The Daily Iowan

UIHC opens state’s first LGBTQ clinic in new Iowa River Landing spot

BRIANNA JETT

October 10, 2012

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It is called health-care disparities. Even when a person goes to the same doctor, with the same problem, some are left with a different outcome, often due to either discrimination or lack of education. Today, people facing...

Services for sex abuse, domestic violence victims see funding cut

TIERRA SIMPSON

October 10, 2012

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Some of Iowa’s sexual-assault and domestic-violence programs are set to see a decrease in the amount of money they receive due to a regionalization of the victim-services fund. Now, local officials say the most recent cuts...

UI ECGPS votes to support judicial retention

STACEY MURRAY

October 10, 2012

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Not often do elected bodies suggest keeping politics out of elections. The Executive Council of Graduate and Professional Students passed a resolution to support an educational push for students to become aware of and vote for...

Iowa ballot features Presidential nominees from six non-major parties

BRENT GRIFFITHS

October 10, 2012

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Voters in Iowa will cast their ballots on Nov. 6 for the next president of the United States. Beyond the two major candidates, third-party and write-in candidates navigate a series of requirements across the state and country...

Local Native Americans address election issues

ERIC CLARK

October 10, 2012

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While national organizations such as the National Congress of American Indians are pushing their voting advocacy programs among Native Americans in this election, one local organization has not made any organized political effort...

New bus regulations impact companies with routes through Iowa City

RISHABH R. JAIN

October 10, 2012

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Starting this month, large bus companies will be required to have all their buses equipped with lifts and other items for people with disabilities and special needs. Guidelines that were issued to apply the Americans with Disabilities...

Sycamore Mall announces two new stores

KRISTEN EAST

October 10, 2012

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Sycamore Mall announced the addition of H&R Block and Title Ring Boxing as new tenants Monday. “The Sycamore Mall is extremely excited with the addition of H&R Block and Title Ring Boxing,” Mall general manager...

Iowa City officials install six new bike racks, 24 bike spots

JORDYN REILAND

October 10, 2012

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The Iowa City Transportation Services Department has installed and made available six new bike racks with 24 bike spots. According to a city press release, the bike racks will serve to reduce the demand for automobile parking...

Man previously accused of sexual abuse charges is now accused of perjury

BRENT GRIFFITHS

October 10, 2012

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A man previously accused of felony sexual abuse is now also accused of perjury, according to an Iowa City police complaint. Travis Lee Porter, 45, had been accused of two counts of third-degree sexual abuse and second-degree...

Cedar Rapids man faces fifth charge for possession of a controlled substance

MATT STARNS

October 10, 2012

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A Cedar Rapids man faces felony drug charges following an Oct. 8 traffic stop near the First Avenue and Interstate 80 interchange in Coralville. According to a Coralville police complaint, Filmon Habte, 30, was charged after...

Notebook: Iowa CB Hyde stripped of captaincy, won’t face suspension after arrest

SAM LOUWAGIE

October 10, 2012

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Micah Hyde will play on Oct. 13 against Michigan State. But an Oct. 6 arrest will at least temporarily cost the senior cornerback his captaincy. “That definitely hurts,” he said. “I feel it, because since I...

Big Ten Notebook: Badgers, Boilermakers prepare for showdown

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

October 10, 2012

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Wisconsin was once the unanimously predicted winner of the Leaders Division, but not any more. The Badgers will have to battle Purdue โ€” a team that finished the 2011 regular season with a 6-6 record โ€” for temporary ownership...