The Daily Iowan

Mason interrupted by protesters

REBECCA MORIN

February 23, 2014

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A group of University of Iowa students and two alumni gathered Sunday at the 31st-annual Presidential Lecture to protest President Sally Mason’s recent comments on sexual assault, as well as to criticize how the university...

Iowa legislators discuss universal preschool

KEVIN SVEC

February 23, 2014

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Iowa legislators seek to solve big issues through Iowa’s 4-year-olds. State legislators met Feb. 22 in North Liberty at a forum held by the Johnson County League of Women Voters to discuss child education. Senators and...

Iowa City reaches milestone in wastewater plan

MEGAN DEPPE

February 23, 2014

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Iowa City officials have taken a large step in the continued development of the Riverfront Crossings District by shutting down the North Wastewater Treatment Plant. The plant was shut down earlier this month, and all of its...

Bills die in Des Moines as procedural deadline passes

BRENT GRIFFITHS

February 23, 2014

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A number of bills died in Des Moines late last week as a procedural deadline narrowed the spectrum of topics remaining for the session. The first “funnel,” a rule that requires a majority of bills to pass subcommittee...

Faux taxis pose problem for Iowa City

CARTER CRANBERG

February 23, 2014

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Iowa City residents might want to take a closer look next time they step into a cab. According to Iowa City police and cab companies, there have been at least two unlicensed taxi drivers — who they label “hacks&rdquo...

Human rights center rebounds

DANIEL SEIDL

February 23, 2014

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It has been one year since officials decided to shift the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights to the College of Law — a transition that helped to save the center from being shutdown. “It was in a life and death...

Man allegedly drives under the influence

DI STAFF

February 23, 2014

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An Illinois man faces numerous charges after being pulled over in a traffic stop. Vincent Anderson, 33, of Naperville was charged Feb. 21 with third and subsequent OWI, interference with official acts causing/intending injury,...

Man allegedly uses counterfeit money

DI STAFF

February 23, 2014

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A local man has been accused of using a fake $50 bill at the University of Iowa Main Library café. According to a police complaint, Enamel was picked out of a photo lineup as the person who had passed a fake $50 bill at th...

Man suing state and UIHC for alleged medical malpractice

DI STAFF

February 23, 2014

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A University of Texas-Brownsville professor who sought treatment at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is suing two doctors and the state of Iowa for negligence, according to court documents. Hassanali Espahbodi, 61,...

Man allegedly steals truck from parents

DI STAFF

February 23, 2014

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A Cedar Rapids man has been accused of stealing a truck from his parents Jawson Demarr Walker, 20, was charged on Sept. 3, 2013, with second-degree theft. According to a Johnson County Sheriff’s Office complaint, Walker...

35 years and nothing to show for

BEN ROSS

February 23, 2014

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The last time Iowa won a regular-season Big Ten title in men’s basketball was in 1979 (tied with two other teams), when the Hawkeyes played in the Field House under Lute Olson. Iowa had an All-American on that team in...

Sam Logic scores 1,000th career point

MATT CABEL

February 23, 2014

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Sam Logic became the 31st 1,000-point scorer in Iowa women’s basketball history during the Hawkeyes’ 74-70 win over Michigan in Ann Arbor on Saturday afternoon. Logic only needed 1 point to reach the feat,...