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Accuser testifies in alleged Pentacrest rapist trial

BRENT GRIFFITHS

November 29, 2012

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Former University of Iowa student Evan Pfeifer allegedly held his hand over a woman’s mouth and told her, “It’s fine. You like it. You’re so pretty,” as he sexually assaulted her on the Pentacrest...

UI students grow beards for breast cancer research awareness

BRIANNA JETT

November 29, 2012

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November brings the growth of many things at the University of Iowa — beards and passion alike. “This year, it has really changed,” said Mike Greeby, a cofounder of the “Beards for Boobies” initiative. &ldqu...

Aggressive downtown Iowa City marketing campaign in the works

QUENTIN MISIAG

November 29, 2012

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With an onslaught of downtown high-rise buildings planned or under construction, the continued redevelopment of many historic structures, and a slew of new beautification initiatives, the Iowa City Downtown District is hoping...

Ames Straw Poll under fire

CASSIDY RILEY

November 29, 2012

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The Ames Straw Poll may be killed by friendly fire. Republican Gov. Terry Branstad recently voiced his concerns with the GOP’s straw poll, claiming it does not accurately reflect the results of the caucuses or the election. “The...

Coralville cancer survivor helps other as mentor

LAUREN COFFEY

November 29, 2012

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Greg Cantwell does not pretend to be a doctor. Nor does he pretend to be a therapist or a psychologist. He does not strive for fame or fortune. He simply is trying to make a difference in other people’s lives. “I...

Trials set for two accused in 20-month-old’s death

DI STAFF

November 29, 2012

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Separate trials habve been set for a man and woman accused of child endangerment at hearings Wednesday. Jorge Perez and Mireya Baldaras are charged with beating 20-month-old son Marcus Balderas to death in April. They were previously...

Salvation Army receives gold coin in kettle, has received nearly $100,000

DI STAFF

November 29, 2012

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Employees at the Hills Bank & Trust on South Gilbert Street found a gold coin when counting Red Kettles earlier this month. According to a release from the Salvation Army, this was the fifth year someone has donated a gold...

Additional charges filed in Nov. 18 shooting

DI STAFF

November 29, 2012

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Additional charges have been filed in a Nov. 18 shooting in Iowa City. Iowa City Police responded to a report from Mercy Hospital, 500 E. Market St., at 9:13 p.m. Nov. 18 of an adult male shooting victim. According to an Iowa...

Pair charged with second-degree theft

DI STAFF

November 29, 2012

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A Cedar Rapids man and woman have been accused of attempting to steal more than $2,000 worth of merchandise at Scheels. According to a Johnson County Sheriff’s Office complaint, Earl Buckallew Jr. and Kimberly Kruse were...

Ferentz: Davis will likely return as offensive coordinator

SAM LOUWAGIE

November 29, 2012

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Greg Davis will kprobably return as Iowa’s offensive coordinator next season, head coach Kirk Ferentz said, despite the Hawkeyes finishing 114th nationally in total offense with just 310 yards per game this year. “As...

Point/Counterpoint: Should Greg Davis return as Iowa’s offensive coordinator?

DI STAFF

November 29, 2012

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Yes I might be the only one arguing for this, but Greg Davis should be kept as Iowa’s offensive coordinator next season. It’s a little ridiculous to expect an offense to learn and execute (there’s that word again)...

Iowa women’s basketball drops third game of season to Florida State

CODY GOODWIN

November 29, 2012

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No matter what Leonor Rodriguez did, Iowa couldn’t find a solution. The senior Florida State guard couldn’t be stopped, playing to the tune of 28 points, 4 rebounds, and 6 assists throughout 39 minutes of playing...