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Airliner limits minors in bar

MICHELLE NGO

January 27, 2014

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A sign hangs in the front window of the Airliner Bar and Restaurant, stating the establishment’s exemption from the city’s 21-ordinance. But recently, some underage patrons have been confused when they were denied...

Officials, students mull new pharmacy building

CHRIS HIGGINS

January 27, 2014

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With state funding all but certain, hopes are high for a new University of Iowa College of Pharmacy building โ€” which is in the planning stages โ€” to replace the current aging structure. On Jan. 14, Gov. Terry Branstad set...

Q&A: Mason talks Pharmacy building, campus construction and Dance Marathon

DI STAFF

January 27, 2014

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The Daily Iowan sat down with University of Iowa President Mason to discuss the tuition freeze, Gateway project, and Dance Marathon. The Daily Iowan: As the Legislature opens session this month, a tuition freeze for regent univer...

Dance Marathon: Leaders undertake large workload

GRETA MEYLE

January 27, 2014

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Juggling the workload of planning events for families and dancers alike, collaborating with sponsors, and overseeing 18 event committee members are just a few of the many tasks University of Iowa senior and Dance Marathon Event...

Anticipating the State of the Union

MICHELLE NGO

January 27, 2014

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Emma Monroe, UI freshman ‘I probably won’t watch the address, because I don’t really know anything about politics, but I’m not really a fan of Obama because I have more conservative views on social issues...

County officials consider law-enforcement renovations

DANIEL SEIDL

January 27, 2014

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The Johnson County Courthouse and Johnson County Jail weigh heavily on the Board of Supervisors following two failed justice-center proposals in recent years. “Just because people didn’t vote for it, the issue didn’t...

City Council considers landfill technology

DANIEL SEIDL

January 27, 2014

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City officials are carefully considering a new, alternative waste-management technology, which could lower the waste in the Iowa City Landfill by 80 percent. Iowa City Public Works Director Rick Fosse presented information about...

Officials propose changes to football parking

ALISON KEIM

January 27, 2014

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For nine Saturdays every fall, more than 70,000 fans surge into historic Kinnick Stadium. On those Saturdays, the fans also pour into the parking lots surrounding the stadium, and University of Iowa officials are working with...

Graduate Student Senate backs Latino studies minor

MEGAN DEPPE

January 27, 2014

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Stacey Alex, a graduate teaching assistant in Spanish and delegate to the University of Iowa Executive Council of Graduate and Professional Students, wants the UI to add a Latino Studies minor. But so far, no minor has been...

Area man allegedly found with marijuana

DI STAFF

January 27, 2014

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An area man has been accused of possessing marijuana. Gordon Tiernan, 25, Coralville, was charged Sunday with controlled-substance violation and disorderly conduct According to a Coralville police complaint, the officers responded...

Men’s hoops eyes biggest challenge of McCaffery Era

RYAN PROBASCO

January 27, 2014

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During his press conference with various members of the media Monday afternoon, fourth-year head coach Fran McCaffery seemed relaxed, determined to give the impression that today’s matchup against Michigan State was just an...

Iowa showing progress in Big Ten play

MATT CABEL

January 27, 2014

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Ally Disterhoft stops to autograph a basketball before she heads into the locker room before almost every game in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. She’s a hometown hero for those who go to see Lisa Bluder’s squad play a well-rounded...