The Daily Iowan

IC, UI communities gather to remember 9/11

ERIC MOORE

September 12, 2011

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Seth Deaver was only in fifth grade when four hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a Pennsylvania field on Sept. 11, 2001. The Kirkwood Community College student said he remembers being at his...

IC parents, residents call for transparency following School Board audit

LUKE VOELZ

September 12, 2011

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Iowa City School District parents and residents are calling for better School Board transparency and financial management following the release of an external audit by board member Tuyet Dorau in August. Some district residents...

UI rated LGBT friendly

JORDYN REILAND

September 12, 2011

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The University of Iowa is a lesbisan, gay, bisexual, and transgender-friendly community, a recent assessment said. According to the Campus Climate index produced by the Campus Pride organization, the UI ranked 4.5 on a five-s...

Delta Gamma alumni tour renovated chapter house

KRISTEN EAST

September 12, 2011

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With little attention paid to the Sept. 10 football game, University of Iowa alumni of all ages feverishly chatted about new furniture, pink decorations, and renovated rooms. More than 150 alumni of Delta Gamma’s Tau Chapter...

Local aquifer shows sign of depletion

DORA GROTE

September 12, 2011

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Officials say they are worried that an area aquifer is being overused, which could affect the future water supply in Iowa City. A $500,000 ongoing water assessment found the Jordan Aquifer, located north of Iowa City, will be...

New website offers online ordering for local restaurants

ALEX CORDERO

September 12, 2011

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For the owners of ICEats.com, a local online food ordering service, the phrase “middle man”means saving customers money. So far, 13 local businesses, including Cheba Hut, Pita Pit, and Gumby’s Pizza, have joined the online...

UI’s Wilkins fascinated by death

MAX FREUND

September 12, 2011

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Darrell Wilkins’ life began with death. Not the death of a close family member, but the idea of it. As a child, Wilkins’ mother would bring him and his brother to the cemetery to play — because the two boys “couldn’t...

IC man charged with child endangerment

DI STAFF

September 12, 2011

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An Iowa City man was charged with child endangerment after he allegedly passed out while baby-sitting two young children. Peter Emanuelli, 58, 501 S. Scott Blvd., was charged Aug. 25 with child endangerment/no injury. According...

Murder trial on schedule

DI STAFF

September 12, 2011

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The trial for an Iowa City man charged with first-degree murder is on schedule, officials said. Eric Scott Osborn, 28, was charged in March 2010 with first-degree murder after allegedly striking and strangling his live-in girlfriend,...

Iowa man charged with assault

DI STAFF

September 12, 2011

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Johnson County deputies arrested an Iowa man after he allegedly broke into a home and placed his hands over a woman’s face. Dallas Miller, 22, Aplington, Iowa, was charged Thursday with assault with intent to commit sexual...

Hawkeyes’ 41 points not enough in Ames

SETH ROBERTS

September 12, 2011

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AMES — Ask any football player in the country, and he’ll tell you he’d be happy to score 41 points in a game. After all, putting four touchdowns and four field goals on the scoreboard generally means the offense is working...

Commentary: Man of Steele demoralizes Hawkeye defense

JORDAN GARRETSON

September 12, 2011

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AMES — For most of last week, Steele Jantz’s name served as a punch line for Iowa fans’ jokes. The uniquely named Iowa State quarterback punished the Hawkeyes again and again, going 25-of-37 for 279 yards and four touch...