The Daily Iowan

Rally wants action on assaults

LILY ABROMEIT

February 24, 2014

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Following a student-led demonstration on Monday afternoon calling for change in how administrators handle sexual assaults, University of Iowa officials say they are open to discussion on the issue. Approximately 50 student...

Archaeologists date Hubbard artifacts

STACEY MURRAY

February 24, 2014

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Archaeologists have further identified the age of artifacts found during a flood-recovery project. The dig has uncovered a series of foundations from the 1800s in a continuous trench. A collection of coins helped archeologis...

Groups want action on assaults

MICHELLE NGO

February 24, 2014

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University of Iowa officials would like to establish two new positions to increase efforts to provide sexual-assault victims with resources and educate students on how to prevent these assaults from happening. “The context...

Power outage hits businesses

KEVIN SVEC

February 24, 2014

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Last week, some opened tabs never closed. As the South Side of Iowa City experienced a power outage on Feb. 19, bars and restaurants were forced to either close or let tabs go unpaid. The power went out from 11:17 p.m. on Feb....

Iowa legislators target texting while driving

ABIGAIL MEIER

February 24, 2014

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Some Iowa legislators would to make texting while driving a primary offense. Lawmakers have approved Senate Study Bill 3191, which would allow police officers to pull people over solely for texting while driving. Currently,...

Boil advisory dropped and water declared safe

MEGAN DEPPE

February 24, 2014

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The West Side of Iowa City is free to enjoy unboiled water once more, but the weather indicates this might not be the last main break before the season is over. Carol Sweeting, a public-information coordinator for the Iowa City...

Cat room reopened

DI STAFF

February 24, 2014

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The quarantine at the Iowa City Animal Care and Adoption Center has been lifted. An illness in the center’s cat room caused a quarantine and temporary closure; the room reopened Monday. The room was initially closed until Feb....

Miller-Meeks announces bid for Congress

DI STAFF

February 24, 2014

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Mariannette Miller-Meeks, an ophthalmologist and former director of the Iowa Department of Public Health, on Monday announced she would run for Congress. She will run as a Republican in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District for...

Iowa City pharmacist trial begins

DI STAFF

February 24, 2014

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The trial for an Iowa City pharmacist began Monday with jury selection. Michael Stein, the owner of Pharmacy Matters, 230 Scott Court, has pleaded not guilty to 15 counts of health-care fraud in federal court. Prosecutors say...

Iowa’s three-game marathon starts at Minnesota

BEN ROSS

February 24, 2014

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Happiness is health and a short memory, and both those things ring true for the Iowa basketball team heading into Minnesota. The health part comes in the form of Melsahn Basabe. Iowa was without Basabe in its loss to Wisconsin,...

Twitter is for the birds, says McCaffery

BEN ROSS

February 24, 2014

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The remainder of the Iowa men’s basketball season will be without selfies taken on the team plane by Devyn Marble, daily zodiac readings from Peter Jok, and clever ramblings from Okey Ukah. In the most Ferentzian coaching...

Hawkeyes finish up at NFL combine

JACOB SHEYKO

February 24, 2014

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After four days in Indianapolis, all five of the Iowa football NFL combine invitees have completed their workouts. For the Iowa players, the results were mixed. Leading the pack, and by far the most impressive of the Hawkeyes,...