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Debate over Johnson County SEATS funding heats up

QUENTIN MISIAG

February 28, 2013

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A hand-delivered letter to the Johnson County Board of Supervisors seems to have local municipalities and county officials further divided over the future of the SEATS para-transit program. The three-page letter, issued by the...

UI moves forward with research on organ printing

MICHELLE KIM

February 28, 2013

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Soon, patients may no longer need to wait until for donors to secure an organ transplant. The University of Iowa Mechanical and Industrial Department is conducting research on organ printing, a technology that one day may make...

UI Hygienic Lab looks to future expansion

QUENTIN MISIAG

February 28, 2013

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In light of a recent announcement by University of Iowa President Sally Mason for expansion of funding for the State Hygienic Laboratory, a group of proponents gathered Thursday evening at the Hardin Library to discuss the past,...

Iowa farmers wary of how sequester will affect them

BRIANNA JETT

February 28, 2013

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As sequestration looms, the farming community is anticipating uncertainty. The automatic national spending cuts begin today. Although officials agree that it will definitely affect agriculture, they aren’t sure how it will...

UI student groups rally support for Hawkeye Caucus Day, tuition freeze

JONATHAN SOLIS

February 28, 2013

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Tuition for an in-state, undergraduate student was $145 per semester fifty years ago. Today, the same type of student can expect to pay $6,678 for base tuition per semester at the University of Iowa. Members of the Hawkeye Caucus...

Local Republicans and Democrats reflect on women’s rights

MANDI CAROZZA

February 28, 2013

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As the 100th anniversary of the 1913 women’s suffrage parade nears, Republicans and Democrats reflect on what has and what still should be done in the name of women’s rights. Both parties said there are still improvements...

Iowa City officials address bill regarding sex offenders in nursing homes

MANDI CAROZZA

February 28, 2013

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The introduction last month of a bill that would combat sexual abuse in nursing homes has sparked conversation of creating elderly care facilities specifically for sex offenders. The bill, which is currently pending in the Iowa...

Iowa high-school students gather for STEM symposium

REBECCA MORIN

February 28, 2013

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Sarah Kunch has spent time researching many major topics, such as heart-rate variability in babies with diseases and carbon content in soils and how they contribute to global warming. However, she has had to juggle her research...

Iowa women use huge second half to fuel Senior Night win

NICK DELAQUILA

February 28, 2013

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The Iowa women’s basketball team cut an 18-point deficit to beat the Indiana Hoosiers, 75-70, to improve to 18-11 (6-8 Big Ten) overall. Iowa fell behind quickly; the Hoosiers took advantage of four-straight 3-point baskets,...

Hawkeye Printy ends senior night on a high note

MATT CABEL

February 28, 2013

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Jaime Printy found herself at the top of the key with the ball. The outcome of her Senior Night matchup against Indiana was in her hands.  Without a moment’s hesitation, she elevated herself off the ground, flicked...

Road troubles plaguing Hawkeye men’s basketball

TOM CLOS

February 28, 2013

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The Iowa men’s basketball team has been nearly unbeatable in the friendly confines of Carver-Hawkeye Arena this season. The Hawkeyes won their first nine games in Iowa City to open 2012 and are 14-2 at home this season. When...

Hawkeye tennis set to take on Fighting Illini

DOMINICK WHITE

February 28, 2013

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Tonight’s dual with Illinois marks the beginning of the Big Ten season. Iowa will take on its second ranked opponent in as many matches — Illinois goes into tonight’s dual ranked 17th in the country. After falling...