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IC eyes Burlington Street dam recreational remodel

NATE OTJEN

August 24, 2012

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Recreation on the Iowa River from Burlington Street to Benton Street could be in Iowa City’s future. City officials are applying for additional grants to hire consultants to ease the process. A project to modify the Burlington...

New technology in Hillcrest dining hall increases sustainability

LAUREN COFFEY

August 24, 2012

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Every day, hundreds of students flood the campus dining halls, leaving tons of food waste in their wake. Starting this semester, University of Iowa officials have found a new way to divert that waste: It goes into the landscaping....

UI officials fire Malik Juweid following suspension

ANNA THEODOSIS

August 24, 2012

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University of Iowa officials have fired suspended radiology Professor Malik Juweid on findings of disruptive behavior in the workplace. UI officials released a panel report Thursday detailing the reasons for Juweid’s firing...

Ethics board dismisses conflict of interest complaint against regent Rastetter

STACEY MURRAY

August 24, 2012

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The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board dismissed a conflict of interest complaint against Regent Bruce Rastetter Thursday, but members of the Iowa City Citizens for Community Improvement  — who filed the original complaint...

Students seek massages to cope with first week stress

BRIANNA JETT

August 24, 2012

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Back-to-school can mean a sharp increase in customers for Iowa City spas. Massage therapists at local salons said they usually see an uptick in the number of  clients in the week before the start of classes as well as the first...

Zombie run to raise funds for City Park cabin restoration

KELSEY L JOHNSON

August 24, 2012

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Most 5K runners don’t expect to be chased by rotting flesh and dripping blood. But those who participate in tonight’s Zombie Run at City Park will. Iowa City Parks and Recreation will hold the first such run at 7...

Flood property buyouts coming to a close

KRISTEN EAST

August 24, 2012

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Property buyouts in Iowa City’s Park View Terrace and Taft Speedway neighborhoods, which were hit in the 2008 flood, have taken place since 2009, and city officials said in a press release Thursday that those efforts are now...

Iowa City landlord murder suspect requests trial delay

BRENT GRIFFITHS

August 24, 2012

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A man accused of killing an Iowa City landlord in October 2009 has again asked a judge to delay his trial, according to online court documents. Justin Marshall, 21, was charged with first-degree murder in connection with the...

Iowa City Downtown District names new director

BRENT GRIFFITHS

August 24, 2012

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The Iowa City Downtown District named Nancy Bird as its first executive director Wednesday, according to a city press release. Karen Kubby, the board president of the Downtown District, said that Bird stood out from other applicants...

Local man charged in Ped Mall dispute

MATT STARNS

August 24, 2012

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A local man was charged Aug. 22 after he allegedly threatened another man with a wooden pole. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Ross Johnson, 58, address unknown, was charged after officers on bike patrol saw two men...

Hawkeye Football Position Previews: Defensive line

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

August 24, 2012

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Redshirt freshman Darian Cooper summed up Iowa’s defensive line in 11 words on the team’s media day earlier this month: “Who knows who’s going to have to step up and play.” For instance: Louis Trinca-Pasat...

Big Ten Football Previews: Wisconsin, Ohio State

DI STAFF

August 24, 2012

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Wisconsin Montee Ball knows what the driving force is behind all of Wisconsin’s recent success. Ball led the nation in rushing yards last season and tied an all-time NCAA record with 39 touchdowns. He is college fo...