The Daily Iowan

Climbing wall still closed indefinitely

DI STAFF

November 26, 2012

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The University of Iowa Campus Recreation & Wellness Center has yet to reopen its climbing wall following a UI student’s fall more than two weeks ago. According to the Rec Center website, the wall is still closed. A Rec...

Small Business Saturday gains consumer recognition as sales spike in Iowa City

CASSIDY RILEY

November 26, 2012

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In its third year, Small Business Saturday prompted a near 30 percent increase in sales at one local business, and several other area businesses reported significant boosts as well. The upbeat mood is echoed nationally — a...

Boutique for breast cancer patients opens in Coralville

STACEY MURRAY

November 26, 2012

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Two area businesses strive to make the lives of people with breast cancer a little bit easier by helping them feel more comfortable with their appearance after chemotherapy or surgery. The University of Iowa Community Home Care...

Iowa City close to legalizing dogs in Ped Mall

RISHABH R. JAIN

November 26, 2012

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After painted benches and sweaters for trees, the Pedestrian Mall might see yet another addition to its vibrant environment — dogs. The Iowa City City Council is considering an ordinance that would allow leashed dogs on the...

Kid Captain: Blake Derby continues to inspire others after chest surgery

BRIANNA JETT

November 26, 2012

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Blake Derby is not like most teenagers. At only 15 years old, he is using his experience of overcoming challenging situations to help those around him and other children still in the hospital. Blake developed a severe case...

Iowa City officials to vote on flood-mitigation plan for Taft Speedway Levee Project

DI STAFF

November 26, 2012

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City staff has recommended that the Iowa City City Council vote to proceed with a specific plan for the Taft Speedway Levee Project. City staff has recommended that city officials proceed with Taft Speedway Levee Project Alternate...

Iowa City City Council to vote on city taxicab regulations

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November 26, 2012

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City officials are looking into amending regulations for Iowa City taxicabs. City staff and taxi companies met on Oct. 31 to discuss possible changes, and officials hope to proceed with several changes. These changes would include...

UI employee files for new trial against former dean of College of Law

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November 26, 2012

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A former teaching candidate for the University of Iowa has filed for a new trial in her lawsuit against the former dean of the UI College of Law, according to online federal court documents. Teresa Wagner, a part-time employee...

Coralville man charged with third-degree fraud

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November 26, 2012

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A Coralville man has been accused of third-degree fraudulent practice from an Iowa City bank. According to a Coralville police complaint, Carl Carter, 31, 715 Fifth Ave., was charged Sept. 24 with third-degree fraud of under...

UI professor charged with five counts of controlled substance violations

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November 26, 2012

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A University of Iowa professor has been accused of attempting to obtain prescriptions under a false name for the controlled-substance hydrocodone at numerous Iowa City area pharmacies. According to Iowa City police complaints,...

Two men arrested in Nov. 18 shooting

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November 26, 2012

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An investigation led by the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids police has led to the arrests of two men reportedly involved in a shooting Nov. 18. Police responded to Mercy Hospital, 500 E. Market St., at 9:13 p.m. Nov. 18 after receiving...

Federal drug charges filed in Iowa City trailer-park shooting case

DI STAFF

November 26, 2012

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Charges have been filed in federal court against two men previously charged in Johnson County in connection with an Aug. 16 trailer-park shooting, according to online federal court documents. Norman Dudley and John...