The Daily Iowan

Bolkcom plots vision for reelection

JAKE MCCULLEY

November 13, 2013

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Democrats have a slim one-seat majority in the Iowa Senate, while Republicans control the House and the Governor’s Office. The 2014 election cycle will see Democrats try to build their Senate majority and reclaim the Hous...

Jury selection for first-degree murder trial still underway

ABIGAIL MEIER

November 13, 2013

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After two days of deliberations, jury selection remains underway for a man charged with first-degree murder following a 2012 shooting. Brandon Brown, 28, is accused of shooting 30-year-old Donelle Lindsey on June 21, 2012. Brown...

Two UI faculty members involved in History Channel series

GABRIELLA DUNN

November 13, 2013

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University of Iowa Assistant Professor Robert Cargill’s office resembles an eclectic mix of religious ideologies. His office has Hebrew writing on papers tacked to the walls, religious scriptures stacked on shelves, and...

UI officials study teen driving

GRETA MEYLE

November 13, 2013

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In a presentation Wednesday night, University of Iowa faculty members shared the results from their study on teen driving and how parents can help reduce teen-driving crashes. Corinne Peek-Asa, a UI professor of occupational...

Cedar Rapids man charged with burglary

DI STAFF

November 13, 2013

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A Cedar Rapids man has been accused of breaking into a North Liberty business. Matthew McDonald, 32, was charged March 10 with third-degree burglary. According to a North Liberty Police complaint, officials were dispatched to...

Five West High girls charged with disorderly conduct

DI STAFF

November 13, 2013

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Five West High School female students have been charged after allegedly getting into a fight on a school bus Monday afternoon. Kerene Mausa, 20, Coralville, and Situ Mausa, 18, Coralville, were charged Wednesday with disorderly...

The Floor General

MATT CABEL

November 13, 2013

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Since Sam Logic started playing the game of basketball, passing has always been her passion — but as her involvement in the game has evolved, so has her role on the floor, from passer to dignified general of the court. Lisa Bluder...

Iowa dominates Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 76-38

MATT CABEL

November 13, 2013

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The Iowa women’s basketball team (3-0) saw a 15-point lead slip away and had to use overtime to defeat the Dayton Flyers on Sunday. So Wednesday night, the Hawkeyes made sure to jump out to a big enough lead that they didn’t...

Iowa’s stifling defense thwarts Arkansas-Pine Bluff

JACOB SHEYKO

November 13, 2013

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Following the Hawkeyes second win of the season head coach Lisa Bluder was more than pleased with her offense. Her defense? Not so much. “Two teams that obviously love offense out there,” Bluder said after the game...

Where does Iowa fit in this year’s bowl picture?

RYAN PROBASCO

November 13, 2013

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The final two games on the Hawkeyes’ docket serves as an opportunity for the team to seriously alter the postseason landscape. Given bowl games’ conference tie-ins, predicting where a team will play in the postseason...

Men’s basketball doesn’t look in rear-view mirror in preparing for latest contest

BEN ROSS

November 13, 2013

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Iowa didn’t play like the men’s basketball team fans were led to believe would finally make it do the NCAA Tournament in its last game, an 83-75 win over the University of Nebraska-Omaha on Nov. 10. The Black and...

Hawkeyes sign four prep standouts

DI STAFF

November 13, 2013

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The Iowa women’s basketball team officially signed four recruits, Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder announced Wednesday. Among the four signings were Christina Buttenham, Whitney Jennings, Chase Coley, and Carly Mohns. Iowa’s...