM LANE

September 11, 2009

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More than 150 UI students, and perhaps as many as 200, might have exhibited symptoms similar to those of the H1N1-flu virus in the past week. That estimate — based on the number of patients at UI Student Health Service —...

Ramadan a bit difficult in IC

KATHRYN STINSON

September 11, 2009

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The sun slowly descends, ending another long, hungry day for much of the UI’s Islamic population. At roughly 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, it was time to break the fast with a generous portion of a plump, wrinkly, ripe fig — the...

IC Council considers curfew ordinance

NICOLE KARLIS

September 11, 2009

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The Iowa City City Council will hold the first public hearing on a curfew and loitering ordinance on Sept. 15. The decision came after a two-hour discussion at a special work session on the issue. The ordinances would provide...

Iowa City, Ames mayors bet on Saturday’s game

NICK PEDLEY

September 11, 2009

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As the big Iowa-Iowa State game approaches, thousands of Iowans are indulging in the intrastate rivalry for bragging rights. And this year, the city’s mayors are getting into the competition. Iowa City Mayor Regenia Bailey...

Further delays on new jail

SCOTT RAYNOR

September 11, 2009

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors now face even more obstacles in deciding on a new jail or justice center. At their Thursday meeting, supervisors pushed back the date to decide whether to pursue a study comparing a joint...

Annual Energy Expo celebrates green living

ALINA RUBEZHOVA

September 11, 2009

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Saving the environment and money at the same time is becoming an important part in today’s growing green culture, particularly in Iowa and at the UI. The Iowa Renewable Energy Association holds an Energy and Sustainability Exp...

Spotlight Iowa City: Hawkeye super-fan

DEE FABBRICATORE

September 11, 2009

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Russell Martinez said his biggest regret is never buying season tickets to the Iowa basketball games his freshman year. Officials announced Martinez, a UI junior majoring in informatics, as the Student Hawkeye Fan of the Year...

UI vs. ISU: Enrollment numbers

MOLLY BURKE

September 11, 2009

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Though the UI’s overall enrollment has dropped for the third-consecutive year, officials say they are willing to sacrifice a larger student population in order to retain high quality education. Enrollment dropped by fewer than...

Man arrested for smashing car

DI STAFF

September 11, 2009

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A Hills man was arrested after allegedly repeatedly smashing into a person’s car Wednesday evening, according to Iowa City police. Robert Connolly, 49, was charged with first-degree criminal mischief, a Class C felony; willful...

Two more charged in Aug. 5 shooting

DI STAFF

September 11, 2009

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Two more Cedar Rapids juveniles were arrested in connection with an Aug. 5 shooting in southeastern Iowa City, according to Iowa City police. Antonio Johnson, 16, and Antesio Sykes, 17, were charged with rioting, bringing the...

UISG to use video streaming

DI STAFF

September 11, 2009

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The UI Student Government legislative meetings will now be available for people to view online via video streaming. The purpose of the legislative video posts are to allow constituents to see what UISG senators are discussing...

Jack Trice not friendly to Ferentz

RYAN YOUNG

September 11, 2009

Filed under Sports

Kirk Ferentz isn’t a big fan of Jack Trice Stadium — and rightfully so. The Iowa head coach might not have nightmares of coaching there. But since the Bill Belichick disciple took over the program in December 1998, the 55,000-seat...