The Daily Iowan

Early voting has rising importance

NICK MOFFITT

November 2, 2014

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While some local traffic has arrived at early voting locations for the midterm election, overall numbers are down compared with those in the past. Around one-third of all people registered to vote have requested an absentee...

IC looks back at anniversary of Great Depression

BEN MARKS

November 2, 2014

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During the Great Depression, Harold Hands used to accept chickens in lieu of money at Hands Jewelers because it was all people had to offer. Now, on the 85th anniversary of the Great Depression, Bill Nusser, the current owner...

UI Grad Success program adds satellite location

CORY PORTER

November 2, 2014

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A little over a year after the creation of the University of Iowa Grad Success program, a satellite location has been opened on the Health Science Campus. The satellite office, located in 368 Medical Research Center, opened in...

Mayflower temporarily gets rid of recycling bin

GRACE PATERAS

November 2, 2014

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University of Iowa officials may have introduced a brief setback in 2020 sustainability vision plans to create a greener campus environment — temporarily cutting recycling services at Mayflower Residence Hall. Because...

Prof virtually stars

MICHAEL KADRIE

November 2, 2014

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Santos, decked out in the latest Marine gear, is busily repeatedly climbing a ladder as researchers examine real-time information on the specific stresses his body is enduring, carefully noting when levels of force reach unacceptable...

Authorities accuse man and woman of burglary

DI STAFF

November 2, 2014

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Authorities have accused three Iowa City men and an Iowa City woman with forced entry into an apartment. Grache Frantz, 55, was charged with second-degree burglary on Oct. 30. Destry Hughes, 50, Antwan Williams, 28, and Jasmaine...

Group charged for burglary

DI STAFF

November 2, 2014

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Authorities have accused a Cedar Rapids man and a North Liberty man with entering a residence and choking a man. Jeffery Schmelzer, 23, and Michael Halapua, 26, was charged Oct. 31with first-degree burglary. According to online...

Defensive line sets tone for Iowa

DANNY PAYNE

November 2, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa run defense had struggled entering its Nov. 1’s game against Northwestern. It had allowed more than 200 rushing yards in each of the past two games and generally looked awful. For a brief moment, it looked as...

Commentary: Iowa can be what we thought it was

CODY GOODWIN

November 2, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Saturday that likely changed the season had all the buildup of a heavyweight fight but ended in a knockout. It looks like a coach oozing confidence after his team imposed its will on the opposition. It feels like a party...

Notebook: Perry steps up, Niemann blocks punt, and Wadley rushes 100-plus yards

CODY GOODWIN

November 2, 2014

Filed under Sports

Reggie Spearman’s two-game suspension meant someone needed to step up at linebacker for Iowa against Northwestern. It was presumed that Josey Jewell would be promoted to starting weak-side linebacker in Spearman’s...

A new Clemmons

JACOB SHEYKO

November 2, 2014

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The last time Iowa guard Anthony Clemmons donned the Hawkeye uniform — a 78-64 loss to Tennessee — it may have marked the low-point of his basketball career. For the 11th-straight game, Clemmons failed to log more than...

Sluggish start, big surge

DANNY PAYNE

November 2, 2014

Filed under Sports

  In the first half of Iowa’s win over Northwood on Sunday, the Hawkeyes didn’t look their sharpest. There was sloppy defense at times, and Iowa committed 11 turnovers. Things never looked too bleak, but it...