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21-only ordinance upheld

MEGAN SANCHEZ

November 5, 2013

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A round of high-fives were exchanged and smiles beamed as victorious campaigners heard the news they had been waiting for — the 21-ordinance is not going anywhere. Those in favor of keeping the policy, which prohibits people...

Two incumbents, one newcomer gain seats on City Council

REBECCA MORIN

November 5, 2013

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The Iowa City City Council has gained one new face. Leading with 42 percent of the vote on Tuesday, Councilor Susan Mims regained an at-large seat. Kingsley Botchway came in second at 41 percent, filling the second of two open...

Voter turnout lower than in the past

DANIEL SEIDL

November 5, 2013

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After early voting statistics showed fewer voters turned out than in past years, voter turnout overall this year followed the same path. This year, 10,928 people voted in Iowa City, 22.39 percent of registered voters. In 2007,...

Biden calls with congratulations as Coralville defies Koch Brothers

GRETA MEYLE

November 5, 2013

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Despite pouring rain and winds, Coralville voters turned out in the highest numbers in history on Tuesday amid a number of local concerns. “For the Coralville race I think it was the American’s for Prosperity group...

UI student leaders discuss rebranding

LILY ABROMEIT

November 5, 2013

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The governing body of the University of Iowa graduate and professional students has struggled for years to fight questions over who it is and what it does, members of the Executive Council of Graduate and Professional students...

Quarantine on trees implemented in Johnson county among other areas

MEGAN DEPPE

November 5, 2013

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As it turns out, the coming winter is not the only thing that Iowa’s ash trees have to fear — the real danger comes from inside the trees themselves. On Nov. 1, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship...

Iowa Football Notebook: Iowa’s offense continues to struggle

CODY GOODWIN

November 5, 2013

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Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz asked a favor of the media on Tuesday. “You know, correct me, go back and look — I haven’t looked in a while — but I think we were like a yard-per-carry better than Ohio State,”...

Big Ten Notebook: Michigan and Nebraska try to end seasons strong

MATT CABEL

November 5, 2013

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It’s been a rough season for both the Michigan and Nebraska football programs. The Wolverines are bowl-eligible and have a 6-2 record, but it sure doesn’t feel that way after the team’s 29-6 loss to Michigan...

Hawkeyes prepare for long-course training

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

November 5, 2013

Filed under Sports

Imagine playing football when after your bye week, the entire team decides that the next three games are going to be played on a field that is 200 yards long instead of 100. Crazy, right? Well, for the Iowa men’s swimming...

Life after Grant Field

DANNY PAYNE

November 5, 2013

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The six seniors on the Hawkeye field hockey team have played their last games on Grant Field and are set to graduate in the coming months. *The Daily Iowan* caught up with them to talk about plans after college. No. 28 Kelsey ...

Commentary: Postseason play looms large for Iowa soccer

JACOB SHEYKO

November 5, 2013

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“We want to make noise in the Big Ten.” It was a simple statement by Iowa soccer head coach Ron Rainey at the team’s media day. Despite its simplicity, the quote said a lot about Iowa soccer. No longer was...

Trussov named Big Ten Swimmer of the Week

DI STAFF

November 5, 2013

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Iowa men’s swimmer Roman Trussov was recently named one of the Big Ten Swimmers of the Week. Trussov shares the award with Minnesota’s Daryl Turner and Ohio State’s Christian Holstein. Last week against Minnesota,...