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Master’s numbers drop

CHRIS HIGGINS

March 26, 2014

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Wary of rising costs, the number of students pursuing master’s degrees at the University of Iowa is dropping— even as one type of master’s degree sees an increase nationally. In fall 2009, 2,211 students were enrolled...

4 to vie for supervisor

IAN MURPHY

March 26, 2014

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As the registration period to apply to run for the Johnson County Board of Supervisors election ended on Wednesday, four candidates have come forward, each with a unique platform. The candidates running for the two open seats...

UISG notes accomplishments

IAN MURPHY

March 26, 2014

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The University of Iowa Student Government officials said they are pleased with the outcome of some of their initiatives, and they will continue to push forward with others. Among the changes they still hope to see — campus...

Older adults not prepared for natural disasters, study says

MICHELLE NGO

March 26, 2014

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As the winter turns to spring, locals have been preparing for severe weather — but one local group is getting special attention.   The University of Iowa College of Public of Health is working to put together and deliver emergency...

Man charged with 3rd OWI

DI STAFF

March 26, 2014

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Authorities have accused an area man of driving under the influence of alcohol. Rodney Larios, 54, was charged March 22 with third-offense OWI and driving with a denied or revoked license. According to a Coralville police complaint,...

Man faces domestic assault charges

DI STAFF

March 26, 2014

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Authorities have accused a North Liberty man of choking his girlfriend. Eric Washpun, 22, was charged Nov. 16, 2013, with domestic assault impeding breathing or circulation with bodily injury, domestic abuse with the intent or...

Woman faces several charges

DI STAFF

March 26, 2014

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A Coralville woman allegedly scratched a man several times in his face. Asia Lucus, 22, was charged Tuesday with fifth-degree criminal mischief, domestic abuse causing bodily injury/mental illness, and second-degree robbery. According...

Ex-UI doctor loses appeal

DI STAFF

March 26, 2014

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A former University of Iowa doctor lost his appeal. Ravi Sood was fired from the University of Iowa Nuclear Medicine Department in 2009 after the university declined to renew his contact. He then sued Director of Nuclear Medicine...

Hawkeye football back at it

JOSHUA BOLANDER

March 26, 2014

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There are two very distinct sides to Kirk Ferentz, and just past the noon hour on Wednesday afternoon, inside the comfortable confines of the players’ auditorium in the Hayden Fry Football Complex, both could be seen as ...

Hawkeyes hit cold spot

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 26, 2014

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After blasting the cover off the ball in its three-game series against Nebraska last weekend, the Iowa baseball team struggled against the wind and Bradley pitcher Elliot Ashbeck and dropped its Wednesday matinee, 7-0. Thoug...

Commentary: Dawn of another new era

MATT CABEL

March 26, 2014

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The final buzzer of the 2013-14 season didn’t have a satisfying ring for the Iowa women’s basketball team. Lisa Bluder’s bunch was sent packing after a 30-point beat-down to grossly under-seeded No. 3 Louisvil...

Men’s gymnastics peaking at the right time

JACK ROSSI

March 26, 2014

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With the gymnastics season coming to a close in the coming weeks, Iowa senior Matt McGrath hopes to solidify his legacy within the program after, arguably, his best performance as a Hawkeye. McGrath, a fifth-year senior, just...