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Mopeds in IC spark helmet discussion

BRITTANY TREVICK

August 30, 2011

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MopedU’s rentals have skyrocketed, with the company’s entire fleet of 83 mopeds rented for the fall. The 6-month-old company has even begun selling the vehicles, with around a dozen mopeds having been sold since July. “Business...

City council likely to reorganize voting precincts

MATT STARNS

August 30, 2011

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Iowa City officials say a new precinct map will create a more even distribution of Iowa City voters. 2010 Census data created what Johnson County Auditor Tom Slocket calls an “inequitable distribution” of voters — too many...

UISG looking to expand U-Bill

KRISTEN EAST

August 30, 2011

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One swipe of a student ID card will mean so much more in the next several months. University of Iowa Student Government officials are advocating a new U-Bill program in which student ID cards would be accepted at more venues...

International writers arrive in Iowa City

RISHABH R. JAIN

August 30, 2011

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A new visitor to Iowa City says the town reminds her of Bangalore “100 years ago.” Usha K.R. is one of 37 new writers from more than 32 countries who have arrived in Iowa City as part of the International Writing Program,...

UI student shares “universal” language of music

MADISON BENNETT

August 30, 2011

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The face of the 28-year-old changed from pensive to focused the moment he rested his chin on the base of his violin and slowly rocked its neck in the cradle of his hand. His pristine John Norwood bow sat tentatively on the E...

Judge denies motion to dismiss lawsuit in Juweid case

DI STAFF

August 30, 2011

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A motion from University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics officials in a lawsuit filed against them by UI radiology Professor Malik Juweid has been denied, according to court documents. The lawsuit, which was filed by Juweid on...

UI students charged with possession near dorms

DI STAFF

August 30, 2011

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Police arrested two students near University of Iowa dorms over this past weekend for allegedly possessing marijuana. Michael Patrick Schulz, 18, 4338 Burge, was charged Sunday with possession of controlled substance. Kyle Anthony...

LB Morris settling in as a sophomore

JORDAN GARRETSON

August 30, 2011

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James Morris’ head is still spinning. It started when injury after injury devastated the Hawkeyes’ linebacking corps until he was “the only guy left.” At least, that’s the sideline conversation he recalled between linebacker...

Hawkeyes draw comparisons to ‘08 squad

JORDAN GARRETSON

August 30, 2011

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Kirk Ferentz can’t help but think back to 2008. The Hawkeye head football coach mentioned it at the Big Ten media days in Chicago. He did it again at Iowa’s media day. This year’s Iowa team enters the season with a roster...

Iowa’s Golden Girl might be sidelined

IAN MARTIN

August 30, 2011

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Pop, pop, pop, pop. That’s the noise Hawkeye Marching Band Golden Girl Chelsea Russell’s right foot emitted during a twirling competition on June 18 after Russell and a male teammate botched the landing of a move. Each of...

Point/counterpoint: Who will win the 2011 Heisman Trophy?

DI STAFF

August 30, 2011

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Andrew Luck, Stanford QB In bypassing the NFL draft and giving up potentially millions of dollars, Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck has solidified himself as the front-runner to receive the 2011 Heisman Trophy. There’s good reason Luck...

Hawkeye broadcasting legend Brooks to be honored

DI STAFF

August 30, 2011

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Iowa broadcasting legend Bob Brooks will be the charter member of the Kingston Stadium Hall of Fame and will have the stadium’s press box named after him, a Cedar Rapids School District release said Monday. Brooks’ 67-year...