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GOP hopefuls discuss abortion policy in Des Moines

KRISTEN EAST

October 24, 2011

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DES MOINES — Most of the Iowa caucus candidates in the state over the weekend said they'd use the office to push for more restrictive abortion rules. Some of them said they'd even pursue a Constitional amendment to effectively...

Student groups to lobby statewide following proposed tuition hike

DORA GROTE

October 24, 2011

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University of Iowa Student Government leaders and state officials said students should continue to reach out to their legislators to come up with solutions for rising tuition, following a proposal for further tuition increases...

Occupy Iowa City: Protesters agree to permit

AUDREY ROEN

October 24, 2011

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Occupy Iowa City demonstrators said they have agreed to sign a permit that would allow them to continue to legally occupy College Green Park. Though some protesters had previously told The Daily Iowan they had reservations about ob...

Caucus candidate Herman Cain chats economy on train to Kinnick

MARY KATE KNORR

October 24, 2011

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Clad in a red, white, and blue Hawkeye sweatshirt, one Republican presidential caucus candidate said his economic plans would benefit college students. Georgia businessman Herman Cain said his plan would help expand the job market...

Housing official: Ron Paul’s plan could spell trouble for Iowa City

SAM LANE

October 24, 2011

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Iowa caucus hopeful Ron Paul's proposal to eliminate the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as part of a $1 trillion federal budget cut could have a "huge impact" on Iowa City, one local housing official...

UI students play "pong" for charity

DI STAFF

October 24, 2011

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Students gather in Hubbard Park to participate in a large water-pong tournament Sunday. The game, dubbed "Trash Ball," divides players into two teams throwing basketballs into large trashcans. The tournament featured...

UI employee works to blend diversity

HANNAH KRAMER

October 24, 2011

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The University of Iowa employs faculty and staff from all over the world, and it is Jane Gressang's job to help make that mix of people works. Working in Staff Language and Culture Services, it's her job to make the UI a place...

Hunninghake surrenders Iowa medical license

DI STAFF

October 24, 2011

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University of Iowa spokesman Tom Moore says the UI fully cooperated with the Iowa Board of Medicine's investigation of former UI medical Professor Gary Hunninghake prior to his settlement. The release said the board charged Hunni...

MegaBus driver arrested for OWI

DI STAFF

October 24, 2011

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The driver of a MegaBus transporting people from Chicago to Iowa City and Des Moines has been arrested for drunken driving, according to the Press-Citizen. A complaint from the State Patrol said Carl Smiley, 52, of Chicago, was char...

Man charged after downtown fight

DI STAFF

October 24, 2011

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Iowa City police charged a local man after he allegedly punched another man on the Pedestrian Mall. Patrick Horras, 21, 1302 E. College St., was charged Oct. 21 with assault causing bodily injury. According to a complaint, police...

Police: Coralville man hit man with bat

DI STAFF

October 24, 2011

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Coralville police charged a local man after he allegedly hit a man with a baseball bat. Leopoldo Galvan, 38, Coralville, was charged Oct. 21 with willful injury causing bodily injury. According to a complaint, Galvan allegedly...

A.J. Derby set to make impact on defense, special teams

SETH ROBERTS

October 24, 2011

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Iowa's special-team players streaked downfield on a third-quarter kickoff, surging toward Indiana kick returner Shane Wynn in a mass of black shirts. But all eyes in Kinnick Stadium were on the player leading the charge in a...