The Daily Iowan

New legislation to drastically impact Iowa’s economy

CASSIDY RILEY

February 25, 2014

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Iowans around the state have their eyes on the nearly $500 billion legislation signed into law earlier this month and how it will affect their bottom lines. The Agriculture Act of 2014, commonly called the farm bill, is particularly...

Iowa City moves forward with Gateway Project

DANIEL SEIDL

February 25, 2014

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Iowa City officials are ready to take an important step toward improving flood protection by starting the final design process for the Gateway Project. Iowa City staff held a pre-design public input meeting for the project Tuesday...

Coffee drinks won’t rise in price

CHRIS HIGGINS

February 25, 2014

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Java House on Washington Street was bustling with murmurs and laptop clicks on Tuesday. UI senior Caitlin Scott sat at a back table with her friend. She glanced occasionally from her book to take a sip from the latte she bought e...

UISG votes in support of undocumented citizen tuition

MEGAN DEPPE

February 25, 2014

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As more universities across the nation allow in-state tuition for undocumented students, the University of Iowa Student Government is hoping to support legislation in the coming year. UISG voted on and passed a motion to endorse...

UI entrepreneurs joining Chamber of Commerce

IAN MURPHY

February 25, 2014

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The Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce is not just a group of stuffy old men sitting in a room discussing business — at least not anymore. Young entrepreneurs and business owners who are alumni of the University of Iowa are...

City officials consider marijuana policing change

DANIEL SEIDL

February 25, 2014

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Marijuana — a smoking topic across the nation — is making its way to Iowa City as officials consider relaxing arrest policies. “It’s clearly an issue nationwide,” said Iowa City City Councilor Jim Throgmorton....

Black History Month comes to a close

ABIGAIL MEIER

February 25, 2014

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A picture of Lulu Johnson — the first woman to get a Ph.D. in Iowa — sporting knickers and knee-high socks was among one of several photos displayed throughout an array of dusty yearbooks, scrapbooks, newspapers, and records. On...

UI partners with digital lab

DI STAFF

February 25, 2014

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The University of Iowa will be a research partner in a national consortium to advance digital manufacturing and design in the United States, said Dan Reed, the UI vice president for research and economic development, who attended...

IMU footbridge closed from March 3 to 17

DI STAFF

February 25, 2014

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The IMU footbridge will be closed to pedestrian traffic during the coming weeks. The footbridge will be closed from March 3 to March 17. Alternate pedestrian river crossing are located at the Hancher footbridge to the north or...

Local man allegedly sold heroin

DI STAFF

February 25, 2014

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A local man has been accused of selling one gram of heroin for $50. Alfred Latrell Jackson, 23, was charged on Nov. 26 with controlled-substance violation. According to an Iowa City police complaint, on Sept. 14, 2011, the...

Mason to hold listening post

DI STAFF

February 25, 2014

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason will hold a listening post on Thursday regarding sexual assault. The session will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on the second flood of the IMU. Mason will provide remarks about the recent...

Gophers kick Iowa when it’s down

BEN ROSS

February 25, 2014

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For the first time all season, the Iowa men’s basketball team suffered back-to-back losses, following up a punch to the gut from Wisconsin with a loss at Minnesota. The No. 20 Hawkeyes (19-8, 8-6 Big Ten) squandered an 11-point...