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Regents vote on replacement plan for tuition set-aside

STACEY MURRAY

October 26, 2012

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The state Board of Regents approved a new program to replace tuition set-asides at regent universities at their Thursday meeting. The tuition set-aside program takes tuition revenue paid to the universities and redistributes...

Tuition freeze hits major opposition from UNI students

STACEY MURRAY

October 26, 2012

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After months of support on all sides, the state Board of Regents’ proposed tuition freeze hit one major source of opposition: students at one of the regents’ universities. University of Northern Iowa students stepped...

Johnson County Supervisors meeting ends after disagreement between Sullivan and Slockett

QUENTIN MISIAG

October 26, 2012

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What began as standard parliamentary procedure quickly turned into a heated dispute at Thursday’s Johnson County Board of Supervisor’s meeting. High tensions over the meeting’s final topic resulted in an early...

Iowa City’s Broadway Neighborhood Center looks to educate voters

ALISON SULLIVAN

October 26, 2012

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The clock ticks slowly for Keisha Jordan. It’s 12:54 p.m., and Jordan is the first in line to vote. “I’m voting for the president; that’s the most important thing to me,” the 37-year-old said. “It’s...

Romney, Obama differ on immigration policies

NICK HASSETT

October 26, 2012

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While other issues such as health care and the economy have garnered much attention in this election cycle, several experts believe the outcome of the election will largely be influenced by the candidates’ opposing views...

Kid Captain uses artistic talent to raise money to fight arthritis

ERIC CLARK

October 26, 2012

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As Jacie Stewart awoke on a morning in April 2008, something was wrong. Her joints, mainly her ankles and her knees, were etrememly swollen. Jacie’s parents, Chris and Alisha Stewart, took her to a local Des Moines hospital,...

UI to name Varsity Golf Complex after Jim Hoak

DI STAFF

October 26, 2012

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The University of Iowa will name the varsity golf complex under construction at Finkbine the Hoak Family Golf Complex. The name will honor Jim Hoak — a 1940 UI graduate and a golf letterwinner at the university. His family...

Man charged with fourth-degree theft from Fin & Feather

DI STAFF

October 26, 2012

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A Marion man has been accused of  theft at an Iowa City outdoors store. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Brent Werner, 33, 1020 Fourth Ave., was charged April 29 with fourth-degree theft after allegedly stealing...

Man charged with carrying loaded firearm

DI STAFF

October 26, 2012

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A North Liberty man has been accused of carrying a loaded firearm after being identified as the subject of an arrest warrant. According to a North Liberty police complaint, Byron Jackson, 19, 160 Jackson Lane, was charged Oct....

Resistance filed against former radiology professor’s request to represent himself

DI STAFF

October 26, 2012

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An Iowa assistant attorney general of Iowa is trying to stop former University of Iowa radiology Professor Malik Juweid’s from trying to represent himself, according to online court documents. Assistant Attorney General...

Officer: “It was a mistake” to not read Marshall his Miranda rights

DI STAFF

October 26, 2012

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An Iowa City police officer said it was a mistake to not read a man accused of murder his Miranda rights, according to the Press-Citizen . Officer Mike Smithey made those comments Thursday at a hearing for Justin Marshall during...

Hawkeyes to challenge Northwestern’s multi-threat offense

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

October 26, 2012

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The challenge is obvious — Kain Colter is talented and dangerous. And with the Hawkeyes coming off a heartbreaking, and somewhat embarrassing loss, the mobile quarterback-reciever combination Colter presents is Northwestern’s...