The Daily Iowan

State officials: No problem with voter registration event at Summit

ALLIE WRIGHT

September 29, 2011

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State authorities said pairing a voter-registration drive with free cover at a downtown bar does not violate any campaign laws. The Summit Restaurant & Bar, 10 S. Clinton St., plans to attract young Iowa City residents and...

Simplified UI recycling system shows increase in recycling

DORA GROTE

September 29, 2011

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Officials say a simplified recycling system has increased recycling substantially on campus. In a contract with Waste Management, University of Iowa officials implemented a single-stream recycling system that allows students,...

UI officials look to implement gender-neutral housing

KRISTEN EAST

September 29, 2011

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Unisex and co-ed housing has become an increasing national trend among universities. But the University of Iowa hasn't hopped on the bandwagon yet. UI officials said they are looking into more gender-neutral options for students,...

Local bloggers weigh in on caucus season

ALEX CORDERO

September 29, 2011

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Over the past decade the use of blogs as a journalistic tool has "grown exponentially," according to the latest "State of the Blogsophere" report by Technorati, a search engine for blogs. About 7,200 bloggers...

New yogurt shop owner keeps one eye on nonprofits

JORDAN MONTGOMERY

September 29, 2011

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Frozen yogurt and weapons of mass destruction don't have that much in common. But for Veronica Tessler, they occupy her days. Tessler is the owner of newly opened Yotopia, a self-serve frozen yogurt shop at 132 S. Clinton St....

UI research foundation sues medical research company

DI STAFF

September 29, 2011

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Officials with the University of Iowa Research Foundation filed a lawsuit Sept. 23 against a medical-research company allegding a breach in contract. According to court documents, MedImmune Inc., a foreign company, signed a contract...

Dallas County resident sues UIHC claiming negligence

DI STAFF

September 29, 2011

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A Dallas County resident is suing the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics alleging negligence. Mark Christopher Muelhaupt said James Davis, a clinical associate professor of cardiothoracic surgery, failed to correctly treat...

Solon man charged with pharmacy theft

DI STAFF

September 29, 2011

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Johnson County deputies arrested a Solon man after he allegedly stole prescription medicine from a pharmacy at knife point. Gregory J. Engrar, 36, was charged Tuesday with first-degree robbery. According to complaints, Engrar...

Coralville man charged after allegedly kicking at officer

DI STAFF

September 29, 2011

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Coralville police arrested a man after he allegedly kicked at a police officer. Aaron Garmon, 31, Coralville, was charged Tuesday with assault on peace officers and others and interference with official acts. According to...

Police: IC woman hit man with drinking glass, spatula

DI STAFF

September 29, 2011

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Coralville police arrested a local woman after she allegedly hit her boyfriend with a spatula and other objects. Ashley Cluney, 18, 1100 Arthur St. Apt. G1, was charged Wednesday with domestic-abuse assault without intent causing...

Hawkeye offensive line rebounds from rough start

SAM LOUWAGIE

September 29, 2011

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The Iowa football team faced fourth down and short in each of its first two drives on Sept. 24 against Louisiana-Monroe. Both times, coaches called for a quarterback sneak from James Vandenberg. The junior quarterback converted...

Senior a pleasant surprise for men’s tennis

RYAN MURPHY

September 29, 2011

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In the final match of his first tournament as a Hawkeye, then-freshman Chris Speer earned his first college victory by beating Butler's Ben Shafer (6-0, 6-0) at the Purdue Invitational on Oct. 12, 2008. The Vernon Hills, Ill.,...