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Victim won’t press charges in dorm assault

MEGAN SANCHEZ

November 4, 2013

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During the late hours of Nov. 2 and the early hours of Sunday, a University of Iowa student was assaulted in one of the residence halls by an acquaintance, school officials said. According to an email sent out by the UI police,...

Less people voting early this year

DANIEL SEIDL

November 4, 2013

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The City Council race is heating up, and the 21-ordinance is once again on the table, something that has a history of controversy. Despite this, Johnson County Auditor Travis Weipert said, early voting is lower this year than...

Officials encourage vote on 21-ordinance

REBECCA MORIN

November 4, 2013

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It all comes down to today. Iowa City residents and University of Iowa students will have the opportunity today to weigh in on the 21-ordinance debate. The Iowa City City Council voted to include the 21-ordinance on the election...

Where the City Council candidates stand

DI STAFF

November 4, 2013

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Susan Mims Susan Mims is running for re-election to an Iowa City City Council at-large seat. Her main focuses in her campaign are: Source: Daily Iowan Archives Kingsley Botchway Kingsley Botchway is running for an at-large seat on the ...

Local agencies expect increased demand following cut to SNAP benefits

GABRIELLA DUNN

November 4, 2013

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A section of the 2009 stimulus bill that temporarily boosted Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits — formerly known as food stamps — expired on Nov. 1, decreasing benefits to all recipients nationwide. With the...

Officials defends alert systems despite criticism from students

BRENT GRIFFITHS AND LAUREN COFFEY

November 4, 2013

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In light of shots being fired on the Iowa State University campus, school officials were quick to defend alert systems used to inform students about campus-wide threats, while students believed some improvements could be made. “It...

Apartment fire results in estimated $40,000 in damage

DI STAFF

November 4, 2013

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An Iowa City apartment was reported on fire on Monday shortly after midnight. The cause of the fire, located at 328 N. Dubuque St, is under investigation. The fire started near a ceiling light, which had an extension into the...

Five local businesses cited with selling alcohol to underage buyers

DI STAFF

November 4, 2013

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Iowa City police conducted alcohol-compliance checks on Oct. 31 for 31 businesses. The establishments were asked to sell alcohol to underage buyers, and 26 of the businesses passed the test.  Five businesses failed the compliance...

Iowa City police investigate strong-armed robbery

DI STAFF

November 4, 2013

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Iowa City police officers have received a report of a strong-arm robbery that occurred Oct. 31. The victim, who was in the 200 block of South Clinton Street, said the robbery occurred at roughly 10:49 p.m. He said four white...

The Box Score: Inside Hawkeye Football Statistics

CODY GOODWIN

November 4, 2013

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The Box Score is a weekly segment in which a Daily Iowan football reporter uses statistics to contextualize Iowa football’s performance over the course of the season. There’s been two Iowa football teams that have taken t...

Q&A with Athletics Director Gary Barta

DI STAFF

November 4, 2013

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Coming into his eighth year as the Iowa athletics director, Gary Barta has had a great influence on the expansion of Hawkeye athletics. The Daily Iowan caught up with Barta to discuss graduation rates of student-athletes, coach hi...

Cloe Lacasse earns Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week

DI STAFF

November 4, 2013

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Cloe Lacasse returned to form this week en route to earning Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the week. Lacasse shares the honor with Penn State’s Maya Hayes. Lacasse scored both of Iowa’s goals in its 2-0 victory over Purdue...