The Daily Iowan

Police ID body as missing ISU student

NICHOLAS MOFFITT

September 29, 2014

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While Iowa City police have identified the body found in a trunk of a Toyota Camry as that of missing Iowa State University student Tong Shao, 20, the investigation is running into a few obstacles. After an autopsy on Sept. 27,...

Campaign promotes local options sales tax

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

September 29, 2014

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A local campaign is getting the word out about a local-option sales tax that will be on the ballot on Nov. 4. The Yes Campaign has kick-started a website and Facebook page to inform locals about a possible 1 percent sales tax...

UI Law school sees enrollment increase, tuition decrease

BRADY TRYTTEN

September 29, 2014

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The University of Iowa College of Law has seen a spike in enrollment this year, and officials said a cut in tuition might have something to do with it. Law Dean Gail Agrawal said although law-school tuition has tended to increase...

UI students compete against other schools to show they are the most "outdoorsy"

CORY PORTER

September 29, 2014

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Over the next eight weeks, students from the University of Iowa, along with Iowa City community members, will compete to prove they are the most “outdoorsy.” The UI is competing with nine other schools across the nation in the Outdoor Nati...

UI computers experience suspicious activity Friday in possible connection to bug "Shellshock"

BEN MARKS

September 29, 2014

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The University of Iowa computer systems flagged suspicious activity last week, and UI officials said the incident appeared to be related to a new computer bug called Shell Shock. The bug could potentially allow attackers to remotely...

Iowa doctors can now access Nebraska records

AARON WALKER

September 29, 2014

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A system of direct messaging will now allow doctors in Iowa to access Nebraska patients’ health records and vice versa. Instead of faxing or mailing, the new reciprocal communication will make it significantly easier for...

State to pay for opposition’s expert witness in Pfeifer appeal

DI STAFF

September 29, 2014

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A man found guilty of third-degree sexual abuse received approval to use an expert witness at the state’s expense, according to court documents. Evan Pfeifer, 22, who was sentenced to prison in 2012 for raping a woman on...

The Box Score: Weisman passes milestone faster than any Kirk Ferentz-era player

DANNY PAYNE

September 29, 2014

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Mark Weisman career games played — 28 The bruising Iowa running back became one of seven Hawkeyes to amass at least 2,000 yards and 20 touchdowns in a career during Iowa’s win over Purdue on Sept. 27. After going f...

Hawkeyes look to rebound on the road

JORDAN HANSEN

September 29, 2014

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Despite a 4-1 record away from home, the Hawkeyes have yet to lose a game outside of the state this year. Another road game might be Iowa’s best bet to get out of the midseason slump that it is slogging through. The team’s...

Men’s tennis senior struggles between practicing hard, staying healthy

CHARLIE GREEN

September 29, 2014

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After winning his first two singles matches at the Purdue Fall Invitational, Iowa men’s tennis senior Andres Estenssoro looked as if he would advance to the semifinals of the Flight G singles bracket. After building a solid...

Preventing hurt Hawkeyes

SHELBY STITES

September 29, 2014

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Last season, the Hawkeyes fell short of their goals, finishing 21st in the NCAA Midwest Regional. That finish can be attributed to many injuries to the Hawks’ top runners. Among those runners was then-sophomore Lisa Gordon,...

Ontario native turned Hawkeye excels

JOSH HICKS

September 29, 2014

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Hawkeye freshman Montana Crawford arrived on campus Aug. 15 and excelled at Iowa’s first contest of the year, the Gopher Invitational, just a few weeks later. The women’s tennis up-and-comer from Rockwood, Ontario,...