The Daily Iowan

Hillary Clinton makes first visit to Hamburg Inn

QUENTIN MISIAG

October 30, 2014

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s first visit to Iowa City’s storied Hamburg Inn diner on Wednesday afternoon began when two federal Secret Service agents dropped into one of the restaurant&rsqu...

Ernst stumps with McCain

QUENTIN MISIAG

October 30, 2014

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Arizona Sen. John McCain returned to Iowa’s cutthroat political grounds Wednesday on an aggressive eight-stop tour where he signaled a three-pronged effort to elect the state’s Republican U.S. Senate candidate, denounce national...

Obamacare a decisive issue in 2014 midterms

QUENTIN MISIAG

October 30, 2014

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As the final days of the 2014 midterm election cycle wind down, a key theme among Republican attack ads waged against national Democrats has abundantly become clear: They nearly all deal with the words, Obama, Obamacare, or extreme....

Sales tax could mean housing improvements

LILY ABROMEIT

October 30, 2014

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The passing of a local-option sales tax on the ballot Nov. 4 could mean additional affordable housing units or down-payment assistance for Iowa City residents. The local-option sales tax referendum, a 1-cent increase in sales...

Election could change makeup of county supervisors board

KAITLIN DEWULF

October 30, 2014

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As the Nov. 4 election nears close, three Johnson County Board of Supervisors candidates vie for two open seats with the outcome potentially creating an all-male or all-Democratic board if the status quo is altered. The candidates...

Unopposed senators look forward

NICHOLAS MOFFITT

October 30, 2014

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Two local state senators will continue into another term without having to worry about the polls on Nov. 4. Democratic state Sens. Joe Bolkcom and Bob Dvorsky have both been in their positions since the 2002 election, and since...

Local district will have big impact on state senate

AARON WALKER

October 30, 2014

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With the retirement of Republican Sen. Sandra Grenier, the seat in Senate District 39 is up for the taking between Democrat Kevin Kinney and Republican Mike Moore. District 39, which covers Keokuk County, most of Washington County,...

Ebola worrying UI students about family safety

ERICA MAHONEY

October 30, 2014

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As the Ebola epidemic has become a more substantial issue in the past month, University of Iowa students who have family in the most-affected countries of West Africa are growing worried. UI student Martina Korpue, who has family...

Lecture Committee and Dance Marathon hosts inspirational speaker

CORY PORTER

October 30, 2014

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It’s not often that one simple idea, posted online, can lead a person around the world to help people change their lives for the better. But that’s just what happened to Alex Sheen, and the idea couldn’t be...

Man charged with driving while intoxicated

DI STAFF

October 30, 2014

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Authorities have accused a West Liberty man with driving while intoxicated. Bobby Burley, 55, was charged Oct. 28 with a third-offense OWI. According to online court documents, Burley was involved in an accident with two other...

Man charged with child endangerment

DI STAFF

October 30, 2014

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Authorities have accused a North Liberty woman of abusing her child. Maria Molina, 34, was charged Oct. 28 with child endangerment with bodily injury. According to online court documents, officers arrived at Molina’s home...

The Iowa-Northwestern rivalry

CODY GOODWIN

October 30, 2014

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Jake Rudock wasn’t alive when Iowa beat Northwestern 21-straight times. During the Bob Commings and Hayden Fry eras, the teams clad in Black and Gold mercilessly bullied their purple neighbors to the east by an average of...