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Senate candidates respond to national debt, shutdown

MICHELLE KIM

October 13, 2013

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In light of a partial government shutdown, fiscal responsibility was the highest concern shared among the five Republican U.S. Senate candidates on Oct. 12 during the Johnson County annual barbecue. All five Republican candidates...

Democratic candidates present governor nominee reasons

BRENT GRIFFITHS

October 13, 2013

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In what speakers referred to as “the people’s Republic of Johnson County,” candidates vying to replace Gov. Terry Branstad made their pitch for their party’s nomination in front of local Democrats on Sunday. “You...

Candidate relaxed about city debt

MEGAN SANCHEZ

October 13, 2013

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Among the eight candidates campaigning for a chance to take on city issues is a woman who said she is not solely focused on taking drastic measures when it comes to Coralville’s financial troubles. After running an unsuccessful...

11th annual Ponseti Races grows with addition of 9 Line Mile

JAKE MCCULLEY

October 13, 2013

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On a crisp October morning, more than 100 people of all ages gathered to walk the inaugural “9 Line Mile” in memory of an Iowa City teen whose life was cut short in a moped accident in 2011. The life of Caroline...

Candidate hopes to bring unity back to Coralville City Council

JULIA DAVIS

October 13, 2013

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Jean Newlin Schnake says one of her primary goals as a candidate in the upcoming election is returning Coralville’s government to the unified state it once enjoyed. Schnake, who served a 12-year stint on the council from...

First year of LGBTQ Clinic shows success

GABRIELLA DUNN

October 13, 2013

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The first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning Clinic in the state has proven to be an emerging success throughout its first year of business at the Iowa River Landing.  “We have five to seven...

Kirkwood Community College breaks ground on new Regional Center

MEGAN SANCHEZ

October 13, 2013

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Construction crews and Coralville city officials broke ground this weekend for a new facility intended for expanded community student use. At 4 p.m. Oct. 11, community members gathered at what is now a lot located in the University...

Local man charged after committing robbery

DI STAFF

October 13, 2013

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A local man has been accused of committing a robbery. Darron Rodgers, 42, was charged Sept. 27 with first-degree robbery. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Rodgers approached the victim’s car in the Sycamore Mall...

Michigan man charged after using apartment for party house

DI STAFF

October 13, 2013

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A Michigan man has been accused of using an apartment as a party house. Fazal Choudhury, 22, was charged June 16 with third-degree burglary, possession of a controlled substance, and second-degree theft. According to an Iowa...

Arizona man charged after taking advantage of elderly man

DI STAFF

October 13, 2013

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An Arizona man has been accused of taking advantage of an elderly man’s poor eyesight. Walter White, 43, was charged June 26, 2012, with second-degree theft. According to a Coralville police complaint, White made contact...

North Liberty man charged after possessing 200 grams of marijuana

DI STAFF

October 13, 2013

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A North Liberty man has been accused of possessing 200 grams of marijuana. Rayshaun Bullock, 27, was charged Oct. 11 with intent to deliver marijuana and possession/distribution without tax stamp. According to a North Liberty...

Iowa Senator names steering committee for governor race

DI STAFF

October 13, 2013

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An Iowa state senator seeking the Democratic Party nomination for governor has developed a statewide steering committee. Sen. Jack Hatch, D-Des Moines, made the announcement official on Oct. 11 for the upcoming 2014 election....