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The Right Fit: A look at the future of retail in Iowa City

QUENTIN MISIAG

February 10, 2013

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Brooklynn DeVan loves Iowa City, from its "buy-local" mentality found in the many aroma-filled coffee shops and eclectic clothing boutiques to its restaurants of many flavors. But the University of Iowa sophomore from...

The Airliner reinstates 21-ordinance exemption

LAUREN COFFEY

February 10, 2013

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The Airliner Bar and Restaurant reinstated its exemption to the 21-ordinance this past weekend, but patrons of the establishment will see changes in security and crowd management. The Airliner, 22 S. Clinton St., originally had...

UI Career Center helping students with undeclared majors

CASSIDY RILEY

February 10, 2013

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Many students enter the University of Iowa unsure of what their next four years will hold. However, one newly created program may help these students find a path to follow. The UI Career Center recently launched a new program...

UI School of Music undergraduate enrollment down

MANDI CAROZZA

February 10, 2013

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Ever since the University of Iowa School of Music lost its building to the 2008 flood, undergraduate enrollment in the major has fallen and those in the school blame the lack of a permanent location for its students. According...

Johnson County supervisors approve nearly $9M bridge-replacement project

BRENT GRIFFITHS

February 10, 2013

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors approved a nearly $9 million bridge replacement project for Mehaffey bridge, but are not pleased with the total cost. Local lawmakers said various options are being considered to avoid...

New home for UI Center for Human Rights to be decided in coming weeks

REBECCA MORIN

February 10, 2013

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Last semester, shouts were heard across the Pentacrest protesting the closing of the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights.  This semester, however, cheers may be heard instead. In September 2012, leaders at the UI Center...

Daily Iowan staffers win Iowa Newspaper Association awards

KRISTEN EAST

February 10, 2013

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The Daily Iowan picked up several awards this past weekend in the Iowa Newspaper Foundation’s 2013 Better Newspaper Contests. Two DI staffers won first and second place in the Best Personality Feature Story category. Managin...

Early voting for supervisor election starts Wednesday

JORDYN REILAND

February 10, 2013

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Early voting for the Johnson County supervisor election will be available starting Wednesday at the Auditor’s Office. According to a county press release, voting will be available during normal business hours Monday through...

Local man arrested for marijuana possession

REBECCA MORIN

February 10, 2013

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A local man has been arrested after allegedly exchanging money and baggies of marijuana with a classmate at Tate High. John Mitchell Jr., 18, was accused Feb. 7 with a controlled-substance violation. Iowa City police responded...

Man arrested for marijuana possession during traffic stop

REBECCA MORIN

February 10, 2013

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A man has been arrested after a police canine reportedly smelled marijuana during routine traffic stop. Austin Rydsewsky, 19, Plainfield, Ill., was charged with possession/delivery of marijuana and OWI. Iowa City police were...

Woman arrested after allegedly stealing from Von Maur

REBECCA MORIN

February 10, 2013

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A local woman was arrested after allegedly walking out of Von Maur with merchandise that added up to approximately $1,662 without paying it. Darcie Hutzell, 37, was accused Feb. 8 with second-degree theft. Hutzell was reportedly...

Man accused of driving into Coralville Scheel’s last month pleads not guilty

CASSIDY RILEY

February 10, 2013

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A local man who has been accused of driving into the Coralville Scheel’s and attempting to burgle the store has pled not guilty to all charges. Joseph Moreno pled on Feb. 6. The 23-year-old was taken into police custody...