The Daily Iowan

UI officials say Monday’s HawkAlert was not delayed

KRISTEN EAST

November 16, 2011

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University of Iowa officials said on Tuesday the HawkAlert system notifies students only in cases of real threats. A HawkAlert was issued at 10:27 p.m. Monday night, warning of a possible armed suspect near campus. That was...

HawkAlert recipients alarmed by late-night messages

JORDYN REILAND

November 16, 2011

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University of Iowa students, their parents, and faculty were alarmed when their evening activities were interrupted by a possible threat on campus Monday evening. The HawkAlert, issued by UI police, said police were looking...

Craft brewery delivers to Iowa City by canoe

MATT STARNS

November 16, 2011

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Craft-brewed beer is not new to the Iowa City market, but beer delivery by canoe might be. Clark Lewey, owner and president of Decorah-based Toppling Goliath Brewing Company, delivered 24 "bombers" — 22-ounce bottles...

Fire Marshal: Bruegger’s fire investigation unusually long

ERIC MOORE

November 16, 2011

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Local fire and police officials have spent more than $7,100 and 164 hours investigating the cause of a late-September fire at a local Bruegger's Bagel Bakery. Iowa City Fire Marshal John Grier, the lead investigator for the c...

Santorum’s daughter talks family values in Iowa City

MARY KATE KNORR

November 16, 2011

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For Iowa caucus candidate Rick Santorum and his family, protection of unborn babies and the disabled is personal. So personal that Santorum has made family values the center of his campaign, and he is calling on his daughter...

Iowa City business owners speak out against new municipal district

ASMAA ELKEURTI

November 16, 2011

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Business owners want their peers, City Council, and others promoting the Self-Supporting Municipal Improvement District tax levy to understand its implications. Though the proposal for a tax levy to diversify Iowa City's central...

UI enrolls students from over 110 countries

CHASTITY DILLARD

November 16, 2011

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Kariuki Maina has a lot to learn about United States culture before he'll feel comfortable. And for that reason, the Kenyan said he has actively sought out University of Iowa programs, such as the International Programs, to...

UI Faculty Council discusses new Electronic CV

DI STAFF

November 16, 2011

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A new database of faculty information will provide better access to information when lobbying, University of Iowa officials said. Associate Provost Tom Rice presented information about the Electronic Curriculum Vitae project...

UI Main Library Learning Commons set to open in fall 2013

DI STAFF

November 16, 2011

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University of Iowa officials have began work on the new Learning Commons in the Main Library. Chris Clark, the UI learning-spaces technologies manager, presented the project's details to the UI Student Government at a general...

Police: Man hit woman, causing her to drop baby

DI STAFF

November 16, 2011

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Iowa City police charged a local man after he allegedly struck a female, knocking a baby out of her arms. Abdikadir Abdi, 21, 2401 Highway 6 E. Apt. 4012, was charged Nov. 14 with domestic-abuse assault without intent causing...

Two charged after burglary, assault

DI STAFF

November 16, 2011

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Iowa City police charged two local men after they allegedly tried to steal an Xbox from an occupied home. Morgan Powell, 20, and Albert Black, 19, 2023 Taylor Drive, were charged Nov. 14 with first-degree burglary. According...

Former Hy-Vee manager charged with stealing $1,300 on the job

DI STAFF

November 16, 2011

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Iowa City police charged a Cedar Rapids woman after she allegedly stole $1,300 while working as a manager at Hy-Vee. Rebekka Hayslett, 27, was charged Nov. 11 with second-degree theft. According to a complaint, Hayslett...