The Daily Iowan

City, Johnson County officials meet in first public discussion to plan SEATS future

QUENTIN MISIAG

March 27, 2013

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City officials joined members of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors in person for the first time this year to discuss the future funding allocations of SEATS. Iowa City, Coralville, and North Liberty met publicly Wednesday...

UISG votes to not support new Justice Center proposal

LAUREN COFFEY

March 27, 2013

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Heated debate broke out Tuesday evening in the final University of Iowa Student Government Senate meeting about the Johnson County Justice Center. It came down to an individual count of votes, but UISG eventually voted not to...

Newman Center students create pillowcases for youth in need

LAUREN COFFEY

March 27, 2013

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Stacks of colorful pieces of fabric were lined up on a table, women laughed and talked with one another, and the sound of sewing machines hummed in the background. These students weren’t sewing for themselves or even people...

UI Department of Public Safety establishes emergency management team

REBECCA MORIN

March 27, 2013

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Disasters can strike at any moment, and one newly created management team is working to be prepared during those situations.  The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety created the All-Hazard Emergency Management Team...

Service members pleased with tuition assistance security after sequestration

CASSIDY RILEY

March 27, 2013

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More than 300,000 service members around the country may soon feel more secure about their academic future. Several branches of the military announced earlier this month they planned to suspend tuition assistance in order to...

Study: Female dean at business schools doesn’t impact female enrollment

STACEY MURRAY

March 27, 2013

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As female students continue to enroll in the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, one report says implementing a woman as dean won’t increase female enrollment. “My belief is whenever you’ve got an...

Iowa man accused of possessing 18 grams of marijuana

REBECCA MORIN

March 27, 2013

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An Iowa man has been accused of possessing 18 grams of marijuana. Kenneth Burnell Jr., 34, was charged Tuesday with possession of controlled substance and a controlled substance violation. Police officers reportedly stopped...

Coralville man accused of strangling a woman to unconsciousness

REBECCA MORIN

March 27, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of strangling a woman to unconsciousness. Dwayne White, 27, was charged Wednesday with assault causing serious injury. Iowa City police responded to a report of an assault in progress. The female...

Cedar Rapids man accused of giving a false identity to police officials

REBECCA MORIN

March 27, 2013

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A Cedar Rapids man has been accused of falsifying identification. Tyler Winegar, 24, was charged March 22 with identity theft, driving while barred, tampering with records, forgery, malicious prosecution, and providing false...

Local man accused of inappropriately touching his half-sister

REBECCA MORIN

March 27, 2013

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A local man has been accused of inappropriately touching his half-sister while she was sleeping. David Hamm, 41, was charged Jan. 11 with third-degree sexual abuse and incest. The female victim reported to Iowa City police that...

Marble carries Hawkeye basketball to first-ever NIT Final Four appearance

TOM CLOS

March 27, 2013

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Iowa had been this far in the NIT only twice before in program history, losing both games in heartbreaking fashion in the friendly confines of Carver-Hawkeye Arena. But this year was different from the others. For starters,...

Commentary: Men’s hoops getting important lesson in NIT

TORK MASON

March 27, 2013

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I felt like Selection Sunday was a joke, with teams including Middle Tennessee State and Boise State receiving at-large bids while teams such as Virginia, Maryland, and Iowa were left out. I thought it was a joke that the Hawkeyes...