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Iowa City woman the only certified oncology aesthetician in Iowa

STACEY MURRAY

March 25, 2013

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Amid the federal government’s overhaul of the health-care system, one local salon owner hopes to expand health-insurances coverage for care outside the realm of hospital rooms. “We’ve been trying,” Tracy...

Medicaid expansion receives support from Iowa Senate

LAUREN COFFEY

March 25, 2013

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The Medicaid-expansion debate has been ongoing, fueled by Gov. Terry Branstad’s alternative health-care proposal, and the Iowa Senate has weighed in, passing a bill to expand Medicaid on a vote of 26-23. “It is not...

Iowa City chefs set for food face-off in 3rd annual Top Chef

AUDREY DWYER

March 25, 2013

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Food fuels mind, body, and spirit. And as a passion, it fulfills all aspects of life for culinary enthusiasts. Today at hotelVetro, 201 S. Linn St., 14 chefs, four individuals deemed a wine or beer extraordinaire, as well as...

UI officials want to continue alternative spring-break program after success in Memphis

REBECCA MORIN

March 25, 2013

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After a whole lot of sweat, and just as much heart, 16 students inspired University of Iowa officials to continue and expand their new alternative spring-break service project. The Center for Student Involvement and Leadership...

New freshmen summer scholarship not expected to cost UI too much

CASSIDY RILEY

March 25, 2013

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High-school senior Billie Flaming said the University of Iowa’s new summer scholarship program would allow her more flexibility in obtaining her college degree. First-year, first-time students who enroll in the summer or...

Group opposing The Chauncey development in Iowa City to meet tonight

JONATHAN SOLIS

March 25, 2013

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A shadow may soon creep over the Trinity Episcopal Church, which sits across the street from the planned construction site of the 20-story Chauncey building. However, a group of concerned citizens has a plan to stop the construction...

Notre Dame Marching Band and cheer squad visit Regina

QUENTIN MISIAG

March 25, 2013

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A surprise Monday morning call to the Regina Catholic Education Center resulted in a packed gymnasium full of elementary-school students and a special performance by the University of Notre Dame marching band. The Fighting Irish...

Man arrested after shots allegedly fired following Iowa City party

JORDYN REILAND

March 25, 2013

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Iowa City police officials have arrested a man who allegedly fired shots after a fight broke out at a large party. According to an Iowa City police press release, police responded early Sunday morning to the 2000 block of Davis...

Trial for Iowa City’s alleged peeping Tom landlord likely to be rescheduled

CASSIDY RILEY

March 25, 2013

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The trial for an Iowa City landlord is “very likely” to be rescheduled. Elwyn Miller, 63, is charged with 11 counts of invasion of privacy. He allegedly peeped on female residents through manufactured holes in the...

Part-time employee of the UI College of Law is appealing to higher court

CASSIDY RILEY

March 25, 2013

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A part-time employee of the UI College of Law’s writing and resource center is appealing to the U.S. Court of Appeals for a new trial. Teresa Wagner was denied full-time employment in 2006, and she claimed it was because of...

Hawkeye women’s basketball ready to take on Notre Dame and Skylar Diggins

CODY GOODWIN

March 25, 2013

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Everybody in the realm of women’s college basketball knows the name Skylar Diggins. Notre Dame’s star point guard has become, by most standards, the face of women’s college basketball. Lisa Bluder is fully aware...

Sam Logic too much for Hurricanes to handle in Iowa win

MATT CABEL

March 25, 2013

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Sam Logic was everywhere. She was at the top of the key, passing, shooting, and scoring. She appeared in the low post to snatch rebounds. But Logic also popped up somewhere unexpected — the mind of Miami head coach Katie Meier. Logic...