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Downtown District gave thanks and gave back Nov. 30

MEGAN SANCHEZ

December 2, 2013

Filed under News

As Black Friday sales dwindle down and holiday cheer fills the air, Iowa City’s Downtown District has geared up for the season while pushing local sales to the forefront. Small Business Saturday is a national event that...

UI doctor strives to help MS patients

GRETA MEYLE

December 2, 2013

Filed under News

Diagnosed with a seemingly unconquerable disease — multiple sclerosis — Terry Wahls, a University of Iowa clinical professor, developed a nutrient-based diet to overcome her nearly bedridden state. After progressing from immobility...

UI employee sees all sides of totem pole

MEGAN SANCHEZ

December 2, 2013

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A framed picture of a middle-age man in uniform sits on top of University of Iowa emergency-management coordinator Shawn Sharp's desk. The photo is of Sharp’s father, who has since passed away and who was an Iowa City police...

North Liberty woman charged with domestic-abuse assault

DI STAFF

December 2, 2013

Filed under News

A North Liberty woman has been accused with assaulting her partner.   Sondra Irving, 26, was charged Nov. 28 with domestic-abuse assault with intent or displaying a weapon, domestic-assault impeding breathing or circulation...

Iowa City man charged after head butting girlfriend

DI STAFF

December 2, 2013

Filed under News

An Iowa City man has been accused of head-butting his girlfriend. Thom Pringle, 31, was charged Nov. 30 with domestic-abuse assault impeding air/blood causing bodily injury. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers...

Man charged with possession of marijuana

DI STAFF

December 2, 2013

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A Swisher, Iowa, man has been accused of possessing 48 grams of marijuana in his car. Jacob Hargrafen, 33, was charged Nov. 28 with possession/delivery of marijuana. According to a Johnson County Sheriff’s Office complaint,...

Hawkeyes retain Dan Gable Traveling Trophy

DANNY PAYNE

December 2, 2013

Filed under Sports

AMES — It may not have been the domination Iowa was looking for, but the Hawkeyes got the job done at Iowa State. In the 2013 wrestling edition of the Cy-Hawk Corn series at the Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa took down rival...

Moore wins marquee bout against Cyclones

CODY GOODWIN

December 2, 2013

Filed under Sports

AMES — Nick Moore couldn’t remember how, exactly, he scored his match-winning takedown against Iowa State’s Mike Moreno. He was sitting at the post-dual press conference shortly after No. 2 Iowa beat No. 6 Iowa...

Hawkeye offense seizes scoring opportunities

CODY GOODWIN

December 2, 2013

Filed under Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. — The offensive stats from Iowa’s 38-17 win over Nebraska don’t tell the whole story. But that’s only if you take them from the surface level. The stats, on the whole, were well below Iowa’s...

The Rosster: Seeing Double

BEN ROSS

December 2, 2013

Filed under Sports

The outlook going into this season for Iowa football was bleak at best. Last year’s 4-8 campaign was, well, insufferable, to put it lightly. Most college football pundits had Iowa winning no more than six games this year, and...

While You Were Away Hawkeye Sports Edition

DI STAFF

December 2, 2013

Filed under Sports

Hawkeyes fall in Battle 4 Atlantis finale The Iowa men’s basketball team won two games to play a third in the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis, but the Hawkeyes fell short to Villanova, 88-83, in overtime.  ...

Editorial: Obamacare not dead yet

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

December 2, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Obamacare isn’t in a great place from a public-opinion standpoint. After the botched launch of the tie-in health-care insurance site healthcare.gov and nearly 5 million canceled insurance plans, the Obama administration...