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UI sees a surge in Latino student population

REBECCA MORIN

November 14, 2013

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As the Latino population is expanding throughout the nation, the University of Iowa is mirroring that growth. In 2008, slightly more than 850 Latino students were enrolled at the UI — that number has grown to approximately...

First-degree murder trial now underway

ABIGAIL MEIER

November 14, 2013

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An area man testified at the murder trial of Brandon Brown Thursday, saying he recalled “four shots; they were rapid, and they were back to back.” With a bright red sweater and quiet demeanor, 32-year-old Byron Fisher...

ICPL receives makeover

GRETA MEYLE

November 14, 2013

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Marked by bright colors, modernized technologies, and all new furnishings, the Iowa City Public Library celebrated the completion of its two-year transformation. With renovations that include a larger teen center, digital eSigns,...

UI leaders convene in D.C.

LILY ABROMEIT

November 14, 2013

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A trip to Washington, D.C., fostered an opportunity for University of Iowa student representatives and UI officials to convene with officials and discuss how to better the opportunities and experiences of UI students. Among...

Iowa City searching for solution to property problem

MEGAN SANCHEZ

November 14, 2013

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A shopping cart full of blankets. A duffel bag stuffed to its brim full of personal belongings. Both of them left in a corner on the Pedestrian Mall — because, local officials say, the owners have no other place to store them. In...

Branstad raises awareness of rural health issues

GABRIELLA DUNN

November 14, 2013

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In Iowa, 90 percent of the state is considered rural and almost half of Iowa’s population lives in rural areas — and Gov. Terry Branstad has decided to raise awareness about the issue. Branstad signed a proclamation Thursday...

National group launches women’s rights campaign

DANIEL SEIDL

November 14, 2013

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While Iowa is a state never to have elected a woman to either the governorship or Congress, one national political group is trying to improve the standing of women in the state and nationwide. The nonprofit group Organizing for...

Two administrative city positions to be filled

DI STAFF

November 14, 2013

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Two new people were announced to fill the City Manager assistant manager’s role yesterday. Simon Andrew will fill the position of Administrative Analyst for the City of Iowa City. The position, previously called Administrative...

Hawkeyes defeat Maryland-Eastern Shore 109-63

RYAN PROBASCO

November 14, 2013

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From the start, it never seemed as if Maryland-Eastern Shore had a shot in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Thursday night. Iowa, clearly the more talented team, defeated the Hawks, 109-63. The blowout Iowa victory moved the Black a...

Iowa City becomes Lob City in blowout win

BEN ROSS

November 14, 2013

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Taken by themselves, the plays are worth just 2 points apiece, but to witness them is worth the price of $15 admission. The Iowa men’s basketball team thumped Maryland Eastern-Shore, 109-63, on Thursday evening in front...

No matter the score, Iowa tries to improve

JACOB SHEYKO

November 14, 2013

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Fans of the Iowa women’s basketball team probably wish that every game this season could be as dramatic as the Hawkeyes’ Nov. 10 defeat of No. 23 Dayton. But that’s not how most teams’ schedules work out....

Iowa wrestlers to start season at Luther Open

CODY GOODWIN

November 14, 2013

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Wrestle-offs have never meant much to Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands. He’s always preferred evaluating his wrestlers through true competition. It’s a much better indication of their potential for success. When it...