The Daily Iowan

City Council wants local control over alcohol policies

ALICIA KRAMME

November 30, 2010

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For Iowa City, drinking is a local problem. And the Iowa City city councilors want more local control over it. And that tops the list of the City Council's priorities for 2011. Iowa City officials want a "home rule"...

UI prof: Liquor ad case won’t significantly harm student papers

ALLIE WRIGHT

November 30, 2010

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A court ruling in Virginia, which will ban alcohol advertisements in the state's college newspapers, will likely not affect Iowa or local college newspapers, according to a University of Iowa professor. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme...

Students help seniors with ‘Bucket List’ items

HAYLEY BRUCE

November 30, 2010

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Doris Hughes may be 85, but she still has some unfinished business. For years, she had wanted to make a scrapbook of her family history back to the Civil War. She had the information and photos, some more than 150 years old....

Provost search committee to focus on longevity

ALISON SULLIVAN

November 30, 2010

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While members of the search committee chosen to select the next provost haven't met yet, they are already creating an image of the person they want to fill former Provost Wallace Loh's shoes. And longevity, strong leadership,...

Expert speaks on cyberbullying

ALAN TOUSSAINT

November 30, 2010

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Not long ago, when kids were bullied on the playground, they could often go home to get away from it. But now, virtually anyone can bully students instantly from the touch of a cell-phone or computer. And that's a growing problem,...

UI improv student aiming for SNL, Second City

ERIC HAWKINSON

November 30, 2010

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Chloe Metzger has been a nomad her whole life. Moving from place to place, the University of Iowa student never really had a hometown growing up. Michigan, Pennsylvania, Florida, Georgia, California, Hawaii, and now Iowa —...

UI lags in sustainability report card

DI STAFF

November 30, 2010

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The University of Iowa received the Big Ten's worst grade for sustainability in The College Sustainability Report Card for 2011. The UI received a C-minus overall, with its worst grades coming in the categories of endowment transparency...

East Side vandalism reported

DI STAFF

November 30, 2010

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Iowa City police are investigating reported vandalism cases on the East Side. Police said they heard 14 complaints of criminal mischief — including damage to mailboxes, vehicles, yard lights, and windows — since Nov. 20....

North Liberty man charged with burglary, assault

DI STAFF

November 30, 2010

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A North Liberty man has been charged after allegedly striking a man with a hammer. David Allan Black, 21, North Liberty, was charged Nov. 27 with assault with a weapon, first-degree burglary, and second-degree criminal mischief. According...

North Liberty club fails tobacco sting

DI STAFF

November 30, 2010

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One Johnson County business failed a tobacco compliance check carried out Nov. 27. American Legion Club 76, 2349 Mehaffey Bridge Road N.E., North Liberty, was found to be non-compliant. American Legion Club employee Mandy O'Sullivan...

Councilors nix single-stream recycling

DI STAFF

November 30, 2010

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At Monday night's work session, Iowa City City Councilors decided against moving to single-stream recycling. City officials had advised against the option — in which residents no longer have to sort their items for recycling...

Hawkeyes refocus for bowl game

SCOTT MILLER

November 30, 2010

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Karl Klug wasn't even sure Iowa would go to a bowl game. Not after losing three-straight games to close out the regular season. Not after three-win Minnesota beat the Hawkeyes on Nov. 27. Not after a team expected to contend for...