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IC landlord accused of "peeping" on tenants waives right to a jury trial

ABIGAIL MEIER

September 24, 2013

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The trial for an Iowa City landlord accused of “peeping” on tenants opened and closed on Tuesday after he waived his right to a jury. Associate District Court Judge Stephen Gerard will decide the man’s fate within...

IC School Board touches on special education deficit

EMILY FRIESE

September 24, 2013

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With a roughly $3.5 million deficit, the Iowa City School District has asked for more money to fund its special-education programs. On Tuesday evening, members of the School Board approved the request to seek additional allowable...

Q&A: Mason talks diversity, construction, and tuition freeze

DI STAFF

September 24, 2013

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The Daily Iowan: It recently came to light that Darlene and James McCord who have pledged more that $3 million to the UI over the years have been charged with avoiding more than $700,000 in taxes. What is your response to this ...

Mason reaffirms support for 21-Only ordinance

GRETA MEYLE

September 24, 2013

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With a Nov. 5 election quickly approaching, the fate of the persistently debated and controversial 21-ordinance has created a divide among local businesses, students, and government communities. “I’ve always been ...

Sycamore Mall to be rebranded as Iowa City Marketplace

QUENTIN MISIAG

September 24, 2013

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While a number of store closings have come to the forefront, a number of Iowa City community members have long maintained their opinions on one East Side shopping center. While “dated,” “dead,” and “desolate”...

Be the Match chapter comes to UI campus

MEGAN DEPPE

September 24, 2013

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The University of Iowa has become the first college campus in the state to establish a chapter of Be The Match, a national registry for bone-marrow donors. The national project Project Marrow has been in place at UIHC for the...

UI Faculty Senate moves forward on online evaluations

DANIEL SEIDL

September 24, 2013

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Change is on the way for those all-too-familiar evaluations nearly every single University of Iowa student is required to fill out each semester. Following discussion Tuesday afternoon at the UI Faculty Senate meeting, UI officials...

UISG unanimously votes to allocate money to student organizations

DI STAFF

September 24, 2013

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At their second Senate meeting of the academic year, University of Iowa Student Government members unanimously voted to allocate $11, 906 to student organizations at the UI. UISG Senator and head of the Student Assembly Budgeting...

ICCSD hires national expert to lower disciplinary referrals

REBECCA MORIN

September 24, 2013

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As cultural differences blur the line between what is considered “disrespectful,” local secondary-school teachers appear to be struggling with disciplining children properly. One Iowa City School District official...

School District Working with Office of Civil Rights

DI STAFF

September 24, 2013

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In efforts to address racial disproportionality, one local school district has entered into agreements with the U.S. Department of Education.  The Iowa City School District has entered into a voluntary agreement with the Office...

IC man charged after allegedly stealing $2,200 worth of property

DI STAFF

September 24, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of stealing $2,200 worth of property. Jerome Brooks Jr., 18, was charged between Sept. 9-13 with second-degree theft and third-degree burglary. According to an Iowa City police complaint, the...

IC man charged after allegedly charging approximately $700 to stolen credit card

DI STAFF

September 24, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of charging almost $700 in stolen credit-card fees. Anthony Patterson, 21, was charged Sept. 22 with unauthorized use of a credit card not exceeding $1,000. According to an Iowa City police...