The Daily Iowan

Johnson County sees large turnout after first day of early voting

NICK HASSETT

September 28, 2012

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Voters in Johnson County are on pace to cast a record number of early votes this election year. After the first day of early voting, the number of ballot requests surpassed that of  2008 and the previous record, set in 2004. Acc...

Bus tour supporting retention of gay marriage decision judge makes stop in Johnson County today

BRENT GRIFFITHS

September 28, 2012

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Three years later, the debate over the Iowa Supreme Court’s decision on gay marriage has long left the courtroom and will be in ballot boxes across Iowa once again. Two years after three of the seven justices were not retained,...

Johnson County residents urge supervisors to ban plastic bags

STACEY MURRAY

September 28, 2012

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Some things — including wine, cheese, and environmental activism — are better with age. The 100Grannies program went before the Johnson County Board of Supervisors meeting to request support for its latest endeavor — a...

Kid Captain: Mauck walks again after overcoming Bilateral Clubfoot

ANNA THEODOSIS

September 28, 2012

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When Ally Mauck was adopted from China in 2004, coming to the United States was only half the journey. “She came home Thanksgiving day,” Joyce Mauck, Ally’s mother, said. “She came home only speaking...

Facebook use dwindles for some UI students

RISHABH R. JAIN

September 28, 2012

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Christopher Philips was getting frustrated with his habit. He was tired of all the drama and sham that it entailed. Annoyed by the daily dose of peeking into other people’s lives, Philips deactivated his Facebook account...

UI Career Center expands services

CASSIDY RILEY

September 28, 2012

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The University of Iowa Pomerantz Career Center has updated its services this year to reach more students — at a low cost to students. New features have been added to the Hireahawk website, a new webinar for parents will be...

UI police release annual Clery report

DI STAFF

September 28, 2012

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The University of Iowa police released the annual Clery Campus Crime and Safety Report on Thursday, detailing sex offenses, alcohol-related arrests, and burglaries, among other items. The report is prepared each year in compliance...

City to hold open house Monday for downtown, Riverfront Crossings plans

DI STAFF

September 28, 2012

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The public is invited to view and discuss the unveiling of Iowa City’s proposed Downtown District and Riverfront Crossings draft plan on Oct. 1. The event will begin at 5:15 p.m. at 410 E. Washington St. in the Emma Harvat...

Minnesota defense shows improvement ahead of clash with Hawkeyes

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

September 28, 2012

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Minnesota leads the Big Ten in interceptions and is ninth nationally (seven teams are tied for second, with Minnesota right under them). The Gopher defense is good. Maybe better than good. The team is 4-0 on the season, Iowa,...

Field Hawks face off against Buckeyes at Grant Field

CODY GOODWIN

September 28, 2012

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The past five games haven’t all been easy for the 11th-ranked Iowa field-hockey team, but they’ve all ended the same: five wins. What was once a small spark following the loss to then-No. 16 Stanford has erupted into...

Iowa soccer heads to Michigan for a pair of conference matches

TOM CLOS

September 28, 2012

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The 2011 Iowa women’s soccer team was historic. They jumped out to the best start in program history and finished with a winning record in conference play for the first time since 1999. Then it abruptly ended on a dark...

Hawkeye tennis duo to double-dip in the coming week

KEVIN GLUECK

September 28, 2012

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The Iowa men’s tennis team will head to the Keystone State to compete in the Penn Invitational in Philadelphia for the first time in the team’s history.  But that isn’t the only tournament some Hawkeyes are...