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Police capture UIHC escapee, officials debate responsibility

HAYLEY BRUCE

December 16, 2010

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Authorities arrested Anthony Koehlhoeffer Wednesday evening after he reportedly escaped while being treated at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and spent 19 hours on the run. Hospital and law-enforcement officials...

UI student soldiers away for the holidays

SAM LANE

December 16, 2010

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A 2-foot-tall Christmas tree sits atop a nightstand in Army Spc. Cliff Wallace's containerized housing unit in Balad, Iraq. The decor is simple: four blue light bulbs and a handful of small ornaments dot its artificial needles. The...

Q&A: Mason discusses DJK, alcohol plan

DI STAFF

December 16, 2010

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The Daily Iowan: Any growing concern about the progress of the art museum? President Sally Mason: Oh, we're going to stick with it. We're absolutely going to stick with it. We think we have a strong case on this appeal. It can b...

Santa, with some help, visits sick kids

MAX FREUND

December 16, 2010

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Six-year-old Abigail Linville lay in her plastic hospital bed, a pink leopard-print blanket pulled up around her neck. Her sister, Emma, stood frozen in the dimly lit room. Following Emma's gaze, Abigail turned her head to peer...

Spotlight: 48 and set to graduate

MATT COZZI

December 16, 2010

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Kent Warner is finally set on what he wants to be when he grows up. The UI, who will graduate this weekend, has taken an uncommon path to his success as an engineering student. Surrounded by the white, bare walls in his newly...

UI student insurance to expand under new health-care policy

ALICIA KRAMME

December 16, 2010

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University of Iowa students with student-insurance policies will soon have expanded coverage at no extra cost. Under the new health-care act, which goes into effect on Jan. 1, the policies will cover preventative care such as...

Study: Some students not honest with prof evaluations

ALLIE WRIGHT

December 16, 2010

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University of Iowa sophomore Greg Rothstein said he feels it's important to tell the truth when evaluating his professors at the end of each semester. "I'm going to be honest if I feel like a teacher is actually going to...

Iowa City fire displaces two

DI STAFF

December 16, 2010

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Two Iowa City residents are displaced after a fire caused nearly $12,000 to their home on Wednesday. According to a press release from the Iowa City Fire Department, firefighters responded to a report of a struture fire at...

‘Mr. Practice’ pushes Hawks

SETH ROBERTS

December 16, 2010

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T.J. Sayre isn't Iowa's best-known basketball player. With two career appearances, the senior walk-on doesn't get much playing time. He hasn't played at all since Iowa's 61-point win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Nov....

Hawkeye women’s basketball ranked high after tough stretch

MATT COZZI

December 16, 2010

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Fifth in the nation. That's where the Iowa women's basketball team was ranked as of Wednesday afternoon. Well, at least in statistical terms. RealTimeRPI has Iowa No. 5 and also has the Hawkeyes with the eighth-best schedule...

Women Hawkeyes focus on school, then basketball

JON FRANK

December 16, 2010

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Despite a five-day, three-game stretch approaching for the Iowa women's basketball squad, on-court performance takes a back seat to academic achievement in the midst of finals week. Team practice sessions have been shortened...

Point/counterpoint: Which Hawkeye rookie is having the best NFL season?

DI STAFF

December 16, 2010

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Bryan Bulaga Bryan Bulaga was the first Hawkeye drafted last year for a reason. He's been the best player. This isn't to say that the others have had poor seasons, because Tony Moeaki and Pat Angerer have more than earned thei...