The Daily Iowan

Supervisors debate plans for revamping Justice Center

GRETA MEYLE

November 6, 2013

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday evening tried hard to find a compromise proposal to fix the jail and courthouse problems. After supervisors weighed the ideas for two hours, they resolved to study two proposals...

ECO Iowa City aims to reduce waste, but not the holiday spirit

ABIGAIL MEIER

November 6, 2013

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As carved pumpkins are being replaced with thoughts of Christmas, a local Iowa City organization is aiming to keep sustainability a part of residents’ holiday spirit. ECO Iowa City, a local nonprofit, will help people think...

Retired Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton advocates reduced military spending

JAKE MCCULLEY

November 6, 2013

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Retired Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton comes from a military family. His three children are all soldiers, his wife is an Army captain, and his two brothers in-law are helicopter pilots. His father was M.I.A. for moer than 40 years in Vietnam....

Councilors respond to new face on council

REBECCA MORIN

November 6, 2013

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Starting in January 2014, Kingsley Botchway will bring a new voice to the Iowa City City Council. Botchway, a six-year resident of Iowa City, came in second with 41 percent of votes in Tuesday’s City Council election. He...

Reaction to Coralville elections

GABRIELLA DUNN

November 6, 2013

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Newly elected officials from Coralville’s municipal election hope to move forward as a community after the unexpected national attention and personal recognition by Vice President Joe Biden that was drawn to the small city...

Five-story building proposed for Riverfront Crossings District

DI STAFF

November 6, 2013

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The reflection of a five-story development โ€“ which would include a restaurant, commercial space, and residential space โ€“ may be seen from the west side of the Iowa River in the near future as part of the Riverfront Crossings...

UISG unveils new charger rental program

DI STAFF

November 6, 2013

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The University of Iowa Student Government launched a new checkout program. UISG announced it launching a program to rent laptop chargers to students in the Main Library Learning Commons. Students can access the Apple chargers...

Iowa City state official announces run for fifth term

DI STAFF

November 6, 2013

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Iowa City’s senator has announced his intentions to seek a fifth term in Des Moines. Sen. Joe Bolkcom, D-Iowa City, announced Wednesday he will run to represent his district, which includes Iowa City, University Heights,...

UI ranks 21st in the country in green energy production

DI STAFF

November 6, 2013

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized the University of Iowa Main Campus buildings as leaders in green power usage. The UI came in at No. 21 on the list composed of 30 organizations that provide their own green...

Iowa upsets No. 7 Michigan 1-0

JACOB SHEYKO

November 6, 2013

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If the Iowa soccer team was looking to make some noise in the postseason, then it has certainly accomplished that. In the Big Ten Tournament’s opening round, the Hawkeyes defeated No. 7 Michigan, 1-0. The win goes down...

Iowa football looking to score touchdowns, not field goals

MATT CABEL

November 6, 2013

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It’s been seven quarters of regulation football since the Iowa Hawkeyes have scored a touchdown. If not for a C.J. Fiedorowicz touchdown in overtime on Oct. 26, the outlook for the Iowa football team could be quite different....

Iowa Men’s Basketball Notebook: Woodbury, Olaseni combination could be lethal for Hawkeyes

RYAN PROBASCO

November 6, 2013

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Throughout the off-season, head coach Fran McCaffery hinted at the possibility of Adam Woodbury and Gabriel Olaseni playing on the court at the same time this season. While the duo didn’t see any time together in Iowa’s...