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Mason defends UI against Gartner’s criticism

JULIANA FABIANO

July 21, 2011

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason defended the university and its officials Wednesday following criticism from a former president of the state Board of Regents. In an interview with The Daily Iowan, Mason addressed the...

Mason talks alcohol safety, regents resignations

DI STAFF

July 21, 2011

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The Daily Iowan: The Partnership for Alcohol Safety reported a 33 percent reduction in emergency-room transports for students in the last 12 months, but officials are reporting earlier calls. How do you think this might relate ...

UI helps design 3D art structure

ZACHARY POUND

July 21, 2011

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Overlooking the Coralville Reservoir is a structure that resembles a transparent geometrically made hut. The Oca — which is Portuguese for a native Brazilian hut — is part of a 3D art project started by the U.S. Army Corps...

Local farmer hosts music fest every year

EVAN CLARK

July 21, 2011

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Jerry Hotz was born about four miles up the road from his current residence, a farm near Lone Tree. His passion for farming drew him back home after serving in the military, and he has worked on the land day and night for 30 years....

Two local men arrested for possession of ecstasy, marijuana

DI STAFF

July 21, 2011

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Iowa City police arrested two local men Tuesday after officers allegedly located marijuana and Esctasy in their vehicle. Jeremy Lorenzo Brown, 25, 2404 Bartelt Road Apt. 1A, and Jason D. Morton, 26, address unknown, were charged...

Coralville man arrested for indecent exposure

DI STAFF

July 21, 2011

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Iowa City police arrested a Coralville man Tuesday after he allegedly exposed himself to people passing through College Green Park. Kelly Lee Wade, 41, was charged July 19 with indecent exposure and failure to comply with the...

Dept. of Corrections reverses same-sex family medical leave decision

DI STAFF

July 21, 2011

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The Iowa Department of Corrections has reversed its decision to prevent a local woman from taking sick leave to care for her sick partner, according to a press release from the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa. Teresa Heck,...

Committee selected for business dean search

DI STAFF

July 21, 2011

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The search committee for a new dean of the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business has been formed, with the UI College of Law dean leading the group, according to the Provost's Office. UI Provost P. Barry Butler selected...

No surprise: Printy-less team loses in playoffs

ERIK PAPKE

July 21, 2011

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Wednesday evening's Game Time League first-round playoff matchup paired Vinton/McCurry's (3-2) against the Two Rivers/Coach's Corner (0-4). All season long, Two Rivers has been without first-round draft pick and Iowa All-American...

Morgan Johnson through to Game Time semis

KYLE HUGHES

July 21, 2011

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A week ago, Morgan Johnson led her team to its first victory of the Game Time League season. On Wednesday, she faced the same team — but the stakes were much greater. The junior center was dominant and led her team to a 68-65...

Aaron White’s competitive streak stands out in Prime Time

KYLE HUGHES

July 21, 2011

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Aaron White is easy to spot in a crowd, but where he really stands out is the basketball court. The 6-8 redhead from Strongsville, Ohio, has made himself one of the main attractions in North Liberty this summer. He is the leading...

Three Hawkeye tennis players win academic award

DI STAFF

July 21, 2011

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The Iowa men's tennis team was one of six Big Ten squads to receive the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic team award for the 2010-11 academic year, according to a release. In order for a team to be eligible for...