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Ronald McDonald House remodeled

ABIGAIL MEIER

January 22, 2014

Filed under News

Shortly after the birth of Des Moines native Almeda Walker’s second child, the family received unexpected news that son A.J. would need a kidney transplant. Since Nov. 23, Walker’s family have been staying at the...

UIHC offers free Spanish course to medical staff

KEVIN SVEC

January 22, 2014

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Officials at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will offer a new Spanish course this spring for the medical staff to better accommodate the growing Latino population in Iowa. The class is offered free of charge to any...

Event provides support for healthcare application

LILY ABROMEIT

January 22, 2014

Filed under News

Computers in the Iowa City Public Library sat prepped and ready, displaying a banner reading “Healthcare.gov” at the top of the screens. But even an hour into the event, the chairs sat empty. Community members had...

Student government anticipates new semester

MEGAN DEPPE

January 22, 2014

Filed under News

As the new semester rolls in, the University of Iowa Student Government looks forward to continuing its current initiatives and seeing new ones develop. Many of the initiatives from last semester will continue on into the new...

UI focusing on conservation

DANIEL SEIDL

January 22, 2014

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To aid in the ongoing struggle for sustainability, one University of Iowa employee takes a unique approach to the subject. Doug Litwiller,  ‎associate director of energy conservation at the UI, takes on the character...

New Goodwill store to open Thursday

DI STAFF

January 22, 2014

Filed under News

A new Goodwill of the Heartland facility will open Friday at 445 Highway 6 E. in Iowa City. The new 29,000-square-foot facility is the first under the new branding campaign “Look What I found.” The new campaign’s...

Wolverines halt Hawkeye basketball buzz, for now

RYAN PROBASCO

January 22, 2014

Filed under Sports

Until Wednesday night, Hawkeye fans could cling to the notion that Fran McCaffery’s group hadn’t been outplayed by any opponent yet this season. There were several chances to put away Iowa State in Ames. The Hawks...

Berhow to coach against former team

CODY GOODWIN

January 22, 2014

Filed under Sports

Ben Berhow is sitting in his office inside the Dan Gable Wrestling Complex. His desk is cluttered with papers of all sorts, but he doesn’t really care about that right now. He’s busy telling a story, one that he distinctly...

Disterhoft steps into starting role

JACOB SHEYKO

January 22, 2014

Filed under Sports

After the Iowa women’s basketball team’s 88-72 loss to Michigan State on Jan. 16, head coach Lisa Bluder knew a change was needed. The Hawkeyes had yet again fallen behind early in the game and spent the rest of...

Training trip leaves Hawkeyes prepared for championship season

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

January 22, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa men’s swimming and diving team is coming off winter break hungrier and more determined than ever. After a January that saw the team travel to San Diego for its annual winter training trip, the Hawkeyes head into...

Editorial: Iowa lags in driver safety

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

January 22, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Drivers in Iowa are subject to one of the weakest sets of driving-safety laws in the country, according to a report released Wednesday from the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety. The annual report graded safety laws around...