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Animal shelter copes with temporary location

CATHRYN SLOANE

November 9, 2010

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Three fuzzy kittens were recently left at the Iowa City Animal Care and Adoption Center in a Rubbermaid bin, with just a few holes drilled in it. Workers at the animal shelter found them at the doorstop of their temporary facility,...

More employers using social media to screen applicants

NINA EARNEST

November 9, 2010

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David Fahey keeps his Facebook profile as private as possible. His profile picture isn't of him, and he said he has "blocked everything." The 22-year-old University of Iowa senior is preparing to apply to medical school,...

University Heights set for final decision on controversial ordinance

ALISON SULLIVAN

November 9, 2010

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University Heights city councilors are set to hold a final vote tonight on a controversial rezoning ordinance which would allow a multi-level commercial development to be built within the small community. Maxwell Construction...

Spotlight Iowa City: UI law student interned at World Bank

NORA HEATON

November 9, 2010

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The hardest thing Rachel Nathanson had to do during her internship last summer was not do hands-on work. Sitting in the World Bank building, interning with the World Bank Inspection Panel, Nathanson did some desk research with...

Iowa City to make intersection more "walkable"

HAYLEY BRUCE

November 9, 2010

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Iowa City wants to be more walkable. And it's not alone. "Walkability" is the new trend in urban development, experts said, and new additions to Iowa City streets are just the most recent local example. After concern...

Cedar Rapids man arrested for an alleged OWI and child endangerment

DI STAFF

November 9, 2010

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A Cedar Rapids man has been arrested for allegedly operating a vehicle while smoking marijuana with children in the car. Frank Orr Jr., 42, was charged Nov. 5 with OWI and child endangerment. According to reports, North Liberty...

First University of Iowa Statewide Veterans Conference today

DI STAFF

November 9, 2010

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The first University of Iowa Statewide Veterans Conference will begin at 9 a.m. today on the fourth floor of the Levitt Center. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, will give the keynote address, UI dignitaries will make opening remarks,...

Coker gives Hawkeyes options

SCOTT MILLER

November 9, 2010

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Following Marcus Coker's first career game against Ball State on Sept. 25, Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz questioned whether his true freshman running back was ready for Big Ten play. Coker didn't play the next three games, and...

Printy looks to ‘D-up’ as sophomore

JON FRANK

November 9, 2010

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Reigning Big Ten Freshman of the Year Jaime Printy can cripple the opposition with pinpoint shooting. She can handle and distribute the ball with the poise and intelligence of an experienced point guard. She can even drive down...

Soccer working to reverse history

SETH ROBERTS

November 9, 2010

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Iowa isn't known for its soccer. The 14-year-old Hawkeye program is the worst in the Big Ten. The team's all-time 33-93-12 conference record adds up to a .283 winning percentage, and Iowa has finished in the league cellar six...

Past struggles motivate Battista

SAM LOUWAGIE

November 9, 2010

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Two years ago, Mark Battista sat in coach Larry Wieczorek's office for an uncomfortable conversation. Battista, a talented sophomore runner, had underachieved to the point where he failed to make the Hawkeyes' traveling roster...

Has Iowa vs. Northwestern become a football rivalry?

DI STAFF

November 9, 2010

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YES What constitutes an archrival? Is it a shared border, the same conference, or a history of close games? While an Iowa-Northwestern competition doesn't normally draw a great deal of attention from the Hawkeye community, it sh...