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Taylor Krueger battles through tumors with help of Dance Marathon

DORA GROTE

February 2, 2014

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When Taylor Krueger walks into her middle school each day, one question is buzzing on everyone’s mind: ‘What hat will she be wearing today?’ A glimpse into her closet reveals a collection of 20 hats with hues...

Iowa schools participate in Dance Marathon events

REBECCA MORIN

February 2, 2014

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A sea of orange shirts crowded around a small stage as teachers, students, and parents held their breath while two teenage girls volunteered to donate their luscious locks. Puffs of brunette and blond hair speckled the floor...

Historical building to spark renovations

LILY ABROMEIT

February 2, 2014

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Historic preservation and renovations on MidWestOne Bank in downtown Iowa City is moving along as expected, and officials said they hope the project will increase interest in similar projects across the downtown area. “I...

UI searching for faculty member to teach Arabic

CARTER CRANBERG

February 2, 2014

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“As-salamu alaykum” is a phrase that may become as popular as “bonjour” or “hello.” As of 2010, Arabic has become the 10th most spoken language in America, a trend that has not gone unfelt...

Gateway project will affect UI

DANIEL SEIDL

February 2, 2014

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After more than five years of planning, the Gateway project is finally coming to fruition, and it will have a massive effect on the University of Iowa. The project will serve to create an attractive opening into Iowa City and...

Short-fiction winners announced

DI STAFF

February 2, 2014

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Two professors have received the 2014 Iowa Short Fiction Awards. The UI Press, an academic publishing service, will publish the winners in the fall. Heather Slomski won the Iowa Short Fiction Award for her collection of stories...

UI to hold service for deceased assistant professor

DI STAFF

February 2, 2014

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The University of Iowa History Department will hold a memorial service for a visiting assistant professor who passed away on Jan. 29 at his home. The service will take place in the Old Capitol Senate Chamber on Tuesday at 5 p.m. Jacob...

Man allegedly drove under the influence

DI STAFF

February 2, 2014

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An Iowa City man has been accused of driving under the influence. Travion Hardman, 26, was accused on Jan. 31 with third-offense OWI. According to an Iowa City police complaint, an officer pulled Hardman over for speeding....

Man allegedly found with marijuana

DI STAFF

February 2, 2014

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An Illinois man has been accused of possessing one ounce of marijuana. Brandon Merks, 21, was charged Oct. 27 with possession/delivery of marijuana. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Merks was a passenger of a vehicle...

Man allegedly choked a woman

DI STAFF

February 2, 2014

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A local man has been accused of choking a woman and causing serious injury. William Conwell, 39, was charged on Jan. 27 with domestic abuse/assault causing bodily injury. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Conwell and...

UIHC screening for MRSA before invasive surgeries

ABIGAIL MEIER

February 2, 2014

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The hospital staff is checking for staph. Over a two-year period, officials from the University of Iowa and Kent State University have unfolded a study that assesses veterans of Iowa who may have odds of carrying a drug-resistant...

Olaseni proves to be clutch

BEN ROSS

February 2, 2014

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CHAMPAIGN, ILL — He was presented to the media as the “British Air,” but after a 15-point, 12-rebound performance in an 81-74 win over Illinois, Gabe Olaseni was a man that didn’t need an introduction. The...