The Daily Iowan

After 103 years, Oakdale Hall to come down

MITCHELL SCHMIDT

December 17, 2010

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The ground-floor of Oakdale Hall is a maze of dimly lit hallways and corridors. Exposed pipes line the ceiling, and small rooms are cluttered with tiles and debris. The heat is shut off here, making the walls feel as cold as a...

Officials say UIHC escapee was a flight risk

NINA EARNEST and MAX FREUND

December 17, 2010

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Anthony Koehlhoeffer apparently likes to run away. Once in '07, once in '08, and once reportedly Tuesday. In fact, when Scotland County, Mo., Chief Deputy Bryan Whitney — one of two officers who tackled Koehlhoeffer in a field,...

Audit of accused professor finds no wrongdoing

SAM LANE

December 17, 2010

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An internal audit of the University of Iowa's Institute for Clinical and Translational Science — the department formerly directed by Professor Gary Hunninghake, who was arrested last spring — found no problems with the program...

Student interest in sign language grows

ALLIE WRIGHT

December 17, 2010

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More University of Iowa students are signing up for American Sign Language classes, mirroring a growing national interest in studying the language. Since the UI's program began in 1994, the number of faculty, classes, and students...

Former Hawkeye football player to see trial, three years later

HAYLEY BRUCE

December 17, 2010

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More than three years after an alleged sexual assault in Hillcrest, the two former Hawkeye football players — Cedric Everson and Abe Satterfield — accused of the crime will meet again at the Johnson County Courthouse. But...

Local groups brings families holiday cheer

ALISON SULLIVAN

December 17, 2010

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Two brown eyes peered just barely over the top of a folding table. The little girl, 21⁄2 years old with a rainbow stocking cap perched on her head, watched silently as cans of corn, pumpkin, and pinto beans were packaged up...

Spotlight: New grad looks to political path

ARIANA WITT

December 17, 2010

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Cassie Creasy grew up in a family that never talked politics. Her parents never made a big deal over elections or party affiliations — something she enjoyed. "I was never expected to think a certain way or believe anything...

NRA wants looser gun laws

GIBSON BERGLUND

December 17, 2010

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Despite a new law taking effect next month that loosens regulations on gun-owners in Iowa, the National Rifle Association and a state firearms group are pushing for more. But public-safety officials aren't keen on the new proposals. During...

Alfredo Parrish to represent DJK

DI STAFF

December 17, 2010

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A former University of Iowa football player facing up to seven drug charges will now be represented by one of Iowa's top lawyers, online court records said. Derrell Johnson-Koulianos, previously a star wide receiver for the Hawkeyes,...

Supervisors to send letter over JECC concerns

DI STAFF

December 17, 2010

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors voted Thursday to send a letter to all the entities involved in the Joint Emergency Communication Center expressing various concerns held by the supervisors, said Supervisor Sally Stutsman....

College of Nursing receives $2.2 million gift

DI STAFF

December 17, 2010

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The University of Iowa College of Nursing plans to establish several geriatric educational services as the result of a $2.2 million gift commitment to the UI Foundation by UI alum Barbara Csomay, according to a UI press release....

Downtown shuttle to take break

DI STAFF

December 17, 2010

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The free Downtown Shuttle operated by Iowa City Transit will shut down during the University of Iowa winter break, according to the transit department. The shuttle's last route before break begins will run today, though the shuttle...