The Daily Iowan

Electronic cigarettes gaining popularity among students

JULIA DAVIS

September 16, 2013

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Some electronic cigarettes are made to look like your standard cigarette. Others look more like a colorful tube of mascara, and still others resemble a fancy fountain pen. Regardless of their appearance, they all share one common...

Law school enrollment numbers down nationally and locally

SHIANNE GRUSS

September 16, 2013

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In the midst of a multimillion dollar improvement campaign and a nationwide decrease in applicants and job opportunities for law graduates, the University of Iowa College of Law is revamping its program to meet the needs of a...

Iowa senator announces campaign for governor

CASSIDY RILEY

September 16, 2013

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A Des Moines businessman and Iowa senator announced on Monday that he would seek the Democratic nomination for governor. Sen. Jack Hatch, D-Des Moines, has served in the Iowa Legislature for 22 years and has long been a real-estate...

Locals react to tuition freeze expansion possibility

MEGAN SANCHEZ

September 16, 2013

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Members of the state Board of Regents and legislators are expressing optimism for a proposal that would extend the current tuition freeze for another year. On Sep. 12, regents met with the Iowa Legislative Fiscal Committee to...

UI faculty member seeks position on Coralville City Council

GABRIELLA DUNN

September 16, 2013

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Another University of Iowa official concerned with Coralville’s current financial foothold has entered the race for a seat on the city’s governing body. Mark Winkler, the director of the Business Solutions Center...

Newly revised grant program to boost applications

LILY ABROMEIT

September 16, 2013

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In an effort to help graduate and professional students become more successful in reaching their goals, student leaders are revamping an existing grant program. Over the past four years, the Executive Council of Graduate and...

Local chef competes in national competition

ABIGAIL MEIER

September 16, 2013

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One local chef may put Iowa City on the national map for an original muffin recipe. Aimee Kirkpatrick, the general manager of the bakery at the Java House, 211½ E. Washington St., has been selected as a semifinalist in th...

Local man charged after allegedly stealing headphones from Kmart

DI STAFF

September 16, 2013

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A local man has been charged after allegedly stealing a pair of headphones from Kmart. Jimmy Nettles, 50, address unknown, was charged Sunday with first-offense aggravated theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers...

Iowa City man charged after allegedly stealing cable TV services from Mediacom

DI STAFF

September 16, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of stealing cable-TV services from Mediacom. Michael O’Donnal, 51, was charged between March and September with third-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Mediacom...

Coralville man charged after allegedly breaking into multiple apartments

DI STAFF

September 16, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of breaking into numerous apartments. Faraji Hubbard, 32, was charged Sept. 15 with two counts of second-degree burglary. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officials received a report...