The Daily Iowan

Council bans guns from city property

ALISON SULLIVAN

February 16, 2011

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Carrying a gun on most Iowa City city property will now be against the law. The Iowa City City Council unanimously approved a resolution at its meeting on Tuesday that prohibits guns in city buildings, city-owned property around...

Local police officers serve in Afghanistan, Iraq

EMILY HOERNER

February 16, 2011

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Coralville police officer Ben Hayden remembers invading Fallujah for the first time as a Marine in Iraq. Sitting in a conference room at the Coralville police station, Hayden said his two deployments to Iraq have helped him...

Coralville pumped for RAGBRAI

MICHELLE MCCONNAUGHEY

February 16, 2011

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In months, thousands of cyclists will make their way through Coralville, and locals met Tuesday to begin planning for the RAGBRAI overnight stop. Beer-company representatives wanted to make sure their products are represented...

10,000 Hours to host DJ, carnival

LUKE VOELZ

February 16, 2011

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This year’s annual 10,000 Hours Show will come in two parts — a DJ and a carnival. The celebration free for people who log their 10 hours of volunteer work typically seeks out a national artist to perform at a single event...

City council approves affordable housing model

ALISON SULLIVAN

February 16, 2011

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Iowa City city councilors approved the use of a computerized mapping model to determine the location of affordable housing in Iowa City. After no discussion or public comment, officials voted 7-0 in favor of using the system,...

UI creates high-tech study room

ALLIE JOHNSON

February 16, 2011

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As students walk through the glass doors of the Van Allen Commons, they walk into a world of deep concentration and collaboration. An array of computers, desks, movable whiteboards, soft seating, and television screens are spread...

UIHC struggles to get DM transplants

RYAN COLE

February 16, 2011

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Despite the facility’s award-winning abdominal organ transplant center, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics officials aren’t getting any attention from Des Moines health-care centers. The UIHC Organ Transplant Clinic has see...

American Idol contestant to play in IC

ERIC HAWKINSON

February 16, 2011

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The past few weeks have been a wild ride for musician Caleb Hawley. Since his audition for “American Idol” was featured in the first 10 minutes of the season première, he’s seen a jump in support for his music, and he...

UI nursing professor volunteers with Operation Smile

BRYNNE SCHWEIGEL - SPECIAL TO THE DAILY IOWAN

February 16, 2011

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When Sandra Daack-Hirsch hopped on a westbound plane in 1994, she didn’t know what to expect. When she landed in the Philippines, she found a group of islands filled with families who needed medical help and expertise. And...

Ballin’ since birth: Jaime & Jordan Printy

JORDAN GARRETSON

February 16, 2011

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Jordan and Jaime Printy boast the same blond hair, blue eyes, and big, bright smiles. That much — the sharing of such physical characteristics — isn’t too unusual for siblings. But sharing a smooth, Division-I jump shot?...

Hawkeyes look for third straight win against the Badgers

JON FRANK

February 16, 2011

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Iowa’s high-scoring attack will undergo one of its toughest challenges this season against a stingy Wisconsin defense. The offensive-oriented Hawkeyes (19-7, 7-6) will host the Badgers (14-10, 9-3) in Carver-Hawkeye Arena at...

Women’s swimming and diving head to Big Tens

MAGGIE CUNNINGHAM

February 16, 2011

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Like every Big Ten team in the bottom half of the conference, the Iowa women’s swimming and diving team wants to move up. Specifically, the Hawkeyes will try to improve upon last year’s ninth-place finish in the Big Ten meet. A...