The Daily Iowan

Boehner visits Coralville, promotes GOP candidates

BRIANNA JETT

October 18, 2012

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Locals stepped out of the rain and crowded into the Coralville Victory Office to listen to Speaker of the House John Boehner and 2nd District Congressional candidate John Archer at an event meant to enthuse volunteers. Both...

Q&A: Mason talks sportsmanship, UI Children’s Hospital, and surveillance cameras

DI STAFF

October 18, 2012

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The Daily Iowan: Construction on the new Children’s Hospital started last month; what progress has been made? UI President Sally Mason: Well, not a lot. I’ve seen all the construction fences and signs, and sort of now,...

Mason calls for sportsmanship ahead of Penn State game

LAUREN COFFEY

October 18, 2012

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In light of the sanctions against Penn State University’s football program, University of Iowa President Sally Mason and other UI officials are concerned students may go too far with poor sportsmanship during Saturday’s...

Williams accepts plea, but faces up to 55 years in prison

BRENT GRIFFITHS

October 18, 2012

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Lillie Williams, a Coralville woman previously accused of first-degree murder in connection with the death of a 14-year-old boy in a house fire, accepted a plea deal on Tuesday. “[Richard and Susie Bryant] were the ones...

Harkin visits Wilton to campaign for statehouse candidate Dick Schwab

RISHABH R. JAIN

October 18, 2012

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Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, spoke to elderly community members about the importance of education and earned benefits in the Iowa town of Tipton. Serving his fifth term in the U.S. Senate, Harkin spoke to a crowd of nearly 30 people...

Officials reveal Oskaloosa Mammoth findings

NATHANIEL OTJEN

October 18, 2012

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Sarah Horgen delicately removed the cloth cover from a large mammoth tooth and set one of her latest excavated artifacts onto the table. “Finds like this don’t come around every day,” she said. She and other...

Local woman faces multiple charges following deposited forged checks

DI STAFF

October 18, 2012

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An Iowa City woman faces numerous charges after allegedly depositing forged checks and withdrawing money in December 2011. She also was allegedly involved in an altercation at her residence Oct. 16. According to a series of...

UI Foundation receives nearly $203M through donations

DI STAFF

October 18, 2012

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The University of Iowa Foundation received nearly $203,000,000 through donations in fiscal 2012. The foundation released a report titled, “2012 Annual Report on Giving to the University of Iowa,” detailed its donations...

Iowa law enforcement authorities receive more than $36K for body armor

DI STAFF

October 18, 2012

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Law-enforcement officials across eastern and southeastern Iowa will receive more than $36,000 through the U.S. Department of Justice Bulletproof Vest Partnership. According to press release from Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, the...

Gaglione takes over Hawkeye D-line

BEN ROSS

October 18, 2012

Filed under Sports

Joe Gaglione didn’t have many college coaches knocking on his door coming out of high school. The senior had offers to play college football from Iowa, Indiana, and Pittsburgh, but the Hawkeyes may have had the best recruiting...

Notebook: Favorable schedule and talent bodes well for Iowa women’s basketball

BEN ROSS

October 18, 2012

Filed under Sports

Hawkeyes could capitalize on favorable home schedule The Iowa women’s basketball team will open its season in a tournament at Carver-Hawkeye Arena and close the season in a tournament also played on its home court. Th...

Hawkeye center Johnson prepares for last season in Black and Gold

CODY GOODWIN

October 18, 2012

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Iowa women’s basketball head coach Lisa Bluder didn’t hesitate. Not a bit. Bluder said, with complete confidence, that Morgan Johnson is the best center in the Big Ten. “Morgan Johnson, I think, is one of the...