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UI Rec Center climbing wall closes indefinitely after student falls

NICK HASSETT

November 12, 2012

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Spencer Bean, an experienced rock climber, took to the climbing wall at the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center late last week โ€” something friends say he does several times a week. But on this climb, the University of Iowa...

UI officials unsure how Peter Gray documents leaked

ERIC CLARK

November 12, 2012

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University of Iowa spokesman Tom Moore said he does not know how confidential internal documents regarding Peter Gray and his alleged sexual misconduct were leaked to the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Moore said the investigation would no...

Johnson County supervisors respond to Slockett’s latest claims

BRENT GRIFFITHS

November 12, 2012

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Johnson County Auditor Tom Slockett defended his unauthorized spending of $58,000 on new technology and further accused supervisors of “voter suppression” in an email he sent to The Daily Iowan. Andy Johnson, executiv...

Pagliai’s pizza celebrates 50 years of serving Iowa City

BRIANNA JETT

November 12, 2012

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History smells like baked dough โ€” and fresh cheese, rich tomato sauce, and a profusion of toppings. History smells like Pagliai’s Pizza. Tuesday marks Pagliai’s 50th year of serving pizza. And after half a century...

Some UI student organizations hope to attain special funding

RISHABH R. JAIN

November 12, 2012

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Three University of Iowa student organizations have applied to attain special status as collaboratively funded organizations, a recognition only eight student organizations on campus currently enjoy. Hawk’s Nest, Indian...

Locals remember peace as well as veterans

LAUREN COFFEY

November 12, 2012

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Bells chimed all over the country as American flags waved proudly against the ominous gray sky. Each year on Nov. 11, veterans are remembered for their service. However, some officials say Veterans Day, or Armistice Day, as...

North Liberty man charged with strangling significant other

KRISTEN EAST

November 12, 2012

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A North Liberty man has been accused of attempting to strangle his significant other. According to a North Liberty police complaint, David Thompson Jr., 30, was charged with two counts of impeding breathing or circulation Nov....

Man accused of stealing numerous properties

JORDYN REILAND

November 12, 2012

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A Cedar Rapids man has been accused of stealing two laptop computers from a Build-a-Bear store in the Coral Ridge Mall. Charles Evans, 24, was charged April 30 with trespassing, second-degree theft, and second-degree possession...

Man accused of stealing more than $1,000 worth of property

JORDYN REILAND

November 12, 2012

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A local man has been accused of stealing over $1,000 in various properties. Damien Gilchrist, 18, 452 W. Benton St., was charged Nov. 9 with third-degree criminal mischief, second-degree burglary, and second-degree theft. According...

Third-down performance plagues Hawkeyes in fourth-straight loss

TORK MASON

November 12, 2012

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Iowa had some momentum late in the first quarter against Purdue on Nov. 10 after picking up 43 yards in four offensive plays. But then the Hawkeyes went from second and 2 at the Purdue 32 to fourth and 5 at the 35. Iowa failed...

Commentary: Fourth-down play-call comes up short

SAM LOUWAGIE

November 12, 2012

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The Hawkeyes needed 3 yards on Nov. 10 to keep their drive, game, and realistic bowl hopes alive. Three yards. It even said it on the scoreboard. They completed a pass for 1 yard. Quarterback James Vandenberg took a quick drop...

McCaffery doesn’t want players to let up against Central Michigan

TOM CLOS

November 12, 2012

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In the Iowa men’s basketball team’s 86-55 season opening victory over Texas-Pan American, pretty much everything went right for Fran McCaffery’s bunch. The Hawkeyes shot better than 44 percent from the field,...