The Daily Iowan

Number of practicing Unitarians spikes nationally, in Iowa City

LAUREN COFFEY

October 8, 2012

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As a candle flickers early Sunday morning, church members keep rapt attention. Soon, ceremonial words begin to fill the silence. This could be a typical scene in a number of churches in Iowa City, except for these spoken words ...

Iowa City small businesses concerned about health care costs, economy ahead of election

NATHANIEL OTJEN

October 8, 2012

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The results of the upcoming election will affect small businesses across the nation, with several Iowa City small businesses primarily concerned about health-care costs and the economy when electing the next presidential candidate....

Officials point to Iowa River Landing clinic accessibility as strength of new facility

STACEY MURRAY

October 8, 2012

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is dealing with congestion. The UIHC’s Iowa River Landing clinic will begin seeing patients today following the ribbon cutting on Oct. 6.  The move should  reduce the crowding...

Retired UI professor celebrated over the weekend

CASSIDY RILEY

October 8, 2012

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Linda Kerber has arguably been the most influential pioneer in the field of women’s studies in the past 41 years. At least that’s the thought behind those who organized a weekend event in celebration of her career. &...

Officials see lack of understanding ahead of Mental Illness Awareness Week

TIERRA SIMPSON

October 8, 2012

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Phil Steffensmeier feels the most normal during the fall. However, when winter and spring come around, times are a little more difficult for the 31-year-old because he was diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder when he was 15 years...

MULTIMEDIA: Oktoberfest in Iowa City

IAN SERVIN

October 8, 2012

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Williams will use intoxication as a part of her defense

BRENT GRIFFITHS

October 8, 2012

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A Coralville woman accused of first-degree murder will use intoxication as part of her defense, according to online court documents. Lillie Williams is accused of the Class-A felony charge in connection with the death of a 14-year-old...

Tang trial delayed until next year

BRENT GRIFFITHS

October 8, 2012

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The trial for an Iowa City man accused of first-degree kidnapping in connection with an alleged sexual assault was continued Oct. 5, according to one of his attorneys. According to the Iowa City police, 21-year-old Peng Tang...

Second man charged in May 9 KFC burglary

MATT STARNS

October 8, 2012

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Another man was charged Sept. 20 in conjunction with a May 9 burglary at Kentucky Fried Chicken, 130 Highway 1 W. According to a series of complaints by Iowa City police, Manuel Hernandez, 18, was charged after officers connected...

Iowa City man faces multiple charges following police stop

MATT STARNS

October 8, 2012

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An Iowa City man faces numerous charges after a traffic stop at 1900 Keokuk St. early in the morning of Oct. 6. According to a series of Iowa City police complaints, Thomas Anderson, 25, 153 S. Scott Blvd., was charged after...

Iowa City man charged with theft of iPad, Blackberry from vehicle

MATT STARNS

October 8, 2012

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An Iowa City man was charged Oct. 4 after officers allegedly found him in possession of stolen property on the Pedestrian Mall. A series of Iowa City police complaints said officers responded to 327 E. College St. after receiving...

Man charged with possession of marijuana after police pursuit

MATT STARNS

October 8, 2012

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A man was charged Oct. 3 after police allegedly observed him conducting a transaction consistent with a drug deal at 1956 Broadway. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Martarius Junious, 21, was approached by officers...