The Daily Iowan

Fate of Iowa City School District’s revenue-purpose statement to be decided today

STACEY MURRAY

February 4, 2013

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The Iowa City School District faces two major votes today — one decision is in the School board’s hands and the other in the community’s. Community members in the district will vote today on the revenue-purpose...

State, defense rest in Marshall trial, closing arguments to start today

CASSIDY RILEY

February 4, 2013

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Stacy Marshall’s recollection about the placement of her nephew on the afternoon of Oct. 8, 2009, proved to be a point of contention during her testimony on Monday. Her nephew, 22-year-old Justin Marshall, is charged with...

Recylemania 2013 aiding in 2020 UI sustainability initiative

QUENTIN MISIAG

February 4, 2013

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From the small blue recycling bins located inside every residence hall room to a new dishwasher and food pulper system in the Hillcrest Marketplace that has resulted in the saving of more than 3,800 gallons of water a day, a slew...

UI graduate students push for change in student fees

NICK HASSETT

February 4, 2013

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Graduate students at the University of Iowa are tired of “paying to work.” The Campaign to Organize Graduate Students, a local union that represents graduate-assistant employees, met Monday with the state Board of...

Regent universities see increase in women, minority faculty

REBECCA MORIN

February 4, 2013

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The United States is etched with diversity and it’s a concept to which the University of Iowa is no stranger. The Annual Diversity Report for the UI, Iowa State University, and the University of Northern Iowa will be presented...

IowaCare patients receive new transportation

LAUREN COFFEY

February 4, 2013

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After University of Iowa Health Care disbanded a free transportation service for IowaCare patients last year, officials in Linn County took the matter into their own hands. UI Health Care officials ended the transportation service...

UI Hospital parking ramp construction underway

JONATHAN SOLIS

February 4, 2013

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Slab-by-slab, workers continue to carefully demolish the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics parking ramp 2 in the day-to-day commotion of the Health Science Campus. In an effort to continue running the hospital smoothly,...

UI to pay Jordanian law firm up to $550 an hour in Juweid case

ASSOCIATED PRESS

February 4, 2013

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The University of Iowa will pay a law firm up to $550 per hour to defend two administrators against criminal charges in Jordan that are based on the allegations of a fired professor. The university signed a retainer agreement...

Woman charged in toddler’s death released to father’s custody

CASSIDY RILEY

February 4, 2013

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A woman accused of beating her 20-month-old son to death has been released into custody for signs of posttraumatic stress disorder. Mireya Balderas was released into the custody of her father, Jesus Balderas, on Monday until...

Iowa City man arrested after crashing vehicle on highway

REBECCA MORIN

February 4, 2013

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An Iowa City man was arrested after crashing his vehicle at the I-80 and I-380 interchange in a reported attempt to flee from officers. David Teno, 34, was accused Nov. 16, 2012, with OWI and eluding. Coralville police officers...

Local man assaults victim after dispute

REBECCA MORIN

February 4, 2013

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A local man was arrested after admitting to assaulting person following a phone call that was made on speakerphone. David Richardson, 28, was accused Jan. 28 of third-offense domestic assault and possession of a controlled substance. Richardson...

Iowa City Police welcomes new officer

JORDYN REILAND

February 4, 2013

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The Iowa City police hired a new police officer in order to fill a vacancy by personnel turnover in the department. According to a police release, Eric Nieland received an Associates of Arts Degree in law enforcement from Kirkwood...