The Daily Iowan

UI officials unveil aggressive, three-year alcohol plan

SAM LANE

December 7, 2010

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In just three years, 15 percent fewer University of Iowa students will be binge drinkers. At least, that's one goal of university officials under a new, aggressive plan to reduce harmful student drinking and rid the UI of its...

Councilors to vote on levee construction grant

NINA EARNEST

December 7, 2010

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Iowa City city councilors are scheduled to decide whether to accept a grant for the construction of three levees at tonight's City Council meeting. Councilors discussed the issue with Jeff Davidson, the city's director of planning...

River Landing project likely won’t affect downtown

ALLIE WRIGHT

December 7, 2010

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Coralville has been making some big plans— around $130 million to $150 million worth. "Our theory is that if we can do something different and we can attract more people to the area, the more complementary things we can...

Fire training facility, arts space options for Roosevelt

NINA EARNEST

December 7, 2010

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More than a year after the Iowa City School Board voted to close Roosevelt Elementary, two options for the building are now on the table. The Iowa City City Council discussed two options for the school, 611 Greenwood Drive, on...

Spotlight Iowa City: An international flavor

SAMANTHA GENTRY

December 7, 2010

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A conductor who previously had touched the community through her music now reaches Iowa City through promoting the cultures of those outside of the United States. Karen Wachsmuth may have only arrived at the University of Iowa...

Police investigate series of 34 vandalism cases

DI STAFF

December 7, 2010

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Iowa City police are investigating a series of vandalism cases over this past weekend. Iowa City residents reported 34 cases of criminal mischief, police said. According to police, officers believe the vandalism occurred between...

Iowa couple sues UIHC doctors for negligence

DI STAFF

December 7, 2010

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A Washington County, Iowa, couple accused University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics doctors of negligence Monday, court documents show. The charge stems from a Feb. 22, 2008, incident in which Tamara Stellmach underwent procedures...

Men’s basketball faces first in-state team this season

IAN MARTIN

December 7, 2010

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Tonight, Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery will set his first matchup against an in-state opponent, when the Northern Iowa Panthers invade Carver-Hawkeye Arena at 7:06 p.m. The Hawkeyes (4-4) don't appear to be intimidated by arguably...

Point/counterpoint: Will Iowa defeat Missouri in the Insight Bowl?

DI STAFF

December 7, 2010

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NO The Hawkeyes are heading to Arizona to play in a bowl game. Unfortunately, it won't be the national championship game fans dreamed of before the season started. Instead Iowa is heading to the lowly Insight Bowl after it en...

Balboa leads by example

RYAN MURPHY

December 7, 2010

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In his first season as a Hawkeye gymnast, Javier Balboa has made a big impression on the coaching staff. The junior from Monterrey, Mexico, has become a leader in the gym in his short time in Iowa City. Balboa, who competes in al...

Youth not holding back Iowa women’s throwers

AMY TIFFANY

December 7, 2010

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All eight members listed on the Iowa women's track and field roster under the throws group are either true freshmen, redshirt freshmen, or sophomores. This roster recipe might not seem promising to produce scores that will be...

Iowa consistently finds success on relays despite inconsistent lineup

BEN WOLFSON

December 7, 2010

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When looking at the Iowa men's swimming 200 medley relay and 400 free relay, the lineups from this season are inconsistent. Swimmers rotate in and out depending on who is performing better that week in practice or by a coach's...