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UI Hospitals and Clinics set to increase rates by 6 percent

STACEY MURRAY

April 24, 2013

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The state Board of Regents approved a 6 percent rate increase for the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics to become effective on July 1. Ken Fisher, the UIHC associate vice president for finance, said the increase has consistently...

UI Children’s Hospital one step closer to completion

STACEY MURRAY

April 24, 2013

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Construction on the new University of Iowa Children’s Hospital is one step closer to completion in 2016. “The project is proceeding very well,” said Ken Kates, the UIHC chief executive officer. “There...

UI students work to develop sustainable toilet

REBECCA MORIN

April 24, 2013

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University of Iowa senior Bailee McClellan is not just hitting the books this semester, but she is also hitting the bricks. In McClellan’s group, she and seven other classmates are focusing on creating a stationary toilet...

Physical Activities Courses kicked out of UI gen ed program

CASSIDY RILEY

April 24, 2013

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Fitness walking, self-defense, and badminton are all getting the boot. Beginning this summer, physical-activities courses will no longer count toward the semester hours students need to fulfill general-education requirements....

New Dunkin’ Donuts to open this summer in Coralville

CASSIDY RILEY

April 24, 2013

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The first of 12 new eastern Iowa Dunkin’ Donuts locations kicked off construction in Coralville last week, and is already “ahead of schedule.” The Coralville location is scheduled to open this summer, and all...

Terry Trueblood project enters final construction phase, will open in August

MICHELLE KIM

April 24, 2013

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The Terry Trueblood Recreation Area currently has 80 percent of its third and final phase completed, and it will finally hold its grand opening this summer. Iowa City Parks and Recreation Director Mike Moran said the city’s...

Iowa state senator’s interest is ‘piquing’ in run to replace Harkin

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 24, 2013

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After two high-profile Republicans announced they would not run for the U.S. Senate seat that Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, will vacate after next year, one member of the Iowa Legislature is considering a run. “This is something...

Iowa City School District welcomes new class of kindergarteners

LAUREN COFFEY

April 24, 2013

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The Iowa City School District will have roughly 1,100 students for the 2013-14 school year, and school officials say they are planning accordingly. April 18 was the School District’s “kindergarten round-up,”...

UI makes "Green Campus" list

JORDYN REILAND

April 24, 2013

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The University of Iowa was ranked as one of the 322 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to the Princeton Review. According to a release, this is the fourth year in a row that the UI was l...

Davis, Parker speak about Iowa football offense and defense

BEN ROSS

April 24, 2013

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The 2013 season is a chance for the Iowa football team to redeem itself for the abysmal performances it put out on the offensive side of the ball in 2012. Iowa scored just 7 touchdowns through the air last season, on its way to...

Midweek game gives Hawkeye baseball a boost

JALYN SOUCHEK

April 24, 2013

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Iowa baseball topped Northern Illinois on Wednesday evening in a close, low-scoring game that went back and forth. The win pushes Iowa to 15-20 overall, 5-8 at home, and the Huskies fell to 16-22. In a mostly defensive game,...

Calvin Mathews brings consistency to Iowa pitching rotation

TOMMY REINKING

April 24, 2013

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Calvin Mathews currently has a 2-4 record in 9 appearances and a 4.58 ERA. Those statistics may not turn many heads, but don’t be fooled. Mathews has been one of the most consistent Iowa starters in the past few weeks. The...