The Daily Iowan

UI implements new recycling program

DORA GROTE

August 29, 2011

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One toss in a tote will soon be all it takes for University of Iowa community members to recycle. Starting Thursday, the UI officials will implement a new recycling system to help reach their goal of a 60 percent diversion from...

Loebsack talks job creation, legislation in Iowa City

JANET LAWLER

August 29, 2011

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U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack vowed to push legislation to support U.S. manufacturing jobs, a measure he sponsored earlier this year but which failed to pass the Senate. During a stop in Iowa City last week, Loebsack, D-Iowa, said...

ECGPS focuses on visibility, lobbying

KRISTEN EAST

August 29, 2011

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With the University of Iowa Executive Council of Graduate and Professional Students having been formed only a few years ago, President Kelli Todd and Vice President Michael Appel emphasized the importance of the group’s visibility...

KCJJ radio host aims to run for Iowa City City Council

ERIC MOORE

August 29, 2011

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Making students and others in the Iowa City community feel more welcome is the focus of one potential candidate for the Iowa City City Council. Steve Soboroff, the host and owner of KCJJ radio, said he intends to file for an...

Switching from Guard to UI

LUCY TRANKINA

August 29, 2011

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As Mike Considine sat in a tank top and sunglasses, calmly peeling an orange at the Bread Garden Market and talking about the past year of his life, it's not readily apparent where the University of Iowa freshman was one year...

UI bids paper farewell

ALEX CORDERO

August 29, 2011

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In an effort to increase sustainability throughout the University of Iowa, departments in the school are beginning to expand paper policies put into place over the past six years. As of this year, the Political Science Department...

Police taze man after refusing to leave downtown bar

DI STAFF

August 29, 2011

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Iowa City police Tasered a man after he refused to leave a downtown bar over the weekend. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers were called to the Summit Bar & Grill, 10 S. Clinton St., to remove Spinneweber from ...

IC man charged with possessing contraband

DI STAFF

August 29, 2011

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A local man was charged with possession of contraband after he allegedly snuck marijuana into the jail via his underwear. Wesley Turner, 23, 1601 Aber Ave. Apt. 8, was charged Aug. 25 with possession of a controlled substance,...

Daniels anchors inexperienced D-line for the Hawkeyes

MATT COZZI

August 29, 2011

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Mike Daniels had never been listed on Iowa’s two-deeps prior to last season. The Blackwood, N.J., native was in the defensive-line rotation, but it was rare to find his name in the box score. But under the tutelage of current...

Injured Paterno looking for bounce-back season at Penn State

SAM LOUWAGIE

August 29, 2011

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As he enters his 46th season as Penn State’s head football coach, Joe Paterno insists he feels fine. With one small catch. “I feel great, except I’m in a lot of pain,” he told reporters at the team’s media day on Aug....

Iowa soccer beats Western Illinois in blowout

BEN WOLFSON

August 29, 2011

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Prior to Iowa’s game against Western Illinois on Aug. 26, coach Ron Rainey described the matchup as an “early season test” for his squad. Rainey was able to get the best effort from his Hawkeyes, and they controlled possession...

Despite loss, Iowa volleyball satisfied

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

August 29, 2011

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Freshmen Emily Yanny and Alex Lovell had waited to play their first game in Carver-Hawkeye Arena for more than two years since they committed to the Iowa volleyball team. They got their chance on Aug. 24, when the Black and...