The Daily Iowan

Iowa City Public Library approves sleeping ban

LAYLA PENA

January 24, 2013

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The Iowa City Public Library Board of Trustees passed a ban on sleeping in the library on Thursday night — a policy that has been discussed for quite some time. Library Director Susan Craig said the decision to ban sleeping...

Apartment resident questioned story of Iowa City landlord shooting suspect

SAM LANE

January 24, 2013

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Andrew Shepard said he was skeptical about what Justin Marshall told him in the days following the killing of a Broadway Condominiums landlord in October 2009. Shepard — a condominium resident and the man who called 911 around...

IC, Coralville may have to pick up SEATS tab

QUENTIN MISIAG

January 24, 2013

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With rising costs and budget limitations, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors woiuld like to end subsidy funding for the SEATS para-transit system serving the area’s two largest cities — but city officials remain...

Official cause of Iowa City dental lab fire determined

KRISTEN EAST

January 24, 2013

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Iowa City fire investigators completed their investigation on Thursday of a fire that occurred Tuesday at 1515 Jackson Avenue and determined that an unattended pot of oil in an apartment unit caused the blaze. The Daily Iowan previous...

Study: ER visits involving energy drinks skyrocket

BRIANNA JETT

January 24, 2013

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They can help you study, but they can also trigger a trip to the hospital. The number of visits to emergency rooms involving energy drinks skyrocketed from 2007 to 2011, according to a report released by the Drug Abuse Warning...

Dance Marathon families use variety in fundraising

BRENT GRIFFITHS

January 24, 2013

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From the lush trimmed greens of a golf course to natural skin products to the pinnacle of family traditions — a cookbook — Dance Marathon families demonstrate that it’s not only students clad with green T-shirts raising...

UI preps for future meningitis outbreaks

STACEY MURRAY

January 24, 2013

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University of Iowa pharmacists believe it’s their job to inform and prepare students for future infectious outbreaks. The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy hosted an event Thursday covering the fungal meningitis outbreak...

Alternative autism therapies prove successful in local programs

MANDI CAROZZA

January 24, 2013

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As new evidence shows that some children with autism can outgrow the disorder, alternative treatment methods such as therapeutic horseback riding are encouraging these kids to step outside of their comfort zones and step into...

Johnson County Salvation Army falls short of Christmas Campaign goal

KRISTEN EAST

January 24, 2013

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The Johnson County Salvation Army fell short of its fundraising goal in their 2012 Christmas Campaign. Donors and volunteers helped the Johnson County Salvation Army raise $334,105. Their goal was to raise $350,000. Officials...

Iowa City businesses to support February giving campaigns

KRISTEN EAST

January 24, 2013

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More than 30 Iowa City businesses will collaborate in support of two giving campaigns next month. The University of Iowa Heart and Vascular Center invited businesses to support the campaign. The second campaign, the fourth-...

Printy controls final minutes, propels women’s hoops to victory

TORK MASON

January 24, 2013

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Jaime Printy nailed a 3-pointer with 5:25 remaining in the game to give the Hawkeyes a 1-point lead. It was just the beginning of an astounding run that sealed a 71-60 victory over Wisconsin Thursday night. Printy scored 14-straight...

Hawkeye basketball needs Marble back to normal

TOM CLOS

January 24, 2013

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Devyn Marble is desperately trying to get back to full strength in time for the Iowa men’s basketball team’s stretch run toward the NCAA Tournament. His team desperately needs him. Since the junior guard went down...