The Daily Iowan

Experts say 21-only vote to be a close race

NORA HEATON

November 2, 2010

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Advocates and opponents in the ever present 21-ordinance discussion have spoken. Campaigns have run. Fingers have been crossed. After five months of Iowa City being a 21-only town, voters will decide today whether to uphold or...

COGS wants a pay raise

ARIANA WITT

November 2, 2010

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The Campaign to Organize Graduate Students at the University of Iowa presented a formal proposal to the UI Graduate College, the state of Iowa, and the state Board of Regents on Monday asking for a 4 percent raise in UI teaching...

Both governor candidates confident in race

MARIA GIBBS

November 2, 2010

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At the train station at the intersection of Dubuque and Wright Street on Monday, roughly 60 people discussed the election while glancing down the railroad tracks to see if the governor’s train was in sight. When it came around...

Iowa gets U.S. flood money

CATHRYN SLOANE

November 2, 2010

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Iowa will receive $84.1 million for flood-mitigation efforts, just two years after major flooding ravaged Iowa City. Officials announced the grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Monday morning. Twelve...

Spotlight Iowa City: Turning faces into art

JON FRANK

November 2, 2010

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Lori Strasburger’s eyebrows lower as her forehead creases with concentration. The face of the little girl who sits in front of Strasburger is transforming into a black and gold spider web — a pregame tribute to both the Hawkeyes...

Iowa City woman allegedly breaks into neighbor’s house

DI STAFF

November 2, 2010

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An Iowa City woman was charged with allegedly breaking into a neighbor’s home to assault the resident. Shaneka Alexander, 22, 2404 Bartelt Road Apt. 2A, was charged Oct. 17 with first-degree burglary. According to Iowa City...

Man found bleeding under bridge dies at hospital

DI STAFF

November 2, 2010

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Authorities report they found an unresponsive male under a bridge, and he later died at a local hospital. Iowa City police, Fire Department and Johnson County Ambulance Service responded to a report of an unresponsive adult male...

21-ordinance campaigns filed most recent donation disclosures

DI STAFF

November 2, 2010

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On Oct. 28, the anti-and pro-21ordinance groups filed their most recent campaign disclosure reports. The last reports were due Oct. 19. The Iowa City Safety Committee, led by bar owners Jim Mondanaro and Leah Cohen, reported...

Trial delayed for UI physician

DI STAFF

November 2, 2010

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Trial has been delayed for a University of Iowa physician in Cook County Circuit Court, said his lawyer, Robert A. Fisher. Gary Hunninghake, 63, of Coralville was charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly falsely reporting...

Hawkeyes refocus after big win

SCOTT MILLER

November 2, 2010

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After Iowa’s one-point home loss to Wisconsin on Oct. 23, Adrian Clayborn called out his teammates’ effort, saying, “Whatever we’re doing in practice on the players’ side, it’s not working. We need to change things...

UI admits football committed secondary NCAA violation

JORDAN GARRETSON

November 2, 2010

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The Iowa athletics departments has reported that its football program inadvertently violated an NCAA off-season workout rule. The Daily Iowan obtained documents including a letter dated Oct. 18 from Associate Athletics Director...

NCAA won’t penalize Hawkeye basketball

IAN MARTIN

November 2, 2010

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The Iowa men’s basketball team will not face any penalties because of recent violations in which recruits met movie stars Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore. The violations happened on Sept. 11 during the Iowa-Iowa State football...