The Daily Iowan

UI officials plan to look further into Peter Gray allegations

CASSIDY RILEY

November 14, 2012

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason said Tuesday that the UI is continuing to look into the allegations against Peter Gray, the former associate director of athletics student services. “Regarding the recent media reports...

Iowa City city councilors move forward with chicken ordinance

NICK HASSETT

November 14, 2012

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Iowa City residents who want to keep backyard chickens may soon get their wish. The Iowa City City Council voted 5-2 on the first consideration of an amendment to the city’s zoning code on establishing a permit process,...

Supervisors hesitant about Johnson County Ambulance Service’s desire for new facility

QUENTIN MISIAG

November 14, 2012

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Johnson County Ambulance Service officials are calling for a new ambulatory and medical-examiner facility, but several Johnson County supervisors say approving the proposed justice center is currently a more pressing project. Preliminary...

Iowa City Trueblood Park on track for completion

QUENTIN MISIAG

November 14, 2012

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A one-time quarry used to mine sand and gravel on the far-South Side of Iowa City is being transformed into the city’s newest and largest park, complete with a lake, beach, marina, park lodges, 2-mile long recreational trail,...

Longfellow Elementary School kids warm up Iowa City

TIERRA SIMPSON

November 14, 2012

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When Longfellow Elementary teacher Paula Rocca went to greet students outside Monday morning, she noticed the kids were shivering from the unusually frigid air, a stark contrast from the warm weather a few days before. “They...

Gangnam Style rocks the Tippie College of Business

BRIANNA JETT

November 14, 2012

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What rattles a room of University of Iowa business students munching on Korean cuisine? The pounding bass of “Gangnam Style.” In an effort to inspire students to become more culturally aware, the UI Tippie College...

UI Faculty Council discuss changes to faculty dispute procedures

STACEY MURRAY

November 14, 2012

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The University of Iowa Faculty Council met Tuesday to discuss changes to the faculty-dispute procedures policy and postponed the vote following inconclusive discussion. The council will vote via email within the next few weeks...

Iowa City eyes Blue Zone Project for health

RISHABH R. JAIN

November 14, 2012

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It was a rather unusual Tuesday morning at the Iowa City Public Library. Amid the usual coming and going of visitors, some recognized community members were doing the hokey-pokey in one of the library’s meeting rooms. Everyone...

Ferentz grows testy when asked about Peter Gray allegations

SAM LOUWAGIE

November 14, 2012

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Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz took issue on Tuesday with a question at his weekly press conference regarding Peter Gray, a former University of Iowa associate director of athletics student services. Gray resigned last...

Wrestling notebook: Grothus gets out of his "funk"

CODY GOODWIN

November 14, 2012

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Brody Grothus admitted to being “in a funk” last year. Now a redshirt freshman, he quickly realized the huge gap between prep and college grappling during his first stint in the Hawkeye wrestling room a season ago....

Big Ten Notebook: Hoke on Iowa’s O, senior days, and OSU’s potential perfection

IAN MARTIN

November 14, 2012

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Even though his offense is the one receiving accolades, Michigan head coach Brady Hoke was quick to praise his upcoming opponent’s offense during the Big Ten’s weekly teleconference on Tuesday. Wolverine quarterback...

Iowa women’s basketball hosts WNIT semifinal

CODY GOODWIN

November 14, 2012

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Iowa will have a height advantage in tonight’s Preseason WNIT semifinals against Middle Tennessee State, but that’s not enough to comfort coach Lisa Bluder. The average height of Iowa’s (2-0) starting five is...