The Daily Iowan

Johnson County justice center proponents present revised plans

ANNA THEODOSIS

January 29, 2013

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Proponents of the Johnson County justice center aren’t giving up quite yet. Johnson County officials held a public hearing Tuesday night to discuss the newly revised proposal for the center after an earlier version failed...

Marshall murder trial testimony centers on legal pad

LAUREN COFFEY

January 29, 2013

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Testimony in the trial of a 20-year-old accused of killing an Iowa City landlord in 2009 centered on a yellow legal pad Tuesday. The piece of evidence, presented by the state, allegedly contains notes from Justin Marshall, who...

Mason calls Regents evaluation ‘very productive’

CASSIDY RILEY

January 29, 2013

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Almost two months after the state Board of Regents’ concern about the performance of University of Iowa President Sally Mason came to light, the regents held regular evaluations of all regent university presidents on Tuesday....

Dance Marathon patient singing on her tiptoes following cancer recovery

CASSIDY RILEY

January 29, 2013

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A 15 percent chance of survival. That is what Lauren Ballard’s doctors told her parents after her second relapse in 2011. At the age of 2, Lauren was diagnosed with Wilms tumor. The tumor starts growing in the kidney while...

Iowa City hires new officer for downtown assignment

REBECCA MORIN

January 29, 2013

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Whether it is a bite to eat or browsing for a new book, Iowa City’s downtown and North Marketplace serve families and students alike. With this in mind, officials note a safe environment is crucial. With the beginning of...

Harkin, other lawmakers receive substantial support from UI

BRENT GRIFFITHS

January 29, 2013

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Legislation and policy may be presented in Washington, D.C., and Des Moines, but Iowa’s lawmakers are increasingly consulting people near a different dome: the Old Capitol and University of Iowa professors. “We have...

Man accused of possessing bath salts in tongue of his shoe

REBECCA MORIN

January 29, 2013

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A North Liberty man was arrested after a small vial of bath salts was allegedly located under the tongue of his shoe. Jarrod Lumsdon, 26, was accused July 21, 2012 with second-offense controlled substance. Lumsdon was a passenger...

UI officials seek to change academic calendar

BRIANNA JETT

January 29, 2013

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University of Iowa administrators hope to change next year’s academic calendar to allow one more week of summer. The added week during the summer would give more time for both faculty and student research, as well and internships...

Basabe brings the goods for Iowa men’s basketball

TORK MASON

January 29, 2013

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It’s “Slime Time” once again in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Junior forward Melsahn Basabe has provided an invaluable spark off the bench this season, and he averages 7.3 points and 4.3 rebounds in relief for the Iowa...

Hawkeyes’ international swimmer flourishes in tough atmosphere

JALYN SOUCHEK

January 29, 2013

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Freshman David Ernstsson traveled 4,354 miles from Stockholm to Iowa City to compete for the Hawkeye men’s swimming team. The tough training atmosphere was what first attracted Ernstsson to the Hawkeyes. But it was the...

Iowa’s Printy wins Big Ten Player of the Week

CARLOS SOSA

January 29, 2013

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Iowa guard Jaime Printy was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Tuesday after the Hawkeyes finished their week 2-0 and finally cracked the AP’s Top-25 poll, coming in at No. 24. Last week, Iowa defeated Wisconsin and then-No....

Notebook: No. 3 Iowa wrestling looks ahead to showdown with No. 1 Penn State

CODY GOODWIN

January 29, 2013

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The recognition he’s received means he’s doing something good. But Nick Moore doesn’t want to be just another weekly honoree. He wants to keep it that way. “I know the feeling of success,” he said...