The Daily Iowan

Downtown bar owners face state officials today

NICOLE KARLIS

October 23, 2009

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The owners of two Iowa City bars will make their final pleas to keep their liquor licenses today — and the state’s decision could set a precedent for how it will handle future denials by the Iowa City City Council. Today’s...

Record numbers visit UIHC emergency room

JOHN DOETKOTT

October 23, 2009

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The H1N1 virus is likely the catalyst bringing a record number of patients to the UI Hospitals and Clinics’ emergency room this week. The UIHC Emergency Treatment Center broke two one-day marks this week, seeing 179 patients...

Teens to be heard on curfew

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

October 23, 2009

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In the discussion about a youth curfew in Iowa City, the youth have been notably absent. At least so far. But community leaders hope to start involving teenagers in the discussion at a forum on Saturday hosted by the Iowa City...

Community marks celebración

JORDAN FRIES

October 23, 2009

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Students glided across the temporary dance floor of the IMU Black Box Theater on Thursday, guided by salsa instructors eyeing their every step. Guests enjoyed the vibrant selection of Latino food, and salsa music kept everyone,...

‘Care team’ ready to step in

MARLEEN LINARES

October 23, 2009

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In many school-shooting cases, such as those at Virginia Tech University and the University of Northern Illinois, culprits have shown warning signs before committing their acts — a trend Iowa universities don’t want to ignore. The...

Concrete steps for kids

SCOTT RAYNOR

October 23, 2009

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In a symbolic gesture to raise awareness about the war in Uganda, Adrian Bradbury walked with Kieran Hayward seven miles every night to sleep in front of the Toronto City Hall. In short time, they gained the media attention and...

H1N1 illnesses cause unheard of absences

SAM LANE

October 23, 2009

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Iowa City School District officials are struggling with an unprecedented level of sickness absences this month. Hundreds of students in the district have missed class because of influenza-like illnesses, a trend seen across the...

Spotlight Iowa City: Life as dance

CAROLINE BERG

October 23, 2009

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Eloy Barragán needed money, so he went to the black market in Mexico City and bought a taxi sign. Sunup, the 16-year-old’s focus was ballet. But once the street lanterns flickered on, it was time for business. Fatigue didn’t...

Police probe reported home invasion

DI STAFF

October 23, 2009

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Iowa City police are investigating a home invasion that reportedly occurred late Wednesday night. According to police, five black men, wearing black clothes and ski masks, forced their way into a Foster Road residence. Three...

Woman charged with possession of pseudoephedrine

DI STAFF

October 23, 2009

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An Iowa City woman was arrested after drugs and a recipe to manufacture meth were allegedly found in her home. Christine Schonberg, 44, 1822 Flatiron Ave., was charged with possession of pseudophedrine. According to police,...

Police report missing teen

DI STAFF

October 23, 2009

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Iowa City police reported Thursday night a teenager has been missing since Wednesday. The Iowa City teen, Brianna Overton, 15, was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, red sweat pants, and brown clog shoes. She was carrying a pink...

Stuttering workshop to come

DI STAFF

October 23, 2009

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Officials will hold an all-day stuttering workshop Oct. 24 at the UI Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center. The event — cosponsored by Friends-National Association of Young People Who Stutter, the UI Department of Communication...