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Student government presidential candidates debate tuition, safety

ANNA THEODOSIS

March 30, 2012

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Tuition hikes and improving student experiences formed the keystones of a University of Iowa Student Government presidential-candidate debate Thursday evening. I Party candidate Nic Pottebaum and # (Hashtag) Party candidate Sunny...

Liberal Arts and Sciences dean finalist Djalali speaks about faculty, funding, program balance

ELDON GIANNAKOUROS

March 30, 2012

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The first finalist for dean of the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences voiced support for faculty benefits and the importance of promoting a liberal-arts education to the outside world at an open forum Thursday. Speaking...

UI Veterans Association to host first Warrior Challenge

LOGAN EDWARDS

March 30, 2012

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Veterans returning from service face challenges adapting to everyday life — and a unique set of difficulties, University of Iowa student veteran advocates said, if they're coming back to a large university. Officials from the...

Mason calls UI "stepping stone" for those looking to transition to new careers

ASMAA ELKEURTI

March 30, 2012

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason said the university's role as a gateway to future leadership positions could reflect positively on the school given the number of administrative openings on campus. The UI has lost four...

Q&A: Mason talks tuition freeze, flood recovery

DI STAFF

March 30, 2012

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The Daily Iowan: What are your thoughts on the tuition freeze? President Mason: Let me say a couple things about tuition and let me start with tuition generally. The Board of Regents sets tuition. Obviously we do that on an a...

City Council to set public hearings on proposed zoning amendments

DI STAFF

March 30, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council will likely set two public hearings on Tuesday for two proposed zoning amendments. These amendments include limiting the number of bedrooms in a multifamily dwelling unit in multifamily zones to a maximum...

City to move forward with housing ordinance vote Tuesday

DI STAFF

March 30, 2012

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Iowa City City Councilors will likely vote on the first consideration of an ordinance changing the definition of "household" in several city zones within the University Impact Area. The ordinance would limit the number...

IC Council to approve ordinance increasing public transportation fees

DI STAFF

March 30, 2012

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City bus fares will rise if the Iowa City City Council approves the measure on April 3. The increase was proposed as part of the fiscal 2013 budget. The standard fare would increase from 75 cents to $1. According to the proposal,...

City to approve animal center plans

DI STAFF

March 30, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council will consider a resolution April 3 to approve the most recent plans for the Iowa City Animal Care and Adoption Center. The center was significantly damaged by the 2008 flood. Federal Emergency Management...

Council to hold public hearing Tuesday for city railroad project

DI STAFF

March 30, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday regarding the approval of the Iowa City Industrial Campus Railroad Siding and Spur Improvements Project. According to the proposal, the project will include the...

City to engage in partnership with Moen’s Central Park LLC

DI STAFF

March 30, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council will consider a resolution Tuesday approving an agreement between the city and Central Park LLC. City developer Marc Moen formed Central Park, and the resolution would approve his redevelopment of 114...

Local man charged with second-degree criminal mischief

DI STAFF

March 30, 2012

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A local man, Areli River, 34, 1440 Prairie Du Chien Road, was charged Wednesday with second-degree criminal mischief. On March 28, River was reportedly found in the Oakland Cemetery, 1000 Brown St. River allegedly wrote on the...