The Daily Iowan

Johnson County supervisors plan to address Slockett overspending issue Thursday

NATHANIEL OTJEN

October 22, 2012

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Following unapproved expenditures totaling more than $58,000 by Johnson County Auditor Tom Slockett, one county supervisor believes implementing a previously proposed policy would prevent similar situations from occurring. Slockett...

Experts differ on the logistics of candidates’ plans for economy

RISHABH R. JAIN

October 22, 2012

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The No. 1 issue that American voters are worried about this election season is job creation, according to a U.S. News/Gallup Poll, yet one University of Iowa expert doesn’t believe either candidate has anything specific...

UI graduate keeps it spicy with organic burritos

ERIC CLARK

October 22, 2012

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When Kyle Sieck worked at a local vegetable stand at the Iowa City Farmers’ Market four years ago, he noticed a need for cooked food. “There wasn’t really anything to eat but zucchini bread,” he said....

Experts, GOP react to Obama’s celebrity support

QUENTIN MISIAG

October 22, 2012

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Obama for America has reached out primarily to young voters with a plethora of celebrity appearances. Obama supporters say celebrity appearances draw youth attention to the election, but some local experts and Republicans said...

Regents to discuss proposed tuition freeze this week

STACEY MURRAY

October 22, 2012

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The state Board of Regents will discuss the proposed tuition freeze for in-state undergraduate students for the 2013-14 school year on Thursday. The regents first proposed the tuition freeze at their Sept. 12 meeting following...

Regents to discuss student fee increases

STACEY MURRAY

October 22, 2012

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The state Board of Regents will discuss proposed fees for the 2013-14 academic year during their Wednesday and Thursday meetings. For students at all three regent universities, private music lessons fee will be added at $100...

Regents to hear UI plan to replace Hawkeye Court apartments

STACEY MURRAY

October 22, 2012

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The state Board of Regents will hear a report on the University of Iowa’s plan to replace the Hawkeye Court apartment housing. The Hawkeye Court structure contains 427 one- and two-bedroom apartments. The Hawkeye Court report...

Cedar Rapids woman connected to prostitution ring arrested

QUENTIN MISIAG

October 22, 2012

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A Cedar Rapids woman was charged April 10 in connection to an alleged prostitution ring at a Coralville hotel. Sarah Long, 21, 1110 25th St. N.E., was charged Oct. 15 with prostitution. According to an Iowa City police complaint,...

Local man charged after throwing ceramic Halloween decorations at vehicle

QUENTIN MISIAG

October 22, 2012

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A local man was accused of throwing ceramic Halloween decorations at a vehicle. Damien Gilchrist, 19, 452 W. Benton St., was charged October 13 with second-degree criminal mischief. According to an Iowa City police complaint,...

Local man charged with third-offense OWI

QUENTIN MISIAG

October 22, 2012

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A local man has been accused of driving on the incorrect side of the road. Emanuel Cano, 31, 2130 Muscatine Ave., was charged Oct. 19 with third-offense OWI and driving while barred. According to a North Liberty police complaint,...

Gerdin family donates $12 million for new UI Children’s Hospital

CASSIDY RILEY

October 22, 2012

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason announced the donation of $12 million to the UI Children’s Hospital building fund by a local family Oct. 19. The donation is the largest the hospital has seen to its building fund....

Iowa fails to rush in 38-14 loss to Penn State

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

October 22, 2012

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Twenty yards on 23 carries — 0.87 yards per attempt. That was the Iowa rushing game against Penn State. The Hawkeyes collected 50 yards on 13 positive carries, then erased more than half the progress with 8 negative attempts...