The Daily Iowan

6 become plaintiffs in Apts Downtown lawsuit, 50 more come forward

JOSH QUINNETT

February 9, 2011

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An Iowa City attorney who filed a lawsuit against Apartments Downtown said he now has the ideal number of plaintiffs. Christopher Warnock and his client, Michael Conroy, filed the original petition on Dec. 22. They alleged the ...

Barta: Football media attention has been difficult

ALISON SULLIVAN

February 9, 2011

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The recent high-profile, negative attention directed at the University of Iowa football program has been difficult, espeically in the era of social media and the Internet, Athletics Director Gary Barta said on Tuesday. He addressed...

Officials brace for another large freshman class

CAITLIN FRY

February 9, 2011

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Officials plan to accommodate continually increasing enrollment at the University of Iowa, though they don’t know yet how big next year’s jump will be. For starters, they intend to add 200 beds in the dorms and hire 35 new...

Disorderly house violations triple in 3 years

HAYLEY BRUCE

February 9, 2011

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Disorderly house citations have spiked following increased enforcement by Iowa City police, records show. According to police statistics, the number of citations written has tripled from 90 in 2007 to 273 in 2010. Officials...

Police: Man took dog from building before fire

HAYLEY BRUCE

February 9, 2011

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Twenty minutes after residents reported a suspicious fire at an Iowa City apartment complex on Jan. 29, a woman who lived in the building told police she saw a stranger with her dog that she’d left in her apartment. Police ...

UISG to lobby legislators Thursday

ALLIE WRIGHT

February 9, 2011

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University of Iowa Student Government officials hope a personal touch will make the difference — they plan to go to Des Moines on Thursday to meet with legislators about potential tuition hikes and cuts to higher education. “W...

Trucks work to haul away snow

ALLIE JOHNSON

February 9, 2011

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Fewer than 2 miles outside downtown Iowa City, a mountain of snow at least 10 feet tall and the length and width of a college classroom is forming. And growing by the hour. Every five minutes Tuesday morning, another full dump...

Spotlight: UI adjunct was once Bozo the Clown

ALLIE WRIGHT

February 9, 2011

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Roy Justis remembers the days when he wore a red nose and big shoes to work instead of a suit and tie. In the 1960s, Justis — donning a bright blue suit with red hair jutting from each side of his head — entertained young...

Hawks face No. 13 Wisconsin at home

IAN MARTIN

February 9, 2011

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Iowa is in the midst of its first Big Ten winning streak since 2007. Now, No. 13 Wisconsin comes to Carver-Hawkeye Arena after the Hawkeyes have played arguably their best two games of the season. They’ll likely need a new...

Q&A: Montell Marion

SAM LOUWAGIE

February 9, 2011

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DI: After two matches back, how are you feeling out on the mat? Marion: I feel that I definitely got some improvement to do, because even though the Penn State match was a win, I didn’t like the way the match went, given that...

Softball going back to basics

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

February 9, 2011

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Iowa softball is focusing on fundamentals and team unity this season. Head coach Marla Looper is in her first season with Iowa, and she hasn’t wasted any time in building the program. The Hawkeyes want to preserve their reputation...

New softball head coach knows pitching

SAM LOUWAGIE

February 9, 2011

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When Chelsea Lyon found out who the new Iowa softball head coach was, a name immediately popped into her head. But itwasn’t Marla Looper, the name of her new coach. “When my dad told me she was coming, I was so excited,”...