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New student organization helps UI students play pool outside bars

MATT STARNS

October 3, 2012

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A new student organization on campus aims to make playing pool in an alcohol-free environment easier. The Iowa City Billiards Club held its third meeting Tuesday evening. University of Iowa junior DJ Trunnell, the president...

UISG endorses tuition freeze

NICK HASSETT

October 3, 2012

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The University of Iowa Student Government officially endorsed the tuition freeze proposed by UI President Sally Mason Tuesday evening, and student leaders say doing so will encourage the state Board of Regents to implement the...

Iowa City City Council approves street cafes

NATE OTJEN

October 3, 2012

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Restaurants and bars in Iowa City now have the opportunity to take their business to the streets. The Iowa City City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved a resolution that will permit businesses to construct street cafés....

New UI QuickCare clinic helps officials meet health care demands

TIERRA SIMPSON

October 3, 2012

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University of Iowa officials opened a fourth UI QuickCare location on Aug. 15, and officials say it will help meet the community’s increasing demand for health services. “Compared with the summer before, the number...

Iowa City residents learn safety seat fitting techniques at stations

BRIANNA JETT

October 3, 2012

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Car seats are supposed to be safe. But according to government officials, they are only safe if they are properly installed. “I shudder to think what would happen if I got into some sort of an accident, and they weren’t...

Iowa City School District looks to introduce Sustainability Advisory Committee

STACEY MURRAY

October 3, 2012

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Sustainability, an ongoing movement in modern society, has found a place in the Iowa City School District. After informally ending the Energy Conservation Committee, the School District will look to the Sustainability Advisory...

Iowa City School Board explores funding options

LAUREN COFFEY

October 3, 2012

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Talk of reallocating local-option tax funds has been a contentious issue for the Iowa City School District and community members for the last few months. Now, officials have proposed using state-controlled funds instead of the...

City Councilors endorse Justice Center

DI STAFF

October 3, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council passed a resolution on Tuesday in support of the language used on the referendum for the proposed Johnson County justice center. The vote passed 6-1, with City Councilor Jim Throgmorton opposes the...

City reports interest in Gilbert/College site

DI STAFF

October 3, 2012

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Interested parties have submitted 10 requests for proposals about about the construction of a building at the intersection of Gilbert and College Streets. City staff will spend the next week to 10 days examining the proposals...

UISG endorses Justice Center

DI STAFF

October 3, 2012

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The University of Iowa Student Government officially expressed its support for the proposed Johnson County justice center Tuesday evening, although several senators opposed the endorsement. The resolution endorsing the proposed...

Iowa football notebook: Davis not worried about Vandenberg

TORK MASON

October 3, 2012

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Iowa quarterback James Vandenberg threw for 25 touchdowns last season; he has just 2 TD passes through five games this year. His struggles have been speculated about and dissected by fans and media alike. But Iowa offensiv...

Big Ten notebook: Badgers react to loss, prepare for another spread

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

October 3, 2012

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The Wisconsin Badgers have 29 true freshmen on their roster. And one true senior. Head coach Bret Bielema said that’s a good thing because his team’s youth helps the Badgers rebound after a tough loss — a...