The Daily Iowan

Iowa City weighs in on Syria conflict

BRENT GRIFFITHS

September 4, 2013

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Newman Abuissa has lived the United States for the last 30 years, but the current Iowa City resident has been brought to attention by the birthplace he left a long time ago: Damascus, Syria. “[Syrians] are dodging bullets...

Iowa representatives respond to Syria conflict

REBECCA MORIN

September 4, 2013

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The nation is in a stir because a possible U.S. military strike in Syria is up for discussion. Iowa’s leaders — like many across the nation — are wary of the potential outcome if the United States engages in another...

College of Engineering sees much-needed building expansion in the future

SHIANNE GRUSS

September 4, 2013

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Almost one year later, the Seamans Center expansion is still in the planning stages. In 2016, when the majority of the University of Iowa’s current construction projects are set to be finished, a new project will likely...

The Iowa City Police Department connects with downtown

ABIGAIL MEIER

September 4, 2013

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Two recent hirings to the Iowa City police have found success in building a stronger chain of communication between the department and Iowa City citizens. Department officials hired David Schwindt and assigned him as the downtown...

Phil Hemingway wants School Board to focus on finance

EMILY FRIESE

September 4, 2013

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Phil Hemingway has big goals for the Iowa City School Board. After previously running for a board position in the 2011 election, Hemingway, a local parent and East Side business owner, is contending for one of three available...

State Board of Regents Planning and Facilities Committee to address five-year plans

DI STAFF

September 4, 2013

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The state Board of Regents Property and Facilities Committee will consider recommending to the regents a vote on a five-year, state-funded capital plan at their meeting on Sep. 10. This capital plan, voted on every five years,...

UIHC to request permission from the state Board of Regents to move forward on projects

DI STAFF

September 4, 2013

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The state Board of Regents Planning and Facilities Committee will recommend to the regents on Sept. 10  that they vote to proceed with three projects at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The Iowa River Landing Clinical...

State Board of Regents to view sexual-misconduct presentation at its next meeting

DI STAFF

September 4, 2013

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The state Board of Regents will have a presentation on sexual misconduct as well as training on Sept. 11. Saunie Schuster will present an update on the legal landscape of sexual misconduct on campus for the regents. Schuster...

An Iowa City man has been charged with his third-offense OWI after reportedly rear-ending a stopped vehicle

DI STAFF

September 4, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of committing his third OWI offense. Randall Moore, 37, was charged Tuesday with OWI. According to a Johnson County sheriff’s complaint, Moore was driving a 1999 Ford van on Coral Ridge...

Iowa City police have arrested two individuals allegedly connected with robberies that occurred earlier this summer

DI STAFF

September 4, 2013

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The Iowa City police have arrested two Cedar Rapids men allegedly connected with robberies that occurred earlier this summer. According to a police press release, Darius Davison, 17 and David Abrams Jr., 19, were taken into custody...

Gov. Terry Branstad appoints new head of Iowa Department of Public Safety

DI STAFF

September 4, 2013

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Gov. Terry Branstad named Larry Noble as the head of the Iowa Department of Public Safety on Wednesday. According to a press release, Brian London, the former head of the department, resigned. Branstad said in the release Noble...

Gov. Terry Branstad appoints temporary Chief of Staff replacement

DI STAFF

September 4, 2013

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Gov. Terry Branstad named Brenna Findley his interim chief of staff on Wednesday. On Aug. 30, Jeff Boeyink resigned as Branstad’s chief of staff; Findley will serve in the position until a permanent replacement can be...