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Alcohol safety advocates disagree on UI’s Busch contract

AMY SKARNULIS

July 12, 2012

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Alcohol-safety advocates discussed the University of Iowa's renewed contract with Anheuser-Busch for the first time as a group Wednesday, and many voiced concerns about how the Hawkeye community interprets the message. The contract...

Bar owners: training decreases sales to intoxicated persons

AMY SKARNULIS

July 12, 2012

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Bar owners say the implementation of the Iowa Program for Alcohol Compliance Training earlier this year helps servers understand when patrons shouldn't be sold another alcoholic drink because they are intoxicated. The University...

UI student biking across America for disability awareness

ALY BROWN

July 12, 2012

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Journey of Hope, an annual cycling trek across America, has raised more than $650,000 this year for people with disabilities. The team stopped at the University of Iowa — the school of one team member — Wednesday to raise...

UI Admissions streamlines process for first-year applicants

KRISTEN EAST

July 12, 2012

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High-school seniors applying to the University of Iowa will now know within 48 hours if they've been selected to join the Hawkeye community. Officials in the UI Admissions Office announced Tuesday their plans to streamline the...

UI officials to implement new Integrated Talent Management Program

DI STAFF

July 12, 2012

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Karen Shemanski of Human Resources gave an updated presentation on the new Integrated Talent Management Program at a University of Iowa Staff Council meeting on Wednesday. The program will be used to help evaluate university...

UI officials discuss volunteer opportunities within Critical M.A.S.S.

DI STAFF

July 12, 2012

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Heather Ockenfels of the University of Iowa Office of the Dean of Students looked for staff volunteers to participate in the Critical M.A.S.S. program during a Staff Council meeting Wednesday. The program offers critical mentoring...

Man accused of attempting to sell marijuana

DI STAFF

July 12, 2012

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Law-enforcement officials have accused an Iowa City man of attempting to sell marijuana. Jack Champlin, 22, 702 N. Van Buren St., was charged Wednesday with a controlled-substance violation and a tax-stamp violation. According...

Man arrested for throwing weapon out his car while being chased by police

DI STAFF

July 12, 2012

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A Cedar Rapids man was accused of not stopping when law-enforcement officials tried to pull him over. Tyson Hathaway, 28, was charged Tuesday with eluding, possession of a firearm, reckless use of a firearm, trafficking in stolen...

Man attempts to steal a keg off of a beer truck

DI STAFF

July 12, 2012

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A man has been accused of attempting to steal a keg of beer from a truck. Gary Duffel, 44, address unknown, was charged Tuesday with second-degree robbery and public intoxication. According to an Iowa City police complaint,...

State officials meet with FEMA about UI flood recovery funding

DI STAFF

July 12, 2012

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State officials met with Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate Wednesday and discussed the Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General recommendations to reverse replacement funding...

City Hall implements QR code technology

DI STAFF

July 12, 2012

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City officials announced Tuesday that there are now QR codes at the entrance of Emma Harvat Hall and Helling Conference Room in City Hall, according to a city press release. QR — or "quick response" — is a code...

Iowa’s Taylor and Johnson heal in Game Time

TOM CLOS

July 12, 2012

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Coming back from injuries might just be the toughest things athletes face in their careers. Most players encounter this once or twice during their playing days. But rehabbing has become a routine for Iowa women's basketball senior...