The Daily Iowan

Development issues bring 10 University Heights council hopefuls

KEVIN HOFFMAN

September 25, 2009

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University Heights residents are gearing up for what could be the town’s biggest City Council election in its 74-year history. In the small community nestled on West Side of Iowa City, 10 council hopefuls are competing for...

UIHC limits baby visits, fearing H1N1

SAM LANE

September 25, 2009

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Newborns at the UI Hospitals and Clinics may have fewer visitors to “goo” and “gah” at their flushed faces, as the hospital has already implemented its annual isolation policy to guard against the H1N1 flu. The Respiratory...

No worries yet about increasing class sizes

MARLEEN LINARES

September 25, 2009

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Class sizes are steadily increasing at the UI, but faculty members say there’s no need to worry — yet. The heavy budget cuts from last year led administration to leave some positions unfilled, including faculty, staff, and...

Famed physician John MacQueen dies

DANNY VALENTINE

September 25, 2009

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John MacQueen, whose work in pediatrics affected the lives of mothers and children across the country, died Wednesday after a seizure and heart attack following a prolonged struggle with dementia. He was 92. Born in a small Kansas...

UI grad student makes drug drop-off possible

KATHRYN STINSON

September 25, 2009

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Iowa City officials had been considering a prescription drug drop-off for more than a year. But it took UI graduate student Jeremy Bril to make it happen. The 24-year-old, studying environmental engineering and science, acted...

Supervisor’s e-mails salty

SCOTT RAYNOR

September 25, 2009

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A Johnson County supervisor’s personal e-mails surfaced on Wednesday, exposing some surprising terminology aimed at an Iowa City constituent. Supervisor Rod Sullivan is under fire after sending a vulgar message in response...

New voices for Iowa City Police Citizen’s Review Board

DANNY VALENTINE

September 25, 2009

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Vershawn Young wanted to level the playing field between police and citizens, and Joe Treloar wanted to ensure the two groups get a fair representation. Both were looking for a way to serve their community. Now they are the...

Spotlight Iowa City: Into the passion of music

HANNA ROSMAN

September 25, 2009

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For Tom Nothnagle, music is not just a form of expression, it is a way of life. The Iowa City native has had an indestructible passion for the classical guitar since he was 4 years old. Since then, he has learned to play 21 instruments...

IC man charged in meth bust

DI STAFF

September 25, 2009

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An Iowa City man was arrested Tuesday after police allegedly found methamphetamine and meth-making ingredients during a search of his house, according to police. Michael Reuwsaat, 54, was charged with possession of precursors...

Another teen arrested

DI STAFF

September 25, 2009

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One more juvenile was arrested in connection with an Aug. 5 shooting in southeastern Iowa City, according to Iowa City police. Taylor Williams, 17, was charged with rioting, bringing the total number of juveniles facing the charge...

County becoming more bike friendly

DI STAFF

September 25, 2009

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Urban areas in Johnson County, including Iowa City, are now closer to being more bike friendly. The Johnson County Board of Supervisors passed its Master Bike Plan on Thursday. The plan is a comprehensive “roadmap” for further...

Parking changes

DI STAFF

September 25, 2009

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On Sept. 28, city employees will begin replacing some parking signs in Iowa City. The new signs will indicate parking restrictions based on odd and even days of the month rather than “calendar” parking. Most of the new signs...