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Paranormal team investigates old Vito’s in Iowa City

ERIC MOORE

October 31, 2011

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The building that once housed Vito's has all the physical characteristics of a haunted place: old musty smells, dilapidated walls and floors, all of its contents covered in a thick layer of dust. The Johnson County Paranormal...

Patel’s brother promises voting incentive to Greeks

KRISTEN EAST

October 31, 2011

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University of Iowa fraternities and sororities may have a larger incentive to vote in the upcoming Iowa City City Council election. Ravi Patel, Raj Patel's brother, has promised to pledge $1 to each chapter's respective philanthropy...

UI students campaign in heated statehouse race

AUDREY ROEN

October 31, 2011

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Young Republicans at the University of Iowa are getting involved in a Linn County statehouse race that will likely have a big impact on state politics. "I think we are becoming more aware of how effective knocking on doors...

Payne: make IC more accessible to businesses

MARY KATE KNORR

October 31, 2011

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One Iowa City City Council candidate said city officials should be more accessible to local businesses. "I would like … to make it easier for business people, developers — people like that — to deal with the city staff,...

Most IC council candidates support Occupy

ASMAA ELKEURTI

October 31, 2011

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Most of the candidates vying for Iowa City City Council seats this year say they support the Occupy Iowa City movement. But not all candidates. When contacted by The Daily Iowan over the weekend, Steve Soboroff was the only one...

Over 100 years of Daily Iowan archives launch today

CHASTITY DILLARD

October 31, 2011

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Daily Iowan Publisher Bill Casey was supposed to have been born a December baby. But a 1950 Iowa/Minnesota football game upset pushed his mother into early labor. "I was actually at that game, but I wasn't born yet,&quo...

UI chemist fosters local dance opportunities

JULIA JESSEN

October 31, 2011

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The pounding Latin beat of the music reverberated around the room of the small dance studio as a petite woman clad in striking black and red faced the mirror and swiveled her hips. Completely at ease with the movements, she scooped...

Police: Man pulled knife during downtown fight

DI STAFF

October 31, 2011

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An Iowa City man was charged with habitual public intoxication and disorderly conduct on Oct. 28 after he allegedly displayed a knife during a verbal altercation on the Pedestrian Mall. Iowa City police responded to reports...

IC man charged with selling stolen bike on Craigslist

DI STAFF

October 31, 2011

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An Iowa City man was charged with third-degree theft Oct. 28 after he allegedly tried to sell a stolen bike on Craigslist. According to a complaint by UI police, Ryan Larson, 18, allegedly stole a Trek 2.3 bicycle — valued...

Daily Iowan wins national recognition

DI STAFF

October 31, 2011

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The Daily Iowan placed in the top 10 in two categories at the National College Media Convention over the weekend. The DI's Sept. 11 anniversary issue from earlier this year was named the seventh-best special edition among newspape...

Coker’s best not enough in loss to Gophers

SAM LOUWAGIE

October 31, 2011

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MINNEAPOLIS — Marcus Coker leaned against a wall in the bowels of TCF Bank Stadium with his arms folded across his chest. He spoke so quietly that it was difficult to hear him over the joyful shouts and songs of passing Minnesota...

Entire team and coaches deserve blame in Iowa loss

JORDAN GARRETSON

October 31, 2011

Filed under Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Who should be blamed for Iowa's 22-21 loss to Minnesota? It sounds trivial — maybe even superficial. But it's also an understandable and predictable question from fans after their team suffered an unforeseeable...