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Pappajohn Biomedical building on schedule

LILY ABROMEIT

January 21, 2014

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The latest building to dawn the University of Iowa’s Health Science Campus, reaching 10 stories high, will include a floor dedicated to diabetes research, high-end MRI equipment, and a café serving Java House coffee. The...

Iowa City recycling up 20 percent

KEVIN SVEC

January 21, 2014

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After introducing one new initiative to the many of Iowa City, recycled material increased by nearly 20 percent in the last year — more than 121 tons. These sustainable efforts are bringing applause from Iowa City officials...

UIHC doctors settle in UI professor’s death

STACEY MURRAY

January 21, 2014

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A group of University of Hospitals and Clinics doctors has paid $150,000 to settle a medical-malpractice lawsuit. The settlement will be distributed to his wife and two daughters. The payment to the estate of David Baldus closes...

Iowa N.E.W. Leadership continues to help women become leaders

MEGAN DEPPE

January 21, 2014

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As the state Legislature begins in chambers in which fewer then 25 percent of legislators are women, the Iowa N.E.W. Leadership Program is reminded of why, after seven years, the group focuses on bringing women into leadership...

UI police to tweet live updates of typical weekday night

ABIGAIL MEIER

January 21, 2014

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The University of Iowa police will give the ­UI community the chance to follow them — #onTwitter. As many Iowa law-enforcement officials continue to reach into the social-networking world, the UI police have increased their...

Iowa City officials approve Gateway design

DANIEL SEIDL

January 21, 2014

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The Iowa City City Council moved forward on design parameters for the Gateway Project at Tuesday’s meeting, taking an important step in a project more than five years in the making, “The vote this evening represents an im...

Coralville creates new arts committee

ALISON KEIM

January 21, 2014

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After three years of full-scale performances, meetings, and public and private events at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, city officials hope to take the next step in motivating citizens to become more involved in...

Grad student group mulls expansion

DI STAFF

January 21, 2014

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In their first meeting of the new semester, the members of the Executive Council of Graduate and Professional Students discussed adding more delegates to the council from a wider range of colleges. “As we continue to evolve...

Council approves alcohol city code change

DI STAFF

January 21, 2014

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The Iowa City City Council approved an amendment, requested by Iowa City restaurant Blackstone, to allow alcohol to be served within a certain distance of a residential zone. The amendment was passed 6-0, with Councilor Terry...

Council moves on first consideration for occupant penalties

DI STAFF

January 21, 2014

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In an action against over-occupancy issues in many Iowa City apartment buildings, the City Council passed first consideration of an ordinance that will increase the penalty for failing to disclose occupants. The consideration...

Woman accused of first-degree robbery

DI STAFF

January 21, 2014

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An Indianapolis woman has been accused of participating in a robbery. Benevia Armstrong, 18, was charged with first-degree robbery and assault causing bodily injury. On June 28, 2013, Armstrong along with four other suspects...