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Hancher exterior sees demolition

KRISTEN EAST

September 23, 2013

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As the sun settled in over the construction zone Monday morning, Doug and Karen Kerns watched as a wrecking ball rose high above old Hancher Auditorium. The ball paused above what formerly served as Hancher’s box offic...

UI students thank legislators

LILY ABROMEIT

September 23, 2013

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Recognizing the rising costs of a college education, student leaders are reaching out to the Iowa Legislature by delivering straight to its doorstep just two simple words: thank-you. Moving through a three-step process that...

Branstad recognizes Deaf Awareness Week

REBECCA MORIN

September 23, 2013

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After arriving in Iowa seven years ago from the state of Washington, one University of Iowa deaf instructor noted the state had not had a week dedicated to hearing-impaired individuals since the early 1970s.  Now, with the...

UI Police employee will take leave

MEGAN SANCHEZ

September 23, 2013

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After 14 years with the University of Iowa police, one official is taking a temporary absence — leaving a hole to be filled by two current employees. UI police crime-prevention specialist Alton Poole has worked for more than...

Harkin and Braley introduce anti-bullying bill

GABRIELLA DUNN

September 23, 2013

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While the issue of bullying in schools has often been tackled at both the local and state levels, a new approach proposed by two Iowa members of Congress will try to bring the problem up for federal discussion and action. The...

Lone Tree Schools faced a short lockdown

DI STAFF

September 23, 2013

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A short lockdown occurred at Lone Tree Elementary after a masked high-school student reportedly approached the door. Daniel Jansen, 18, a student at Lone Tree Schools, was identified as the student attempting to enter the school....

Lone Tree man charged after allegedly driving while intoxicated

DI STAFF

September 23, 2013

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A Lone Tree man has been accused of driving while intoxicated. Christian Krogh, 43, was charged Sept. 22 with third-offense OWI. An Iowa City police complaint stated a concerned citizen called after reportedly noticing Krogh...

The Box Score: Hawkeyes among nation’s best

CODY GOODWIN

September 23, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Box Score is a weekly segment in which a Daily Iowan football reporter uses statistics to contextualize Iowa football’s performance over the course of the season. The Hawkeyes are sitting pretty at 3-1 after winning...

Hawks prepare for road intensive schedule

JACOB SHEYKO

September 23, 2013

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The Iowa soccer team is headed into possibly its toughest portion of the schedule. Following a loss to No. 15 Michigan on Sunday, the Hawkeyes now face the road-intensive portion of the season. Michigan was the first Big Ten...

Des Moines to host golf tournament in 2017

DI STAFF

September 23, 2013

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Des Moines will host an international women’s golf tournament in 2017, according to the LPGA’s website. The 15th Solheim Cup will be held at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club and will feature the top-12 U.S. born...

Hawkeyes place ninth in Windon Memorial Classic

DI STAFF

September 23, 2013

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The Iowa men’s golf team finished ninth out of 16 teams in the final day of the Windon Memorial Classic. The team closed with a total score of 885 (plus-21). Senior Steven Ihm shot a 72 in the final round, earning a tie...

State of the art floors usher in a new era for Hawkeye Volleyball

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

September 23, 2013

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Advancements in sporting equipment technology are rapid and ever changing. Having the best gear can help push athletes above their competition, something that the Iowa volleyball team understands very well. When the Hawkeyes...