The Daily Iowan

Juvenile curfew splits council

NICOLE KARLIS

September 16, 2009

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The Iowa City City Council on Tuesday evening voted 4-3 to continue moving forward with a potential curfew. However, the council’s opinions were just as torn as Iowa City residents’. “I don’t believe it’s right to punish...

Demolition of flood-damaged Iowa City homes begins

PARKER SMITH

September 16, 2009

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The first of nine Iowa City houses damaged by the floods of 2008 was torn down by workers early Tuesday morning, a year and three months after the flooding swamped roughly 265 homes in Iowa City. Shortly after 7 a.m., neighbors,...

UISG decides to endorse student City Council candidates

KATHRYN STINSON

September 16, 2009

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The UI Student Government unanimously passed a bill Tuesday night calling for an endorsement of the student candidates running for Iowa City City Council and an open forum for the council hopefuls. Under the bill, UISG will host...

Local medical examiner busy

SCOTT RAYNOR

September 16, 2009

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Mike Hensch hasn’t been able to take a weeklong vacation since he began working at the Johson County Medical Examiner’s Department. He started seven years ago. “We try really hard to have a lean staff and be respectful...

Study Abroad Fair features new programs

MARLEEN LINARES

September 16, 2009

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The second floor of the University Capitol Centre turned into a spectrum of international opportunities for UI students Tuesday afternoon. Hundreds of students attended the annual Study Abroad Fair, browsing through more than...

Spotlight Iowa City: UI doctor makes a ground-breaking turnaround

SAM LANE

September 16, 2009

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Terry Wahls is a walking — and biking — miracle. Four days a week, Wahls, a 53-year-old UI clinical professor of internal medicine, rides her bike roughly five miles to and from work. Despite her ability to consistently pass...

Man accused in shooting pleads not guilty

DI STAFF

September 16, 2009

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A man accused of shooting another person in a bar parking lot pled not guilty to charges of attempted murder on Sept. 11. Bernard Butler, 18, of Cedar Rapids is also charged with public intoxication. According to Iowa City police,...

Coralville set to clean up

DI STAFF

September 16, 2009

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Coralville will host its annual “Mayor’s Cleanup Week” from Oct. 5 through Oct. 9. The week allow residents to put large items on the curb, including furniture, bathroom fixtures, bicycles, swing sets, and grills. The...

Ferentz: Bulaga ‘day-to-day’

SCOTT MILLER

September 16, 2009

Filed under Sports

The case of Bryan Bulaga is getting more confusing by the day. After being held out of Iowa’s 35-3 win over Iowa State on Sept. 7 because of an unspecified illness, the Hawkeyes’ left tackle is listed as the starter for Saturday’s...

Commentary: Controversy kept to minimum thus far

RYAN YOUNG

September 16, 2009

Filed under Sports

Iowa fans have suffered through a lot over the last four years. The staunch — yet sporadically fickle — members of Hawkeye Nation are used to controversy. And don’t forget about those seemingly endless off-the-field issue...

Big Ten in position to improve image

BRENDAN STILES

September 16, 2009

Filed under Sports

Last weekend might not have gone entirely as planned for the Big Ten, but the conference did manage to regain a little credibility. The team that made the biggest national impression was Michigan, which climbed to No. 25 in the...

Men’s tennis ‘up-and-coming’

JAKE KRZECZOWSKI

September 16, 2009

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The Iowa men’s tennis team finished tied for seventh place with two other Big Ten teams last year, but just barely. With just a point to go, the Hawkeyes fell to Wisconsin, 4-0, at the Big Ten Tournament in April and missed...