The Daily Iowan

African Americans seek answers on jobs and education in 2012 election

CASSIDY RILEY

October 29, 2012

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Among the many issues concerning the general population as the presidential election approaches, two jump out specifically for local leaders in the African American community: the economy and education. With African American...

Officials: Distribution of campaign materials in residence halls broke UI policy

NICK HASSETT

October 29, 2012

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Efforts to influence University of Iowa students to vote have been seen around campus, with representatives occupying places from the Pentacrest to the IMU. But with reports of campaign material being slipped under doors in residence...

Drop in Iowa union membership leads campaigns to fight harder for support

BRENT GRIFFITHS

October 29, 2012

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Labor-union support helped propel President Obama to victory in 2008. And though one expert said union membership has recently “decreased dramatically,” local union members said they are continuing grass-roots efforts...

Experts: Religion to play key role in 2012 election

LAUREN COFFEY

October 29, 2012

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Local congregations from various religions meet throughout the week to focus on their faiths. But how much do their religions affect their everyday lives, including their election choices? Some experts said religion plays an...

Power naps might be more powerful than previously thought

BRIANNA JETT

October 29, 2012

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Forget the book under your pillow and studying through osmosis — experts agree a simple good night’s sleep can help deliver that “A” on tomorrow’s test. Researchers at the University of Iowa, and across...

Woman charged with second-degree theft

DI STAFF

October 29, 2012

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A Muscatine woman has been accused of theft at an Iowa City credit union. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Morgan Machholz, 20, 3617 Highway 22, was charged Aug. 23 with second-degree theft that resulted from fraudulent...

Man charged with stalking

DI STAFF

October 29, 2012

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A Buffalo Grove, Ill., man has been accused of stalking. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Daniel Jason, 28, 583 Cobblestone Lane, was charged Oct. 14 with stalking.  Jason allegedly started contacting the victim...

Man charged with interference with official acts causing injury

DI STAFF

October 29, 2012

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An Iowa City man has been accused of interfering with official acts and assault causing injury to Iowa City police officers. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Robert McClendon, 39, 924 Hudson Ave., was charged Oct....

‘Sharrows’ added to Gilbert Street lanes

DI STAFF

October 29, 2012

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The city of Iowa City is in the process of adding sharrow markings on Gilbert Street this week. According to a press release, officials will also add markings to locations with ones already in place on Dodge, Market, Jefferson,...

UI receives honorable mention as a Bicycle Friendly University

DI STAFF

October 29, 2012

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The University of Iowa received an honorable mention for the Bicycle Friendly University designations administered by the League of American Bicyclists, according to a university press release. “The designation will give...

Trial continued for man accused in landlord murder

DI STAFF

October 29, 2012

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The trial of a man charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of the owner of Broadway Apartments has been continued, according to online court documents. Courtney White was charged in October 2011 with the...

Offensive miscues lead Hawkeyes to 28-17 loss at Northwestern

BEN ROSS

October 29, 2012

Filed under Sports

Iowa’s 28-17 loss to Northwestern on Oct. 27 wasn’t as close as the score appeared. Iowa showed poor clock management in both halves and made too many miscues on offense. Quarterback James Vandenberg went 24-of-38...