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Taxi companies talk regulations

LINDSEY DRILLING

September 9, 2014

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Officials from the Iowa City police met with taxi drivers and owners to discuss new regulations about safety for cab drivers and their customers. “The issues that have come to light during recent investigations are our...

Branstad, Hatch differ over higher education vision

QUENTIN MISIAG

September 9, 2014

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The state’s two major-party gubernatorial candidates staked widely different posts into the state’s educational ground on Tuesday, signaled with public and private appearances on how best to increase higher-education affor...

Regents push back renovations

CHRIS HIGGINS

September 9, 2014

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AMES — Plans to renovate one of the University of Iowa’s oldest buildings will have to wait. Officials announced at Tuesday’s state Board of Regents’ meeting new plans for modernizing Seashore Hall and its...

UI, Big Ten arrests fall

NICK MOFFITT

September 9, 2014

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The University of Iowa police have seen a decrease in the number of arrests and citations in the first two home games, a trend other Big Ten schools have also experienced recently. This year, the UI police have arrested or cited...

Board approves attendance regulations

MITCH MCANDREW

September 9, 2014

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After a lengthy discussion about the future of its diversity policy, the Iowa City School Board approved several motions Tuesday night that deal with the policy’s implications with the attendance areas. The board approved...

UI student group sees increase in participation

ALYSSA GUZMAN

September 9, 2014

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In the past four years, the University of Iowa Wish Makers has been able to grant two wishes. However, with an increase in the number of members, the group hopes to grant another wish this year. “This year, we’ve...

EPA urges states to reduce pollution

CHRIS HIGGINS

September 9, 2014

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Iowa needs to do a better job of taking steps to reduce agricultural nutrient pollution, according to a recent Environmental Protection Agency report. A recent EPA inspector-general report found that 12 states need to take stronger...

Iowa notebook: Scherff, Ott injured, ‘Hate Week’ underway

DANNY PAYNE

September 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

Tuesday morning was strange. Numerous media reports said Iowa left tackle Brandon Scherff had undergone knee surgery and would miss a few games. Shortly thereafter, the news broke that Hawkeye defensive end Drew Ott had be...

Big Ten Notebook: Franklin reacts to NCAA ruling

CODY GOODWIN

September 9, 2014

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The NCAA announced Monday that Penn State’s postseason ban has been lifted, meaning the Nittany Lions can play in a bowl game this season, should they qualify for and are invited to one. The program will also receive a...

Keeper position up for grabs

JORDAN HANSEN

September 9, 2014

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With Big Ten soccer play around the corner, the Hawkeyes still have an important question to answer about their starting lineup. Who is going to be the goalkeeper? Last season, it was not much of a question; then-sophomore Hannah...

Touted freshman Janota makes an early impact for Hawkeyes

KYLE MANN

September 9, 2014

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Jess Janota was a highly regarded athlete coming from Ohio, and she’s always been a little ahead of her competition. When former Iowa head coach Sharon Dingman signed Janota, she predicted a relatively easy transition process....

Jordan ready to go for Hawkeyes

COURTNEY BAUMANN

September 9, 2014

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Wisconsin transfer Jessie Jordan has found herself a place in Iowa City. The senior golfer from Urbana, Ohio, will play in her first meet as a Hawkeye on Saturday and Sept. 14 at the Fossum Invitational in East Lansing, Michigan....