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IC schools to expand advanced courses

CHRIS HIGGINS

February 13, 2014

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A national study says Iowa high-school seniors are behind their peers, but local education officials say they are one step ahead. Iowa City schools are pushing to expand Advanced Placement course offerings for high-school students,...

Lawmakers eye anti-bullying law

LILY ABROMEIT

February 13, 2014

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In the information age, bullying no longer stops when students leave school, which is why Iowa lawmakers are wading into the issue to empower schools to tackle cyber bullying. A bill in both the Iowa House and Senate will be...

Winter takes aim at water mains

KEVIN SVEC

February 13, 2014

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The Iowa City winter has stirred up as much trouble underground as it has on the surface. This year has been one of the worst years for water-main maintenance in the city’s history. So far, there have been 34 breaks in...

Solar farm nearer to fruition

ABIGAIL MEIER

February 13, 2014

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A new farm in the Johnson County area will trade corn for sunshine. The Johnson County Board of Supervisors completed the last requirements at its Thursday meeting for a group of individuals to create one of Iowa’s largest...

Hawkeyes down Illinois, 69-55

JACOB SHEYKO

February 13, 2014

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The Iowa women’s basketball team is the top scoring team in the Big Ten. It’s not even close. Going into the Hawks’ matchup with Illinois, they averaged 80.1 points per game — nearly 5 points more than t...

Hawkeyes ride the grind to victory against Fighting Illini

MATT CABEL

February 13, 2014

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The grind is real, and the Iowa women’s basketball team’s Thursday night win over the Illinois Fighting Illini proved it.  A win is a win, they say. They never have to be pretty.  “You&rsqu...

Buy or Sell: Iowa-Penn State men’s basketball preview

RYAN PROBASCO AND BEN ROSS

February 13, 2014

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To preview the Hawkeyes’ game against Penn State on Saturday, men’s basketball reporters Ryan Probasco and Ben Ross answer some key questions surrounding the matchup and Iowa basketball. Buy or Sell: Playing Penn State o...

Commentary: College wrestling has issues

CODY GOODWIN

February 13, 2014

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One of college wrestling’s biggest problems is the crowd in Carver-Hawkeye Arena booing an opponent who is turtled up because he doesn’t want Tony Ramos to pin him. Another one of college wrestling’s issu...

In the face of adversity

JORDAN BUCHER

February 13, 2014

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The Iowa women’s gymnastics team has suffered a plethora of injuries this season, and — consequently— the GymHawks have a record of 0-5.  The Hawkeyes are a young, inexperienced team with a 14-person roster compos...

Ben Ketelsen continues career as assistant coach

JACK ROSSI

February 13, 2014

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Assistant coach Ben Ketelsen may have found his place at Iowa. A former Hawkeye gymnast, Ketelsen obtained numerous accolades, winning letters all four years and setting the school record for pommel horse — an event that is...

Men’s tennis hosts 2 duals

JORDAN BUCHER

February 13, 2014

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The Iowa men’s tennis team has a busy weekend ahead of it, hosting Northern Illinois at 6 p.m. today and Minnesota at noon Feb. 16. Both duals will take place in the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex. The Hawkeyes...

Softball travels to Getterman Classic

DI STAFF

February 13, 2014

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Marla Looper and Company will travel to head to Waco, Texas, this weekend to play in the Getterman Classic. Kayla Massey will try to rebound off a disappointing start to the season where she went 0-2 with a 5.79 ERA in two starts...