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Occupiers unsure about IC permit offer

DORA GROTE

October 21, 2011

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Occupiers are still discussing whether to accept the four-month permit to use College Green Park that city officials presented Wednesday night. Occupy Iowa City members will discuss the decision to obtain a permit for the use...

Attorney: State withheld evidence in Thompson murder case

SAM LANE

October 21, 2011

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Charles William Curtis Thompson was not involved in the murder of local landlord John Versypt in 2009, Muscatine County Jail inmates reportedly told local detectives. Two Iowa City police detectives testified for more than an...

Art Building West to open spring 2012

KRISTEN EAST

October 21, 2011

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Art students will soon pack up their supplies, say goodbye to Seashore Hall, and head for a refurbished venue. University of Iowa officials say construction and renovation on Art Building West is nearly completed — it will be f...

Occupy Iowa City sustained by donations

CHASTITY DILLARD

October 21, 2011

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Occupy Iowa City protesters at College Green Park have seen a steady flow of support from local businesses and individuals since the beginning of the movement two weeks ago. Victoria Watson, a member of Occupy Iowa City's finance...

Tonight’s concert kicks off UI Homecoming

HANNAH KRAMER

October 21, 2011

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As University of Iowa students and alumni celebrate Hawkeye Homecoming this weekend, they will be welcomed by the annual Homecoming concert. SCOPE is hosting two musical acts, Eric Hutchinson and Survivor, who will perform...

UI, U.S. colleges more accessible to Indian students

JORDYN REILAND

October 21, 2011

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U.S. colleges are seeing an influx of students from India due to the highly competitive atmosphere in Indian education. At the University of Iowa, the Indian population has remained the third-largest international student group...

UI English Dept. hosts alumni panel

CARLY HURWITZ

October 21, 2011

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University of Iowa alumnus Andrew Steele never thought of himself a "world class" student. He did not always use correct grammar and spelling in his work, but he said he came across the right kind of teachers at the...

JoCo supervisors collaborate with nearby counties

DI STAFF

October 21, 2011

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors say discussions with Black Hawk and Linn County supervisors may be in the future. The supervisors discussed the possibility of combining lobbying efforts to request cooperation from state...

IC may lose traffic organization under legislation

DI STAFF

October 21, 2011

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Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley contacted Iowa City Mayor Matt Hayek regarding efforts to eliminate Metropolitan Planning Organizations for cities with populations under 200,000. Under current federal law, cities with a population...

Iowa City man charged with pot possession, intent to deliver

DI STAFF

October 21, 2011

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An Iowa City man was charged with possession of marijuana with intent do deliver and keeping a drug house after Iowa City police officers executed a search warrant on his residence. According to a police complaint, Sean Fleming,...

IC man accused of beating man with tire iron

DI STAFF

October 21, 2011

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An Iowa City man was charged with willful injury causing serious injury early Thursday morning after he allegedly struck another man repeatedly in the head with a tire iron. Iowa City police officers responded to Mercy Hospital...

C’ville man charged with domestic assault

DI STAFF

October 21, 2011

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A Coralville man was charged Wednesday with domestic-abuse assault without intent causing injury after he allegedly shoved his girlfriend into a car, causing her to hit her head on the vehicle. According to a complaint by Iowa...