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Moen developments on the rise in Iowa City

QUENTIN MISIAG

May 16, 2013

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When much of the University of Iowa community returns to Iowa City in the fall, students will be met with a slew of changes to downtown, led predominantly by the real-estate development company Moen Group. And although some loc...

Legislators: Iowa legislature close to approving funding for tuition freeze

BRENT GRIFFITHS

May 16, 2013

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Eight months after the state Board of Regents proposed a tuition freeze for in-state students, one local representative said the proposal is just days away from going into place. “I think [the passage] is more than likely,...

La James facing 10 Iowa Code violations following inspection

QUENTIN MISIAG

May 16, 2013

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A long-standing North Side Iowa City beauty school synonymous with trimming hair has come under fire for allegedly cutting corners with a number of Iowa safety and operation codes. The Iowa Board of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences...

Iowa City officials see an increase in people going "gluten-free"

LAUREN COFFEY

May 16, 2013

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Over the past few years, decreasing gluten intake has taken off across the country, and Iowa City officials say that trend has increased locally. “When I started [in 2000], there were around 30 businesses [that offered...

Iowa airports report increase in passengers

BRENT GRIFFITHS

May 16, 2013

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Officials from Iowa’s two biggest airports point to budget airlines and the re-emergence of demand that withered during the recession as reasons for a continuing increase in the number of passengers. “The economy...

UI Student Health offers new sleep program

CASSIDY RILEY

May 16, 2013

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More than 100 students took advantage of a new program offered by University of Iowa Student Health Service this semester to help them catch more Zs. Refresh is an eight-week program in which students receive weekly emails with...

The Daily Iowan‘s year in review

DI STAFF

May 16, 2013

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Peter Gray resigns Peter Gray, a former associate director of athletics student services at the University of Iowa, resigned in November 2012 amid allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct. According to documents origin...

DI Story of the Year: Men’s basketball NIT run

TORK MASON

May 16, 2013

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In the fall of 2011, Iowa fan message boards began circulating the catch phrase, “We’re back.” It was sparked by the commitments of this season’s freshman class and the promise of a return to the NCAA Tournament. That...

Cancer patient honored by Iowa men’s basketball team

BEN ROSS

May 16, 2013

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On the morning of Feb. 18. Bob Weber found Alice, his wife of 52 years, in a helpless position, sprawled on the floor of the bathroom in their Dyersville home. Alice Weber, who family members say was relatively healthy leading...

Iowa sputters to start at NCAA regional

KEVIN GLUECK

May 16, 2013

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The Iowa men’s golf team completed first round action of the NCAA Tallahassee Regional on Thursday, and the Hawkeyes have left some work for themselves in order to advance. They are tied for 11th after finishing with a...

Blank earns second-straight National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Region Honor

CODY GOODWIN

May 16, 2013

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Iowa softball’s Megan Blank has added another accolade to her already successful 2013 season. The sophomore was just named a 2013 National Fastpitch Coaches Association first team All-Midwest Region selection. This is Blank’s...

Late hit boosts Hawks

JALYN SOUCHEK

May 16, 2013

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The Iowa baseball team may have lost its chance to make it to the Big Ten Tournament prior to facing off against Purdue for the final season series, but the season is yet to be a wrap. Iowa secured a 2-1 victory over the Boilermakers...