The Daily Iowan

Debate over renewable energy continues in Iowa, nationally

BRIANNA JETT

October 24, 2012

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State Democrats say voters should think about job creation and renewable energy as issues that fall hand in hand when going to the polls this year, as they hope for more legislation on both the national and state level. Iowa...

Experts see few differences between Romney, Obama on foreign policy

KRISTEN EAST

October 24, 2012

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While President Obama and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney continue to spar over whose foreign policy will best relieve tensions between the United States and the Iranian regime, experts say the candidates’ policies...

UI to revamp dining hall meal plans for next fall

ERIC CLARK

October 24, 2012

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“Rollover” — a concept many cell-phone users are familiar with, will be applied to the University of Iowa residential dining service next fall.  The current meal system offers three main plans, which include 20,...

Debate at UI provides three sides to presidential election

STACEY MURRAY

October 24, 2012

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Outside the arena of a formal political debate, right and left politics still don’t mix — and adding a third party won’t improve the odds. But a debate hosted on the University of Iowa campus Tuesday night did just...

Iowa City City Council sees final Taft Speedway levee proposals

NATHANIEL OTJEN

October 24, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council tackled how to proceed with the Taft Speedway levee on Tuesday evening. City officials recommended the council favor a plan for a 100-year flood-protection levee costing $8.1 million. The proposed flood-mitigation...

Vision Loss information fair comes to Iowa City

LAUREN COFFEY

October 24, 2012

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Visual impairment is not a black or light issue. “You don’t have to be black blind to be blind,” said Mark Neumeier, the president of Magnification Resources — a company based in Lincoln, Neb. “People...

UISG backs creation of sustainability committee

NICK HASSETT

October 24, 2012

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University of Iowa Student Government leaders believe students should play an important role in helping the university achieve its 2020 vision. UISG officially endorsed the proposed creation of a Sustainability Advisory Committee...

Man accused of causing crash while driving intoxicated

QUENTIN MISIAG

October 24, 2012

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A Cedar Rapids man has been accused of driving intoxicated and being in a motor vehicle accident in north Coralville. According to a Coralville police complaint, Scott Londquist, 41, 364 30th St. S.E., was charged Aug. 3 with...

Woman accused of aiding a burglary

QUENTIN MISIAG

October 24, 2012

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An Iowa City woman has been accused of assisting after a burglary was committed. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Shakila Holder, 18, 1958 Broadway Apt. 6B, was charged Oct. 21 with second-degree theft. After another...

City Councilors to discuss chickens again

NATE OTJEN

October 24, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to approve a motion establishing a public hearing to discuss a proposed chicken ordinance in November. The motion passed 7-0, setting the public hearing for Nov. 13. The...

Ferentz laments injured lineman, continues to support Vandenberg

SAM LOUWAGIE

October 24, 2012

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Kirk Ferentz knew he wouldn’t have to worry about Brandon Scherff’s attitude almost immediately after the left tackle broke his leg. Scherff lay on the field on Oct. 20, his lower body surrounded by trainers, and...

Big Ten Notebook: Braxton Miller "OK" to play for Ohio State

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

October 24, 2012

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Much of the nation thought that Ohio State QB Braxton Miller had a severe concussion or a serious neck injury when he left the game against Purdue on Oct. 20. But he’s doing just fine, head coach Urban Meyer said...