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Locals react to bin Laden death

NINA EARNEST and ALISON SULLIVAN

May 2, 2011

Filed under News

Local residents and University of Iowa students celebrated Sunday night after learning United States troops had killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Many learned through social...

Osama Bin Laden dead

ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 2, 2011

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WASHINGTON โ€” Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the 9/11 terror attacks that murdered thousands of Americans, was killed in an operation led by the United States, President Obama said Sunday. A small team of Americans...

City to discuss downtown plans

ALISON SULLIVAN

May 2, 2011

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Iowa City business owners know what they want. Now, it's up to city councilors to decide on their own plans before the two groups collaborate on the future of downtown. The Iowa City City Council will discuss downtown plans...

Branstad talks alternative energy

JON FRANK

May 2, 2011

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Alternative energy could provide a path toward realizing two of Gov. Terry Branstad's main goals: bringing 200,000 jobs to Iowa over the next five years and increasing family income by 25 percent, the governor said. "I think...

Gupta praises UI’s research, values

NINA EARNEST

May 2, 2011

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University of Iowa provost candidate Yash Gupta says he intends to stay at the UI if he is selected for the position. Gupta, the current dean of Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business, fielded questions about his numerous job...

Audit asks for more attention on coaches recruiting

ARIANA WITT

May 2, 2011

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An internal audit of the University of Iowa Athletics Department recommended that department officials increase their monitoring of on- and off-campus NCAA recruiting activities. The UI Office of Internal Audit conducted an a...

Spotlight: Two brothers are among the top climbers for their age

BEN WOLFSON

May 2, 2011

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Isaac Pyle leans over and helps younger brother Owen Pyle into his harness, meticulously double-checking every knot. The 11-year old helps fasten the rope to the harness and then stands back, preparing to spot Owen as he climbs...

Grad student loans face cuts

ALISON SULLIVAN

May 2, 2011

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Losing subsidized Stafford Loans could seriously harm the graduate students who depend on the funding source for their education, higher-education officials say. The federal loans are just one of the higher-education funding...

Stutsman to run for state House

DI STAFF

May 2, 2011

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Johnson County Board of Supervisor Sally Stutsman said she plans to run for an Iowa House seat in the 2012 election. Stutsman plans to run in House District 77, a new district that includes a larger portion of Johnson County...

Fire causes $75,000 in damages

DI STAFF

May 2, 2011

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The Iowa City Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that occurred early Sunday morning. According to a press release, the Iowa City Fire Department responded to a fire at 434 S. Johnson St. at 3:17 a.m. with three...

Daily Iowan TV wins awards

DI STAFF

May 2, 2011

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Daily Iowan Television won 14 awards from the Iowa Broadcast News Association, including three first place finishes. The awards ceremony took place April 30 in Des Moines. Daily Iowan TV took the top spot in political coverage...

Six players drafted ties Iowa record

JORDAN GARRETSON

May 2, 2011

Filed under Sports

After setting a school record for with six players drafted in 2010, Iowa matched that total this past weekend. Six Hawkeyes โ€” Adrian Clayborn, Christian Ballard, Ricky Stanzi, Karl Klug, Julian Vandervelde, and Tyler Sash...