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Local group leads rise in drag king culture

HANNAH KRAMER

April 11, 2012

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Amanda Green stands in front of a large mirror and lights the blunt end of an old wine cork with a lighter. After methodically burning it, she draws sideburns and a goatee on her face with the charcoal residue. Within minutes,...

Health care becomes key issue at Obama Student Summit Campaign event

DORA GROTE

April 11, 2012

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It didn't take long for health care to become the topic of discussion at Tuesday's Greater Together Student Summit held by the Obama for America in downtown Iowa City. "As college students, we are broke," said University...

Education, low unemployment contribute to abundance of health insurance in Iowa

KRISTEN EAST

April 11, 2012

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As the U.S. Supreme Court debates national health-care reform, Iowa โ€” including Johnson County โ€” has maintained one of the lowest percentages of uninsured residents in the country. According to a 2012 County Health Rankings and Road...

Anti-violence advocates: Campus culture creates negative perception of masculinity

BETH BRATSOS

April 11, 2012

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Masculinity on college campuses can sometimes be defined in more aggressive terms. But members of a University of Iowa antiviolence groups says masculinity doesn't have to be a violent characteristic.   "What we're seeing ...

UI credit union sees one of its biggest fraud cases in years

ANNA THEODOSIS

April 11, 2012

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A national data breach has led University of Iowa Community Credit Card Union officials to recall 200 cards from account-holders. Atlanta payment-processing company Global Payments Inc. released a statement April 1 regarding...

UI Faculty council works on new video surveillance policies

CHASTITY DILLARD

April 11, 2012

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As University of Iowa faculty obtain new equipment and move into newer facilities, Human Resource officials have seen more requests for surveillance cameras. A new proposal brought before the Faculty Council on Tuesday would...

UI computer science faculty advocate for broader range of general computer classes

DEREK KELLISON

April 11, 2012

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Computer-science faculty at the University of Iowa are pushing for required computer classes, but such changes may be a long time coming. The UI requires a formal reasoning class that may be fulfilled by basic computer-science...

Cedar Rapids man faces drug charges

DI STAFF

April 11, 2012

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A Cedar Rapids man faces several drug charges. According to a North Liberty police complaint, Rodney Liberman, 41, was charged Tuesday with a controlled substance violation, possession of pseudoephedrine, and third-offense possession...

UI Cochlear Implant Research Center receives $11M grant

DI STAFF

April 11, 2012

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The University of Iowa's Iowa Cochlear Implant Clinical Research Center has received an $11 million grant. Carver College of Medicine officials announced Tuesday that the National Institutes of Health renewed the center's grant....

Iowa City man charged with reckless use of fire

DI STAFF

April 11, 2012

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An Iowa City man has been charged with reckless use of fire/explosives. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Daryl Goolsby, 34, 2300 Hollywood Blvd., was charged Tuesday. Officers reportedly arrived at Goolsby's residence...

Man charged with kidnapping in assault case to plead guilty or not guilty Friday

DI STAFF

April 11, 2012

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A man charged with first-degree kidnapping will deliver a plea on Friday at the Johnson County Courthouse. Iowa City resident Peng Tang, 21, was charged after officers responded to a reported sexual assault on West Benton Street...

UI student charged with damaging property, interference with official acts

DI STAFF

April 11, 2012

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A University of Iowa student and former Daily Iowan employee was charged with damaging property and interference with official acts. According to Iowa City and UI police complaints, Austin Chadderdon, 22, 308 N. Dubuque St., was...