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UIHC ALS clinic gains awareness

KAITLIN DEWULF

August 27, 2014

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From University of Iowa President Sally Mason to the entire Daily Iowan staff to X-Men star Patrick Stewart — the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” has swept the nation and clogged social-media feeds, all in just under on...

College of Dentistry sees an increase in patients

ERICA MAHONEY

August 27, 2014

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Along with on-going renovations at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, officials are seeing an increase in the number of patient visits but are not concerned with the ability to continue to deliver adequate services...

Record low summer cuts electricity costs

CHRISTIAN HAHN

August 27, 2014

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Though the past week has been muggy and hot, this summer has actually been among the coolest for Iowa. So far, the summer of 2014 ranks 28th on the list of coolest summers, according to records dating back 142 years, said State...

Supervisors discuss sales tax

CHRIS HIGGINS

August 27, 2014

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Area voters will see a new tax option on the November ballot. At a Johnson County Board of Supervisors meeting Wednesday afternoon, officials completed the wording for the local-option sales tax. The sales tax would increase...

Iowa lawyers could see Bar Exam changes

NICK MOFFITT

August 27, 2014

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Iowa law students may become lawyers faster, depending on an Iowa Supreme Court decision. The court held a hearing in Des Moines on Wednesday regarding the potential change to Iowa’s bar-admission process. The hearing,...

Locals discuss aiding refugee children

ADAM JACOBS

August 27, 2014

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Numerous organizations around Iowa are working to provide housing for 1,000 child refugees, and one group in Iowa City is taking part in the initiative. 1,000 Kids For Iowa held an open meeting Wednesday to establish a network...

Graduate representatives discuss new initiatives

ALEXA SANDON

August 27, 2014

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Under new leadership this year, the University of Iowa Graduate and Professional Student Government is hoping to focus on continuity between departments, increasing student safety, and emphasizing international student connections. “Helping...

2014 Position Previews: Offensive Line

JACOB SHEYKO

August 27, 2014

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Year after year, it’s a strength. Iowa’s offensive line has become so consistent, the last year it would have been considered a liability has become a distant memory. But before has it had this much hype. Here&r...

2014 Position Previews: Defensive Line

DANNY PAYNE

August 27, 2014

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The off-season has been dominated with talk about Iowa defensive tackle Carl Davis and rightfully so. The 6-5, 315-pound monster is one of the top defensive linemen in the country and can create nightmares for opposing offenses. That...

Field hockey preps for season after summer of turmoil

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

August 27, 2014

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Though the season hasn’t even started yet, the Iowa field-hockey team has been fed its share of adversity. After coming off a breakout season that saw the Black and Gold reach the finals of the Big Ten Tournament, Iowa...

New faces on the floor for Hawkeye Volleyball

KYLE MANN

August 27, 2014

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When Bond Shymansky was named head coach of the Iowa volleyball team at the end of January, he had to do two things: get acquainted with his new team and start recruiting players for the program he’d just inherited. Shymansky...

Big Ten Team Previews: Wisconsin

CODY GOODWIN

August 27, 2014

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A majority of Big Ten writers believe Wisconsin will reach the Big Ten title game this season. In a recent poll organized by cleveland.com, the Badgers were picked to represent the new West Division in this year’s conference...