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Mason: UI officials won’t give up on new art museum funding

ASMAA ELKEURTI

March 22, 2012

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The state Board of Regents approved the schematic design and budget for three University of Iowa buildings damaged in the 2008 flood. However, one other structure's fate remains uncertain. The state's top education officials,...

UISG elections sees first multi-party year in three years

ANNA THEODOSIS

March 22, 2012

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Two parties will vie for University of Iowa Student Government seats for the upcoming academic term after three years of single-party "contests." Candidates from the parties say they will try to make more direct contact...

Local alcohol safety advocates discuss strategic plans for fall

KRISTEN EAST

March 22, 2012

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Local officials want to see the number of public-intoxication arrests in Iowa City decrease this fall but are split on whether a strategy should only target underage patrons. Roughly 20 members of the Partnership for Alcohol...

IC guest lecturer advocates Iowa’s part in stopping nuclear crisis

DEREK KELLISON

March 22, 2012

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A visiting expert on the Middle East warned about the dangers of pro-war rhetoric in the face of potential nuclear conflict between United States and Iran on Wednesday. During his lecture "The Crisis in the Gulf: U.S. Policy...

Parties in the Von Maur deal continued their arguments Wednesday

BETH BRATSOS

March 22, 2012

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The use of tax-increment financing during the purchase of land for the relocation of the Von Maur department store was at the center of more than three hours of testimony in the Johnson County Courthouse Wednesday. The discussion...

UI professor dissects lifespan of a fact

JULIA JESSEN

March 22, 2012

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The New York Times describes John D'Agata as, "a wolf in journalist's clothing". This is just one comment from a plethora of observations about the University of Iowa nonfiction writing professor's latest book, The Life...

Regents approve sales of $25M in bonds

DI STAFF

March 22, 2012

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The state Board of Regents approved a resolution by the University of Iowa authorizing the sale of $25 million in utility system revenue bonds on Wednesday. The proceeds from the sale will fund improvements to the UI's utility...

UIHC officials present updates to Regents

DI STAFF

March 22, 2012

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University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics officials said they're experiencing a slight budget lag at the state Board of Regents meeting Wednesday afternoon. Officials said supply-cost inflation and drug shortages have affected...

Regents approve Field House modifications

DI STAFF

March 22, 2012

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The state Board of Regents on Wednesday approved the demolition of the current University of Iowa Field House entrance to make way for a new hospital project. "This is a complicated project, but we'd like to proceed with...

Regents approve demolition of 109 River St.

DI STAFF

March 22, 2012

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The state Board of Regents on Wednesday approved the demolition of 109 River St. as a part of the art-building-replacement project. The building was originally built for use as a fraternity house. The regents purchased it for...

Regents approve increasing parking ramp violation fees

DI STAFF

March 22, 2012

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The state Board of Regents on Wednesday approved a proposal to increase parking-ramp fees at the three regent universities. Some of the proposed increases would call for a $200 fine instead of a $100 fine for parking in a reserved...

A Muscatine woman was charged with assault and interference with official acts

DI STAFF

March 22, 2012

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A Muscatine woman was charged with assault on an officer and interference with official acts. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Katherine Brooker, 31, was charged Tuesday for allegedly assaulting peace officers and...