The Daily Iowan

Satterfield sentenced; Judge drops counts in Mills case

EMILY HOERNER

March 10, 2011

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The assault case involving former Hawkeye football player Abe Satterfield came to a close Wednesday, more than three years after the alleged incident. Satterfield was sentenced to pay a $625 fine and $326 in victim restitution....

Legislators fine with local gun ordinances

ALLIE JOHNSON

March 10, 2011

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Some lawmakers said they have no problem with local governments enacting ordinances banning guns on their property, despite a new state law easing restrictions on obtaining a gun permit. Iowa City is one of 10 cities in the state...

Sabbatical law won’t change already approved leaves

JAKE KRZECZOWSKI

March 10, 2011

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A law capping the number of sabbaticals the state Board of Regents can grant won’t hit already-approved faculty leaves, but next year’s requests won’t be so safe. Gov. Terry Branstad signed legislation Monday limiting the...

Iowa Court of Appeals hears cases at the UI

LUKE VOELZ

March 10, 2011

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Seven members of the Iowa Court of Appeals heard arguments en banc Wednesday on whether to grant a new trial to an Iowan convicted of murder 15 years ago. During hearings in the University of Iowa College of Law’s Levitt Auditorium,...

Deer meat helps feed hungry in Johnson County

KATIE HEINE

March 10, 2011

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Dan Best finally moved to Iowa late last year. He wasn’t following a girl or a job. The 26-year-old moved from Michigan to Iowa City for the deer. Best, who visited during hunting season prior to moving just before the new...

Residents to work fewer hours

MADISON BENNETT

March 10, 2011

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Physicians aren’t the only ones who can make mistakes when they’re tired. But the profession is one of the few where mistakes can cost lives. In an effort to prevent those errors, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical...

Hawkeye Caucus recruits student lobbyists

ALLIE WRIGHT

March 10, 2011

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A new student group is working to create a movement from the inside-out. By organizing a coalition of students, Hawkeye Caucus wants to take a more active role in Iowa higher-education decisions. University of Iowa Governmental...

Magazine vending machine still serves UI undergrads

KENDALL MCCABE

March 10, 2011

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A vending machine sits in the southwest corner of the University of Iowa Main Library — but instead of a bag of chips or candy bar, it dispenses a handmade zine as “Have a nice book” scrolls across the tiny screen. This...

UI alcohol plan advances

NINA EARNEST

March 10, 2011

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Preliminary results suggest the Alcohol Harm Reduction Plan may be making progress toward its goal of decreasing dangerous drinking. A member of the Alcohol Harm Reduction Committee discussed the plan — aimed at reducing th...

Renowned UI photographer dies

ALISON SULLIVAN

March 10, 2011

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The artistic passion of one man and his father captured decades of University of Iowa history in photographs. Today, they fill archives and line walls of the university, keeping its story alive. The man behind the lens, Iowa...

Argentinian musician takes off

EVAN CLARK

March 10, 2011

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Diego Davidenko sits on his living room floor near the fireplace with his trusty companion Arvo, a 2-year-old Labrador-boxer mix, at his side. He plays the guitar and sings a song titled “I’m Waiting,” which he wrote after...

Hawkeyes look to pop Spartans’ bubble

IAN MARTIN

March 10, 2011

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Fran McCaffery has accomplished much in his first season as the Iowa men’s basketball team’s new leader. He’s improved on the win total from last season, beaten a top-10 squad, and has sent ticket sales on an upwards trend. Today’s...