The Daily Iowan

UI alumni: "Vibe" more important when choosing where to live

JORDYN REILAND

December 2, 2011

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Thomas Rinehart likes to "keep it weird" in Portland. The University of Iowa alum completed an M.D. in 2008 and went to the city to begin his residency. "You ask people why they move here, and most say becau...

Caucus candidates disagree on defense spending

HAYLEY BRUCE

December 2, 2011

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Republican presidential-caucus candidates disagree on whether cuts to defense spending would undermine national security. Though experts agree budget cuts are necessary to ease the federal deficit, they clash on whether reducing...

Local pop-up store spurs variety downtown

MATT STARNS

December 2, 2011

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A new seasonal store downtown is taking a local approach to holiday shopping. December, 30 S. Clinton St., is a partnership among Catherine Champion, the owner of Catherine's, 7 S. Dubuque St., Prairie Lights, 15 S. Dubuque...

UI athletics aims to hire diverse employees

DORA GROTE

December 2, 2011

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University of Iowa Athletics Department officials said Thursday said they are "working hard" to diversify the staff. The Athletics Department has just under 200 full-time employees, including 73 women — three more...

Historic Sutliff bridge to be rebuilt

AUDREY ROEN

December 2, 2011

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To the community of Sutliff — located approximately 12 miles northeast of Iowa City — an old bridge heavily damaged three years ago was more than just a way to walk from one bank of the Cedar River to the other. "I'm...

New study reveals IC spending power

ASMAA ELKEURTI

December 2, 2011

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Research recently released by the city shows Iowa City's economic potential is substantial and may be more attractive for businesses than what prior census counts show. Divaris Real Estate has worked for the city since this...

Local comedian’s show benefits charities

JORDAN MONTGOMERY

December 2, 2011

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For the past two years, local comedian Nathan Timmel has hosted a comedy show to raise money for various charities. On Saturday, his third Comedy for Charity show will raise funds for the St. Baldrick's Foundation. The show...

Athletics officials discuss new golf and gymnastic facilities

DI STAFF

December 2, 2011

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The University of Iowa Athletics Department has tentative plans to build a new indoor practice golf facility and practice gymnastic facility. UI officials discussed building a new indoor practice golf facility on Finkbine...

Iowa City City Council to explore legislative priorities

DI STAFF

December 2, 2011

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A list of legislative priorities compiled by the Metropolitan Coalition is set to be placed on the Iowa City City Council's agenda for the Dec. 6 work session. The priorities include diversifying revenue sources, pension-system...

Hope House resident charged after reportedly being caught with drugs

DI STAFF

December 2, 2011

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A Coralville man was charged Wednesday with possession of a controlled substance and possession of contraband in a correctional facility after he allegedly tried to conceal prescription drugs during a search of his person....

IC man charged after denting squad car, kicking officer

DI STAFF

December 2, 2011

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An Iowa City man faces numerous charges after he allegedly became violent toward his mother Sunday. According to a complaint by Iowa City police, Stephen Mutinda, 20, was at the University of Iowa Emergency Treatment Center...

UI student hearing set for bond review

DI STAFF

December 2, 2011

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A UI student charged with attempted murder will have a hearing for bond review Dec. 5. Brandon Plummer's attorney filed a motion for a bond review hearing Thursday, according to court documents. The court documents stated...