The Daily Iowan

Poor Farm named Historic Place

CORY PORTER

October 14, 2014

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More than 150 years ago, many of the poor and mentally ill of Iowa City called a cluster of white farm buildings on the western edge of town their home.  While several of the buildings are still standing, many are in desperat...

Third tuition freeze not on the horizon

CHRIS HIGGINS

October 14, 2014

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Some University of Iowa students are in danger of paying more for college for the first time since 2012. The state Board of Regents will discuss the 2015-16 tuition proposal at its Oct. 23 meeting in Iowa City. Notably, it includes...

Food delivery service app launches in Iowa City

ERICA MAHONEY

October 14, 2014

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Local eateries are now just a tap away for Iowa City residents. Iowa City is joining the list of 35 cities around the country that can use OrderUp, a mobile food ordering and delivery service, to bring convenience and accessibility...

Concerned citizens hold panel discussing courthouse annex

RACHEL GREEN

October 14, 2014

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As Election Day draws near, locals are continuing the debate surrounding the proposed Johnson County Courthouse annex, which will be on the ballot Nov. 4. Some community members have spoken out against the addition, calling for...

Johnson County unveils new voting app

NICHOLAS MOFFITT

October 14, 2014

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If you don't know where the nearest voting location is, there's an app for that. The Johnson County Auditor’s Office released the app Go Vote Johnson County to the public on Monday with around three weeks left before local...

A surplus of students is causing community members to react

ALYSSA GUZMAN

October 14, 2014

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The University of Iowa is planning to increase enrollment in upcoming years — possibly to more than 34,000 students — and some community members are concerned about what this will mean for the rest of the city. As...

Iowa City district teachers may get a raise in commitments and pay

GRACE PATERAS

October 14, 2014

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The Iowa City School Board unanimously endorsed a grant that will allow teachers to work more closely with students while being compensated. The Teacher Leadership and Compensation Grant Application was discussed by the board...

Hawkeyes eying special teams

JACOB SHEYKO

October 14, 2014

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It’s not every day that a head coach brings up an opponent’s special teams unprompted. But that’s what Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz did Tuesday when he met with the media. After briefly mentioning Maryland’s...

Big Ten Notebook: Autographs and quarterbacks

DANNY PAYNE

October 14, 2014

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The Big Ten is no stranger to problems involving football players and autographs. Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor’s career in Columbus ended because he allegedly traded his signature for monetary gain. Outside...

Penalty corners a concern for Iowa

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

October 14, 2014

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To put it simply, penalty corners have been a work in progress this season for the Iowa field-hockey team.  After losing the bulk of their successful corner units from a season ago, interim head coach Lisa Cellucci has had...

Hawkeyes hope to find winning recipe against Illinois

KYLE MANN

October 14, 2014

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The Iowa volleyball team will have its first midweek home match of the season at 8 p.m. today, hosting Illinois in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Illini enter the match at 12-5 overall, 4-2 in the Big Ten, including a triumphant...

Practicing to practice

JORDAN HANSEN

October 14, 2014

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When Iowa senior Spencer Nash finishes school in December, he’ll leave behind a women’s soccer team that has been a huge part of his life for the last four years. No, he’s not a coach, assistant, or manager....