The Daily Iowan

Founders reflect on first Dance Marathon

LILY ABROMEIT

January 29, 2014

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White shirts with mini yellow and white dancer logos are being pulled from boxes marked “college,” and old photographs are being dug from the attic and swept of dust as alumni reminisce and prepare to join the ranks...

Beloved UI Professor of Law passes away

KEVIN SVEC

January 29, 2014

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Randall Peter Bezanson, known as Randy, was a father, scholar, and renowned professor at the University of Iowa. On Jan. 25, he passed away after a long battle with cancer. “He was very engaged with his colleagues and...

Supervisors to consider road reconstruction

CARTER CRANBERG

January 29, 2014

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors will weigh the decision on a major road construction project at today’s meeting. At a Jan. 23 meeting, Assistant County Engineer Ed Bartels presented Secondary Roads Department’s...

FilmScene to sell alcohol during late-night screenings

IAN MURPHY

January 29, 2014

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The Bijou Film Board’s late-night film series will return this weekend with a new concession item — alcohol available to those of age. After partnering with FilmScene, 118 E. College St., in 2013 and leaving the IMU,...

Heart Screening tour travels throughout Iowa

ABIGAIL MEIER

January 29, 2014

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As heart disease continues to be one of the major causes of death in Iowa, a team of health-care officials throughout the state has joined together to offer affordable mobile heart screenings to detect heart disease and stroke. ...

Iowa City metro area expected to grow

CHRIS HIGGINS

January 29, 2014

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In line with national trends, the Iowa City metropolitan area is expected to experience both slight economic growth and a drop in unemployment this year. According to a recent report by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, the Iowa...

USPS moves towards clustered mailboxes

DANIEL SEIDL

January 29, 2014

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Individual mailboxes may become a thing of the past, because the U.S. Postal Service is moving toward clustering mailboxes in every neighborhood in order to reduce debt. At the last Iowa City City Council meeting, the counc...

Man allegedly commits second-degree sexual abuse

DI STAFF

January 29, 2014

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A local man has been accused of inappropriately touching a 7-year-old. Marvin Ramos, 31, was charged on Oct. 9 with second-degree sexual abuse. According to the Iowa City police, on July 10, 2013, the police received a report...

Man allegedly struck victim in the face

DI STAFF

January 29, 2014

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A local man has been accused of punching a person in the face. Shane Kelly, 20, was charged on Sept. 27 for assault causing serious injury. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Kelly and two of his friends were walking...

Alumnus donates $1.5 million to UI

DI STAFF

January 29, 2014

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The University of Iowa Health Care has received a donation for more than $1 million. UI alumni Norman Johnson and Barbara Johnson gave $1 million to create the Paul N. Johnson Professorship in the Carver College of Medicine....

Discerning Eye donates to Crisis Center

DI STAFF

January 29, 2014

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Iowa City optical store Discerning Eye has donated more than $3,000 to the Crisis Center of Johnson County. Discerning Eye, 119 E. Washington St., makes a donation to the center for each pair of frames sold by the store during...

Investigation involving missing funds underway

DI STAFF

January 29, 2014

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Police have opened an investigation into missing funds associated with Hawkeye Express, a train that provides transportation for University of Iowa fans from Coralville to Kinnick Stadium. According to a Dec. 19 audit report,...