The Daily Iowan

LGBT officials seek equality in the workplace

LAUREN COFFEY

November 2, 2012

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While support of same-sex marriage may seem to be a primary factor for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer [LGBTQ] community when choosing which presidential candidate to support, local and national officials say that...

Johnson County Supervisors move forward following Slockett’s spending

STACEY MURRAY

November 2, 2012

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Two weeks following the announcement of Johnson County Auditor Tom Slockett’s unauthorized spending of $58,000, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors discussed Thursday in an informal meeting how the county plans to move...

UI COGS presents salary, fee proposals for 2013-2015

TIERRA SIMPSON

November 2, 2012

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The Campaign to Organize Graduate Students at the University of Iowa is continuing to fight for more benefits, including a wage increase and the extension of full tuition scholarships. Supporters and negotiators filled a room...

Kid Captain overcomes three major heart surgeries

ERIC CLARK

November 2, 2012

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Twenty weeks into Heidi Schmidt’s first pregnancy, the mother of two and her husband received staggering news. Doctors informed the couple that the left side of their unborn child’s heart was underdeveloped. “It...

UI students to celebrate Diwali on campus this weekend

RISHABH R. JAIN

November 2, 2012

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Neighborhoods illuminated with lights and earthen oil lamps, streets full of people wearing shiny new clothes, and a constant background score that is composed of booms from a million firecrackers — Rajiv Ranjan said he is going...

House candidates clash on social issues, budget

NICK HASSETT

November 2, 2012

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Candidates for the Iowa House 73rd and 77th legislative Districts clashed on issues at a candidate forum Thursday evening. The forum, co-hosted by the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Voters, took place...

UI’s sports psychologist sees positive first year

BRIANNA JETT

November 2, 2012

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For more than a year, Iowa’s Athletics Department has housed its very own counseling and sports psychologist, tasked with serving the Hawkeye athletes: Kelli Moran-Miller. The UI Presidential Committee on Athletics heard...

Cedar Rapids woman charged with second-offense OWI

DI STAFF

November 2, 2012

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A Cedar Rapids woman has been accused of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Deanna Berchenbriter, 23, 1242 27th St. N.E., was allegedly driving a 2011 Audi S5 eastbound in the...

IC landlord accused of peeping

DI STAFF

November 2, 2012

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An Iowa City landlord was arrested Thursday after a woman alleged he peeped on her in the shower, Iowa City Police Lt. Doug Hart told The Daily Iowan on Thursday. Elwyn Miller, 63, was charged with invasion of privacy in conne...

Johnson County addresses concerns with conservation collaboration

DI STAFF

November 2, 2012

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Harry Graves, the Johnson County conservation director, at Thursday’s Board of Supervisors meeting discussed the project collaboration between Johnson County and the University of Iowa, in which the county gave 125,000 trees...

Domestic Violence Intervention Program asks county for support

DI STAFF

November 2, 2012

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Following a public meeting on Tuesday, Kristie Doser of the Domestic Violence Intervention Program spoke to the Johnson County Board of Supervisors asking for support as domestic-violence services look to adjust to federal and...

Hawkeye football to face strong Hoosier scorers on Saturdays

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

November 2, 2012

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Indiana finished 1-11 last season, but it has already racked up three wins and finished within just 4 points of four other opponents. The Hoosiers lost to Michigan State, 31-27, and threatened now-No.6 Ohio State in their 52-49...