The Daily Iowan

Court decision could cost local governments millions

ASMAA ELKEURTI

September 19, 2011

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A recent Iowa Supreme Court decision could tear a $3 million hole in Iowa City's budget. A July 29 court ruling will allow apartment owners wanting to reduce taxes to switch to a co-operative housing classification in order to...

Man charged for swallowing pot outside Sally Mason’s house

DI STAFF

September 19, 2011

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University of Iowa police have charged a man with possession after he allegedly swallowed marijuana. Nathan Huisenga, 18, of Marion was charged Sept. 17 with possession of a controlled substance. According to a complaint from...

Wilson’s Apple Orchard squeezes nutrient-packed cider

DORA GROTE

September 19, 2011

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Taking a gulp of apple-cider vinegar, Paul Rasch said living long starts with living well and the vinegar plays a significant role. "I had a grandma who lived to be 99 and drank a quarter cup every day, so it must work,"...

Perry vows to repeal sweeping financial regulations

HAYLEY BRUCE

September 19, 2011

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DES MOINES — Some Iowa credit-union officials said they're pleased with Iowa caucus contender Rick Perry's call to repeal sweeping regulations on the financial industry. At a stop in Des Moines last week, the Texas Republican...

Transgender community covers preferred names, other issues at workshop

BRITTANY TREVICK

September 19, 2011

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Members of the trans-identified community can't be defined by checking a box on a piece of paper. "I feel like people don't trust that I know who I am," said stef shuster, a co-organizer of the TransCollaborations group....

UI students gain medical emergency experience

MADISON BENNETT

September 19, 2011

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Some University of Iowa students have taken a ride in an ambulance on a Friday night. But students who are part of the UI Emergency Medical Service group haven't had any Everclear. The UI emergency medical student interest group...

Author Maksik doesn’t shy from truth in writing

LUCY TRANKINA

September 19, 2011

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Alexander Maksik is interested in absolute truths in his writing. Fellow writers say he uses this theme to expose characters. "[Many] authors shy away from things such as sex scenes and feel uncomfortable," said Anthony...

Freestyle rapper experiences ultimate expression

HANNAH KRAMER

September 19, 2011

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Bobby Hanaford gazed out the back-seat window during a family road trip. Full of pent-up emotion, a flood of words came to him during the daydream. He didn't write the words down, but Hanaford's ideas stuck with him, and thanks...

Police charge a local man with punching another man

DI STAFF

September 19, 2011

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According to a complaint by Iowa City police, 19-year old Anthony Salazar was observed early on Sept. 17 on the 400 block of South Gilbert Street crossing the street and punching another male in the head, knocking him unconscious....

Hope House resident charged with escape and assault

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September 19, 2011

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Iowa City police arrested a resident of the Hope House after he allegedly escaped and assaulted his girlfriend. Robert Alan Wofford Jr., 26, was charged Sept. 15 with third and subsequent domestic assault and absence from custody. According...

Man charged with stealing alcohol

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September 19, 2011

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According to a complaint by Iowa City police, Samuel Edwards of Winfield, Iowa, was charged with third-degree burglary Sept. 17. Police received reports of a man taking beer from parked vehicles during the Hawkeye football home...

Man charged with alleged burglary

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September 19, 2011

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Police arrested a Coralville man after he allegedly broke into a home on Newton Road over the weekend. Jarvis Woods, 49, was charged Sept. 18 with second-degree burglary, second-degree robbery, second-degree theft, two counts...