The Daily Iowan

IC sees earlier drinking, bars close

ARIANA WITT

December 6, 2010

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Dressed in a red, green and gold holiday sweater, Peter Simon waited in a line of roughly 15 outside the Summit, 10 S. Clinton St., eager to attend the bar's Friday after class Christmas-themed event. Laughing with two of his...

Disappointing season could hurt bowl ticket sales

HAYLEY BRUCE

December 6, 2010

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Despite a disheartening season, local travel agencies are booking fans bowl-game trips, though they expect fewer reservations than last year. Even before officials formally announced Iowa's pairing against Missouri in the Dec....

UI administration mum on immigration bill

ADAM B SULLIVAN

December 6, 2010

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Despite a call for universities nationwide to endorse immigration reform, top administrators at the University of Iowa have not taken a position on the legislation that is garnering national attention. Presidents and chancellors...

Expanding means of taking notes

MAX FREUND

December 6, 2010

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If one University of Iowa researcher has his way, students will have options when it comes to taking notes. Whether reading, writing, or listening to classes, students should choose what's best for them, said James Stachowiak,...

Spotlight: UI grad gives blankets to hospitalized children

BEN SCHUFF

December 6, 2010

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Kizzy Marco uses a saying from her yoga practices that goes like this: "If you can, then you must." But the University of Iowa graduate doesn't limit that directive to just yoga. She lives it. The passionate Marco...

Dvorsky re-elected head of Iowa Dems

SAM LANE

December 6, 2010

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Sue Dvorsky, a long-time political activist and former Iowa City School District teacher, has been re-elected as the head of the Iowa Democratic Party despite a disappointing midterm election for Democrats. Her re-election has...

Student homeowners could soon be on the rise

NINA EARNEST

December 6, 2010

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Paige Rueter's house is set for Christmas. The tree is lit, and the mantle decorated amid the mismatched furniture, passed down from various family members that typify college housing. It looks like a family home — but it's...

Many students unaware of snow emergency violations

ALISON SULLIVAN

December 6, 2010

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With snow in the forecast, University of Iowa students should watch where they park their cars — or face a $50 fine — and city officials say they want to increase awareness about regulations. In November 2009, the Iowa City...

City High wrestlers expected to recover quickly after crash

MARIA GIBBS

December 6, 2010

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Derek Delaney expects to wrestle next year. But for now, his career is on hold following a roll-over bus crash Dec. 4. He and 13 other City High JV wrestlers were on their way to a meet in New London, Iowa, about an hour south...

Iowa City liquor store manager arrested for sexual abuse

DI STAFF

December 6, 2010

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Iowa City police have charged the manager of Liquor Downtown with sexual abuse. Darin Aisenbrey, 39, 704 Red Bird Run, was charged Dec. 2 with third-degree sexual abuse. According to police complaints, the alleged victim and...

Iowa City man charged with extortion

DI STAFF

December 6, 2010

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An Iowa City man was charged with extortion after threatening a man to sign a contract. Mark Grunzweig, 53, 320 S. Dubuque St. Apt. 213, was charged Dec. 2 with assault, false imprisonment, and two counts of extortion. According...

Air Force investigating Kinnick flyover

DI STAFF

December 6, 2010

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A flyover before Iowa's Nov. 20 football game against Ohio State University may have been in violation of Air Force rules, according to the Associated Press. Maj. Chris Kopacek said the Air Force pilots had permission to fly...