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State and local officials split on necessity of Iowa public info board

KRISTEN EAST

March 26, 2012

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Officials in the Iowa Ombudsman's Office have seen falling numbers of public-records requests and complaints over the last four years. Some state officials said the decrease is due to the variety of departments receiving requests...

UIHC residency programs to undergo new teaching requirements

DEREK KELLISON

March 26, 2012

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Tony Klappa skimmed through patient records at his computer, verifying the patients' prescriptions before calling up the pharmacy to place the prescription. But medical residents following Klappa, a fifth-year resident at the...

Democratic Party delegate candidate plans to tour Iowa

CHASTITY DILLARD

March 26, 2012

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Political experts said though the methods of Tim Judd โ€” campaigning in Iowa for a Democratic Party national-delegate position โ€” are unusual, they may be beneficial to him and the public. Judd began a four-week tour Sunday,...

Officials say student involvement is needed to support diversity

ANNA THEODOSIS

March 26, 2012

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Some students in multicultural organizations at the University of Iowa say they would like more opportunities to advocate for their presence on campus. "[The UI] gave us a kiosk in the mall, but it's kind of hidden,"...

Playboy magazine looks for "Girls of the Big Ten" in Iowa City

DI STAFF

March 26, 2012

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Staff from Playboy magazine are visiting the University of Iowa campus. The magazine's "Girls of" issue, published annually in October, features one to two women from each campus in different NCAA conferences. This yea...

Iowa city man charged with failing to register as sex offender

DI STAFF

March 26, 2012

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According to an Iowa City police report, Michael Howard, 57, address unknown, was arrested March 23 and charged with third-degree burglary and failing to register at the Sex Offender Registry on March 22. Iowa City police responded...

State senator Seng receives objection for US House run

DI STAFF

March 26, 2012

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The Iowa Secretary of State's Office received an objection March 23 to the nomination petition of Sen. Joe Seng, D-Davenport, to run for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. The objection was contained in an email forwarded...

Coralville man killed in crash

DI STAFF

March 26, 2012

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A 28-year-old Coralville man died on March 23 aftering being involved in a motorcycle crash on Highway 6. Johnathan Hintz, 28, of Coralville was pronounced dead after being transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals and...

Iowa baseball wins Big Ten-opening series

MATT COZZI

March 26, 2012

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Nick Brown found himself in a jam. The Iowa closer needed just one out to secure an Big Ten-opening series win for the Hawkeyes on Sunday afternoon, but had allowed two walks and loaded the bases. Brown induced Northwestern...

Lack of ‘best stuff’ enough for Kuebel, Hawkeyes

BEN SCHUFF

March 26, 2012

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Iowa manager Jack Dahm and Sunday's starting catcher Keith Brand shared similar sentiments about starter Sasha Kuebel following the Hawkeyes' 3-1 victory over Northwestern: He didn't have his best stuff. Nearly two weeks had...

Iowa softball drops two in conference-opening weekend

BEN ROSS

March 26, 2012

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The Iowa softball team (11-17, 1-2 Big Ten) was plagued by errors and poor defense in a 5-4 loss in the final contest of a three-game series against Wisconsin on Sunday. Iowa was unable to take advantage of numerous scoring opportunities...

Dowling’s on-base ability an asset for Iowa softball

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

March 26, 2012

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Iowa second baseman Bradi Wall pulled teammate Johnnie Dowling aside before she left the dugout in the bottom of the seventh inning. "Have a good at-bat," she said. Dowling had just dropped a routine pop fly in center...