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Sharia law becomes 2012 caucus issue

IAN STEWART

July 22, 2011

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Though discussion about radical Islam and its connection to terrorism has played a central role in political debates and elections since 9/11, a new issue has surfaced both in domestic policy and in the run-up to the 2012 presidential...

Student disorderly house charges up under 21-ordinance

ARIANA WITT

July 22, 2011

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The number of disorderly house citations among University of Iowa students has increased almost 84 percent in the last year, according to numbers from the UI and Iowa City police. The figures, included in the Iowa City City Council...

Analytical engineer announces run for IC City Council

CHASTITY DILLARD

July 22, 2011

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If elected, Richard Finley hopes to offer a "fresh perspective" to the environment of the Iowa City City Council. "I'm a new face," the 55-year-old said. "I think there's value in that." Finley,...

Gartner: too much partisan politics with Regents

LUKE VOELZ

July 22, 2011

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Some local officials agree with recent criticism that higher education in Iowa has grown too politicized. However, leaders say some political influence on the state's public schools might be inevitable. Michael Gartner, a former...

Coralville prepares for RAGBRAI bikers

BRIAN ALBERT

July 22, 2011

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The 30-person Coralville RAGBRAI planning committee has been busy since February preparing for an influx of 15,000 bike riders headed for the city. And when they roll into Morrison Park on July 29 for food, drinks, and entertainment,...

UI professor working to develop prostate cancer vaccine

KATIE HEINE

July 22, 2011

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David Lubaroff defines research as 90 percent frustration and 10 percent elation. And despite spending much of his research career in the state of frustration, he continues to revel in the successes. The 73-year-old professor...

UI bucks national grade inflation trend

JULIANA FABIANO

July 22, 2011

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University of Iowa officials said despite recent evidence of grade inflation across the country, UI instructors and administrators still have a strict academic policy when it comes to final grades. The study, "Where A is...

Iowa offensive lineman charged with OWI

DI STAFF

July 22, 2011

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Iowa offensive lineman Dan Heiar has been charged with drunken driving after he was involved in a single-car accident in April. The native of Charlotte, Iowa, was charged on June 27, according to online court records. He pleaded...

Hills man allegedly assaults family with machete

DI STAFF

July 22, 2011

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Johnson County deputies arrested a Hills man after he allegedly attacked several family members while wielding a machete. Todd Woodburn, 33, was charged July 20 with assault while displaying a weapon, two counts of assault causing...

UITV to air replay of City Council candidate’s forum

DI STAFF

July 22, 2011

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University of Iowa Television will air four replays of The Daily Iowan's City Council Candidate Forum this weekend. The forum, which took place Wednesday evening, featured all seven candidates who plan to run for City Council ...

Kach still money in final GTL rankings

SAM ODEYEMI

July 22, 2011

Filed under Sports

The Game Time League playoffs began on Wednesday as four teams played for a chance to advance to the second round. This is the last edition of The Daily Iowan's Game time rankings, and the teams are presented in their expected...

Virginia Johnson leads youth movement for Bluder’s Bunch

BEN SCHUFF

July 22, 2011

Filed under Sports

Virginia Johnson says she's just trying to hang in there. But her play in the Game Time League this summer suggests she's doing much more than that. "I'm just trying to hang, to be honest with you," Johnson said. "Just...