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West High female wrestler reacts to state forfeit

ALLIE JOHNSON

February 21, 2011

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Fifteen-year-old Jasmine Bailey flashed a toothy smile when she spoke about her wrestling match against a particular 103-pound male. The tiny West High freshman flipped the grappler from rival Waverly Shell Rock High School on...

Pollock relatives, Guggenheim against Mural sale

ALISON SULLIVAN and ARIANA WITT

February 21, 2011

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Last weekend, Jackson Pollock’s relatives gathered to discuss one of their distant cousin’s most famous paintings, deciding they wanted it to stay in Iowa. Fifty years ago, the woman who donated Mural to the University of Iowa Museum of A...

Long-time editor, DI supporter dies

NINA EARNEST

February 21, 2011

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Most women working for the Cedar Rapids Gazette in 1957 wrote for the society and feature pages. But Phyllis Fleming covered hard news. Fleming, a longtime member of the Student Publications Inc. board, which oversees The Daily...

UI art students to protest possible Pollock sale

ALISON SULLIVAN

February 21, 2011

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“Jack the Dripper’s” brush has long been dry, but the famed artist’s piece, Mural, is still dripping with controversy. In response to a recently proposed bill that would force the University of Iowa Museum of Art to sell...

Program can clean records of PAULA, intox charges

MICHELLE MCCONNAUGHEY

February 21, 2011

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Kaitlyn Carlson has long dreamed of becoming a teacher. But when police charged the University of Iowa freshman with possession of alcohol under the legal age, she thought she had lost her chance at entering the profession. “I...

Legislation could eliminate Planned Parenthood funding

RYAN COLE

February 21, 2011

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More than 50,000 Iowa women could soon see an increase in the cost of reproductive health care. Title X, enacted in 1970 as part of the Public Health Service Act, provides funding for family planning and preventative health servi...

Lawmaker wants civics test before high-school graduation

KATIE HEINE

February 21, 2011

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Grace Hoyland can swiftly list the three branches of government without much thought. And she said it’s only fair that all Americans can do the same. “[Some] people not born here know more than people who were,” the 15-year-old...

Spotlight: IC native set to compete in the U.S. Open bowling

BEN WOLFSON

February 21, 2011

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Phil Schintler holds his bowling ball close enough that it touches his face. Dressed in a black Iowa polo and black jeans, the man slowly winds up and releases the ball. The black-and-gold-flaked ball slowly begins its rotation,...

Rec Center hosts Quadrathalon

JON FRANK

February 21, 2011

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Contestants jostled for speed rather than position on stationary rowing machines in the center of the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center on Sunday. The rowing machines sat in the center of the bustling facility in which recreation-center...

Area man faces 4 charges

DI STAFF

February 21, 2011

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Police arrested a Riverside man earlier this month after allegedly finding a variety of drugs and weapons in his vehicle. Ronald Weiland, 18, Riverside, was charged Feb. 2 with possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine,...

3 juveniles charged in vandalism

DI STAFF

February 21, 2011

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Iowa City police have charged three juveniles following a vandalism surge over the past four months, according to a press release. The three Iowa City residents have been charged with first-degree criminal mischief, the release...

City offices celebrate President’s Day

DI STAFF

February 21, 2011

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A number of city offices will be closed today because of President’s Day. According to an Iowa City press release, the Senior Center, the Landfill and Recycling Center, and the Animal Care and Adoption Center will be closed....