The Daily Iowan

UI journalism professor’s article causes uproar

ERIC MOORE

December 14, 2011

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Though locals say a University of Iowa professor had every right to compose a controversial article about Iowans, some say it doesn't tell the whole story. UI journalism Professor Stephen Bloom's controversial article "Observations from 20 Years of ...

Cambus lags in winter driving training

JORDYN REILAND

December 14, 2011

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Cambus officials are preparing to tackle slick roads and increased ridership as wintery conditions roll into Iowa City. Despite the increased ridership, Cambus Manager Brian McClatchey said officials aren't providing additional...

Iowa City doves urge Democrats not to caucus for Obama

DORA GROTE

December 14, 2011

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President Obama is a shoo-in for the Democratic presidential nomination, but some locals say dissent is still needed. A group of local peace activists met yesterday to encourage Democratic caucus-goers to stay uncommitted...

UI will not replace Avoid the Stork campaign

JENNY EARL

December 14, 2011

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There wasn't a stork in sight on campus this year. The University of Iowa College of Public Health's Avoid the Stork campaign grant — given to the University by the Iowa Initiative Research Program — came to an end las...

Local programs work to employ vets

RISHABH R. JAIN

December 14, 2011

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Local businesses and programs are going out of their way to employ veterans, as reports indicate vets have a higher unemployment rate. While most of the nation is seeing high unemployment rates, U.S. military veterans who...

Von Maur departure talk brings unrest for Sycamore store owners

ASMAA ELKEURTI

December 14, 2011

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For University of Iowa freshman Liz Behlke, Sycamore Mall was one of the best parts of growing up in southeastern Iowa City. "I feel like it brings people over to the East Side," she said. But the possible relocation...

UI College of Law in line with new national requirements

KRISTEN EAST

December 14, 2011

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The University of Iowa College of Law is ahead of most national law schools when it comes to reporting and publishing jobs and salaries of recent graduates online, one UI official said. The American Bar Association's questionnaire...

Ex-UI baseball player looks to teach — and be a Yankee

MELISSA DAWKINS

December 14, 2011

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Tyson Blaser has focus. After the baseball-playing University of Iowa student earns his teaching certificate this winter, his professors and coaches said they're confident that determination will take him far. Blaser played...

Thompson released from jail

DI STAFF

December 14, 2011

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An Iowa City man formerly charged with first-degree murder has been released from the Johnson County Jail. Charles William Curtis Thompson, 19, was originally charged with the first-degree murder of Broadway apartment landlord...

Coraville home destroyed by fire

DI STAFF

December 14, 2011

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A resedence in Coralville was destroyed Tuesday, according to a release. The Coralville Fire Department said firefighters arrived at a structure fire at 3701 Second St. Unit 346 — inhabited by Evelyn Torres and owned by...

NL woman allegedly strikes other woman

DI STAFF

December 14, 2011

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A North Liberty woman was charged Monday after she allegedly struck another woman with a phone. According to a complaint by North Liberty police, officers were called to 70 Holiday Lodge Road around 6:52 p.m. for a medical...

IC man faces multiple charges

DI STAFF

December 14, 2011

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An Iowa City man faces numerous charges after he allegedly fled on foot during a traffic stop, before punching a police officer. The complaint said officers attempted to stop Patrick Horras, 22, for erratic driving, citing...