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Iowa City, Johnson County prepare for Election Day as candidates make last push

STACEY MURRAY

November 6, 2012

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Time’s up. With the election’s arrival following more than a year of relentless fundraising, debating, and campaigning, Democratic and Republican politicians and volunteers alike are pushing for the final votes in ...

UI students affected by Hurricane Sandy speak about storm’s impact

TIERRA SIMPSON

November 6, 2012

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Diana Navarrete wasn’t initially concerned when she heard about Hurricane Sandy. But when the storm hit her home in New Jersey, it left her family without electricity for five days and disconnected from other family members. “Many...

Official: Iowa City’s recent crime wave ‘unusual’

BRENT GRIFFITHS

November 6, 2012

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After two break-ins in a local neighborhood over the weekend and previous incidents on the University of Iowa campus, officials are asking people to be proactive in trying to avoid future incidents.                ...

Reported victims of Iowa City landlord peeping critical of police response

NICK HASSETT

November 6, 2012

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Almost a week after an Iowa City landlord was arrested and charged with spying on several of his tenants in their showers, some residents criticized the police response. “None of us feel safe at night,” said Ruth...

UI upgrades student record system

CASSIDY RILEY

November 6, 2012

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In a world in which phones and Apple products update every few months, the University of Iowa’s student information records system is 30 years overdue for an upgrade. For the past 30 years, admissions, financial aid, billing,...

Laser therapy brings relief to Iowa City pets

BRIANNA JETT

November 6, 2012

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By all accounts, Levi is old — 14 years is a long time for a dog. In fact, he’s two years older than he should be. But thanks to a little red laser, Levi will be able to resume to relatively normal activities for an...

Stink bugs sighted in Johnson County

NICK HASSETT

November 6, 2012

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Though the brown marmorated stink bug has only been sighted a few times in Iowa, experts say the bugs could expand rapidly and create a serious problem for farmers and homeowners. The stink bugs are classified as an agricultural...

Iowa City police chief in the running for Missouri position

DI STAFF

November 6, 2012

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Iowa City Police Chief Sam Hargadine is in the running for the same position in a St. Louis, Mo. suburb. The Columbia, Mo., native was in St. Charles two weeks ago for an interview but emphasized no job offer has been made. He...

The Box Score: Inside Hawkeye football statistics, Week 11

SAM LOUWAGIE

November 6, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Box Score is a weekly segment in which a Daily Iowan football reporter uses statistics to contextualize Iowa football’s performance over the course of the season. It has been five years since Iowa last had a record...

Point/Counterpoint — What’s college basketball’s strongest conference?

SAM LOUWAGIE

November 6, 2012

Filed under Sports

College basketball begins officially on Friday, with nearly every top-25 team, and Iowa, playing their first contests. Our Daily Iowan sports staffers debate which conference is the toughest going into the 2012-13 season Big Ten Over the la...

Iowa women’s cross-country prepares for final team race

LEVI LYNOTT

November 6, 2012

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The Iowa women’s cross-country team will run in what will likely be its last race as a whole unit on Friday, when the harriers head to Springfield, Mo., for the NCAA Midwest Regional meet. Although the team will most likely...

Hawkeye tennis transfer adjusts to his new school

KEVIN GLUECK

November 6, 2012

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It took two years to get here, but junior Juan Estenssoro is happy that he’s finally found himself at Iowa. Last August, Estenssoro transferred from Wichita State, where he spent his first two years playing tennis for the...