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Local bicycle advocates praise Light the Night program

AMY SKARNULIS

June 4, 2012

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Instead of having to cough up nearly $100 if cited for not having front and back lights on their bikes at night, Iowa City bicyclists can now opt for a cheaper — and safer — alternative. A local coalition has made it possible...

Officials: landfill fire won’t affect upcoming UI events

ALY BROWN

June 4, 2012

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The acrid smell of melting tires continues to swirl over the city as the Iowa City Landfill burns. University of Iowa officials say they will monitor the situation along with city officials, and some programs have taken extra...

New CLAS dean hopes to internationalize the College

ALEX SHEETS

June 4, 2012

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Chaden Djalali will take over as University of Iowa's dean of the College of Libral Arts and Sciences in August — and he already has global plans. One of Djalali's main goals is to promote the college's international reputation. "I...

Two Iowa City high schools rank in state’s top five

CHRIS REID

June 4, 2012

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Iowa City School District officials say there is still room for improvement despite being two high schools having been ranked among the top-five schools in the state. According to Newsweek's America's Best High Schools 2012, West High and City High Sch...

Local farmers fear warmer temperatures will hurt crops

ANNA EGELAND

June 4, 2012

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Some local farmers are breaking into cold sweats over unusually warm weather. The record-breaking heat seen in recent summers is expected to continue this year, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,...

Man charged with allegedly stealing car

DI STAFF

June 4, 2012

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A Chicago man has been charged with allegedly stealing a car left running. Lawrence Coleman, 19, was charged June 1 with first-degree theft. According to a Johnson County Sheriffs' Office complaint, Coleman allegedly took...

Man charged with allegedly stealing over $1,000

DI STAFF

June 4, 2012

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A man has been charged with allegedly stealing more than $1,100 in cash while drinking from an open container of alcohol in MacLean Hall. Jamie Smith, 31, address unknown, was charged June 2 with second-degree theft. According...

Local man charged with allegedly hitting woman in the jaw

DI STAFF

June 4, 2012

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An Iowa City man has been arrested for allegedly hitting a woman in the jaw. Derek Stoneking, 27, 10 Regal Lane, was charged June 2 with causing willful bodily injury. According to a University of Iowa police complaint, law-enforcement...

Coralville woman charged with allegedly forging seven checks

DI STAFF

June 4, 2012

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A Coralville women has been charged with allegedly forging seven checks belonging to an 87-year-old women. Nicole Campbell, 37, was charged May 31 with seven charges of forgery. According to a North Liberty police complaint,...

Regents to discuss UI faculty salary policies

DI STAFF

June 4, 2012

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Salary policies for University of Iowa faculty will be discussed Wednesday at the state Board of Regents' meeting in the IMU. According to the agenda posted on the regents' website, pay increases for the UI will range from...

Regents to discuss tuition set-asides

DI STAFF

June 4, 2012

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The state Board of Regents will meet Wednesday in the IMU to continue discussion on tuition set-aside for student aid. A regents' policy passed in 2004 sets a minimum of 15 percent of gross tuition proceeds be put aside for...

What you missed:  News during the DI publishing break

DI STAFF

June 4, 2012

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Council OKs vacating part of Melrose Place The Iowa City City Council voted to vacate and convey a portion of Melrose Place for the future construction of a University of Iowa parking lot. The councilors passed an ordina...