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AgriSol looking for new partner in Tanzania project

KRISTEN EAST

July 20, 2012

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In light of ongoing controversy involving an ethics complaint filed against him, state Board of Regents President Pro Tem Bruce Rastetter said AgriSol Energy officials are moving forward by seeking other education outreach opportunities...

Johnson County Crisis Center looks to expand

ANNA EGELAND

July 20, 2012

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The Johnson County Crisis Center might have room for expansion soon. The Johnson County Board of Supervisors on Thursday morning decided to continue discussing the center's acquisition of additional space at the now-vacant former...

T. Anne Cleary Walkway undergoing $524K in renovations

ALY BROWN

July 20, 2012

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The T. Anne Cleary Walkway is undergoing renovation this summer after 15 years to address facilities issues, and officials say the project is on schedule for completion by Aug. 10. Jennifer Hoffman, a University of Iowa Facilities...

Rastetter unsure of when Regents will discuss allegations against him

JORDYN REILAND

July 20, 2012

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State Board of Regents President Pro Tem Bruce Rastetter said he unsure whether the ethics complaint filed against him will be discussed when the Regents meet the first week of August. Rastetter sat down for an interview Wednesday...

Wells Fargo mural tells Iowa City, university stories

ERIC LIGHTNER

July 20, 2012

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George Balluf Saloon, 1899; Hawkeye halfback Nile Kinnick, 1939; Nobel Peace Prize winner Paul Engle in the Iowa Writers' Workshop, 1950; and The Daily Iowan writing staff, 1919. Together these moments paint a picture of Iowa ...

UI alum runs for Iowa State House

NICHOLAS MILLER

July 20, 2012

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Although Steve Sherman did not intend on becoming a career politician, his time at the University of Iowa helped to prepare him. The Iowa City Republican National Committee Victory Office held a phone-bank event Thursday in Coralville...

Debra Schwinn named College of Medicine Dean

DI STAFF

July 20, 2012

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The University of Iowa announced Thursday that Debra Schwinn will become the next dean of the Carver College of Medicine. According to a UI press release, Schwinn is the head of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine,...

Local man accused of stealing from Salvation Army customer

DI STAFF

July 20, 2012

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A man has been accused of stealing from a customer shopping at Salvation Army. Donald Marshall, 52, address unknown, was charged Wednesday with first-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, a man reported he...

Lesser charge dropped against Iowa City man accused in toddler’s murder

DI STAFF

July 20, 2012

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Prosecutors have dismissed the aggravated misdemeanor charge against Jorge Perez, an Iowa City man accused of beating a toddler to death. Perez, 20, and Mireya Balderas, 18, are charged with beating Marcus Balderas to death in...

Local man accused of assisting drugs sale in motel room

DI STAFF

July 20, 2012

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A Clarence, Iowa, man has been accused of possessing drugs in a motel room. Lee Weekly, 20, was charged Wednesday with a controlled-substance violation. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers conducted a drug...

Local man accused of selling marijuana out of a hotel room

DI STAFF

July 20, 2012

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An Iowa City man has been accused of assisting in selling drugs. Colin Thompson, 20, 2806 Brookside Drive, was charged Wednesday with a controlled-substance violation. According to an Iowa City police complaint, because of...

Local man accused of not registering as a sex offender

DI STAFF

July 20, 2012

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An Iowa City man has been accused of failing to appear for a sex-offender check-in. Jason Natcone, 37, 423 Highway 1 W. No. 11, was charged Nov. 1, 2011, with four counts of a sex-offender violation. According to a Johnson...