The Daily Iowan

Iowa veterans tell their stories through poetry and prose

DI STAFF

November 11, 2011

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Fifteen fighters sat hunched over their desks. The room was silent; the only sound was the muddled scratch of pen on paper. These veterans of wars — ranging from Vietnam to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan — all...

Johnson County joins Linn, Blackhawk in I-380 Coalition

AUDREY ROEN

November 11, 2011

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Johnson County officials approved a plan to spend $20,000 each year to boost the county's lobbying efforts. Despite some hesitations, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors agreed on Thursday to join the I-380 Coalition...

Iowa politicos: new media changing presidential campaign

JENNY EARL

November 11, 2011

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Political observers say new media are changing the way candidates campaign for the presidency. The increasing presence of media coverage in Iowa is important for the election and will likely increase as presidential contests...

UI India study abroad growth not reflected in Hindi enrollment

RISHABH R. JAIN

November 11, 2011

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While the number of students studying abroad in India is booming, the number of University of Iowa students learning the subcontinent's major language is stagnant. Philip Lutgendorf, a UI professor of Hindi, said the traveling...

Judge orders closed court for Thompson murder trial evidence

DI STAFF

November 11, 2011

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A 6th District judge on Thursday said evidence presented in support of a motion to dismiss may not be shown in open court during an upcoming first-degree murder retrial. Judge Sean McPartland said he would need to review the...

Occupiers officially receive revised permit

DI STAFF

November 11, 2011

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Iowa City officials have revised the official permit for Occupy Iowa City protesters. In the new permit, city officials have altered tent restrictions. The original permit said only six-person tents would be allowed on College...

Metropolitan Coalition submits Iowa City legislative issues

DI STAFF

November 11, 2011

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A list of legislative priorities for 2012 were compiled from past Iowa City City Council discussions to be considered by councilors at their Dec. 6 work session, according to the City Council packet. The list was compiled...

IC man charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief

DI STAFF

November 11, 2011

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An Iowa City man was charged Wednesday with fourth-degree criminal mischief and going armed with intent after he allegedly chased another man out of his apartment brandishing a knife. According to a complaint by Iowa City...

IC man charged with tampering with records

DI STAFF

November 11, 2011

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Johnson County sheriff's deputies charged an Iowa City man with tampering with records and interference with official acts Wednesday after he allegedly provided a false name and information during a traffic stop. According...

Iowa-Michigan State series gets physical

MATT COZZI

November 11, 2011

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There was a last-second touchdown. There was a blowout that ruined what had been a perfect season. There have been numerous concussions. Iowa won on a catch by Marvin McNutt as time expired to remain undefeated two years ago....

Ferentz new dean of coaches following Paterno’s ouster

SETH ROBERTS

November 11, 2011

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Kirk Ferentz received a new title for his résumé on Wednesday night when then-Penn State football coach Joe Paterno was booted from his longtime position. The 84-year-old Paterno learned Wednesday night he was fired in the wake of a sexual-abuse scandal involving for...

Hawkeye hoops wants consistency in opener

BEN SCHUFF

November 11, 2011

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Iowa men's basketball head coach Fran McCaffery wants to see one thing when his Hawkeyes tip off their regular season at 7 p.m. today against Chicago State. Consistency. The second-year head coach talked during a press conference...