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UI studies Arabian virus

LILY ABROMEIT

May 7, 2014

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In Saudi Arabia, people are suffering from flu-like symptoms that could turn into something worse — Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome. All the way across the globe, professors at the University of Iowa are looking for a...

Local businesses targeted in federal investigation

REBECCA MORIN

May 7, 2014

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Three local businesses were part of a string of drug raids in a federal investigation. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, along with the Iowa City police, raided Zombies Tobacco Accessories, 316 E. Burlington St.; Happy...

Latinos leaving Church

CHRIS HIGGINS

May 7, 2014

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Some Latinos no longer believe in one holy and apostolic church. A recent study by Boston College shows the future of the Catholic Church in the United States largely depends on attracting young Latinos, who are becoming more...

Dottie Ray to retire

DI STAFF

May 7, 2014

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Longtime host of AM-800 KXIC’s “The Dottie Ray Show,” Dottie Ray will retire May 13. Ray’s show airs weekdays from 8:45 to 9:00 a.m. She began broadcasting her 15-minute program in 1950. For the past 64...

Efficiency study to focus on administration

DI STAFF

May 7, 2014

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The state Board of Regents and Deloitte consulting will turn attention to phase two of the ongoing efficiency study to review of university administration, as the academic year winds down. The study is now in the week eight of...

Police increase presence at Lemme

DI STAFF

May 7, 2014

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Iowa City’s Lemme Elementary will be increasing police presence around the school because of an ongoing domestic situation. An email was sent to families at the school Monday detailing that there would be increased police presence...

Iowa has history of success in NFL draft

CODY GOODWIN

May 7, 2014

Filed under Sports

The NFL draft is set to start tonight at 7 p.m., which can be both relieving and exciting for football fans everywhere. Hawkeye football fans, especially, have had plenty to celebrate in recent years. Since 2010, more Iowa football...

Iowa defeats Upper Iowa, 8-3

JACOB SHEYKO

May 7, 2014

Filed under Sports

Facing the team he played for and coached for 12 years, Iowa head coach Rick Heller found himself in the other dugout in an Iowa uniform for the first time against Upper Iowa. A special moment, for sure. However, it was all...

Iowa suffers no hangover after unusual series

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

May 7, 2014

Filed under Sports

As far as meaningless games go, this one was pretty damn important. After dropping two of three to Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio, last weekend, the Iowa baseball team needed to get back on track — and quickly. Sitting a...

Point/Counterpoint: Who will be the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft?

DI STAFF

May 7, 2014

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Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M This is a no-brainer. The way to build a franchise in the NFL is around a dynamic, playmaking quarterback. Who is dynamic and playmaking? Johnny Manziel. It almost makes too much sense for Housto...

Softball starts tourney against Illinois

KYLE MANN

May 7, 2014

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The Iowa softball team loaded the bus on Wednesday and hit the road for Evanston, Ill., where the 8-seeded Hawkeyes will take on No. 9 seed Illinois in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament today. At 16-29-1 overall and...

Jaime Printy to become next Linn-Mar girl’s basketball coach

DI STAFF

May 7, 2014

Filed under Sports

Linn-Mar High School announced Wednesday that former Hawkeye standout Jaime Printy will be the school’s next girl’s basketball coach, pending approval from the School Board. Printy, who played for Iowa from 2010-2013, helped...