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Summit looks for new reputation

MADELINE SAVOIE

August 30, 2012

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At the end of their first week back in operation, Summit employees said they hope the physical and managerial renovations will help them achieve a sizeable goal: changing the bar’s notorious reputation. “The place...

UI students to receive new IDs in coming weeks

ERIC CLARK

August 30, 2012

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Unlike their predecessors, many University of Iowa freshmen will not have to carry numerous cards to gain access to sporting events, dormitories, or even their bank accounts. UI spokesman Tom Moore estimated 9,000 new cards had...

New Iowa City schools food director implements new guidelines

LAUREN COFFEY

August 30, 2012

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For Alison Demory, providing healthy and nutritious food for students in the Iowa City School District isn’t her toughest challenge. It’s getting the students to eat everything on their plate — including their fruits...

World-class unicyclist, UI student making her mark on campus

STACEY MURRAY

August 30, 2012

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One wheel? No problem. University of Iowa freshman Patricia Wilton is an internationally renowned unicyclist, and she recently competed at the international level in northern Italy. She came in fifth place for cross-country...

Iowa BAC database on hold after AG concern

MATT STARNS

August 30, 2012

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A website aimed at aggregating Iowa’s alcohol-breath-test results was shut down Tuesday afternoon following a request from the state’s Attorney General’s Office. The recently created site held a database of...

Judge grants delay in landlord murder case

DI STAFF

August 30, 2012

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A motion to delay the trial of man accused of first-degree murder in connection with the death of an Iowa City landlord has been granted by a 6th District judge. Judge Sean McPartland granted Justin Marshall’s motion to...

Judge orders disclosure of communication in Mills case

DI STAFF

August 30, 2012

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A federal judge ruled today that previously undisclosed communication regarding a former University of Iowa general counsel should be made public. Marcus Mills sued the UI, UI President Sally Mason, the state Board of Regents,...

Libertarian Johnson allowed on Iowa ballot

ASSOCIATED PRESS

August 30, 2012

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DES MOINES — Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson will be on Iowa’s ballot in November after officials concluded Wednesday that a state law requiring a convention to get on the ballot is too vague. A...

Regents seek UNI president nominees

DI STAFF

August 30, 2012

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The state Board of Regents approved the creation of a search committee for the recently vacated position of University of Northern Iowa President Ben Allen at its telephonic meeting Monday. According to a regents’ release,...

Hawkeye Football Position Previews: Running backs

SAM LOUWAGIE

August 30, 2012

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Greg Davis can’t count on much when it comes to his team’s running-back situation. After watching almost all his options at the position vanish over the summer, Iowa’s new offensive coordinator understands almost...

Big Ten Football Previews: Nebraska

BEN ROSS

August 30, 2012

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The Nebraska Cornhuskers ran for an average of 217 yards per game last season, good for 15th in the nation. They’ll have no shortage of offensive talent returning, and those numbers should only improve in 2012. Dual-threat...

Iowa men’s golfers benefit from new clubs

TOMMY REINKING

August 30, 2012

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Not all golf clubs are created equal. In fact, the technology in golf clubs has advanced so dramatically that some older clubs are archaic in what they offer. “My driver has more than 100 different settings on it,”...