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Kid Captain prevails after accident

LILY ABROMEIT

November 6, 2014

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When she grows up, Maree Scholl may want to be an otolaryngologist — an ear, nose, and throat doctor. At 11-years-old, Maree, this week’s Kid Captain, has had more experience with otolaryngology than most, something...

City Council decides on Linn, Court street finalists

NICK MOFFITT

November 6, 2014

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During a special work session Thursday, the Iowa City City Council decided the finalists for the Court/Linn Street development. The council decided the proposals from CA Ventures, HUB at Iowa City, Linn Court Lofts, and Sherman...

UI officials study human relations, technology

ALYSSA GUZMAN

November 6, 2014

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Officials from across the country, along with University of Iowa professors and graduate students, are working together today to showcase one issue — how to connect people to digital technology. “It’s really...

UI graduate student studies rare, dying Korean art

AARON WALKER

November 6, 2014

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University of Iowa graduate student Steph Rue is reinvigorating her Korean heritage by helping revitalize a fading artistic tradition. Rue studies hanji, the ancient Korean art of papermaking and its connection with Buddhist...

Bolkcom talks medical marijuana ahead of session

MITCH MCANDREW

November 6, 2014

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For Sen. Joe Bolkcom, D-Iowa City, legalization of medical marijuana is about improving the lives of children in Iowa. “I’m focused on providing health care for suffering Iowans,” said Bolkcom. Iowa lawmakers...

County supervisors approve jail upgrade bid

DI STAFF

November 6, 2014

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The Board of Supervisors approved an $880,000 bid for upgrades to the county jail on Thursday. The board considered two bids, one from Iowa City construction company Selzer Werderitsch Associates and one from Pinnacle Integrated...

Big Ten Playoffs in full swing for Iowa

DANNY PAYNE

November 6, 2014

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Over the past two weeks, there has been much talk around the country about the College Football Playoff. The Big Ten has only one legitimate top-four contender in Michigan State — past that, it’s incredibly unlikely ...

Clark, Gilman both have lineup spots

CODY GOODWIN

November 6, 2014

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It was a quick conversation. Heck, when Cory Clark talked about it, it sounded more as though he was simply told head coach Tom Brands that he was going to move up and wrestle at 133 pounds this year. “I went up to hi...

Iowa wrestling media day notebook: 149, 157 up for grabs

JORDAN HANSEN

November 6, 2014

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Of the few spots that are not set for the Iowa wrestling team this season, none are more apparent than what will likely become a battle for the 149- and 157-pound spots. Despite Iowa having returners at both weights — Brody...

Hawks fall to Northwestern

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

November 6, 2014

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A late-game push proved inconsequential to the Iowa field hockey team’s postseason run, and the Black and Gold dropped their first-round matchup against Northwestern, 2-1. The loss means the season is virtually over for...

Iowa’s emerging young core goes for four

KYLE MANN

November 6, 2014

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When No. 12 Purdue arrives in Iowa City for a Saturday match against the Iowa volleyball team, it will run into a young corps of Hawkeye hitters who are beginning to surge. In recent weeks, Iowa fans have begun to see glimpses...

Jacoby, the athlete

CHARLIE GREEN

November 6, 2014

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When Jake Jacoby told his Hawkeye tennis teammates he was an All-State soccer goalie in high school, they had trouble believing him. It wasn’t until various members of the team took shots against the former Pulaski Academy...