The Daily Iowan

Kinnick, Carver to upgrade cell service

IAN MURPHY

May 1, 2014

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Officials hope for many interceptions by the Hawkeye defense this fall and for more reception in the stands. New technology is being implemented at Kinnick Stadium and Carver-Hawkeye Arena that will improve cell-phone signals...

Limited medical marijuana passes

LILY ABROMEIT

May 1, 2014

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As controversy over legalizing medicinal marijuana escalated, Iowa took its part in the discussion. “We were able to [create] an opportunity for parents living with children with … epilepsy to be able to obtain medic...

Legislature rewrites HIV bill

LILY ABROMEIT

May 1, 2014

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A law based on old science was revamped at the end of this legislative session to be more representative of new science. “We see situations where science has advanced enough that it makes old laws outdated and draconian,”...

Johnson County officials propose budget amendment

KAITLIN DEWULF

May 1, 2014

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors made an $1.3 million amendment Thursday to its fiscal 2014 budget. The amendment was passed to reflect the change in revenues for the county. Roughly $1 million of the money came from...

UI researchers study depression

KAITLIN DEWULF

May 1, 2014

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Depression is one of the top disabilities worldwide, but current medication does not meet everyone’s needs. Research started at the University of Iowa illustrates a new type of medicine that could one day help those...

Tippie helps UI fête Phil’s Day

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

May 1, 2014

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Henry B. Tippie stood at a podium in the IMU ballroom with a single $5 bill in his hands. The room was overflowing with students, many having to stand to hear Tippie speak about the importance of giving back to the university...

Athletics gets richer

CHRIS HIGGINS

May 1, 2014

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They got more than they hoped for. The University of Iowa Athletics Department budget will end up with roughly $1 million more than expected this fiscal year. The news was revealed at a Presidential Committee on Athletics meeting...

Parents sue School District in wheelchair incident

DI STAFF

May 1, 2014

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The parents of a child reportedly injured in a wheelchair accident are suing the Iowa City School District, according to court documents. Bradley Kaldahl and Soon Ryang, both of Iowa City, are the parents of a quadriplegic, wheelchair-bound...

Pfeifer lawyer withdraws

DI STAFF

May 1, 2014

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The lawyer for the convicted Pentacrest rapist is no longer representing him. Evan Pfeifer, 21, was accused of raping a woman on the Pentacrest in 2010. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison after being found guilty of third-degree...

Hawks prep for Musco Twilight

JORDAN HANSEN

May 1, 2014

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Despite the generally cold weather that accompanies the Musco Twilight meet, this year’s event will be as big as always. Coaches and athletes alike have been talking up Musco for several weeks and have put the meet’s...

Tracksters eager for Twilight zone

KATRINA DO

May 1, 2014

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It’s no secret that hosting any event can be stressful — however, this isn’t exactly the case for Iowa’s track and field team. The Hawkeyes will host the 15th-annual Musco Twilight on Saturday; this will...

Injuries fail to slow Hawkeyes

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

May 1, 2014

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When you look at how far the Iowa baseball team has come in just one season, you can’t help but marvel at the strides the team has made. Coming off a disappointing 2013 season that saw the Hawkeyes win just 22 games, the...