The Daily Iowan

UI Foundation introduces new $1.7 billion fundraising campaign

MICHELLE KIM

May 2, 2013

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On a day dedicated completely to philanthropy, University of Iowa officials unveiled the UI Foundation’s newest fundraising campaign, For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa. UI officials, students,...

UI’s second Phil’s Day honors donors

LAUREN COFFEY

May 2, 2013

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Officials from the University of Iowa came together under the glow of a chandelier in the Old Capitol Museum Thursday to discuss efforts made in philanthropy at the UI and to observe the second annual Phil’s Day. Phil’s...

United Action for Youth, UI art education students showcase artwork

REBECCA MORIN

May 2, 2013

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Thursday afternoon was not a normal program day for the United Action for Youth’s youth center. Young, gleaming faces of junior-high and high-school students in lime-green T-shirts gathered in celebration to show off their...

Sephora announced as one of three new businesses in Coral Ridge Mall

QUENTIN MISIAG

May 2, 2013

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Three new stores are on their way to Coral Ridge Mall. Sephora, Discount Tires, and Auntie Anne's Pretzels will make their grand opening at the Coralville shopping mall between July and October. Sephora is expected to open...

Officials say stricter Iowa driving laws will decrease teen fatalities

BRENT GRIFFITHS

May 2, 2013

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An official from Illinois said requirements similar to those signed by Gov. Terry Branstad on Wednesday have dramatically reduced teenage driving fatalities. Henry Haupt, deputy press secretary for the Illinois secretary of State,...

Greek life at UI protests proposed change in city’s zoning code

NICK HASSETT

May 2, 2013

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Members of the Greek life community on the University of Iowa campus are protesting a proposed change to Iowa City’s zoning code, which they believe will prevent new fraternities and sororities from being built. The change,...

Northey says he won’t run for Senate seat

BRENT GRIFFITHS

May 2, 2013

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Another Iowa Republican has decided not to run for the U.S. Senate seat opening up after next year. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced on Thursday he would not run to replace five-term Democrat Tom Harkin in...

Iowa City official: Burlington Dam won’t be removed

NICK HASSETT

May 2, 2013

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Though some advocate for removing dams, one Iowa City official says the Burlington Street dam is here to stay. Steve Long, the community development coordinator for Iowa City, said the city’s efforts to renovate the structure...

UI student accused of downtown stabbing now being held in Johnson County Jail

REBECCA MORIN

May 2, 2013

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A University of Iowa student accused of stabbing two males after a verbal exchange last weekend is now being held in the Johnson County Jail. Gabriel Badding, 18, was charged April 28 with willful injury causing serious injury...

Woman charged after with withdrawing more than $3,000

REBECCA MORIN

May 2, 2013

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A Coralville woman has been accused of withdrawing more than $3,000 from her bank account after depositing an empty envelope in it. Bryisha Gilliams, 23, was charged Feb. 28 with second-degree theft. According to a Coralville...

Iowa City Fire Department releases 2012 annual report

KRISTEN EAST

May 2, 2013

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The Iowa City Fire Department released its annual report on Thursday. The report outlines administrative services, fire-prevention efforts, emergency operations, training and equipment, and types of responses. The number of...

Motion of continuance filed in trial of man involved in Iowa City trailer park shooting

CASSIDY RILEY

May 2, 2013

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A motion for continuance has been filed in the case concerning an August 16 shooting. Demarco Dudley is one of three suspects in a case concerning a shooting at Breckenridge Trailer Court last summer. The shooting happened in...