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UI’s Mason calls personal alcohol stance "very consistent"

ANNA THEODOSIS

August 28, 2012

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason said she believes her stance on alcohol consumption at the UI has been “very consistent,” despite recent criticism that she and other UI officials are sending mixed messages. Mason...

Bruegger’s to reopen on Iowa Ave. following fire

MATT STARNS

August 28, 2012

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After a post-midnight blaze leveled the downtown business nearly a year ago, Bruegger’s Bagels is poised to begin construction on a new building at the same location, 225 Iowa Ave. Mario Arguelles — a manager at the...

UI grapples with wireless internet complaints

LAUREN COFFEY

August 28, 2012

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As the line outside the Information Technology Service help center begins to grow, so does University of Iowa freshman Kate McCann’s frustration about her Internet connection. “I can’t connect with the Internet...

Q&A with UI President Sally Mason

DI STAFF

August 28, 2012

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The Daily Iowan: The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board decided to dismiss the conflict of interest complaint filed against Regent Bruce Rastetter by the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. Do you think this was a g...

Older UI residence halls scheduled for facelifts

CASSIDY RILEY

August 28, 2012

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While University of Iowa officials have broken ground on a new residence hall this past summer, housing officials say there’s still a lot of work to be done on existing dorms. UI President Sally Mason said she is excited...

Suspect in landlord murder pushes for delayed trial

BRENT GRIFFITHS

August 28, 2012

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Johnson County Judge Sean McPartland said he would rule by today on a motion to delay the trial of a man accused of first-degree murder in the slaying of a local landlord. Justin Marshall is accused of murder in connection with...

Regents address search for new UNI president

MADELINE SAVOIE

August 28, 2012

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The state Board of Regents held a telephone meeting Monday afternoon accepting University of Northern Iowa President Benjamin Allen’s retirement effective upon appointment of a successor, as well as approving a plan for...

Couple accused of felony child endangerment will be tried together

DI STAFF

August 28, 2012

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A couple accused of felony child endangerment in connection with death of 20-month-old child are scheduled to be tried together. Johnson County prosecutor Janet Lyness said that the pair would be tried together unless the defense...

Construction company sues Coralville over payment

DI STAFF

August 28, 2012

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A construction company that formerly worked for Coralville has sued the city , alleging that the city breached contract by withholding payment. Tricon General Construction Inc. was contracted by the city in 2010 to complete the...

Local woman charged with felony theft

DI STAFF

August 28, 2012

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Iowa City police have charged a woman with first-degree theft after she allegedly misappropriated more than $141,000 from her employer. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Kimberly Kurka, address unknown, was charged...

Iowa City man faces multiple drug charges

DI STAFF

August 28, 2012

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An Iowa City man faces numerous charges after an Aug. 25 traffic stop downtown. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Spencer Paige, 25, was charged after officers pulled over his vehicle for driving without headlights...

Fight leads to marijuana charges for Iowa City man

DI STAFF

August 28, 2012

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An Iowa City man was charged Aug. 26 after an early morning altercation on Davis Street. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Jerlon Wilkins, 22, was charged after officers responded to a call at 2110 Davis St. shortly...