The Daily Iowan

Iowa City Councilors, Regents open to idea of online community forums

LAUREN COFFEY

September 21, 2012

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Officials from the state Board of Regents and the Iowa City City Council have recognized the need for community forums following the establishment of a forum website for the School District. The Iowa City School District worked...

Ex-Obama staffer in Iowa City: Super PACs significantly contribute to election

STACEY MURRAY

September 21, 2012

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A former member of Barack Obama’s campaign team said increased fundraising efforts differentiate this year’s presidential election from the one in 2008. But one University of Iowa expert said increased online campaign...

Iowa City to participate in PARK(ing) Day for first time

BRIANNA JETT

September 21, 2012

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In parking spaces around the world, today brings change. Parks are popping up in place of cars. For the first time, the University of Iowa is participating in the annual event “PARK(ing) Day.” Invented in 2005 by...

Kid Captain Brandi Yates underwent historic surgery

BRENT GRIFFITHS

September 21, 2012

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Uncertainty began to creep in as a helicopter took off early on the October 2006 morning. Kathy Yates watched from the ground as her then-7-year old daughter Brandi began the emergency trip to Iowa City from Waterloo, just as...

Women’s rights activists draw attention to Iowa birthing processes

TIERRA SIMPSON

September 21, 2012

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Some birthing processes are illegal in Iowa, and local birth activists are trying to change that. The documentary Freedom of Birth was screened in the Alder Journalism Building on Thursday evening and in more than 1,000 other lo...

Juweid wants to depose Mason himself

DI STAFF

September 21, 2012

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Former University of Iowa radiology Professor Malik Juweid has asked to be the one who deposes UI President Sally Mason in his lawsuit against her. The UI fired Juweid on Aug. 24. Both parties are in the midst of a suit filed...

Cedar Rapids men charged after police pursuit

DI STAFF

September 21, 2012

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Two Cedar Rapids men face charges following a traffic stop near the North Liberty exit on I-380. According to a series of complaints by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, Patrick James Jr., 18, and Bernard Butler II, 21,...

Local man faces drug charges

DI STAFF

September 21, 2012

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A local man was charged Sept. 17 after he allegedly provided one pound of marijuana to a confidential source for police. According to a series of Iowa City police complaints, Daylin Lloyd, 26, was charged following a June 18...

Police seek purse thief

DI STAFF

September 21, 2012

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Police are investigating the Sept. 7 theft and unauthorized use of a woman’s credit card. According to an Iowa City police press release, a purse was stolen from a female subject while she attended a party at 230 S. Dodge St.....

Hawkeye Football: Offensive line makes some progress

TORK MASON

September 21, 2012

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James Ferentz and his teammates are beginning to find out just who they are. The offensive line struggled to provide solid pass protection and open up running lanes in the first two weeks of the season. But Ferentz and the r...

Hawkeye soccer looks for a rebound after Illinois loss

TOM CLOS

September 21, 2012

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Iowa women’s soccer head coach Ron Rainey has seen just about everything from his team so far this season. The seventh-year head coach witnessed a four-game shutout streak to start the schedule, a sweep of his squad’s...

Dailey more than a setter for Hawkeye volleyball

CARLOS SOSA

September 21, 2012

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Nikki Dailey has been on a hot streak as of late. In each of the Hawkeyes’ previous seven matches, spanning two tournaments, the junior setter and team captain has recorded a double-double. Dailey has continued her success...