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UIHC could face $5.3 million Medicare cut

DORA GROTE

October 27, 2011

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics could experience substantial funding cuts if Congress' "Supercommittee" fails to agree upon a plan to cut the federal deficit, UI Health Care officials said at the state Board...

UISG teams with IC to promote campus safety

KRISTEN EAST

October 27, 2011

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  Bright orange flames engulfed the walls of two rooms placed in Hubbard Park on Wednesday. As the fire spread, Iowa City firefighters were on the scene to extinguish the fires purposely created by the Iowa City Fire Depa...

Obama’s plan aims to ease student loan burden

CHASTITY DILLARD

October 27, 2011

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President Obama's new "Pay As You Earn" plan will lessen the burden of student-loan debt for more than 1.5 million borrowers nationwide. But one expert said that doesn't necessarily mean the federal government will...

City Council candidates discuss bike-friendly measures

MARY KATE KNORR

October 27, 2011

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The Iowa City City Council candidates all agree that maintaining a safe environment for bicyclists is crucial to the reputation of the community. The Think Bicyclists Coalition — a collection of Iowa City bike-related businesses...

Occupy Iowa City: Neighbors call protest ‘disruptive’

RISHABH R. JAIN

October 27, 2011

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Iowa City residents living around College Green Park are mixed in their opinions about the ongoing Occupy Iowa City protest in their neighborhood. The demonstration, now in its third week, has seen an influx of up to 60 protesters....

UIHC promotes genetic cancer screening

MELISSA DAWKINS

October 27, 2011

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is working to help local women learn how to wear their "genes." UIHC held its first ever "Feel Comfortable in Your Jeans" event Wednesday night in hopes of raising...

Iowa City native makes his own diesel fuel

JORDAN MONTGOMERY

October 27, 2011

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After working at the Hamburg Inn No. 2 for 25 years, "slaving away" over a hot stove, Fugate said he was ready for a change. He started a family and began growing increasingly concerned about the world his children...

IC man charged after alleged attack

DI STAFF

October 27, 2011

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Iowa City police charged a local man after he allegedly attacked a man after knocking on his door. Andy Anderson, 38, 434 Peterson St., was charged Sept. 21 with first-degree burglary. According to a complaint, Anderson and...

Man arrested after hitting man with stun gun

DI STAFF

October 27, 2011

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Iowa City police arrested a man after he allegedly hit another man with a stun gun in a downtown bar. Brandt Russell Hockman, 26, 902 Benton Drive Apt. 32, was charged Oct. 22 with going armed with intent. According to a complaint,...

Local man charged with OWI

DI STAFF

October 27, 2011

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Iowa City police arrested a man after allegedly finding marijuana on him during a traffic stop. Oudone Koulavongsa, 31, 721 Pepper Drive, was charged Oct. 26 with possession of marijuana and operating while intoxicated. According...

DeWitt man charged with child endangerment

DI STAFF

October 27, 2011

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Iowa City police arrested a DeWitt, Iowa, man after he allegedly assaulted a woman in front of their daughter. Michael Steven Tomek, 41, 1549 Silver Valley Drive, was charged Oct. 25 with domestic-abuse assault without intent...

Dykstra trial: judge rules autopsy photos will not be shown

DI STAFF

October 27, 2011

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Photos from the autopsy of a child who died while under the care of a former Iowa City man will not be shown in court after a 6th District judge's ruling Wednesday. Brian Dykstra, 35, who is charged with the second-degree murder...