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UI professor speaks about College of Law’s discrimination lawsuit

BRENT GRIFFITHS

March 11, 2013

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A University of Iowa law professor, speaking publicly about a part-time employee’s lawsuit against the school, said he agreed with a judge who denied her a new trial on March 8. Herbert Hovenkamp said he backed the judge’s...

Two officers wounded in North Liberty shooting Sunday night

ANNA THEODOSIS

March 11, 2013

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NORTH LIBERTY — Two police officers were wounded in a North Liberty shooting Sunday night. According to the Associated Press, Iowa Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Jessica Lown said their injuries are not life-threatening. Police,...

Iowa City Blue Zone Project urges religious community involvement

MANDI CAROZZA

March 11, 2013

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As a Blue Zones community, Iowa City residents are expected to follow the “Power 9” guidelines — one of which includes belonging to a faith-based community — but local officials have no qualms about the religious...

Tree Huggers remove sweaters from downtown Iowa City, plan for donations

HILLARY ROSENCRANTS

March 11, 2013

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Knitted sweaters no longer adorn the trees of downtown Iowa City, but local knitters say the Tree Huggers that were displayed all winter will now provide warmth to those who need it. Tree Huggers, a project of the Iowa City Downtown...

UI officials to discuss Iowa’s mental health care situation at Wednesday’s Board of Regents meeting

STACEY MURRAY

March 11, 2013

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The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is working to fit the needs of the state’s insufficient mental-health care with progressive programs while the Iowa Legislature tries to pass funding for an overhaul of the...

Man charged after passing out counterfeit bills

REBECCA MORIN

March 11, 2013

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An Iowa man has been accused of passing out counterfeit bills at Tobacco Outlet. Tyrone Jones, 33, was charged March 7 with forgery. Coralville police officers were dispatched Sept. 7, 2012, after receiving a report of a man...

North Liberty man accused of strangling his girlfriend

REBECCA MORIN

March 11, 2013

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A North Liberty man has been accused of choking his girlfriend. Anthony Long, Jr., 31, was charged Feb. 20 with domestic assault causing bodily injury. Long allegedly punched his live-in girlfriend in the eye and in the mouth...

Appearance concerning revoking local woman’s parole has been scheduled

CASSIDY RILEY

March 11, 2013

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An appearance has been scheduled concerning the revocation of probation from a local woman who was found guilty of allowing her toddler to consume alcohol. According to a police complaint, on Feb. 15, 2012, Natasha Kriener’s...

Trial set for local woman accused of letting her child play with crack rock

CASSIDY RILEY

March 11, 2013

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A trial has been set for a local woman whose child was allegedly found by police playing with crack. On Feb. 13, Iowa City police offers responded to a 911 call from Johnson’s children, who reportedly had been left home alone...

Local woman sues housing management company for wrongful termination

CASSIDY RILEY

March 11, 2013

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A local woman is suing a rental housing managing company claiming wrongful termination. Vania Minor was a property manager for Keyway Management Co., 319 E. Washington St., according to court documents. In the course of her...

Hawkeye men’s basketball freshmen take over Senior Day

TOM CLOS

March 11, 2013

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Before their clash with Nebraska, the Iowa men’s basketball team signaled the end of an era — paying homage to its pair of seniors who took to the Carver-Hawkeye Arena floor for what could be their final time. A pair...

Iowa wrestlers go without championship at Big Ten tournament

SAM LOUWAGIE

March 11, 2013

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — One wall in the Iowa wrestling room has the names of all the past Hawkeye Big Ten champions written on it. Earlier this week, Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands said the tournament was a chance for his wrestlers...