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Documents: UI denied admission to James Holmes in 2011

KRISTEN EAST

August 31, 2012

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The man accused of killing 12 people at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater this summer was denied admission to the University of Iowa’s medical school last year, according to documents released Thursday. UI spokesman Tom Moore...

Sally Mason expresses concern over Anheuser-Busch Tigerhawk use

ERIC CLARK

August 31, 2012

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason on Thursday expressed apprehension over a key element of the school’s contract with Anheuser-Busch following controversy over posters that coupled Bud Light with Tigerhawk logos. Mason...

"Rombies" protest Mitt Romney’s economic policies in Iowa City

KELSEY L JOHNSON

August 31, 2012

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What do zombies have to do with economics? According to the Service Employees International Union 199, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s platform will bring back economic policies that are “dead.” “The...

Iowa City’s Wilson Orchard braves summer drought

BRIANNA JETT

August 31, 2012

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Wilson’s Orchard seems to have it all: apple trees spread across rolling green hills, the laughter of children mingling with the sound of the wind whistling through the leaves, and a friendly dog who roams the parking lot...

UI prepares to launch new marketing campaign

CASSIDY RILEY

August 31, 2012

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The University of Iowa will start rolling out pieces of its new marketing strategy with <a href=”www.momknows.com”>Mind Over Media</a> this weekend, starting with a 30-second TV commercial airing during...

Johnson County sells former public health building for $1

STACEY MURRAY

August 31, 2012

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One dollar can’t buy much. But on Thursday, it bought four local nonprofit agencies an entire government building. On Thursday morning, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors voted on the final agreements for the contract...

UI College of Business to start requiring resumes for admission

NICK HASSETT

August 31, 2012

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The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business will start requiring undergraduate students to send in a résumé for admission in spring 2013, a move that officials say will better prepare their students for the real world. Susan...

Group looks to start UI’s first LGBT sorority

TIERRA SIMPSON

August 31, 2012

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University of Iowa junior Mathilde Finnegan-Kennel never thought of joining a sorority until she heard about a possible sorority geared toward lesbian, bisexual, and transgender women coming to the UI. “There weren’t...

Attorneys general settle on e-book lawsuit

KRISTEN EAST

August 31, 2012

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Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and 54 attorneys general announced Thursday that they reached a $69 million antitrust settlement with three of the nation’s largest book publishers, according to a press release from the...

Two new challengers for Johnson County Board of Supervisors

KRISTEN EAST

August 31, 2012

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Two new candidates will run for the Johnson County Board of Supervisors, according to information on the Johnson County Auditor’s website. John Etheredge of Kalona and David Kimm Fesler of Coralville were both nominated by...

Iowa City Council to move on payday lending ordinance

NATE OTJEN

August 31, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council meeting will vote on the second consideration of an ordinance restricting where payday lenders may set up shop. The ordinance would require payday lending institutions to be at least 1,000 feet away...

Iowa City to approve new $832,000 software package

NATE OTJEN

August 31, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council will vote Sept. 4 to approve a contract with Tyler Technologies Inc. for a software package to be used for payroll and human resources, including a financial module for Iowa City.