The Daily Iowan

Iowa City Public Library to pour $440K into improvements

RISHABH R. JAIN

September 11, 2012

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The Iowa City Public Library will get faster and more tech-savvy starting this fall. As a part of its Better Building, Better Services project — aimed at improving customer service — the Public Library will invest $440,000...

Juweid lawsuit judge: Mason deposition can wait

BRENT GRIFFITHS

September 11, 2012

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason will not have to attend a deposition earlier than former radiology Professor Malik Juweid, a judge ruled Monday. Juweid sued Mason, the UI, as well as several other people and entities...

Iowa City School District continues discussion on new high school funds

LAUREN COFFEY

September 11, 2012

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Focus on the future or handle problems in the present? That is the question facing Iowa City School Board members as they decide how to allocate existing funds. The Governance Committee met Monday to discuss removing language...

Iowa House candidates discuss issues facing seniors at Coralville forum

MADELINE SAVOIE

September 11, 2012

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Four candidates running for the Iowa House of Representatives met Monday to discuss and debate issues, including the possibility of expanding funding for Medicaid. House District 73 candidates Dick Schwab and Bob Kaufman and...

UI kicks off initiative for first generation students

CASSIDY RILEY

September 11, 2012

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Every year, many students step onto the University of Iowa campus not only for the first time but as the first person in their families to attend college. This school year alone, roughly 1,100 first-generation students enrolled...

New UI faculty council president Snetselaar pushes for engagement

BRIANNA JETT

September 11, 2012

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Linda Snetselaar said she will bring a new theme of engagement and continuation of collaboration among colleges in her new role as the president of the Faculty Council and Faculty Senate. “Research that is translational...

New crime stats show UI highest in overall activity

DI STAFF

September 11, 2012

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The state Board of Regents released a new report of crime statistics from the public-safety departments of all three state universities last week. The report, which is to be discussed Wednesday in the Board of Regents’...

West Branch man charged in Yacht Club assault

DI STAFF

September 11, 2012

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A West Branch man was charged Sept. 9 after an alleged altercation with his wife. According to a series of Iowa City police complaints, Ryan Butler, 26, was charged after officers responded to the Yacht Club, 13 S. Linn St.,...

Coral Ridge shoplifter charged with felony theft

DI STAFF

September 11, 2012

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An Illinois woman was charged Sept. 9 after she allegedly shoplifted more than $3,000 worth of merchandise at the Coral Ridge Mall. According to Coralville police complaints, Cassandra Rumley, 28, Rock Island, was charged after...

IC teen charged with burglary, possession of marijuana

DI STAFF

September 11, 2012

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An Iowa City man faces numerous charges after he allegedly broke into an occupied home Sept. 9. According to a series of Iowa City police complaints, Nadjib Bourahla, 18, 11 N. Mount Vernon Drive, was charged after officers responded...

Trial continued for woman accused of felony vehicular homicide

DI STAFF

September 11, 2012

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The trial for a woman accused of a Class-B felony and operating a vehicle while intoxicated was continued on Sept. 4, according to court documents. Miranda Lalla is accused of felony vehicular homicide resulting in the death...

The Box Score: Inside Iowa football stats, Week 2

TORK MASON

September 11, 2012

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It’s been a backward world for Iowa football fans so far this season. They entered the season expecting a high-octane offense and a defense with plenty of question marks. Instead, the Hawkeye defense has played well, and the...