The Daily Iowan

ENDA to reach Senate next week

MEGAN SANCHEZ

October 31, 2013

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It is legal to fire a person for being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender in 29 states in America. However, a continuous effort to change this by Congress may soon pay off. The Senate is set to vote early next week on the...

Communities of Faith speak about Domestic Violence

GRETA MEYLE

October 31, 2013

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A woman collected her confidence for the first time to confront her aggressor about his abusive actions, but in a ruthless effort to uphold his dominance, he barricaded the door and strangled her in front of their children —...

UI international students celebrate Halloween

GABRIELLA DUNN

October 31, 2013

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Halloween’s novel activities of pumpkin carving, dressing in costume, and eating candy corn are tradition to most students at the University of Iowa. These traditions are now also being shared with international students...

Officials say repeal of 21-ordinance would have varying effects

JULIA DAVIS

October 31, 2013

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Since its controversial passage in 2010, the debate about the 21-ordinance has been continuous, and it has only intensified in recent weeks leading up to the Nov. 5 election — when people will vote to repeal or uphold the measure...

[email protected] building on schedule

MEGAN DEPPE

October 31, 2013

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Despite initial concerns that the Park 201 building would not be finished on schedule, officials maintain the building will be completed in December, as expected, and ready for tenants to move in upon completion. There is no...

MECCA 2013 report released

DANIEL SEIDL

October 31, 2013

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One local organization is continuing its fight against the inexorable tide of substance abuse. According to MECCA report from fiscal 2013, more people suffering from drug-abuse problems are actively and voluntarily seeking help....

Man who drove through Coralville Scheel’s pleads guilty

DI STAFF

October 31, 2013

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A local man accused of driving into the Scheel’s store and attempting to burgle the store has pleaded guilty to all charges Thursday. According to an Iowa City police press release, Joseph Moreno had allegedly discharged a...

Man charged with threatening set to receive health evaluation from state

DI STAFF

October 31, 2013

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A man accused of stalking his ex-girlfriend will be examined by a state expert for a psychiatric analysis of his mental stability. Daniel Jason, 28, has been accused of contacting his ex-girlfriend on June 8, 2012, despite her...

Flood insurance holders will receive discount on insurance premiums

DI STAFF

October 31, 2013

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Iowa City residents in the 100-year floodplain will receive a 15 percent discount on their flood-insurance premiums by the beginning of next spring because of the city’s participation in FEMA’s Community Rating System. Flood-insurance...

Boxing to reduce stress for teens

LILY ABROMEIT

October 31, 2013

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The first time students from Tate High School walked through the doors of Title Boxing Club, they were dressed in jeans and boots and were more than a little confused. Now, after two months, they proudly adorn boxing gloves...

Big Ten opposition won’t sleep on Iowa in 2013-14

RYAN PROBASCO

October 31, 2013

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It’s no secret this year’s Hawkeye squad is one with higher expectations than any Iowa team in recent memory. With possibly 11 regular contributors to the rotation, the Black and Gold may be the deepest team in the...

Hawkeyes prepare for exhibition match with Concordia-St. Paul

JACOB SHEYKO

October 31, 2013

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With how tough the Iowa women’s basketball nonconference schedule appears to be, their upcoming exhibition matchup with Concordia-St. Paul could prove to be more important than your normal exhibition game. “That’s...