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Utah girl receives Iowa’s first pediatric facial reanimation surgery

LAUREN COFFEY

April 22, 2013

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Four-year-old Natalie Wright faces a bathroom mirror, brushing her teeth and simultaneously criticizing her face. She raises her small hand to her left cheek, gently lifting it up so it matches the right side of her face. Mother...

UI student hit by car shows signs of responding to doctors

REBECCA MORIN

April 22, 2013

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Nicole Ruffolo surprised family and friends Monday morning when she cracked her right eye open to catch a small glimpse of her family as doctors conducted a checkup. The 22-year-old University of Iowa student was involved in...

Suspicious package near Kinnick found to be harmless

DI STAFF

April 22, 2013

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A Johnson County Metro Bomb Squad vehicle was called to Kinnick Stadium Monday afternoon after a report of a suspicious package. Chuck Green, the assistant vice president for the UI police, said there was no danger to the public. U...

Visiting Nurses Association creating permanent home in Sycamore area

MICHELLE KIM

April 22, 2013

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With Von Maur’s farewell coming in July, the community surrounding Sycamore Mall will have one fewer business. However, the arrival of the Visiting Nurse Association on Sycamore Street may be a sign of revitalization of the Sycamo...

Iowa Bicycle Coalition to target education in Iowa schools

REBECCA MORIN

April 22, 2013

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State officials are not only pushing school districts across Iowa to encourage their students to ride bicycles to school, but they also hope to provide more rider education. The Iowa Bicycle Coalition recently hired University...

Legislature considering greater appropriations for Iowa food banks

HILLARY ROSENCRANTS

April 22, 2013

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With the rising cost of food, food banks all over Iowa are having trouble meeting the demands they could meet in previous years. However, a bill that passed the Senate last week provides a beacon of hope for food-bank officials...

MULTIMEDIA: Riverside Jam Music and Arts Project

DI STAFF

April 22, 2013

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Iowa City police search for suspect in armed robbery

DI STAFF

April 22, 2013

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Iowa City police responded to a report of an armed robbery early Monday morning. Officials responded to an alarm at 1:32 a.m. at Gasby’s, 2303 Muscatine Ave., after a person told the store clerk that he had been robbed. The...

Kinnick scoreboard price tag rises

DI STAFF

April 22, 2013

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Due to a higher than anticipated number of bids, the state Board of Regents revised the project budget for a replacement scoreboard and video board for Kinnick Stadium and the Paul W. Breschler Press Box. The Board of Regents...

City Council to set public hearing on College-Gilbert lot rezoning

DI STAFF

April 22, 2013

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The Iowa City City Council will meet today at 7 p.m. to vote on a number of ordinances. After the Planning and Zoning Commission defeated a motion to approve the rezoning of College and Gilbert Streets at its March 18 meeting,...

Hawkeye gymnasts reflect fondly on surprising season

RYAN PROBASCO

April 22, 2013

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Fresh off an impressive fifth-place finish in this past weekend’s NCAA championships, members of the Iowa men’s gymnastics team took time to reflect on the squad’s highly successful season. Its showing at the...

Point/Counterpoint: Who will win the NBA Championship — The Miami Heat, or the Oklahoma City Thunder?

DI STAFF

April 22, 2013

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Oklahoma City Thunder Miami scores a lot of points, it has a lot of big names, and it is the undeniable favorite to repeat as NBA champion. But something else that is going to repeat is a matchup with Oklahoma City in the NBA ...