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Disabled students on the rise at Iowa’s universities

SAM LANE

November 10, 2010

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Ryan Bruner hasn't suffered a seizure since he came to the University of Iowa. Throughout high school, his epilepsy caused more than 20. Now, he says, his seventh- and eighth-grade years are simply a blur. "Back in the...

School District to purchase P-C building

IAN SMITH

November 10, 2010

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The Iowa City School District has found a new home for its central offices. The School Board voted Tuesday night to purchase the Iowa City Press-Citizen building at 1725 N. Dodge St. to house the district's headquarters. The...

Conference focuses on vets

MAX FREUND

November 10, 2010

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Jon Kerstetter leaned heavily on a carved light-brown cane, a cane he needs after enduring 10 surgeries in 18 months. The Army veteran read poetically from one of his short stories โ€” "Experiment 5" โ€” which he wrote...

U Heights defers vote on controversial ordinance

ALICIA KRAMME

November 10, 2010

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University Heights city councilors tabled a controversial development plan until the council's December meeting after nearly three hours of presentation, public comment, and discussion on Tuesday. If the council approves the...

Spotlight: Professor shares Tanzanian culture

MAX FREUND

November 10, 2010

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Blandina Giblin has more than 65 children. The Tanzanian-native walked around a white-walled classroom in Van Allen Hall on Tuesday, her black-braided hair neatly tied in a ponytail, a pink and white striped scarf wrapped around...

Police Citizens Review Board holds forum on southeast side

ALLIE WRIGHT

November 10, 2010

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In past years, the Iowa City Police Citizen Review Board has held its meetings at City Hall. But on Tuesday night, the Police Board met for its third-annual public forum on the Southeast Side of Iowa City at The Spot, 1030 Cross...

Supervisors certify election results

DI STAFF

November 10, 2010

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday certified voting results from the November election. Supervisor Terrence Neuzil said there were no changes to results from the Auditor's Office, and the supervisors voted unanimously. The...

Wrongful-death trial moved

DI STAFF

November 10, 2010

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The wrongful-death trial of a former patient at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been rescheduled, according to court documents. The lawsuit alleges that UIHC physicians allegedly told Lisa Kaberle Zahina she...

Injuries piling up for the Hawkeyes

SCOTT MILLER

November 10, 2010

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Kirk Ferentz has lost track. Well, maybe he hasn't lost track, but as Iowa's injury list continues to lengthen, it becomes a blur of diagnoses, recovery time, and possible treatments. And as has become customary this season,...

Commentary: ESPN set to shake up sports media world

MATT COZZI

November 10, 2010

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This winter, the No. 22 nationally ranked Iowa women's basketball team will be televised 12 times during the regular season. That number could increase in upcoming years considering last month's groundbreaking news from ESPN....

Synchro helps divers improve individually

MAGGIE CUNNINGHAM

November 10, 2010

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Either Deidre Freeman or Veronica Rydze has won every individual diving event Iowa has competed in since the season began on Oct. 15. The senior duo attributes this success, in part, to the training and competition they did in...

Kroll has big rowing plans for the future

AMY TIFFANY

November 10, 2010

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Katy Kroll might be a little bit clumsy. Nicknamed "Grace" by her mother the Iowa sophomore rower has taken a few missteps since she was little, her mother said. Literally. When she was in third grade, she asked her...