The Daily Iowan

21-ordinance could cause layoffs

MITCHELL SCHMIDT

April 2, 2010

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It was a typical Thursday afternoon for Nora Gosselin: hurriedly seating patrons, placing orders, and delivering entrees at the Summit. She’s worked at the bar for nearly two years, but the city’s efforts to decrease problem...

Culver signs texting ban

MORGAN OLSEN

April 2, 2010

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Buckle up, obey the speed limit, and be a defensive driver. The rules of the road taught by driving schools across the state will add one more warning this year: Put your cell phone away. On Thursday, Gov. Chet Culver signed...

Committee details vision for Museum of Art

GRACE SAVIDES

April 2, 2010

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Closing the University of Iowa Museum of Art after it sustained damage from the June 2008 flood has “created a cultural, educational, and social vacuum.” That’s what a report released Thursday by the UI Museum of Art Envisioning...

Satterfield trial set for April 12

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

April 2, 2010

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The trial of a former Hawkeye football player accused of sexually assaulting a female student-athlete is scheduled to begin later this month. Abe Satterfield, 21, is charged with second- and third-degree sexual abuse in connection...

UISG party looks to expand study options

MICHELLE HILLENBRAND

April 2, 2010

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At other Big Ten universities, buildings with 24-hour access allow students to study late into the night. But at the University of Iowa, no academic buildings are accessible to every UI student throughout the night — something...

Spotlight Iowa City: Leaving the Earth a better place

HANNAH KRAMER

April 2, 2010

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Parents beware: Under Zac Wedemeyer’s watch, kids are encouraged to get wet and dirty as they traipse through mud and puddles to make breakthroughs about nature. “I always felt as if my strengths would be to guide kids outdoors,”...

Locals to ‘Stuff the Bus’ for Crisis Center

KELLIE PETERSEN

April 2, 2010

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The Johnson County Crisis Center is turning to public transportation for some fundraising help this weekend. In the annual fundraiser “Stuff the Bus,” an Iowa City Transit bus will travel to four local Hy-Vee locations on...

Winery sues UI, Iowa State

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

April 2, 2010

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The University of Iowa does not own exclusive rights to black and gold, winery owner Doug Bakker argues. And that’s what he wants a judge to tell the institution, according to a lawsuit filed last week in U.S. District Court...

County sues woman after crash

DI STAFF

April 2, 2010

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Johnson County is suing an Iowa City woman because, officials contend, she crashed into a deputy sheriff’s car. On Nov. 5, 2009, Rena Marie Kelley allegedly drove through a red light at the intersection of the Interstate 218...

Police employ Tasers during arrest

DI STAFF

April 2, 2010

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Police had to use their Tasers on an Iowa City man after he reportedly threw a child’s chair at an officer and resisted arrest. Wesley Carter, 24, 1958 Broadway Apt. 11B, was charged Wednesday with assault on police personnel. According...

CR man charged with theft by deception

DI STAFF

April 2, 2010

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Police arrested an Cedar Rapids man and charged him with using a fake name to steal from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Abdullrahman Aldosari, 51, was charged March 18 with theft by deception. According to authorities,...

2 charged with criminal mischief in police-station incident

DI STAFF

April 2, 2010

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Two men shouted ethnic epithets and damaged a van Thursday as officers watched in front of a police station, authorities said. Andrew Heppner, 18, and Anthony Eick, 20, both of Naperville, Ill., were charged with third-degree...