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UI to take internal action against prof cleared in child-porn case

HAYLEY BRUCE

February 25, 2011

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At the same time University of Iowa Professor Gary Hunninghake faked a stabbing and robbery in Chicago in April 2010, UI police were pursuing a child-pornography investigation against him, according to Chicago police documents...

Vets try to save USS Iowa

KENDALL MCCABE

February 25, 2011

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The battleship USS Iowa braved combat in World War II in the Pacific and faced North Korean forces in the Korean War, and the vessel’s voyage is far from over. For the last two decades, the 71-year-old craft has remained unused....

UI students teach art to local children

ALISON SULLIVAN

February 25, 2011

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A half-dozen paper flowers blossomed out of a ragged book, and a purple three-eyed monster grinned from a slice of a brick wall. These unique art displays served as examples for local high schoolers Thursday evening when they...

Law students ask legislators for funding

LUKE VOELZ

February 25, 2011

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A chorus of clicking keyboards echoed throughout the Levitt Auditorium at the University of Iowa College of Law Thursday. There, around 100 law students crafted e-mails to Iowa legislators, requesting more state funding in an...

IC woman receives small business award

KATIE HEINE

February 25, 2011

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Kristen Sharma can’t stop smiling. That’s because the local businesswoman just experienced the “highlight” of her life. Sharma, 44, was selected as the 2010 Iowa Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, and the Iowa City native...

UI alumnus profiles African American war heroes

MADISON BENNETT

February 25, 2011

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Robert Morris’ goal is to tell the stories that aren’t often told — the stories of forgotten African American war heroes. As Black History Month comes to a close, approximately 20 people congregated in the IMU Thursday...

UI student plays a dozen musical outlets

SAMANTHA GENTRY

February 25, 2011

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Breaking out into a song about broccoli while waiting in the salad-bar line in the Burge Marketplace is a normal occurrence for musician Megan Logan. “Sometimes, it’s kind of annoying, but I like to call it my love story...

17-month-old tests positive for meth

DI STAFF

February 25, 2011

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A 17-month-old child tested positive for methamphetamine after officers reportedly found numerous items used in meth manufacture and use at his mother’s home. Salana Scarborough, 22, 230 Blackfoot Trail, was charged Thursday...

UI prof gets lifetime achievement award

DI STAFF

February 25, 2011

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The Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics presented a lifetime achievement award to a University of Iowa professor on Feb. 18. Walter Seaman, an associate professor of mathematics, was honored for his efforts in the field of...

City attorney explains sanctuary city issues

DI STAFF

February 25, 2011

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The Iowa City City Council plans to discuss the implementation of a sanctuary-city policy — one that would protect undocumented immigrants — at its work session Feb. 28. In a document submitted to City Council, City Attorney...

Hawkeyes mount another conference victory

JON FRANK

February 25, 2011

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Iowa’s up-tempo offense decimated Illinois’ prayers for an upset in the late stage of the second half. Thursday’s 83-64 win over the Fighting Illini (7-21, 2-13) extended the Hawkeyes’ Big Ten winning streak to four games....

Postseason outlook appears solid for Iowa women

MATT COZZI

February 25, 2011

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Chaos. That’s pretty much how the Big Ten can be summed up after Thursday night’s games around the league. At this point, no one can definitively project the conference tournament seedings, which will begin March 2 in Conseco...