The Daily Iowan

Campus poll: UI students not familiar with on-campus mental health services

KRISTEN EAST

March 24, 2013

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Despite increased outreach efforts, roughly 42 percent of University of Iowa students don’t know how accessible on-campus mental-health services are, and many say that’s because they’ve never considered utilizing...

UI student starts speech intervention program for preschoolers

EVAN HAFNER

March 24, 2013

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With the goal of curbing stuttering at an early age, Bryan Brown, a graduate student in the University of Iowa Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, developed an early intervention speech therapy method and has directed...

Downtown Bruegger’s set to open in July

QUENTIN MISIAG

March 24, 2013

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Bruegger’s Bagels is set to open its doors in July, almost seven months after the original opening date. The location, 225 Iowa Ave., was destroyed on Sept. 24, 2011, by a fire; nearby Takanami, Yacht Club, Studio 13, and...

New technology impacts price of Iowa farming

CASSIDY RILEY

March 24, 2013

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Iowa farmers are entering the modern age and seeing an impact on their pocketbooks. Input costs for Iowa farmers have risen in the past few years, including costs for new technology. Experts say this is making the industry more...

Iowa City Downtown District pilot to consolidate waste

NICK HASSETT

March 24, 2013

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Officials hope a new pilot project by the Iowa City Downtown District will help local businesses cut costs by cutting trash. The Alley Pilot Project Survey, which is being conducted by the district, targets businesses with access...

Report shows new studies and statistics for cancer in Iowa

LAUREN COFFEY

March 24, 2013

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Even as the death rate from cancer drops in Iowa, University of Iowa officials continue research to discover cancer-causing genes. The State Health Registry released its annual cancer report for Iowa last week, and officials say ...

Waterloo man accused of forging checks to several Menards

REBECCA MORIN

March 24, 2013

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A Waterloo man has been accused of writing several forged checks at the Iowa City Menards and in other Iowa cities. Jamodd Sallis, 33, was charged April 6, 2012, with ongoing criminal conduct, money laundering, second-degree...

Coralville man charged after shooting a vehicle parked in his driveway

REBECCA MORIN

March 24, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of shooting a vehicle parked in his driveway. Michael Bell, 56, was charged March 20 with second-degree criminal mischief. Coralville police officers responded to a report of an armed subject...

Police officials located a steak knife on a local man

REBECCA MORIN

March 24, 2013

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A local man has been charged after police reportedly found a steak knife hidden in his coat. Octavious Jones, 24, was charged Sunday with possession of a weapon in a correctional facility. Iowa City police officers responded...

Iowa City to participate in statewide tornado drill this week

JORDYN REILAND

March 24, 2013

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Iowa City will take part in a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday. According to a city press release, businesses, schools, and residents will participate in the drill from 10-10:30 a.m. for Severe Weather Awareness Week. Participants...

Huge second half propels No. 9 seed Iowa women’s basketball past No. 8 seed Miami

MATT CABEL

March 24, 2013

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The No. 9-seeded Iowa women’s basketball team beat eighth-seeded Miami, 69-53, Sunday evening during first-round action in the NCAA Tournament in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The win is the Hawkeyes’ first in the tournament...

Ramos suffers bitter defeat, St. John escapes with NCAA title for Hawkeye wrestlers

SAM LOUWAGIE

March 24, 2013

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DES MOINES — It’s safe to say that’s not exactly how Derek St. John drew it up. However, Iowa’s newest NCAA wrestling champion has always been at his best when he seems in the most trouble. St. John...