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Attorneys present opening arguments in Justin Marshall murder trial

BRENT GRIFFITHS

January 23, 2013

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Stories of the alleged victim’s life, a detailed timeline, and a past mistrial highlighted opening arguments Wednesday in Justin Marshall’s first-degree murder trial. Marshall, 22, is accused of slaying former Broadway...

Iowa Dept. of Transportation grants licenses to young immigrant ‘DREAMers’

JONATHAN SOLIS

January 23, 2013

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The Iowa Department of Transportation announced Wednesday it would immediately begin issuing state driver’s licenses and state IDs to young immigrants granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival status. DOT officials...

Grease first sets east side Iowa City dental lab ablaze

TOM CLOS

January 23, 2013

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A building on Iowa City’s East Side went up in flames within minutes due to a kitchen mishap, destroying one of the city’s health institutions in the process. The Dental Lab, 1515 Jackson Ave., was closed...

Iowa officials produce alcohol calculator, aim for phone app

REBECCA MORIN

January 23, 2013

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After a long week, some individuals grab a few drinks and let loose for a couple of hours. However, there are some consequences that can arise from a little too much alcohol โ€” especially when you can’t tell how much you’re...

Helpline seeks to educate Iowa consumers about the meat they eat

CASSIDY RILEY

January 23, 2013

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Want to know how your hamburger was treated before it made it to your plate? Simply pick up the phone. Consumers are increasingly curious about where their food comes from, and recognizing that trend, Iowa farmers in association...

DJs of UI Dance Marathon bring tradition and enthusiasm to the stage

BRIANNA JETT

January 23, 2013

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Hands flailing in the air, flashing lights dancing through the room, a mass of dancers thumping in rhythm to the pulsating music โ€” the Dance Marathon DJs see it all. They conduct the crowd with their music, and they watch as...

Johnson County sheriff’s office goes paperless

MANDI CAROZZA

January 23, 2013

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The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office has a resolution to lose weight. This year, the office is shedding pounds of paper by posting daily complaints online instead of faxing paper copies to various agencies. Before the...

New Asian interest sorority hits UI campus

LAYLA PENA

January 23, 2013

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When Lisa Thai started her freshman year at the University of Iowa last fall, she had no intentions of joining any of the sororities on campus. It was not until a friend, UI junior Vanessa Au, approached her about starting a chapter...

Free-throw shooting proving crucial for Hawkeyes in conference play

TOM CLOS

January 23, 2013

Filed under Sports

Many college basketball teams around the country live and die by the 3 pointer. The Iowa men’s basketball team on the other hand, has lived and died by the free throw. Through six Big Ten contests, the Hawkeyes have either...

Hawkeye women’s basketball to face Badgers for second time in as many weeks

BEN ROSS

January 23, 2013

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It will be business as usual for the Iowa women’s basketball team tonight when the Hawks take on Wisconsin, 14 days after beating the Badgers, 65-56, in Madison. “I feel like it’s kind of weird. It feels like...

School record a continuous goal for Iowa women throwers

KEVIN GLUECK

January 23, 2013

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Before the season even started, throwing captain Jasmine Simpson was full of confidence in her fellow throwers’ abilities, predicting that Iowa’s school record for the weight throw event would be broken. Not even...

Field Hawk Hemeon utilizes winter break experience ‘Down Under’

CODY GOODWIN

January 23, 2013

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Dani Hemeon sat inside the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex in seemingly better shape than most of her other field-hockey teammates. She smiled big, likely trying to conceal any sense of jet lag that might have remained. But...