The Daily Iowan

Genetic links to eating disorders identified

LILY ABROMEIT

October 20, 2013

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Determined to improve treatments and diagnoses, a group of national researchers say a newly discovered biological link to eating disorders may one day come with a redefinition of anorexia and bulimia.  A four-yearlong study...

UI begins campaign to promote philanthropy

ABIGAIL MEIER

October 20, 2013

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Aiming to compete with recent attempts by Big Ten and peer institutions, a number of University of Iowa officials are hoping the launch of a new campaign will motivate faculty and staff members to spread greater philanthropic...

Former IC Parks and Rec Superintendent passed away

DANIEL SEIDL

October 20, 2013

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While many Iowa City residents may be familiar with the Robert A Lee Recreation Center, some do not know who was the eponym of the building. The recreation center is part of the legacy of former Iowa City Parks and Recreation...

Local attorney seeks city council seat

REBECCA MORIN

October 20, 2013

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After filing a lawsuit to try to stop a controversial downtown Iowa City high-rise project, one local attorney hopes landing a seat on the city’s governing body will allow him to address that and a number of other prominent...

Coralville man charged after breaking into residence

DI STAFF

October 20, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of breaking into a residence. Kurtis Gibson, 25, was charged Oct. 17 with third-degree burglary. According to a Coralville police complaint, neighbors called police after they heard glass breaking....

Iowa City man charged after breaking into construction trailer

DI STAFF

October 20, 2013

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An Iowa City man was charged after allegedly breaking into a construction trailer. Tiofilo Rodriguez-Godoy, 28, was charged on Sept. 27 with third-degree burglary and second-degree criminal mischief.  According to an Iowa...

Missouri woman charged after having lighter and tobacco in jail

DI STAFF

October 20, 2013

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A Missouri woman has been accused of having a lighter and tobacco in jail. Diane Thompson, 25, was charged Oct. 18 with possession of contraband in a correctional facility. According to Johnson County Sheriff's Office complaint,...

Iowa City man charged after committing his third OWI

DI STAFF

October 20, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of committing a third OWI.  Lee Heilig, 22, was charged Oct. 19 with third-offense OWI.  According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers were called to McDonald’s, 804 S. Riverside...

Some county phone lines down

DI STAFF

October 20, 2013

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Phone lines for the Johnson County Ambulance Routine Transfers and Secondary Roads has been disconnected since early last week. According to a county press release, the lines were improperly disconnected, and it is unclear when...

Iowa Department of Education to visit UI

DI STAFF

October 20, 2013

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The new director of the Iowa Department of Education will speak at the University of Iowa on Wednesday about his goals for his new position. Brad Buck will speak at 2 p.m. at the Teacher Leader Center in the Lindquist Center....

UI holds naming ceremony for vision institute

DI STAFF

October 20, 2013

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In honor of a $25 million gift commitment, University of Iowa President Sally Mason resided over the official naming of the Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research. Wynn is the chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts Ltd. He was...

Duzey shines in loss to Ohio State

CODY GOODWIN

October 20, 2013

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jake Duzey had no idea he’d get the ball. Nobody knows for certain until the play unfolds, he said — that’s one of the joys of football, the idea that any receiver can get the ball on any given...