The Daily Iowan

Candidate hopes to dig city out of debt hole

MEGAN SANCHEZ

October 14, 2013

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A local restaurant owner with a background in finance said he is tired of waiting for others to fix Coralville’s financial crisis, and he is ready to make changes in the city, which, he said, is in need of a new direction. David...

Candidate hopes to pay debt through Iowa River Landing

REBECCA MORIN

October 14, 2013

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As debate continues over the state of Coralville’s debt, one City Council incumbent hopes to dismiss rumors about the city mishandling its financial obligations. First-term Coralville Councilor Bill Hoeft wants to move...

Iowa Guard lays off more than 100 employees

JAKE MCCULLEY

October 14, 2013

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The Iowa National Guard has furloughed 116 employees because of the ongoing partial government shutdown, and while the layoffs are temporary, there is no telling when the workers will be allowed to return. All government f...

Iowa’s education system has not allocated funds equally

LILY ABROMEIT

October 14, 2013

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A state-issued audit last week has brought the Iowa Department of Education under scrutiny in regards to funding allocations to nearly 40 public school districts. And now, the department has started to question its own factors...

Supervisors couldn’t come to a decision about plans for a new jail and courthouse

DANIEL SEIDL

October 14, 2013

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Johnson County officials are at an impasse concerning the future of Johnson County law-enforcement facilities. Since August, the Board of Supervisors has held numerous public meetings to discuss what community members want to...

Decolletage Perfect Fit Boutique celebrates first year of business

GABRIELLA DUNN

October 14, 2013

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The journey of recovery from numerous surgical and pharmaceutical treatments for breast cancer is a difficult one for women worldwide, and signs of hardship often remain. One local woman, working in her Coralville boutique, has...

Coralville to Dedicate Sculptures in the Iowa River Landing

DI STAFF

October 14, 2013

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Nearly a dozen sculptures tied to the Iowa Writers' Library aimed at bringing further awareness to Iowa City area as a UNESCO City of Literature will be dedicated this week in Coralville's Iowa River Landing development. The...

Sarah Palin to visit Des Moines in November

DI STAFF

October 14, 2013

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Conservative political activist and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is headed back to the Hawkeye State. Palin will speak at this year’s 13th-annual Friends of the Family Banquet, alongside Sen. Mike Lee of Utah and Phyllis...

Trial reset for man involved in shooting

DI STAFF

October 14, 2013

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The trial of a man involved in a trailer-park shooting has been rescheduled. Demarco Dudley was wounded by gunshot from an agent for the Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Daniel Stepleton who was undercover in an investigation...

Branstad announces new biofuels program

DI STAFF

October 14, 2013

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Gov. Terry Branstad announced Monday the beginning of a new program,  “Fueling our Future,” to expand Iowa production of mid-level biofuel blends. This new program will redirect federal funding to supplement state...

Santorum endorses Walt Rogers

DI STAFF

October 14, 2013

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Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., has officially endorsed Iowa Sen. Walt Rogers, R-Cedar Falls, in his campaign for the Senate. Santorum is now the chairman for Patriot Voices PAC and won the Iowa Republican caucus in 2012...

College of Medicine recognized for conflict of interest policy

DI STAFF

October 14, 2013

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A recent study found the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine has been named one of the top five colleges in the country for its conflict-of-interest policy. The study conducted by the Institute of Medicine as a Profession...