The Daily Iowan

Loebsack: Manufacturing key to future job growth

BRENT GRIFFITHS

October 1, 2012

Filed under News

Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, has served nearly six years in Congress, and he is now facing off against Republican candidate John Archer on several key issues, including unemployment — which stands at approximately 90,000 people...

Archer: Certainty and repatriation key to job creation

BRENT GRIFFITHS

October 1, 2012

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John Archer, the Republican candidate for Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District, believes his business experience and policies could help unemployed Iowans get back on track, as job creation is one of the key issues in his race...

UI fraternities participate in ‘Walk a Mile in her Shoes’

LAUREN COFFEY

October 1, 2012

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As men walk down the street with red high heels, pedestrians will stare. Perhaps more important than the red high heels are the signs the men are holding. With such statistics as “1 in 5 women will be sexually assaulted...

UI Counseling Services sees spike

TIERRA SIMPSON

October 1, 2012

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The University of Iowa Counseling Service saw a 4 percent increase in the number of student visits in the 2011-12 academic year, and officials say numerous factors may have led to the increased intake. Sam Cochran, the director...

UI College of Pharmacy officials hope for replacement facility

STACEY MURRAY

October 1, 2012

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While the University of Iowa boasts an impressive pharmacy program, it can’t brag about its facility. “We’re No. 1 in energy consumption,” said Don Letendre, the dean of the UI College of Pharmacy. “And...

UI class aims to reinvigorate downtown Las Vegas

STACEY MURRAY

October 1, 2012

Filed under News

Students at the University of Iowa have an opportunity to head to Las Vegas next semester for spring break, but they won’t spend their time gambling. Reimagining Downtown, a new class taught by Dave Gould, and associate...

Police: Man forged checks from nursing home resident

DI STAFF

October 1, 2012

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A local man faces numerous charges after he allegedly forged 14 checks between May and August of 2012. According to a series of Iowa City police complaints, Samuel Rainey, 1100 Arthur St. Apt. N4, was charged after the victim...

Man accused of sending threatening texts

DI STAFF

October 1, 2012

Filed under News

An Iowa City man was charged Aug. 5 after allegedly sending threatening text messages to the mother of his child. According to a complaint by Iowa City police, Michael Johnson, 28, 12 Navajo Trail, was charged after the female...

Des Moines man attempts to steal officer’s gun

DI STAFF

October 1, 2012

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A Des Moines man was charged Sept. 29 after he allegedly tried to take a police officer’s firearm out of its holster. According to a series of Iowa City police complaints, Erik Spangrud, 21, was charged after officers were...

Man charged with OWI, eluding police

DI STAFF

October 1, 2012

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A Cedar Rapids man was charged early Sunday after a police pursuit in North Liberty. According to a series of North Liberty police complaints, Colton Martin, 21, was observed by an officer to be exhibiting signs of intoxication...

Man charged with theft after alleged fraudulent bank account maneuver

DI STAFF

October 1, 2012

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A local man faces numerous theft charges after he allegedly used a closed bank account to make purchases and deposit money into a new account. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Vincent Hewitt, 47, address unknown,...

Cotton emerges big as Hawkeyes take home Floyd

TORK MASON

October 1, 2012

Filed under Sports

Jordan Cotton wasn’t nervous as the ball arced toward him. “It felt like it was up there forever,” the junior said. “I don’t think it was nerves, it was just more of an adrenaline running. I was...