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Iowa City remembers John F. Kennedy

LAUREN COFFEY

November 21, 2013

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It is 1963, and a hushed crowd huddles in front of the Old Capitol. One young man leaves the crowd and approaches the tall wooden door beneath the gold dome — Michael Carver, University of Iowa’s then-student body president....

FilmScene officially unveiled

LILY ABROMEIT

November 21, 2013

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Two pairs of large gold scissors and a red ribbon marked the sneak-preview opening of the only theater in downtown Iowa City. FilmScene, a project that has been in the making for years, completed its series of soft openings Thursday...

UI colleges compete for food donations

MEGAN DEPPE

November 21, 2013

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All’s fair in love and war — especially when it’s a war to give food to families in the Iowa City community. Nov. 22 marks the end date for the competition between the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine...

Project Labor Agreement causes dissent among officials

DANIEL SEIDL

November 21, 2013

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Plans for the Johnson County secondary-roads replacement facility are nearing an end, but there is still discussion to be had on the subject. The planned facility will replace the secondary-roads building that was damaged in a...

City acknowledges renovated property

REBECCA MORIN

November 21, 2013

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As the growth of high-rises and new developments scatter across Iowa City, the historical structure of the city is far from being demolished. The Iowa City Historic Preservation Commission, Friends of Historic Preservation, and...

Geographical Information Systems discussed in UI seminar

GABRIELLA DUNN

November 21, 2013

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Johnson County and University of Iowa officials discussed the use of Geographical Information Systems at a presentation as part of the UI seminar explorer series on Thursday evening. Geographical Information Systems — otherwise...

Plans for bridge replacement finalized

DI STAFF

November 21, 2013

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Plans for a bridge replacement in Johnson County, located on Sharon Center Road, are being completed. One of the final steps in planning for the bridge was to approve a right-of-way contract between the county and the property...

U.S. News and World Report names UI among best colleges for veterans

DI STAFF

November 21, 2013

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The University of Iowa is now ranked among the top 10 best colleges for veterans, according to U.S. News & World Report. The UI ranked in sixth place out of 234 national institutions. “It’s critical that we ...

Hawkeyes set for season’s final home game

CODY GOODWIN

November 21, 2013

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Most of Iowa’s football team doesn’t like to remember last year’s game against Michigan. The 42-17 drubbing from the Wolverines punctuated a disappointing 2012 campaign for the Hawkeyes. But they last watched...

Hawkeyes get final tune-up before Division I schedule begins

DANNY PAYNE

November 21, 2013

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Wrestling is back in Iowa City. After competing in the Luther Open on Nov. 16, the Black & Gold have their home-opener in Carver-Hawkeye Arena today. Baker, Iowa Central Community College, and Cornell College will come to...

Jok brothers’ unique journey set to make a stop in Iowa City

RYAN PROBASCO

November 21, 2013

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After hearing their story, it’s easy to see why both Dau and Peter Jok are so composed on a basketball court. The reason? Perspective. After spending their early childhood years living in the South Sudan, tragedy struck...

Iowa makes final road trip

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

November 21, 2013

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The Iowa volleyball team will have one more chance to earn a road victory in the Big Ten this season as it takes its final road trip of the season to Indiana and Purdue this weekend. The Hawkeyes have had a rough go of things...