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UI suspends sharing student information for gun permits following investigation

BRENT GRIFFITHS

February 21, 2013

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A Des Moines Register investigation into the University of Iowa’s disclosure of confidential information to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office for gun-permit cases has prompted officials to suspend the practice. ...

Downtown Iowa City space set for complete renovation

QUENTIN MISIAG

February 21, 2013

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The owner of the last remaining vacant building along a two-block portion of South Clinton Street hopes a $650,000 renovation project can help continue the wave of recent downtown redevelopment projects while preserving a piece...

Johnson County officials skeptical of mental health regionalization plans

MANDI CAROZZA

February 21, 2013

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Johnson County officials were apprehensive on Thursday about the state’s plans to regionalize Iowa mental-health services into multi-county hubs that will provide core care. The Johnson County Board of Supervisors voted...

Iowa officials eye funding sources beyond gas tax for road repair

BRIANNA JETT

February 21, 2013

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Iowa City officials are bracing for a bumpy ride. A combination of factors, including higher fuel efficiency and rising construction costs, has led to a decline in the condition of Iowa roads and bridges. Without a major change,...

UI medical student’s proposal for loans makes headway with legislators

LAUREN COFFEY

February 21, 2013

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In an economy still struggling, many students find it difficult to pay for college. Freezing tuition has been one of the many discussed items to help alleviate the cost of attending a university. One man has his own idea to...

Lunch With the Chefs honors late Louis Szathmary

REBECCA MORIN

February 21, 2013

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Guests may have rushed into the IMU Main Lounge Thursday expecting just a meal of chicken liver pate  and wild mushroom custard. However, an event meant to honor larger-than-life cooking legend Louis Szathmary was much more...

Eastern Iowa man’s business creates product to replace shaving cream

BRIANNA JETT

February 21, 2013

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One local entrepreneur is taking shaving to a whole new level. Ron Christensen, the owner of Game Day Iowa 805 Second St., Coralville, invented a new shaving product called Revolt, which boasts complete recyclability. Christensen,...

More balanced Ramos ‘takes on all comers’ for Hawkeye wrestling

SAM LOUWAGIE

February 21, 2013

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Tony Ramos let himself think big for a moment. The Hawkeye junior had just pinned his third-straight opponent on Feb. 10, and he wondered just how close he could get to making Hawkeye history. “I was going to ask what...

Marble’s play revives Hawkeyes ahead of Nebraska showdown

TOM CLOS

February 21, 2013

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There comes a point in each season when a team simply needs its best player to be the best player. The Iowa men’s basketball team reached that point following a devastating 74-70 double OT loss at Wisconsin on Feb. 6, when...

Hawkeye women break two school records at Big Ten meet

NICK DELAQUILA

February 21, 2013

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The Iowa’s women’s swimming and diving team started off the Big Ten meet in style, smashing school records in the 200-medley and the 800-freestyle relays. The 200-medley record was set in the final by the team of sophomore Heather...

Bluder’s Bunch set to take on No. 24 Nebraska this weekend

MATT CABEL

February 21, 2013

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After a close loss to Nebraska on Feb. 11, the Iowa women’s basketball team will travel to Lincoln, Neb., for a rematch against the Cornhuskers Feb. 24. The Black and Gold had yet to win a game in February until they traveled...

All or nothing in Big Ten meet for Hawkeye tracksters

TOMMY REINKING AND KEVIN GLUECK

February 21, 2013

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The Iowa track and field program will get to challenge the best competition in the Big Ten today and Saturday during the Big Ten meets in Geneva, Ohio. The teams have prepared for this meet all season. Everything the athletes...