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UI leads research on Oskaloosa mammoth bone discovery

NATE OTJEN

September 17, 2012

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Thousands of years ago, mammoths roamed across what is now Iowa, and the University of Iowa now has a unique opportunity to study two sets of fossils on which excavation has recently begun. UI students and professors are beginning...

UI Mobile Clinic continues to grow, 10 years later

BRIANNA JETT

September 17, 2012

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The University of Iowa Mobile Clinic — a mostly student-run program founded 10 years ago — celebrated its 10th anniversary Sept. 14, and while it has come a long way from 2002, officials said it has room for improvement. “It...

UI forges online partnership with Iowa Central Community College

STACEY MURRAY

September 17, 2012

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Students from every community college in Iowa can now earn degrees from the University of Iowa without ever setting foot on the Pentacrest. UI and Iowa Central Community College officials will sign an agreement today between...

UI, Iowa City celebrate Constitution Week

BRENT GRIFFITHS

September 17, 2012

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Exactly 225 years ago today, 55 men wrote a document on parchment to address the failures in their government. That very same document can now be flipped through on an iPad, summarized into 140 characters on Twitter, or shoved...

Iowa City teen dies in single car rollover

DI STAFF

September 17, 2012

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A teen driver suffered fatal injuries after losing control on Highway 1 West early Sunday morning. Iowa City police responded to a report of a single vehicle rollover on the highway between Hawk Ridge and Sunset Streets, according...

Man charged with stealing 51 bottles of Grey Goose

DI STAFF

September 17, 2012

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A local man has been accused of stealing 51 bottles of Grey Goose vodka from Walmart over a period of time. According to Iowa City police complaints, Mack Blumingburg, 20, was charged Sept. 13 with bootlegging and second-degree...

Man charged with stealing wallet from house party bedroom

DI STAFF

September 17, 2012

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A local man was charged after allegedly stealing a wallet from a bedroom at a house party. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Nadjib Bourahla, 18, was charged Sept. 8 after a female reported to police that her wallet...

Man charged with intent to sell marijuana

DI STAFF

September 17, 2012

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A local man faces a drug charge after allegedly being found with six individually wrapped packages of marijuana in his car. According to a Coralville police complaint, Ricky Witt, 38, was charged Sept. 14 with a controlled-substance...

Local man charged with possession of meth

DI STAFF

September 17, 2012

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A local man was charged after police allegedly found syringes and methamphetamine under the passenger seat of the driver’s car. According to a North Liberty police complaint, Paul Perrin was charged Sept. 14 with third-offense...

Local man charged with stealing 2006 Dodge Charger

DI STAFF

September 17, 2012

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A Des Moines man was charged after allegedly stealing a car valued at $12,000. According to a State Patrol complaint, Reginald Doss, 26, was charged with first-degree theft after allegedly unlawfully possessing a 2006 Dodge Charger...

Attempted murder suspect Plummer scheduled to plead guilty

DI STAFF

September 17, 2012

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A former University of Iowa student accused of attempted murder is expected to plead guilty, although it is unknown to what charges, according to court documents. Branden Plummer is accused of the Class-B felony and willfully...

Iowa’s Weisman earns ‘Juggernaut’ nickname in win

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

September 17, 2012

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James Vandenberg called him “a genetic freak.” Keenan Davis called him “a tank.” C.J. Fiedorowicz called him “a solid brick of muscle.” His teammates have called him the Juggernaut for a...