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Tattoo enthusiast stresses safety, education

LOGAN EDWARDS

February 14, 2012

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Kris Richter said she barely knew the tattoo artist who created her first tattoo, an orange sun design between her shoulder blades.   And though she is now friends with the artist, she said, people should seriously consid...

City officials: Occupy permit renewal denied for safety reasons

JORDYN REILAND

February 14, 2012

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Iowa City Occupiers will soon have to pack up their belongings and head out of College Green Park โ€” city officials have denied their request for a permit renewal. The city of Iowa City denied the permit โ€” requested on...

Local vets could be supported with Obama vet jobs plan

DORA GROTE

February 14, 2012

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Marcus Mittvalsky knew he could return home to a secure job as an Iowa City police officer after two years as a soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan.   But many soldiers didn't have the same job security after deployment. "As we...

UI and UI Community Credit Union ended partnership after disagreement over contract

KRISTEN EAST

February 14, 2012

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The University of Iowa and UI Community Credit Union officials said they ended a five-year partnership because they couldn't come to an agreement on renewed contractual terms. The UI signed an agreement with Hills Bank and...

UI community speaks about cross-cultural relationships

AUDREY DWYER

February 14, 2012

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Though some say American culture celebrates roses and chocolates on Valentine's Day, couples with inter-cultural relationships celebrate a mixture of traditions.   Yume Hidaka, the UI's Japan outreach initiative coordinator, attended the universi...

UI sorority mom unhappy with chapter’s communication following daughter’s expulsion

CHASTITY DILLARD

February 14, 2012

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One University of Iowa sorority parent said she's frustrated with the lack of information she's received following her daughter's expulsion from Zeta Tau Alpha after an alleged alcohol violation. Barbara Meadow said her daughter,...

Cedar Rapids woman allegedly wrote false checks

DI STAFF

February 14, 2012

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A Cedar Rapids woman was charged with falsifying checks to herself from her place of work. According to an Iowa City police report, Marlys Brooks, 54, Cedar Rapids, was charged on Jan. 23 with first-degree theft. Brooks allegedly...

Coralville man fled from Hope House, assaulted officer

DI STAFF

February 14, 2012

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A Coralville man has been charged with running from law enforcement, which resulted in injuries for three officers. According to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Sylvester Campbell, 27, Coralville, was charged on Feb....

Appeal filed in Phil Jones case

DI STAFF

February 14, 2012

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Phillip Jones, the former University of Iowa vice president for Student Services, appealed the District Court's summary judgment ruling that dismissed his case against UI President Sally Mason and the UI, according to Monday's...

With better defense, Marble boasts sky-high potential

JORDAN GARRETSON

February 14, 2012

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Devyn Marble is the Iowa basketball team's most versatile piece of artillery. "He's almost 6-7 as a guard; he gets his shot off easy," head coach Fran McCaffery said. "He can finish with either hand. He's dunking...

Iowa 1,600-meter relay squad continues successful season despite juggling lineup

CODY GOODWIN

February 14, 2012

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The 1,600-meter relay is held in high regard at Iowa. It's a race also known as the 4x400 relay or the 4-by-4. It is the final event of a women's track meet. It's the last chance to score points. It's the last time to shine...

Hawkeye track’s Davey bouncing back from injury

ELDON GIANNAKOUROS

February 14, 2012

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The end of Iowa men's track runner Brennan Davey's senior year of high school should have been a victory lap. The young athlete had won a state title his junior year at Indianola (Iowa) High, propelled his 4x800 team to victory...