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Iowa City Apartments Downtown lawsuit may go class-action

BRIAN ALBERT

July 27, 2011

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An ex-tenant's lawsuit against Apartments Downtown Inc., may still be argued in district court. The possibility follows a Tuesday hearing, in which attorneys from both sides made their claims and counterclaims on whether the...

Four new UI certificates coming this fall

IAN STEWART

July 27, 2011

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Starting this fall, University of Iowa graduate students interested in biostatistics will have a new way to prove their dedication to the subject with a certificate to add to their degrees. "We decided that it would be nice...

Local youth program Fas Trac expands

HOLLY HINES - SPECIAL TO THE DAILY IOWAN

July 27, 2011

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Some needed help focusing. Others, aid finding a new social group. Many wanted assistance planning for the future. And Fas Trac brought them together. Fas Trac is a student group started at City High in 2007 that aims to help...

Local musician overcomes Tourette’s Syndrome

CONRAD SWANSON

July 27, 2011

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Saul Lubaroff considers creating music and giving people pleasure one of the highest callings in life. The 46-year-old attributes much of his success as a musician to the Iowa City community. Lubaroff, a classically trained musician,...

Local couple arrested for possession of marijuana plants

DI STAFF

July 27, 2011

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An Iowa City couple were arrested after officers allegedly discovered large quantities of marijuana in their home. Zachary Scott Goldsmith, 35, and Emily Goldsmith, 31, both of 721 Kimball Road, were charged July 25 with using...

Police charge second suspect in 2009 murder

DI STAFF

July 27, 2011

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Police have formally charged a second suspect in a local 2009 homicide. Justin Alexander Marshall, 20, was charged July 12 with first-degree murder, a Class A felony for which he could serve a life sentence. Iowa City and...

Former patient files suit against UIHC psychiatrist

DI STAFF

July 27, 2011

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A 29-year old female has filed a civil lawsuit in Johnson County against University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Associate Professor of psychiatry Sergio Paradiso, according to the Cedar Rapids Gazette. The former patient, who...

Coralville announces street closures for RAGBRAI

DI STAFF

July 27, 2011

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The City of Coralville will close or open several Coralville streets to local traffic only on Friday during the RAGBRAI celebration, according to a news release. RAGBRAI began Sunday at the Missouri River in western Iowa, and...

Despite successful season, UI club baseball team lacking in support

DAN BETTENHAUSEN - SPECIAL TO THE DAILY IOWAN

July 27, 2011

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Tim Lane and a handful of his teammates piled into his mother's Honda Odyssey, elbowing aside bat bags and luggage as the Iowa club baseball team began a long, cramped, uncomfortable journey to Columbus, Ga. Fifteen hours and...

Football Big Three: Opposing players

SETH ROBERTS

July 27, 2011

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After breaking down the Iowa football team's top trap games and best freshmen, The Daily Iowan turns its sights to the Big Ten's most dangerous players. The following are the individuals who could post the biggest numbers aga...

Point/counterpoint: Who is the best NFL player likely to be on the move?

DI STAFF

July 27, 2011

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Kevin Kolb, quarterback Although he is not a free agent, Eagle quarterback Kevin Kolb will easily be the top player on the move this summer. Kolb, who was drafted as the heir apparent to Donovan McNabb, entered last season as t...

USA softball takes World Cup behind Iowa assistant

DI STAFF

July 27, 2011

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Iowa softball assistant coach Stacy May-Johnson batted .353 and belted a pair of home runs as she helped lead Team USA to the World Cup of Softball title this past weekend. The U.S. beat Japan, 6-4, on Monday to claim the championship...