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Education bill passed in legislature

IAN MURPHY

April 23, 2014

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COUNCIL BLUFFS — In-state undergraduate tuition at the regent universities will freeze for the second-straight year if a bill approved by the state Legislature is signed by Gov. Terry Branstad. The bill, Senate File 2347,...

Early Voting starts today

REBECCA MORIN

April 23, 2014

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Johnson County residents can head to the voting polls starting today. Early voting for county and state elections have started as the June 3 primary election day is nearing. With many Democratic candidates running in the area...

Immunizations may soon not be the norm

LILY ABROMEIT

April 23, 2014

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Doctors may not need to restock the shelves as often with the tiny, clear bottles that hold vaccines. Officials said more people are opting out of receiving vaccinations, something doctors say could have serious repercussions...

Legislative session approaches end

CHRIS HIGGINS

April 23, 2014

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Iowa legislators enter the 102nd day of the 85th legislative session today. Their stipends for stay in Des Moines ended on Monday, but some bills still need to be sorted out, particularly ones related to budgetary concerns. Over...

Gardening takes root

DANIEL SEIDL

April 23, 2014

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Students can grow their food and eat it, too. More people are now gardening than ever before, according to a recent study released by the National Gardening Association. “You can actually have the fruits of your labor,”...

UIHC rates to increase

IAN MURPHY

April 23, 2014

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics rates will increase by 6 percent starting July 1. However, this is only bad news for those who are uninsured. Ken Fisher, associate vice president of finance for the University of...

Roy Devyn Marble’s road to the NBA Draft: Part 1

RYAN PROBASCO

April 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

On June 26, Adam Silver will conduct the NBA draft for the first time since he officially succeeded David Stern as commissioner of the league. Among the most touted and highly anticipated names Silver is surely to announce that...

Parker piecing unit together

CODY GOODWIN

April 23, 2014

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The puzzle that is Iowa’s defense for the 2014 season is still missing a few pieces, defensive coordinator Phil Parker said on Wednesday afternoon. He called the linebackers “fluid,” spoke highly of the defe...

Iowa offense ready to score

JOSHUA BOLANDER

April 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

College football fans are a unique breed. Hearing about new names intrigues them. They enjoy hearing about unusual offensive schemes and will debate their team’s latest two-deeps religiously.  But what football ...

Men’s tennis set for tournament

JORDAN BUCHER

April 23, 2014

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It’s do or die in tournament play, and this year, the Iowa men’s tennis team (9-14, 1-10) is looking for redemption heading into the postseason of the 2014 Big Tournament. The Hawkeyes, the No. 12 seed, will head...

Women’s track preps for the elements

KATRINA DO

April 23, 2014

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April showers bring May flowers, but not before it hinders the outdoor track and field teams first. On a rainy day, the track teams combine athletes of almost every event, whether exclusively indoors or outdoors, to practice...

Softball contest ends in tie

DI STAFF

April 23, 2014

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The Iowa softball team’s contest with rival Iowa State ended in a tie on Wednesday in Ames. Tied 6-6 at the end of the fifth inning, the umpires called the game due to darkness. All six of Iowa’s runs came from by...