The Daily Iowan

A different tailgate

PARKER SMITH

September 28, 2009

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Black and gold lit up the 50-yard line 775 miles from State College, Pa., Sept. 26 in the IMU’s Hubbard Commons. UI Student Government is working with the Campus Activities Board and other student organizations to increase...

Frosh helping hands

JOHN DOETKOTT

September 28, 2009

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For most of the UI student population, Saturdays are for two things: sleeping and Hawkeye football. But some students are finding time to add a different activity to the list: community service. A small group of students spent...

Family must wait for home

JOHN DOETKOTT

September 28, 2009

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A city order halted a Habitat for Humanity and UI Homecoming Council project that would give a home to a family in need. Kevin Paulsen, the outreach director for the Homecoming Council, said the goal of the project was “to...

Shelter House coming closer to being a reality

SCOTT RAYNOR

September 28, 2009

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After years of waiting, those involved in building Iowa City’s new Shelter House say they are relieved to see the project in its final planning stages. The transition from operating a homeless shelter in a building intended...

City Council election: Bazzell aims to patch up town-gown relationship

NICOLE KARLIS

September 28, 2009

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Jared Bazzell never thought his college days would involve fiercely campaigning for a political seat. Now, the UI senior is in the race for a spot on the Iowa City City Council. “I really think that the City Council right...

Regent backs new dorm

NICK PEDLEY

September 28, 2009

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Forty-one years after the UI last built a residence hall, one member of the state Board of Regents suggests it’s time for a new one. Regent Robert Downer of Iowa City said at the board’s last meeting that the UI should consider...

Spotlight Iowa City: An interest in everything

DANNY VALENTINE

September 28, 2009

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There are really no simple answers when talking to UI Professor Nicholas Johnson, so one must be prepared. It’s a trip, albeit a pretty interesting one. He’s the type of guy where the conversation starts reasonably enough...

Attorney General’s Office backs deputy in shooting

DI STAFF

September 28, 2009

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Johnson County Deputy Terry Stotler was justified when he shot and killed John Deng, a report by the Iowa Attorney General’s Office concludes. Deputy Attorney General Thomas H. Miller released the report at a Sept. 25 media...

Nebraska man faces drug charges

DI STAFF

September 28, 2009

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A Nebraska man faces a felony drug charge after being found with six different kinds of drugs on Sept. 26, according to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. Derek Sloss, 21, was charged with controlled substance violation,...

Man charged after chase

DI STAFF

September 28, 2009

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An Iowa City man was arrested following a foot chase with police during which he allegedly attempted to throw away a bag of cocaine, according to Iowa City police. Craig Pickens, 26, was charged with a controlled-substance violation,...

CR man faces charges

DI STAFF

September 28, 2009

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A Cedar Rapids man faces numerous charges after allegedly threatening several people with a knife downtown on Sunday, according to Iowa City police. Ryan Tunk, 19, was charged with armed with a dangerous weapon with intent to...

2 UI alums get U.S. attorney nominations

DI STAFF

September 28, 2009

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President Obama nominated two UI alumni to be U.S. attorneys in Iowa on Sept. 25. Nicholas Klinefeldt, who graduated from the UI College of Law in 2000, is the nominee for the Southern District of Iowa. Stephanie Rose, who...