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UI officials confused on how HawkAlert records are kept

KRISTEN EAST

November 29, 2011

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University of Iowa officials are apparently confused about how they track performance of HawkAlert โ€” a system set up to warn students of danger which has been criticized for untimely warnings. In an interview with The Dai...

GOP candidates push for cuts to environmental protection

DORA GROTE

November 29, 2011

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Most of the Republican-caucus candidates say they'd pursue deep funding cuts to environmental protection โ€” or do away with it altogether. But to many environmental advocates, that mindset endangers air and water quality,...

Mason talks debt, renewable energy, and campus safety

DI STAFF

November 29, 2011

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The Daily Iowan: UI debt has almost doubled since 2005, does the increase concern you? How has the university counteracted the debt? Obviously the UI has a lot of expenses, but do you see any place where spending could be redu...

UI officials: Eliminating coal not currently feasible

JORDYN REILAND

November 29, 2011

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason said she agrees with the UI Sierra Student Coalition's efforts to reduce coal use by the university. However, Mason told The Daily Iowan in a recent interview eliminating coal all toget...

Widernet to provide data on disabilities

MARY KATE KNORR

November 29, 2011

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A local grass-roots movement has begun deploying digital libraries to underdeveloped nations to provide information encouraging the inclusion of people with disabilities. The Global Disability Rights Library program, organized...

Johnson County Ambulance Service requests more funding

AUDREY ROEN

November 29, 2011

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The Johnson County Ambulance Service last purchased an ambulance during the current fiscal year.   Some Johnson County officials are skeptical about recent requests from the Johnson County Ambulance Service for replacement equipment, a move ...

Bruegger’s may reopen after fire investigation

DI STAFF

November 29, 2011

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Bruegger's Bagel Bakery may once again serve bagels on Iowa Avenue, but not before the investigation into the cause of the fire is complete, an official of the corporate office said on Monday. "They don't have a firm...

Iowa basketball tries to get back on track against Clemson

JORDAN GARRETSON

November 29, 2011

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Tonight brings the Hawkeye men's basketball team an opportunity for a major victory after it recently stumbled to back-to-back disappointing losses. The same can be said for Clemson, the squad Iowa will host as a part of the...

Iowa men’s hoops struggling on defense

BEN SCHUFF

November 29, 2011

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Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery talked at length during a press conference on Monday about the offensive struggles a few of his players have had in the past week. But as a team, Iowa's biggest problem has been on the other...

Retired prep coach still helps Iowa track

CODY GOODWIN

November 29, 2011

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John Raffensperger wanders around the track at the Iowa Recreation Center every afternoon. The retired high-school track and field coach watches the Hawkeye 400- and 800-meter runners and takes notes for Iowa assistant coach...

Point/counterpoint: Who will win the Big Ten championship?

DI STAFF

November 29, 2011

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Michigan State The inaugural Big Ten championship game on Saturday features Wisconsin against Michigan State. The winner will head to the Rose Bowl to face off with the Pac-12 champion. Actually, we can go ahead and give t...

Norm Parker receives national award

DI STAFF

November 29, 2011

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Iowa defensive coordinator Norm Parker was named the American Football Coaches Association's Assistant Coach of the Year on Monday, according to a release. The 13th-year Hawkeye aide will be honored at the national convention...