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Former UI student found guilty of third-degree sexual abuse

BRENT GRIFFITHS

December 3, 2012

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The victim stood at the back of the crowded Johnson County courtroom on Nov. 30 as 20-year-old Evan Pfeifer’s family looked intently at the judge. Hands clasped together, the determined looks on his family’s faces...

UI Presidential Committee on Athletics members support department reorganization

ERIC CLARK

December 3, 2012

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Amid a brewing controversy regarding the University of Iowa’s handling of a sexual-misconduct investigation regarding former athletics adviser Peter Gray, the Athletics Department’s compliance and student services...

Students to protest closure of UI Center for Human Rights

STACEY MURRAY

December 3, 2012

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The University of Iowa Students for Human Rights will gather on the Pentacrest Wednesday to protest the closing of the UI Center for Human Rights. The demonstration sparked a disagreement between supporters of the center and the...

Iowa legislators not ready to decide on money for tuition freeze

IowaWatch, The Daily Iowan, and the Iowa State Daily

December 3, 2012

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Iowa legislators are nowhere near ready to accept the state universities’ suggestion that, in exchange for freezing tuition for in-state undergraduates, government take over part of their programs that help needy Iowans...

UI, other schools look for clarification on international students’ documentation

STACEY MURRAY

December 3, 2012

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The U.S. government is making it much simpler for colleges and universities to understand why international students attend their institutions. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is simplifying the distribution of degree...

MULTIMEDIA: The Mirage at the UI

DI STAFF

December 3, 2012

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Tool Box celebrates one-year anniversary

BRIANNA JETT

December 3, 2012

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From retail to education, local business owner Julia Schaefer hopes to continue expanding her business and educating the public. Schaefer owns the Toolbox, 128 1/2 E. Washington St., a sex-positive shop, which celebrated its...

Peeping landlord pleads not guilty to 11 invasion of privacy charges

DI STAFF

December 3, 2012

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An Iowa City landlord who allegedly spied on female residents has pleaded not guilty, according to online court documents. Elwyn Miller, 63, was charged with 11 counts of invasion of privacy in connection with the alleged incidents....

Bank forecloses on Sycamore Mall

DI STAFF

December 3, 2012

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Sycamore Mall is facing foreclosure, according to online court documents. Wells Fargo Bank has filed for foreclosure against CORE Sycamore Town Center for an outstanding payment of approximately $12 million, but the general manager...

Two families displaced from Iowa City fire

DI STAFF

December 3, 2012

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The Iowa City Fire Department responded to a structure fire Dec. 1 at 10:11 p.m. According to a release, officials initially responded to 413 Samoa Drive with Quint 2, Truck 1, Engine 1, and Battalion Chief. Truck 1 searched...

Muscatine man charged with stealing vehicle

DI STAFF

December 3, 2012

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A Muscatine man has been accused of operating a stolen vehicle while intoxicated for the third time over the course of four years. According to two Iowa City police complaints, Estevan Rocha, 25, 114 Canon Ave., was charged Dec....

Transient man charged with attempted assault

DI STAFF

December 3, 2012

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A man has been accused of intentionally pointing a firearm at another and being intoxicated. According to two Coralville police complaints, Raynard Woods, 38, address unknown, was charged Dec. 1 with display of a weapon and...