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Community hopes to renovate historic cabins

AUDREY DWYER

January 26, 2012

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Several Iowa City organizations, however, want to revive the cabins for community use. "There are few things that remain to tell us about the people who first came here," said Joyce Carroll, Iowa City Parks and Recreation...

President Obama highlights economic proposals

CHASTITY DILLARD

January 26, 2012

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The president's speech Wednesday mirrored much of what appeared in Tuesday night's State of the Union Address, which revealed plans to help keep jobs from moving overseas — dubbed the Blueprint for an America Built to Last. "We...

Sexual assaults usually don’t warrant Hawk Alerts, UI officials say

BETH BRATSOS

January 26, 2012

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Hawk Alert is the UI's system of notifying the campus of emergencies. UI spokesman Tom Moore said Wednesday that while a sexual assault is a violent incident, it is not generally thought of as posing a potential immediate threat...

Farmers don’t want to be included in rental code

JORDYN REILAND

January 26, 2012

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The changes, which Johnson County supervisors said they will continue to discuss, include allowing county officials to order inspections on properties and requiring owners to fix any problems. Janette Ryan-Busch, the owner...

Officials: Bus monitors help to increase ridership

BAJ VISSER

January 26, 2012

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The Currier resident said the new bus monitors installed in dorms across campus have helped her keep track of when her bus will arrive. "I don't carry my laptop around with me all day, so having these screens available...

UI Mexico/Canada program to be cut

JENNY EARL

January 26, 2012

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And now, budget cuts will end a program that has sent a grand total of six UI students to Canada and Mexico since 2001. Offering UI students a stipend of $5,000 — a $2,000 increase from previous years — to study abroad...

Iowa House subcommittee passes bill banning red-light cameras

DI STAFF

January 26, 2012

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Iowa Rep. Ralph Watts, R-Adel, told The Daily Iowan Wednesday a bill prohibiting the use of automated traffic law enfocement systems passed through an Iowa House subcommittee. This development comes one day after the Iowa Cit...

Coralville man charged with allegedly assaulting his ex-wife

DI STAFF

January 26, 2012

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According to a Coralville police complaint, Daniel Lindberg, 41, allegedly shoved his ex-wife to the floor, jumped on her, and began striking her with an closed fist. The woman sustained a fractured eye socket in the assault,...

Iowa City police conduct tobacco compliance check

DI STAFF

January 26, 2012

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Police conducted the compliance checks at the local businesses on Jan. 18, 19, and 21. During the checks 54 businesses refused to sell tobacco to underage buyers. Seven businesses failed the compliance checks: The Den, 123...

Men’s hoops hosts Nebraska

BEN SCHUFF

January 26, 2012

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Instead, the Cornhuskers will bring a pair of conference victories into Carver-Hawkeye Arena for the first time as a member of the Big Ten. The contest, set to tip off at 6:02 p.m. on ESPNU, features two teams from the bottom...

Improved confidence helps McCabe break out

JORDAN GARRETSON

January 26, 2012

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Just under four minutes remained, and then-No. 13 Michigan was chipping into Iowa's 60-48 lead when Bryce Cartwright's misfired 3-pointer caromed to the top of the key. Failed attempts to grab the ball by Gatens and two Michigan...

Iowa women’s hoops looking for signature win

BEN WOLFSON

January 26, 2012

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But the Hawkeyes still believe they can regroup over their remaining nine games and qualify for the NCAA Tournament. Iowa is searching for its first conference road win, and it needs a big victory over a ranked team to bolster...