The Daily Iowan

An officer’s Ped Mall patrol

JAMIE SCHILLER - SPECIAL TO THE DAILY IOWAN

November 20, 2009

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Rob Cash stands out among the legions of college students lined up outside the bars on Clinton Street. Dressed in pristine navy blue, with neatly buzzed hair and a clean-shaven face, the 34-year-old nonchalantly bypasses a long...

UI cancels asking patients for money

ASHLEY OERMAN

November 20, 2009

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After complaints from faculty, staff, and community members, UI officials confirmed Thursday they are canceling the proposed plan to solicit donations from hospital patients. “We have decided to cancel our plan to initiate...

Man charged in Spence action

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

November 20, 2009

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About five years after a break-in at a UI lab that resulted in about $450,000 in damages, a federal prosecutor unsealed an indictment against a Minnesota man thought to be related to the incident. Though the Nov. 14, 2004, break-in...

Saving truly little ones

HOLLY HINES

November 20, 2009

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During the first few days of Aebry Caughron’s life, her tiny hand could barely fit around her mother’s pinky fingernail. But during a checkup at the UI Hospitals and Clinics on Wednesday, the now active 8-month-old sat curiously,...

Group aids students facing disabilities

EMILY BUSSE

November 20, 2009

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Carly Armour had never earned a grade below a C. So when Armour, who has been profoundly deaf in both ears since birth, was getting straight Fs by her junior year of college, she knew something was wrong. According to her, it...

Spotlight Iowa City: The legend of the turkey legs

JORDAN FRIES

November 20, 2009

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Hard-core Hawkeye tailgaters have met Chuck Ford — they just may not know it. He’s the booming voice on the megaphone, harassing passersby, sitting atop his 4-foot stool, and watching the early morning tailgate scene unfold. “Get...

Native American association making comeback

JORDAN FRIES

November 20, 2009

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Theresa Heitz shuffled continually back and forth from the kitchen to the long, family-styled table sitting in the middle of the room. The UI junior, obviously excited, had her hands full with dishes of traditional Native American...

Law dean search underway

DI STAFF

November 20, 2009

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The UI College of Law Dean Search Committee has invited five candidates to campus to interview for the position and participate in a series of town-hall meetings. The position became vacant when Carolyn Jones, the first female...

Iowa, Minnesota ending season in trophy battle

JON LINDER

November 20, 2009

Filed under Sports

The difference between chaos and serenity is in the eye of the beholder — especially if said beholder is a bronze pig named Floyd. Iowa football faithful can complain in earnest of the maddening season the Hawkeyes have survived...

Hawkeyes look to shoot their way back

BRENDAN STILES

November 20, 2009

Filed under Sports

Two games into the 2009-10 season, and the Iowa men’s basketball team isn’t having the start it anticipated. Not only have the Hawkeyes lost their first two games — both at home against Texas-San Antonio and Duquesne —...

Wrestlers anxious for the Iowa City Duals

J.T. BUGOS

November 20, 2009

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The Iowa wrestling team will host the six-squad Iowa City Duals in Carver-Hawkeye Arena today looking to begin the season in dominating fashion. The Hawkeyes will open at 10:30 a.m. against Coe College, ranked third in Division-III....

AquaHawks host invitational

MITCH SMITH

November 20, 2009

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With four home meets remaining in the 2009-10 season, the Field House pool is nearing its end as the host site for the AquaHawks. The Iowa women’s swimming team holds the first-ever Hawkeye Invitational today with preliminary...