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New UISG president and vice president inducted

ANNA THEODOSIS

April 23, 2012

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A free taxi service and I-Clicker rentals will be the first initiatives to be completed under the University of Iowa's new student government leaders. I-Party members Nic Pottebaum and Jessie Tobin were sworn in Sunday as president...

Obama event on Wednesday free for UI faculty, staff, and students

DI STAFF

April 23, 2012

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President Obama will address the community on Wednesday in the University of Iowa Field House. Obama will speak about student loans and college affordability. The visit is part of the president's two-day college tour that includes...

Health experts stress importance of collaboration between colleges and government

KRISTEN EAST

April 23, 2012

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Government entities and schools of public health must work together for the health and welfare of society, local and national officials said. Many officials visited the University of Iowa College of Public Health Building on...

City officials and non-profits open new recycling center

CHASTITY DILLARD

April 23, 2012

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Janel Hanmer said recycling is important for her children's future. The Iowa City resident sat on Sunday afternoon with her sons, Turing Zelsnack, 6, and Huxley Zelsnack, 4, at the new East Side Recycling Center, 2401 Scott...

Habitat for Humanity to construct home that produces its own energy

ASMAA ELKEURTI

April 23, 2012

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One local family could soon live in a house that zeroes in on saving energy. The Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity has partnered with University of Iowa Engineers for a Sustainable World to build their first net-zero-energy home,...

UIHC nurses named among Iowa’s best

JENNY EARL

April 23, 2012

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Stopping a painful ulcer, preventing a stroke, and preparing a patient for surgery are just a few things that nurses Donna Dolezal and Sandra Roberts have done for more than two decades. The pair, who have grown accustomed to...

Man charged with substance violation

DI STAFF

April 23, 2012

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A man has been charged with a controlled-substance violation. According to a Johnson County Sheriff's Office complaint, Robert Wofford Jr., address unknown, was charged April 17. On April 17, Wofford allegedly delivered five...

Olympic Trials: Metcalf falls painfully short

SAM LOUWAGIE

April 23, 2012

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The crowd was cheering. That could only have made it worse for Brent Metcalf. If a period of a freestyle wrestling match ends in a tie, the wrestler who scored the most points on a single move wins the tiebreaker. Many of the...

Olympic Trials: Wrestling becomes human in Iowa City

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

April 23, 2012

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Wrestling is sometimes perceived as an emotionless sport. Sweaty men beat up on each other until one is pinned to the ground — that's a widespread opinion. But this year, the U.S. Olympic trials were held in Iowa City — the...

Iowa hurdler hits the ground running in return from injury

TORK MASON

April 23, 2012

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A torn hamstring was just another disappointing — and possibly season-ending — injury for Iowa hurdler Jordan Mullen. The Atlantic, Iowa, native suffered the injury on Jan. 21 at the Adidas Invitational in Lincoln, Neb.,...

Third time’s the charm for Iowa baseball against Penn State

BEN SCHUFF

April 23, 2012

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Iowa head coach Jack Dahm said early last week that he hoped reliever Taylor Kaufman would step up to be the "bridge" guy between Iowa's starting pitcher and closer Nick Brown in tight games. Kaufman delivered in...

Wrestler Telford charged with public intoxication

DI STAFF

April 23, 2012

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A Hawkeye wrestler has been charged with public intoxication. According to the Iowa City police blotter, Robert Telford, 20, 648 Beachview Drive, was charged April 20. Iowa City police responded to the Sports Column, 12 S....